Over the summer, the Archives hosted an amazing speaker all about the history of pie. During the program, we featured a number of local cookbooks from the Archives collection on display.
On November 3, 2023, Memorial Stadium will celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Archives staff members Sara and Shalini attended The Urbana Free Library and Urbana Park District’s Juneteenth celebration last month. They brought materials from the Archives related to local Black history for community members to explore.
During my final semester as a graduate student in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, I pursued a practicum at the Champaign County Historical Archives (CCHA).
Today, on June 19th, we celebrate Juneteenth. Juneteenth has been celebrated for many years, but only just became a federally recognized holiday in 2021. Earlier residents of Champaign County celebrated Emancipation Day.