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Becker Studios, A Century of Progress collection, Bulk, 1933-1934

Becker Studios is a Chicago-based company that designs and constructs installations for theater, trade shows, retail environments, and museums, since 1903. Becker Studios, Inc. created multiple exhibit displays for multiple vendors at the second World’s Fair in Chicago known as “The Century of Pr...

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Bessie Barnes Papers, 1896-1992

Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920’s and 1930’s

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Century of Progress International Exposition Press Releases, 1934

Typed carbon copies of press releases issued by Century of Progress, Publicity Division, Chicago.

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Century of Progress International Exposition Publications, 1933-1934

Published informational and promotional material produced for the Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, 1934. Includes guidebooks, pamphlets, and brochures distributed by exhibiting corporations and the national, state, and city concerns, as well as official publications from the Cen...

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Century of Progress International Exposition Scrapbook, 1934

Contains loose leaves of miscellaneous published material produced for the Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, 1934. Includes typed copies of administrative reports, newspapers, and promotional brochures.

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A Century of Progress Memorabilia collection, 1933-1999

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Chicago in 1833. The A Century of Progress Memoribilia collection includes printed materials such as pamphlets, broc...

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Checklist of the Official Publications of the Century of Progress International Exposition and Its Exhibitors, 1933

Typed carbon copy with handwritten annotations, providing checklist of exhibitors at the Century of Progress Exposition.

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City of Chicago Radio Addresses collection, Bulk, 1931-1932

This collection contains transcriptions of radio broadcasts in Chicago. The material pertains to city governance issues in Chicago during the 1930s.

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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...

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Descriptive inventory for the Alfonso Iannelli design drawings, 1928-1948

Graphite and color pencil, watercolor, and blueprint architectural and industrial design drawings and printed material created by Alfonso Iannelli and Iannelli Studios architects for Chicago-area commissioned projects, including the Pickwick Theatre and the Havoline Thermometer at the Century of ...

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Edward Hudson Hamilton photograph collection, 1933

This collection contains 41 photographs taken by Edward Hudson Hamilton during the course of his employment with the Century of Progress Chicago World's Fair.

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Juvenile Protective Association records, 1897-1999

The Juvenile Court Committee was established in Chicago in 1904 by women reformers five years after they organized for the Cook County Juvenile Court. The Juvenile Court Committee offered aid to dependent and delinquent children during the period before the Juvenile Court itself was able to take ...

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Lenox Riley Lohr papers, 1911-1968

Lenox Riley Lohr (1891-1968) made his early reputation in Chicago as General Manager of the 1933-1934 world's fair, A Century of Progress. This collection contains both personal and professional papers of Lenox Riley Lohr. The personal papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photograp...

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Stevens family visual materials, 1884-1972 (bulk 1920-1939)

Black-and-white photographic prints and negatives and color postcards documenting the family and businesses of Ernest J. and Raymond W. Stevens. Includes a portrait of John and Marion Terrill. Unprinted negatives document the construction of the Hotel LaSalle (1909). Nitrate negativ...

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Voorhees, Gmelin and Walker Photographs, 1930-c.1933

Two albums of photographs documenting designs by architect Ralph T. Walker, of Voorhees, Gmelin and Walker, for the 1933-1934 Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago.

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