Poet and sociologist Eve L. Ewing discusses race and literature in Chicago during a Newberry public program.

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A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

Sep 09–Dec 30, 2022

Handwriting didn't disappear with the invention of the printing press. Or the typewriter. Or the Internet. It evolved.

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Event—Adult Education

“Beginning Genealogy: A Crash Course”

Mar 12, 2022

The Newberry has one of the nation’s strongest genealogy collections. This one-session course will show you accredited research methods for tracing your family’s history in America. You will also learn about genealogical relationships, traditional family trees and charts, and see a step-by-step example of finding genealogical information at home and in public sources

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More than 600 years of human history are waiting to be discovered in the Newberry's reading rooms, exhibition galleries, classrooms, and event spaces.

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