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Clyde Caswell Collection, 1909-1963

Clyde Martin Caswell was a radio pioneer in the 1940s and 1950s whose on-air name was Jim Christie. He also served as the head of the Columbia College Radio Department and later, as Dean of Students at the college. The collection strength lies in its radio recordings from the time period. The col...

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Jan Milano photograph albums, 1900-1905.

Primarily snapshots depicting Chicago family life at the turn of the century. Includes city and rural landscapes, farm scenes, views of Chicago parks (Lincoln, Humboldt, Jackson and South Park), Fox Lake, the Chicago and Des Plaines rivers, Native Americans, forest preserves, and family portraits.

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Robert R. Jacobs real estate photograph collection, 1920-1934.

Consists of exterior views of real estate properties located in Chicago and its north, west, and northwest suburbs such as Evanston, La Grange, and Park Ridge. Most of the buildings shown are apartment buildings and houses, but some small neighborhood businesses such as grocery stores and restaur...

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