Saturday Ignite Session: Graceland Cemetery Chicago: Architecture Meets History Meets Local Resource

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Saturday, January 31, 2015 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm

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Presenters: 
Speaker: Jake Coolidge
Speaker: Joe Collier, Business Reference Librarian, Mount Prospect Public Library
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Graceland Cemetery in Chicago is one of the oldest and most historic spots in the city. Unsatisfied with the meager map/resource I was given when I first explored it, I decided--as a reference librarian and local history enthusiast--to create my own.

Partnering with a friend and cartographer, we researched, designed and printed our own map of Graceland as an example of what a little enthusiasm and a set of kickass library DIY skills can produce.

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Friday, January 9, 2015 - 12:21pm CST
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