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Alma Petersen papers

Correspondence, research files, photographs, and other papers of Alma C. Schmidt Petersen and her husband William Petersen, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Most of the collection are records from medical and social service organizations in which Alma Petersen partic...

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Black Women in the Middle West Project collection, ca. 1924-1985

Correspondence, lists, publicity materials, and other records of the Black Women in the Middle West (BWMW) Project, a grant-funded project to document the lives of African American women and organizations in Illinois and Indiana and to encourage the donation of their historical records to researc...


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 1989 donation, 1949-1989 (bulk 1988-1989).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1988- March 1989 (but some date as early as 1949), by these photographers: Velma Berry, Phyllis Cerney, Wanda Christl, Eugenia Fawcett, Marks Fitzgerald, Hans Gutenstein, Jeanne Halama, Carol Hansen, Barbara Holte, Sam Krizan, Tom Laydon, Robert O. Lewis, Frank E. Mather...

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Documentary photographs by students at University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-1986.

Photographs submitted for Art & Design course 269 taught by Robert Stiegler at UIC, Spring 1986. Photographs primarily show street scenes in residential areas, focusing on Bridgeport, Lakeview and Pilsen communities. Some photographs depict small businesses or restaurants and their owners. Others...

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Eugene Dana collection of visual materials, 1938-1963, bulk 1948-1955.

Collection of lantern slides and typographic samples from the collection of Eugene Dana, artist and faculty member at the Chicago's Institute of Design (ID) and University of Illinois at Chicago. Primarily consists of lantern slides used by ID for study and teaching (1938-1963), and slides create...

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Florence Scala collection, 1963-1991

Florence Scala (1918-2007) was the daughter of an Italian tailor and grew up on the Near West Side, in Chicago's nineteenth ward. She was educated at Hull-House and later became a volunteer there. In 1959, when the City of Chicago suggested the site of Hull-House to build a new campus of the Univ...

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Hull-House Oral History collection, 1974-2002

The Hull-House Oral History collection contains a series of oral history recordings and transcripts dating 1974-2002, reflecting reminiscence of Jane Addams and the activities of the Chicago settlement house.

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Italians in Chicago Project interview transcripts, 1978-1979.

Photocopies of oral history interview transcripts created by the Italians in Chicago Project, which was based at the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago and funded with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Dominic Candeloro led the oral hist...

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Maxwell Street film footage, 1992-2000.

Film footage showing vendors at their stands, shoppers and shopkeepers, visitors, and street musicians, and the landscape of the Maxwell Street neighborhood. Includes the 1994 last summer season at the original Maxwell Street Market. Steven Balkin of the Maxwell Street Historic Preservation Coali...

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Nathan Lerner papers, 1960-1979.

Correspondence, design drawings and associated photographs, job files, exhibition catalogs, and other Chicago office files of Nathan Lerner relating to his career as a photographer, designer, and teacher and to his personal life. For many years, he was associated with the New Bauhaus, beginning i...

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