Chicago's Families

Title

Chicago's Families

Description

The long list of images collected here are from exhibits, events, and programs for Chicago's Families: Where Community Begins that lasted from May 16-September 27, 2015.

Please take your time to visit our Exhibits section of the website to see recreations of the exhibits and events themselves.

Source

Chicago Cultural Alliance, DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, Haitian American Museum of Chicago, Chinese-American Museum of Chicago, Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago, UIC African-American Cultural Center, A-Squared Theatre Workshop, The Field Museum, Trickster Art Gallery, Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago, Japanese American Service Committee, National Public Housing Museum, Swedish American Museum, UIC Gender & Sexualities Center, Casa Michoacan, UIC Rafael Cintron Ortiz Latino Cultural Center, Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Korean American Resource and Cultural Center, National Public Housing Museum, and The Borderbend Arts Collective.

Publisher

Chicago Cultural Alliance

Date

May 16 - September 27, 2015

Rights

As participants in the Chicago Cultural Alliance Chicago Families project all contributors listed above have allowed for the CCA to recreate the exhibits through images taken on site and during related events.

Items in the Chicago's Families Collection

Rites of Passage, Opening Part 1
Event photographs for the Chicago's Families: Rites of Passage exhibit opening at Chinese American Museum of Chicago.

The Mela Project: Women's Health
Color photo, a gathering of local women in Ethiopia meeting for medical services. The Mela Project has medical teams from Chicago working in Ethiopia. Over the next 4 years, Northwestern will contribute 20,000 medical training hours.

The Mela Project: Doctors
Color photo of doctors working on a pregnant woman. The Mela Project has medical teams from Chicago working in Ethiopia. Over the next 4 years, Northwestern will contribute 20,000 medical training hours.

The Mela Project: Woman & Baby
Color photo of a woman laying with her baby besides her, both cared for by the Mela Project.

Photography Class
Annie Stubenfield, a photographer who has been teaching photography to fellow residents of Chicago public housing for decades, worked with NPHM to collaborate with senior citizen photographers she’s been mentoring who call themselves the “Wild…

Photography Class
Photograph taken during photography class led by Annie Stubenfield who has been teaching photography to residents of Chicago public housing for decades.

Local Scenes
Photograph taken during photography class led by Annie Stubenfield who has been teaching photography to residents of Chicago public housing for decades.

Photography Instructor: Annie Stubenfield
Photograph, in color, photographer unknown. Portrait of photography instructor Annie Stubenfield.

National Coming Out Day, 2004<br /><br />
National Coming Out Day, 2004. At UIC, the ritual of National Coming Out day is an opportunity to collectively celebrate identity and foster community pride. For several years at UIC, students took over the quad to dramatically and courageously walk…

UIC Chicago Dyke March Banner
UIC Chicago Dyke March Banner Established in 1996, the Chicago Dyke March is a public demonstration of pride and community for women within the lesbian, bisexual, trans* and queer umbrellas. Events like the Chicago Dyke March create community through…

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