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Algimantas Kezys visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and printed material by Algimantas Kezys depicting the Chicago built environment and lakefront. Also includes Kezys 1988 and 1995 photograph calendars titled, "Chicago," and his book, "Variations on a Theme: Worlds Fairs of the Eighties," which ...

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A. C. Vroman collection of World's Columbian Exposition negatives, 1893 Oct. 15-16.

Nitrate negatives taken by photographer Adam Clark Vroman at the World's Columbian Exposition on October 15, 1893. Collection also includes two negatives dated October 16, 1893, of the bear pit at Lincoln Park Zoo and a bridge in Lincoln Park. Included are the original paper negative sleeves with...

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Chicago Park District records : Photographs, 1863-2005

Representing more than 500 parks from the late nineteenth century to the present, this collection documents site development, park facilities, features (such as gardens, fountains, playgrounds and sculptures), park staff, programmatic activities, special events, the lakeshore and shore protection...

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Chicago Reader collection of visual materials, [ca. 1973-1995].

Black-and-white (400) and color (2) photographic prints, printed materials (33), and videotapes (2) that accompanied press releases sent to The Reader, an alternative weekly newspaper based in Chicago (Ill.). Events pictured include the Oz Park Festival, CELEBRATE on State Street, the Chicago Pub...

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


Mallott scrapbooks of Chicago history photographs and clippings, 1940-1954.

Scrapbooks contain photoprints and newspaper clippings relating to the history of Chicago. Subjects include street scenes in the Loop; historic buildings and sites around Chicago; Brookfield Zoo and Lincoln Park Zoo and scenes of various events.

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Woolson Family Papers, 1856-1950

Letters, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, and genealogical materials concerning the Woolson family of New Hampshire, Ohio, and Chicago.

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Zielinski family photographs, [ca. 1933-1940]

Photographs relating to the Walter and Mary Zielinski family, Polish immigrants who operated Walter's Tavern and restaurant at 47th Street and Ashland Avenue, just south of "Whiskey Row" in the Back of the Yards community area of Chicago (Ill.). Includes tintype of Zielinski children next to a st...

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