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Century of Progress Collection, c.1920s-1980
The Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago's world's fair of 1933-1934, brought international modernism to the country's heartland. The foreign government buildings, the model houses and the corporate exhibits introduced many Americans to new, progressive architectural styles. Buil...
Daniel H. Burnham, Jr. and Hubert Burnham Papers, 1890-1978
These materials, including job files, correspondence, drawings, scrapbooks, diaries, and photographs, document the architectural practice of Daniel H. Burnham, Jr. and his brother, Hubert, for public and private buildings in Chicago and the surrounding region during the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1...