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The harold washington library center is the central library for the chicago public library system it is named for former mayor harold washington as with all. Printmaking has been central to the history of chicago since the 1890s, when the city and its artists established themselves as leaders in the. Since opening in a water tank in 1873, chicago public library has grown to more than 70 locations.
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