House History 101
Time & Location
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.
- 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.