A Newberry Library and Chicago Historical Society Exhibit: October 1, 2004, to January 15, 2005

Primary Sources

Both the Newberry Library and the Chicago Historical Society pride ourselves on the wide accessibility of our collections. The majority of the materials in Outspoken are available to the public for those who wish to dig a little deeper. We hope to see you soon in the Newberry's reading rooms and the Historical Society's research center.

Example for citing images found on our website: Speech of John Hossack, Convicted of Violation of the Fugitive Slave Law: Before Judge Drummond, of the U.S. District Court of Chicago. The Newberry Library. Image, http://www.newberry.org/outspoken.html (accessed July 5, 2005).

Claiming Human Rights
  • North of Slavery
  • Sex and Citizenship
  • Industrial Democracy

  • Crucible of Free Speech
  • Fighting for Democracy
  • A Night in Bohemia
  • Free Speech for the Masses

  • Unfinished Democracy
  • Just Next Door
  • Power is in the Streets
  • Still Outspoken

    This exhibit has been organized by the Newberry Library's Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family and Community History and the Chicago Historical Society. It has been made possible with major funding provided in part by The Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Generous support also provided by The Chicago Reader and Dr. and Mrs. Tapas K. Das Gupta.
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