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Albert Hecht papers, 1908-1960, bulk 1929-1960

Correspondence, financial and legal files, architectural drawings, and other papers of Albert Hecht, a Chicago architect. Much of the collection relates to the financial and legal aspects of Hecht's architectural practice, including legal correspondence and contracts with the Lincoln Const...

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Albums of Welton M. Durham and Bertha Patterson Durham, [ca. 1850s-1879]

Personal albums containing portraits of the friends and relatives of W.M. Durham, a banker in Momence, Ill. (1880-1896) and his wife Bertha. Tintypes in Durham's album include individual and group portraits of people from Kankakee and Momence. Typed identification labels were glued in at a later ...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Arthur G. Levy real estate papers, 1910-1951.

Carbon copies of outgoing letters and other correspondence, primarily relating to the real estate business of Arthur G. Levy. Correspondence nearly all centers around real estate negotiations carried on by the Levy brothers, although some personal correspondence is present as well. Includes a lis...

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H. C. Rew family photograph collection, ca. 1880-1920.

Primarily includes photographs and negatives of the Rew family, friends, and residences in Evanston (Ill.). Activities include formal banquets, dinners, wedding parties, persons golfing, and persons playing musical instruments. Some images show vehicles including automobiles, boats, carriages and...

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Hammond Organ Company records, ca. 1928-1985.

Corporate records related to Mr. Laurens Hammond (1895-1973) and the company he founded, which was known as the Hammond Clock Company (1928-1937), the Hammond Instrument Company (1937-1953), and finally the Hammond Organ Company (1953-1986). Correspondence, reports, minutes, manufacturing drawing...

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Invitation to a Nineteen Fifties theme party in Evanston (Ill.), 1987.

Invitation to a 1950s-theme party given by Barbara and Jerry Pearlman in Evanston (Ill.) on January 10, 1987. Photographs are mounted on red and black paper with calligraphic inscriptions.

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Irwin Rew papers, 1879-1921.

Academic papers, certificates, correspondence, check stubs, ledgers, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, publications, travel documents, and tuition receipts of Irwin Rew, a builder of utility plants and a civic leader in Evanston (Ill.). The majority of the collection relates to...

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Lake Michigan Mortgage Company records

Land and building appraisals, newspaper clippings, brochures, flyers, photographs, blueprints, and other materials relating to the appraisal work of the Lake Michigan Mortgage Company, a business involved in mortgage financing and construction loans. Materials predominantly illustrate properties ...

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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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Screen-printed posters by Billy Bauman, 2003-2004.

Posters advertising independent rock music performers, concerts, festivals and other events held in Chicago venues, such as the Fireside Bowl, the Double Door, and the Empty Bottle. Posters also advertise events held in nearby Evanston (Ill.). Bauman's posters promote musical groups, including th...

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Sidney R. Yates papers

Office files of U.S. Congressman Sidney R. Yates (Democrat, Chicago), including correspondence, surveys, bills, speeches, constituent questionnaires, mass mailings, newsletters, press releases, guest books, news clippings, nominations to military academies, personal voting record, and committee f...

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Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...

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