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Bill Veeck papers and sound recordings

Incoming letters; newsclippings; reports; 3 scrapbooks; oversize cartoons and other items; and other baseball related materials of Bill Veeck (William Louis Veeck, Jr., 1914-1986), a promoter of Major League Baseball and one-time owner of the Chicago White Sox franchise. Also includes reel-to-ree...

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Calendars collection (Chicago History Museum, Research Center)

Collection includes commercially published calendars, primarily from 1867 to present, that advertise Chicago-area businesses and organizations, including Carson Pirie Scott, Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company, the Chicago Reader, Aetna Insurance Company, the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago White So...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Tom Harney, 1987-1988.

Documentary photographs of old Comiskey Park, stadium of the Chicago's American League baseball team, before it was demolished in 1991. Includes images of Chicago White Sox fans, the playing field, the exterior of the ballpark, vendors, and employees. Includes the "Save our Sox" campaign to halt ...

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Chicago White Sox and 1919 World Series baseball scandal collection, 1917-1929, bulk 1920-1924

Primarily legal documents and correspondence between lawyers, Chicago White Sox representatives, other baseball club owners, American League officials, various baseball players, and other people; reports by private detectives; press releases; player paychecks; and handwritten notes relat...

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Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) papers

Correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, financial materials, printed materials, contracts, and other papers of Clarence "Pants" Rowland, manager of the Chicago White Sox baseball team (1915-1918), and owner, manager, umpire, and executive of other teams over the years. Corres...

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Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1965, bulk 1915-1965]

Includes individual and group portraits of Pants Rowland, family members, friends, and baseball players and officials who were probably members of minor league teams although they are mostly unidentified. Collection includes a few cartes de visite, cabinet card, and panoramic photographs. Collect...

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Comiskey Park photograph collection, [ca. 1990-1991]

Includes photographs of both old and new Comiskey Park in Chicago (Ill.). Photographs of old Comiskey Park are views taken during its final season. Views include the structure, fans, and Chicago White Sox baseball team. Also includes views of the demolition of old Comiskey Park. Photographs of th...

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Eliot Asinof papers, 1912-2006, bulk 1963-1977

The collection is composed of handwritten and typed manuscripts by Eliot Asinof and legal affidavits, letters, scripts, articles, notes, and newsclippings that belonged to Asinof, the author of Eight Men Out, a book about the 1919 World Series and baseball gambling scandal (published 196...

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Photographs of baseball players at Comiskey Park, 1923.

Copy photoprints of autographed photographs of Chicago White Sox baseball players at Comiskey Park, including Urban Faber (Red Faber), Ted Blankenship, William Kamm (Bill Kamm), and Bib Falk.

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Ron Gordon visual materials, 1971-2016

Black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 780, 8 in. x 10 in. and smaller), 20 in. x 24 in. photographic prints (2,308), 4 in. x 5 in. photographic prints (5,195), and contact sheets (approximately 274); 8 in. x 10 in. color prints (6); and color transparencies (112, 4 in. x 5 in. a...