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In October of 1918, over 10,000 Chicagoans died from pneumonia, bronchitis and the flu. This was the peak of the devastation cause by such epidemics in the city.
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Artifact Donation Form

If you have documents, images, or artifacts that you believe would complement our collection, please tell us about them.

 

Thank you for your interest in donating to the Chicago History Museum. To assist us in our review, please fully describe your proposed donation by including information about its size, condition, and historical significance, and attach photographs or photocopies of the materials, if possible. Please do not send the original materials you wish to donate to the museum at this time. If you have not already done so, take a moment to review the Chicago History Museum's current collecting collecting scope.

 

Mailing Address

Description of Materials

(Please be as specific as possible, include names, dates, physical description and any other information you can see by examining the material)
(Who made it? Who did it belong to? How was it used?)
(Please provide measured or estimated dimensions in H x W x D)
(Is it damaged? Is it stained?)
(Do you own this material?)
(If possible, please attach 1 or 2 images of the item(s) you hope to donate to the Museum. Images that capture key features or document the condition of the item(s) help the curatorial staff evaluate donation offers.)