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Rhea Ballard Thrower, UIC University Library Dean

March 17, 2021

UIC Library Dean’s goals include student success, social justice

Dean Ballard-Thrower holds the rank of professor in the University Library and an affiliate faculty position at the UIC John Marshall Law School

Daley Reception; Richard M. Daley

July 29, 2020

UIC Library announces the Richard M. Daley Oral History Project

Consists of 45 interviews including discussions with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

Blackhawk Restaurant

April 25, 2017

Legendary Chicago restaurant remembered in UIC archives

Blackhawk part of city’s dining, entertainment scene for 90 years

December 14, 2016

UIC classes explore Richard J. Daley legacy 40 years after death

Series inspired by library collection scheduled to begin in spring

November 29, 2016

Former Illinois Senate president donates papers to UIC

Daley Library to house archives of Emil Jones Jr.

October 18, 2016

Library exhibit celebrates 20th-century Chicago commercial designers

Marks 80th anniversary of founding of 27 Chicago Designers firm

Mary Case

September 30, 2016

UIC Dean of Libraries tapped to lead library association

Case begins term as Association of Research Libraries president

Traffic Intersection at Michigan Blvd and Monroe Street

November 24, 2015

Delve deep into Chicago’s past with just one click

Search 21 universities, libraries, museums through online site

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

August 27, 2015

UIC helps launch Puerto Rican community archive

Library’s online resource preserves migration, culture in the Midwest

Richard J. Daley viewing the skyline in 1966 from atop the then-new Daley Center

July 28, 2015

Richard J. Daley’s legacy recounted on new library website

Oral histories by family, colleagues available online to public

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