“Chicago Alert! The City Plans for Atomic Attack” exhibit tour and talk for Open Archives Chicago
Date / Time
October 10, 2018 - October 10, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The UIC Library exhibit, “Chicago Alert! The City Plans for Atomic Attack” features documents, maps, photographs and memorabilia from several of the Library’s special collections illustrating how views on and plans for civil defense preparedness evolved over time among city officials and various Chicago area organizations and institutions, including UIC.
As part of Open Archives Chicago, David Greenstein, “City Alert!” exhibit curator and Special Collections and University Archives lecturer, will host a special tour and presentation about the exhibit on October 10, 2018 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Richard J. Daley Library, Special Collections and University Archives, Third Floor. Participants will have an opportunity to view additional materials that are not on display.