Back to Videos

The Telegraph

We may take for granted the countless ways we can ping someone at a moment’s notice: a text, a phone call, a tweet. Everything is right at our fingertips; so connecting with people across the globe or right next door can happen in a flash. And we can trace this instant communication back to January 6, 1838, when the telegraph was demonstrated for the first time.

Chicago’s “Sod Father”

"There's six of us who have been in Major League Baseball: My grandfather, my dad, my two uncles, ... more

Rosie the Riveter

She was known as Rosie the Riveter. The iconic image of a female factory worker with a red bandana ... more

The Birth of a Movement

"The Haymarket really polarizes constituencies in Chicago and it pits native born businessmen ... more
see more videos
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise