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Chicago Stockyards collection, 1890-1970

The Chicago Stockyards, also known as the Union Stockyards, played an integral role in the development of Chicago as the hub of the meat industry. This collection highlights selective aspects of the management and promotional activities of the stockyards.

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Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park Photographs

Sixteen professional photographs of the area of Chicago known as the Stockyards Industrial Park which was developed after the closing of the Union Stock Yards in 1971. The Industrial Park is home to various small factories, none of which are involved in meatpacking. Few of the original structures...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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Mary McDowell Settlement (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1894-1970

Letters, speeches, etc. of Mary McDowell, head resident,1894-1936, of the University of Chicago Settlement, which later became known as the Mary McDowell Settlement, and other administrators; board minutes, reports, letters, and financial papers of the settlement. The board minutes contain relate...

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Photographs of aftermath of Chicago stockyards fire, 1934 May.

Views of aftermath of fire at the Chicago Stock Yards that destroyed the main building, livestock pens, and railroad tracks. (Later the International Amphitheater was built where the main building stood). Images include workers carrying office records out of building, building with cars and stock...

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Samuel Alschuler and other papers on arbitration in the meat industry

Stenographic transcripts (8 vol.) of various arbitration hearings and other investigations involving workers in the packing house industry, primarily arbitration hearings (1918-1920) with Samuel Alschuler as arbitrator, some involving Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America,...

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View-Master photographs of Chicago and Illinois landmarks and scenery, 1957.

Color View-Master reels depicting Chicago and Illinois landmarks and scenery. Set one includes images of Abe Lincolns Country, State Parks, Illinois Waterway, Chicago Scenes, Industry: Combines & Watches, Farming: Apples, Corn, Soy Beans. Set two includes images of The Loop and Lake Shore...

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