The Lakefront Historian

A Student-Run Public History Blog from Chicago

Upcoming Speaker: Liam Ford on his book Soldier Field: A Stadium and Its City

Friend of the Loyola Public History Lab, Liam Ford will be giving a talk on his book Soldier Field: A Stadium and It’s City at the Roger Park Public Library … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Field Notes: The Public History Lab [Roundtable]

For the 10th Annual Loyola History Graduate Student Conference, the LUC Public History Committee will host a roundtable on “Social Justice, Sustainability and Activism in Public History.” This is a … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Skynet down at Jewel-Osco: The Grocer’s Progress

Illinois-based supermarket chain Jewel-Osco has announced that it will begin eliminating self-checkout lanes at a select number of their stores and plans to cut more in the future. They claim … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Selling the Value of History [Roundtable]

For the 9th Annual Loyola History Graduate Student Conference, the LUC Public History Committee will host a roundtable on “Revisionist Public History.” This is a post that introduces a case … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Building Heritage

While working  at the St. Croix National Park Service I have had the opportunity to watch the park administration help a budding friends organization create a National Heritage Area. While … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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