top of page

Mon, Oct 05



House History 101

A Chicago Public Library online event hosted by Sulzer Regional Library. Learn how to research the history of your home. Our Preservation Programs Manager at CBA, Emily Wallrath Schmidt, will be guest speaking alongside experts at CPL.

Registration is Closed
See other events
House History 101
House History 101

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM


About the event

Are you curious about the history of your house? When was it built? Who used to live there?

In this online program, learn how to search Sanborn Fire Insurance maps, Chicago building records, Chicago newspapers, and the Census, along with other resources. This program is hosted by Sulzer Regional Library.

Presenters include:

  • Lesley Martin, Research Librarian, Chicago History Museum
  • Emily Wallrath Schmidt, Preservation Program Manager, Chicago Bungalow Association
  • Allyson Smally, Archival Specialist, Chicago Public Library
  • Julie Lynch, Librarian, Chicago Public Library

How to Attend: This event takes place on Zoom. Register by 10 a.m. Friday, October 2. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines. Accessibility: Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 10 business days before the event.

Share this event

bottom of page