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Aerial views of Chicago (Ill.), 1983.

Views south of the Loop business district area.

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Boston Store photograph albums, ca. 1915-1935, bulk 1930-1935.

Includes window and merchandise displays, promotions, events, and sales at Chicago's Boston Store, a department store for clothing, food, liquor and household goods. Many photos are by F.A. Kuehn and Kaufmann & Fabry of Chicago.

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Century of Progress Collection, c.1920s-1980

The Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago's world's fair of 1933-1934, brought international modernism to the country's heartland. The foreign government buildings, the model houses and the corporate exhibits introduced many Americans to new, progressive architectural styles. Buil...

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Century of Progress Records, 1928-1934

Collection consists primarily of souvenir booklets, brochures, pamphlets and guidebooks from the 1933 World's Fair. Additionally, the collection includes viewbooks, press releases from the Fair's publicity department, three scrapbooks and photographs. A unique component of the materials are pre-F...

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Chicago aerial views album collection of photographs, [ca. 1923-ca. 1926]

Aerial views taken by various photographers: Kaufmann & Fabry Co., Chicago Aerial Survey Co., and Fairchild Aerial Cam. Corp. Views include the Chicago urban area south to Indiana Harbor, Calumet River and Whiting; the Chicago mid-town and north along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River as far as...

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Citizens Schools Committee photographs, 1949-1979.

Black-and-white photographs relating to the Citizens Schools Committee, the Lane Bryant Award, and portraits of identified award winners and other CSC affiliates.

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E. Edelmann & Company photograph album, 1944 Feb. 19.

Album with views of employees of the E. Edelmam company at a ceremony at which they recieved an Army ordnance award for productivity during World War II.

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Gentry Printing Company photograph collection, ca. 1930-1939.

Factory operations at Chicago's Gentry Printing Company, formerly Gentry Graphics, Inc. Includes typesetting, proofreading, bindery and press operations.

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George S. Isham house photograph collection, 1926.

Portrait of Dr. George Snow Isham and his wife Katherine Porter Isham and views of their house at 1340 North State Parkway in Chicago (Ill.), designed by James Gamble Rogers and built in two stages (1903 and 1914) in an ornate French style. Includes interior views of sitting room, dining room, ca...

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Gerson Brothers postcard advertising album, ca. 1930.

Mounted postcard views of Chicago buildings, parks, skylines and streets. Several cards show night scenes. Artwork is stylized and highly colored. Some images credited to Acme Photo and Kaufmann & Fabry photographers.

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Henry C. Grebe & Company photograph collection, 1940-1972.

Includes photographs related to the Henry C. Grebe & Company ship building business located in Chicago (Ill.) at 3250 North Washtenaw Avenue on the Chicago River. The company built approximately 200 boats at its Chicago location, including yachts, naval vessels, and commercial vessels. The photog...

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Inland Steel Company collection of visual materials, [ca. 1950-2003]

Films, videos, and photographs related to the Inland Steel Company, founded in Chicago in 1893. Photographs, many by the Chicago firm of Kaufmann and Fabry, show construction of the Inland Steel Building at 30 West Monroe Street. Films show engineering and manufacturing processes of Inland Steel,...

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International Eucharistic Congress album, 1926.

Events occurring at the International Eucharistic Congress held in Chicago and in Mundelein (Ill.) in June 1926, including a papal mass held at Soldier Field, a reception in the Coliseum, and a parade of clergy including John Cardinal Bonzano, Papal Legate of Pope Pius XI to the Congress. Also sc...

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Kaufmann & Fabry nitrate negatives with copy photoprints, [ca. 1917-1930]

Images of Chicago buildings, parks, statues, fountains, streets and a few events by commercial photographers Kaufmann & Fabry. Buildings include the Coliseum, the Hamilton Club, Masonic Temple, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Palmolive building, the Blackstone and the Selw...

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Official Kaufmann & Fabry photographs of the Century of Progress, 1933-1934.

Official photographs of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago.

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Photographs of Japanese American gatherings, [ca. 1930-1946]

Includes group portraits of Japanese Americans at picnics, banquets, and other gatherings, mostly in the Chicago area. Includes dinner in honor of Japan's Envoys of Gratitude (Palmer House, 1930 May 2; Kaufmann & Fabry photographers #30-3233); dinner in honor of Prince and Princess Takamatsu (Dra...

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Photographs of lunch and dinner parties in Chicago (Ill.), [ca. 1940-1949]

Includes images of the tables and participants at various lunches and dinners, probably held in Chicago (Ill.). Some images show Major Lenox R. Lohr, then president of the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) and other MSI staff members. One image is identified as the Ranglers Club luncheon at th...

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Photonegatives of Nauvoo (Ill.), ca. 1930-1939.

Includes images of buildings and a riverboat at Nauvoo (Ill.) taken by Chicago photographers Kaufmann & Fabry.

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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Ventimiglia Society of Chicago photograph collection, [ca. 1911-1959]

Primarily contains images of men who were members of the Ventimiglia Society of Chicago (VSC) shown in composite pictures of members who joined the armed forces during World War II and in photographs of the Society's presidents. The collection also includes larger group panoramas of testimonial d...

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