• October 19, 2017, 3–5 p.m.

Chicago Design 1946-1970: Place, People, and Products

Featuring: Victoria Matranga

Newberry Library

60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Book manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois. Newberry Library, Call No. Wing Modern MS Rand Series 5 Box 3 Folder 31

Victoria Matranga, an independent scholar, shows how Chicago has been at the center of important national trends, such as the movement of manufacturing from the city to the suburbs, to the coasts and then offshore, with examples from the local consumer electronics industry. Bess Williamson from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago moderates the discussion.

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