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Changing Chicago project photographs by Rhondal McKinney, 1985-1987.

Documentary photographs of sites found in Chicagos southwestern suburbs along the historic Illinois and Michigan Canal. Towns depicted include Lemont and Joliet. Includes images of historic sights, buildings such as churches, restaurants, retail stores, industrial plants, gas stations, an...

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Imprisoned anarchists, [ca. 1889]

Mug shots taken at Joliet state prison of Samuel Fielden, Michael Schwab, and Oscar Neebe, convicted in the Haymarket Affair. These images on a glass plate negative were part of a set taken by the prison staff photographer for use in illustrated lectures on prison reform.

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Joliet Prison photograph collection, ca. 1889-1895.

Glass negatives and photoprints of Joliet Prison taken by the prison staff photographer, S.W. Wetmore, and used in an illustrated lecture on prison reform. Subjects include male and female prisoners, guards, interior and exterior of prison buildings, prison yard and shops, cell blocks. Some image...

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Nathan F. Leopold papers, 1924-1970

Correspondence with family, friends, attorneys, and prominent individuals solicited to advocate the parole of Nathan Leopold, Jr., from Stateville penitentiary in Joliet, Illinois, where he was serving a life sentence for the murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks, a crime committed with Richard Loeb...

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Nathan Kantrowitz and Stateville penitentiary photograph collection, [ca. 1957-1963]

Includes an identification photograph of sociologist Kantrowitz while he was an employee at Stateville; snapshots of his colleagues Dennis Gessner, Fred Blaisdell, and John Merkie; 2 aerial views of the penitentiary, one in which the buildings are numbered and identified. Also included is a valen...

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Nathan Kantrowitz research papers on Stateville penitentiary, 1957-1996.

Research notes and reports by sociologist Nathan Kantrowitz, some written while an employee at Stateville, and by other persons (primarily 1957-1963); copies of published materials about Stateville penitentiary and Warden Joseph E. Ragen; unpublished drafts of Kantrowitz's writings about Statevil...

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Nathan Leopold, Jr., collection of photographs, [ca. 1956-1962]

Photographs of Nathan Leopold, Jr., his friends, and relatives, mostly dating from near the time of his release on parole from prison in 1958. Many of the photographs were taken in Puerto Rico, where he moved after his release, and show Leopold and his wife at home and at work in a hospital, and ...

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Photographs of Cook County Jail and Stateville Correctional Center, 1991-1992.

Primarily interior photographs and a few exterior views of Cook County Jail and of Stateville Correctional Center at Joliet (Ill.) photographed by Chicago photographer Lloyd DeGrane. Most views show prisoners and cells.

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