Celebrates the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150
years ago by Abraham Lincoln with a combination of narration,
dramatizations, music and interaction between the cast and the
audience. The theme is the role that multi-racial
unity played in abolishing the slave-labor system in this country.
Model trains will wind their way through a miniature village set
in a field of poinsettias. The village is made entirely of natural
materials and features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous
buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and
Chicago Water Tower Place. Nov. 26-Jan. 8.
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other
documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy
makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers
and Cracker Jack.