Chicago History Minute

In January of 1982, Mayor Jane Byrne passes legislation freezing the exchange of any handguns in the city of Chicago from that date forward –the first city in American to do so.
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Gifts in Honor or in Memory

Honorary Gifts

We all know birthdays, weddings, and anniversaries can challenge gift creativity. This year celebrate a special occasion with a gift to the Chicago History Museum in the name of a friend or family member.

> Download the Honorary Gift form

Memorial Gifts

You may also wish to remember someone who appreciated the Chicago History Museum during his or her lifetime with a memorial gift to the Museum. These thoughtful tributes are listed in Museum’s Annual Report and are acknowledged with a letter to the family or friends you designate.

> Download the Memorial Gift form

For more information or to make a tax-deductible gift to the Chicago History Museum, please call the development office at 312-799-2114 or write to:

Grants Manager
Office of Institutional Advancement
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614

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