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The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
The Freedom Museum
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The Freedom Museum

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An overview of the now "mobile" only Freedom Museum.

An overview of the now "mobile" only Freedom Museum.

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  • 1. THE FREEDOM MUSEUM “ Freedom is not a fact, it’s a struggle ” a creation of the mccormick foundation
  • 2. THE McCORMICK FOUNDATION
    • Colonel Robert R. McCormick
    • Journalist, Politician,
    • “ Citizen-Solider”, Gentleman Farmer,
    • Businessman & Philanthropist
  • 3. THE McCORMICK FOUNDATION
    • Direction : “The Colonel” directed that his wealth be used for charitable and educational purposes and to promote freedom of speech and the press
    • Mission : To advance the ideals of a free, democratic society by investing in our children, communities and country
    • Team : Cantigny Park, First Division Museum, Robert R. McCormick Museum, Grant Program & The McCormick Freedom Museum
  • 4. MISSION
    • The McCormick Freedom Museum seeks to inspire visitors to better understand freedom and value the role the First Amendment plays in protecting freedom for future generations
  • 5. ABOUT THE MUSEUM
    • 2005 Survey : The First Amendment vs. The Simpsons
    • Opened : April 11, 2006 in honor of the McCormick Foundation’s 50 th Anniversary
    • Housed : In the Tribune Building
    • Admission Fee : FREE (since Oct 2008)
    • “ Museum of Ideas” + Technology Based Exhibits = No Collection
  • 6. PERMANENT EXHBITS
  • 7. PERMANENT EXHIBITS
  • 8. ADD YOUR VOICE “ What does freedom mean to you? ” “ You be the judge. ”
  • 9. EDUCATION / OUTREACH
    • Teacher Conferences
    • Online Teacher Resources
    • Staff Service Days
    • Principal/Teacher for a Day Program
    • Web Exhibits
    • (Freedom Around the World & in Chicago)
    • “ Web-ucation”
  • 10. WEB-UCATION
  • 11. CIVIC ENGAGEMENT Understand Your Rights Get Involved Question Your Government Create a Dialogue Challenge Your Ideas
  • 12. THE FREEDOM MUSEUM

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