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Charles H. Bartlett diaries

Diaries (22 v., 1829-1891) and account book (1 v., 1831-1832) note daily activities of a farmer in New Hampshire and, beginning in 1834, farming in Fremont Township near Diamond Lake, Lake County, Illinois. Topics include farm chores and management; cultivation of grains, produce, grapes, and cat...

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George R. Lawrence photograph collection, [ca. 1900-1960, bulk 1900-1910]

Photographs and photomechanical prints by Lawrence, Chicago pioneer in aerial and panoramic photography. Includes panoramas of cities and events, such as San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and fire; Chicago and nearby Waukegan, Zion and Fort Sheridan. Also includes photographs taken with his...

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Journal of a voyage from Boston to Chicago

Anonymous journal (incomplete) of a voyage from Boston (Mass.), along the Atlantic coast, around Florida, up the Gulf of Mexico to New Orleans, up the Mississippi River to the Illinois River, through the Illinois and Michigan Canal to Chicago, by propeller steamboat on Lake Michigan to New Buffal...

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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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Luis Kutner papers, 1916-1981

Correspondence; news clipping scrapbooks; manuscripts of legal articles, fiction, poetry, short stories; some legal and business records; and sound recordings of radio interviews of Luis Kutner, a lawyer who became involved in public-interest lawsuits and other high-profile cases in Chicago and i...

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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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