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Architectural records for landscapes by F.A. Cushing Smith & Associates, [ca. 1916-1969]

Job files (ca. 250) for landscapes and planning by F.A. Cushing Smith & Associates. Designs were made for various clients, primarily in the northern suburbs of Chicago but also in other locations. Files for a commission to plan or construct a landscape often contain drawings, blueprints, elevatio...

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Charlotte Adelman Papers, 2000-2010

Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL. Collection includes correspondence, notes, and othe...

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Church Women United of Wilmette records, 1946-2007.

CWUW spans 1946-2007, with the majority of the records dating from 1970s to 2007. The collection is arranged into four thematic series: Administrative History, Activities & Campaigns, Publications, and Oversized Materials. The bulk of the collection corresponds to the history and administrative h...

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Frank R. Grover Papers, 1905-1908

Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmette’s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.

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Frank Skalda photograph collection, [ca.1960-1979]

Photographs taken in Chicago and northern Illinois by Chicago resident and professional photographer Frank Skalda. Chicago images include views of the Loop area (including Daley Plaza, people standing and walking on sidewalks, construction of the Marina Towers, and the lobby of the old Chicago St...

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George Yelich prints collection, 1976.

Drawings by Chicago artist Yelich of Chicago buildings, streets and scenes inspired by original visual resources in the Chicago Historical Society. Includes the Art Institute of Chicago, B'nai B'rith Temple and Wilmette Harbor, Chicago Board of Trade building, Marina Towers, Merchandise Mart, Tre...

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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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