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Chicago History: Chicago History

This guide provides resources for information pertaining to Chicago History.

Chicago History

CHICAGO HISTORY

Welcome to the Chicago History Library Guide!

This guide provides resources for information pertaining to Chicago History. 

 

Chicago

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Fun Fact!

Chicago Fun Fact:

The name “Chicago” derives from a word in the language spoken by

the Miami and Illinois peoples meaning “striped skunk, ” a word they also applied to the wild leek

(known to later botanists as Allium tricoccum ).

Citation: The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago

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