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Art Shay photograph collection, 1948-2002.

The photographic prints in this collection were made from original negatives (1948-2002) and selected in conjunction with: The Essential Art Shay: Selected Photographs, a retrospective exhibition of works by Chicago photojournalist Art Shay at the Chicago History Museum in 2007.

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Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Bob Crawford audio archive, 1970-2000

The Bob Crawford audio archive consists of roughly a hundred tapes of interviews, radio programs and City Council proceedings collected by Crawford over the last thirty years. The tapes have been digitized, and are available on the web.

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Christopher C. Wimbish papers, 1870-1962.

Sundry papers including Army bulletins and orders (1917-1918), newsclippings, legal documents and trial transcripts, correspondence, and speeches of Wimbish, an African American lawyer, and his family, most pertaining to his career as a First Lieutenant in the 366th Infantry Brigade, 92nd Divisio...

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Daniel Patrick Lydon Papers, 1956-1975 and undated

Daniel Patrick Lydon (1924-1993) was the director of public information for the city of Chicago Department of Planning and the coordinator of Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. This collection contains papers and photographs collected by Lydon highlighting local and national political campaigns,...

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Democratic National Convention Records, 1965, 1968

The majority of this collection details the events of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, with some information about the protests and police response that occurred alongside the campaign to choose a democratic candidate for president.

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Earl Bush papers, Bulk, 1955-1973

Earl Bush (1915-2006) served as Mayor Richard J. Daley's press secretary and speech writer from 1955 to 1973. These papers consist of items created during his tenure with Mayor Daley and later years. They include background materials, memoranda, newspaper clippings, press releases, reports, and s...

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Harry Golden, Jr., papers, 1967-1987.

Newspaper clippings and other papers of Harry Golden, Jr., a Chicago journalist. Newspaper clippings consist mainly of articles Golden wrote as City Hall correspondent for the Chicago Sun-Times. Also present are materials relating to Chicago politics, including a reel-to-reel audio tape of Mayor ...

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International Amphitheatre collection of visual materials, [1890-1979]

Materials primarily concern events held at the International Amphitheatre, built in 1934 in Chicago's Stockyards for the purpose of housing the International Live Stock Exposition. Additionally, the Amphitheatre was used for dairy shows, rodeos, sports events, flower shows, labor conventions, and...

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John Fischetti cartoon collection, [ca. 1967-1980]

Original cartoon drawings, proofs, and photostats by editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times (in the 1970s) and also for the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. Topics include social issues, the Vietnam War, inflation, racism, foreign relations, and nat...

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John Fischetti cartoon collection, [ca. 1967-1980]

Original cartoon drawings, proofs, and photostats by editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times (in the 1970s) and also for the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. Topics include social issues, the Vietnam War, inflation, racism, foreign relations, and nat...

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John Fischetti collection of visual materials, ca. 1940-1980.

Visual material relating to the career of editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times in the 1970s. Primarily cartoons of U.S. presidents Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Carter and their policies; Vietnamese conflict; economic issues such as inflation; racism; and foreign relations...

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Laszlo Kondor Photograph Collection, Bulk, 1972-1976

Laszlo Kondor was the official photographer for Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley from 1972 to 1976. The collection includes Kondor's photographic prints, negatives, and contact sheets of people, places, and events connected with the mayor. The collection also includes a small number of images of Ma...

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Photograph of Mayor Daley and photograph of the Emerald Society, [ca. 1965-1985]

Photograph of Mayor Richard J. Daley with his wife Eleanor Daley, known as Sis Daley. Also group portrait of the Chicago Police Department's Emerald Society, autographed by members of the group ca. 1985.

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Richard E. Friedman papers, 1970-1971

Correspondence, speech transcripts, materials relating to media relations, research files, newspaper clippings, and other papers primarily relating to Richard E. Friedman's 1971 campaign in the April general election against incumbent Richard J. Daley to become mayor of Chicago. Also inc...

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Richard J. Daley Collection, Collection Description, 1870-2010, bulk 1953-1976

The Richard J. Daley Collection contains materials documenting the political career and personal life of Richard J. Daley, 39th Mayor of Chicago. The collection contains a wide variety of formats including documents, publications, ephemera, memorabilia, artifacts, and photographs dating from 1870...

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Richard J. Daley collection, Series 1, 1870-2010

Richard Joseph Daley (May 15, 1902 – December 20, 1976) was a six-term mayor of the city of Chicago (1955-1976) and the influential chair of the Cook County Democratic Party from 1953 until his death in 1976. Daley served as an Illinois State representative and Senator (1936-1946), State Director...

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Richard J. Daley collection, Series 2, 1870-2010

Richard Joseph Daley (May 15, 1902 – December 20, 1976) was a six-term mayor of the city of Chicago (1955-1976) and the influential chair of the Cook County Democratic Party from 1953 until his death in 1976. Daley served as an Illinois State representative and Senator (1936-1946), State Director...

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Richard J. Daley collection, Series 3, 4, 5, and 6, 1870-2010

Richard Joseph Daley (May 15, 1902 – December 20, 1976) was a six-term mayor of the city of Chicago (1955-1976) and the influential chair of the Cook County Democratic Party from 1953 until his death in 1976. Daley served as an Illinois State representative and Senator (1936-1946), State Director...

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Richard J. Daley Ephemera Collection, Bulk, 1955-1968

Richard J. Daley (1902-1976) served as Mayor of Chicago from 1955 to 1976 and as chairman of the Democratic Party of Cook County from 1953 to 1976. This collection contains materials that relate to Daley's life and career and is meant to supplement the Richard J. Daley Collection. The materials i...

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Richard J. Daley Oral History Collection, Bulk, 2002-2015

This collection contains transcripts from over 50 interviews from people who knew Richard J. Daley, who served as Chicago's mayor (1955-1976) and as Chairman of the Democratic Party of Cook County (1953-1976). The interviewees had the opportunity to edit the interviews for clarity and for content.

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Roman C. Pucinski collection of visual materials, [ca. 1959-1991]

Primarily photographs of Roman C. Pucinski while serving as U.S. Congressman for Illinois' 11th District (1959-1973) and as Chicago alderman (1973-1991), including participation in various social and official governmental functions. He often is shown with other Democratic politicians, including J...

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Sound recordings from United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America meetings

Sound recordings of speeches by Mayor Richard J. Daley, by C. Cody (probably Cardinal Cody), and J. Redmund to meeting of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, probably in Chicago (Ill.) in 1970 and by Jimmy Carter to the union's meeting in 1976.

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WGN newsfilm collection, [ca. 1948-1977, bulk 1952-1977]

Primarily includes aircuts and outtakes from WGN television newscasts. Newscasts show coverage local to Chicago (Ill.) and some national news. Chicago news includes accidents, disasters, and fires; education; public, cultural, and sports events; the Chicago Transit Authority, mass transit, and O'...

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