A brief chronicling of the life of a gilded age social movement in Chicago
The Chicago Commission on Race Relations released a study in 1922 called The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot trying to figure out what the reason behind the Chicago Race Riot 1919. The Commission came to the conclusion that the riots were based on three things: housing, labor conflict, and racial issues.
This project looks at the major contributing factors that led up to the Chicago Race Riots during the “Red Summer” of 1919.
Since the year 1871, the city of Chicago has never been the same. The fire that shook the entire world ushered Chicago into a new era. Due to the city’s detailed face-lift in architecture and new industrial perspective, Chicago rose above the ashes to take its position in the United States as the golden […]
Why did H.H. Holmes, America’s first attributed serial killer, choose Chicago?