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DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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Illinois Prairie Path Records, 1928-2017

Begun in 1963 with May Watts' vision of a public footpath along an abandoned railway, the Illinois Prairie Path has developed into a 63 mile multi-use path crossing Kane, DuPage, and Cook County. The Archives of the Illinois Prairie Path encompass everything that has happened in that fifty year t...

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Lake Glen Ellyn--"The villa tract of ten thousand trees", 1914 Sept. 30.

A group of views of homes, roads, and landscapes in and around Lake Glen Ellyn prepared as a marketing tool for 151 home sites by the realtors Collins & Gauntlett.

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Recreation album of a Chicagoan, ca. 1895-1909.

An album of personal photographs of an unidentified owner. Contains views of Chicago parks, including bridges, lagoons, structures, and statuary; amateur baseball teams and spectators; men and women camping in Glen Ellyn; men fishing; views of Riverside, Ill.; and Indians at Leech Lake, Minn. Als...

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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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