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Chase family papers

Letterpress copy book of outgoing letters (1869 Feb. 22-1874 Apr. 15; 449 p. plus 9 p. index to addressees); abstract of title entries without names of property owners (1857-1866; 54 p.) for land in Townships 35-42 and for other property in and around Chicago; the first certificate of title issue...

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Chicago parks and nearby scenes on glass plate negatives, 1911-1912.

Images on glass plate negatives (all unbroken) by an unknown photographer. Each is accompanied by detailed descriptions, often including the date and subject. Images show scenes from Douglas Park, Humboldt Park, Garfield Park, and Washington Park in Chicago; Riverside Road and Brookfield Road, an...

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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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Views of Chicago and suburbs, ca. 1880-1889.

Views of Chicago, Riverside and Elmhurst. Includes some portraits.

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