From Dreamland to Showcase: Jazz in Chicago, 1912 to 1996

From Dreamland to Showcase Exhibit

Exhibition curated by Suzy Taraba, Valarie Brocato, Victor Cardell, Standley Howell, and Deborah Gillespie.

This show highlights the development of jazz music and musicians in the greater Chicago area through the use of sheet music, photographs, recordings, music manuscripts, posters and other treasures from the University Library's Chicago Jazz Archive and from private collections. It celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Chicago Jazz Archive, which the University established in 1976 as a research collection devoted to the acquisition and preservation of primary source materials relating to jazz in Chicago.

Exhibit Publications & Documents

Online Exhibit Catalog
checklist w/ intro 20p. (stapled)

Exhibit Text