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Chicago City Bank & Trust Company photographs

Black-and-white photographic prints (original and copy prints) documenting the Chicago City Bank & Trust Company, located at 63rd and Halsted Streets in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Images depict bank building construction and business activity in the area, as well as early views...

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Chicago Department of Public Works photograph collection, 1860-1978.

Photographs documenting the construction of over twenty bridges along various branches of the Chicago river. Street-level and elevated views show the bridges in different stages of construction. Also includes images of commercial and industrial buildings in the area of Illinois Street and Cass St...

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Construction of railway bridges and roads in Chicago lantern slide collection, 1896-1924, bulk 1903-1904.

Collection about construction of railroad bridges, trestles, and stations in the Englewood community, 1903-1904, with one photo of a bridge in 1924. Also excavation, curbing and putting down cedar block roads in various areas of Chicago and Oak Park in 1896 and views of the dirt and cedar block r...

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Descriptive inventory for the Archibald J. Motley, Jr., papers and photographs collection, 1894-2004, bulk 1920-1990

Correspondence, publications, manuscripts, photocopies of sketches and sketchbooks, photographs, sound recordings, and a videocassette related to the life and work of Archibald J. Motley, Jr., a painter known for his portraiture and scenes of urban life. Included are his handwritten manu...


Dow family photograph collection, [ca. 1870-1920]

Group and individual photographic portraits of Dow family, friends, businesses, and travels; snapshots, scenic views, building exteriors, and shop interiors. Many of the photographs have handwritten descriptions on the back. People shown include Josephine M. Dow, George B. Dow, Dorothy Dow, Jane ...

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Englewood Hospital records, ca. 1909-1988.

Administrative records of Englewood Hospital Association (later known as the Englewood Community Hospital Corporation) in Chicago (Ill.), including minutes of the board of directors and minutes of the St. George Hospital Corporation which absorbed Englewood Hospital between 1969 and 1978; incomin...

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Eunice Deter photograph collection, 1916-1918.

Includes an album of photographs related to the Englewood Hospital School of Nursing, Chicago (Ill.), created by Eunice Deter, who was a student there. Images show student nurses and their activities at the school, as well as doctors, patients, and a view of the Englewood Hospital building; also ...

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Frank J. Corr papers

Disbound scrapbook (1933-1934) containing newspaper clippings about Frank J. Corr, a Chicago lawyer, and his terms as alderman of Chicago's 17th Ward (South Englewood, West Englewood and North Auburn Gresham neighborhoods) and, briefly, as acting mayor of Chicago after the assassination of Anton ...

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James L. Smith papers and audio recordings

Interviews and correspondence of James L. Smith by his daughter Pam Smith, regarding the Association of the 2,221 Negro Volunteers of WWII, Mr. Smith 's military career, and Affirmative Action. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Army, 1942 to 1953, and was a member of the first group of African America...

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June Dolnick papers

Correspondence, reports, lists, and other papers of June Dolnick, related to her work with community organizations in Chicago (Ill.), especially in the Englewood, Near West Side, Kenwood, and Hyde Park neighborhoods. Topics include neighborhood conservation, the impact of urban renewal and redeve...

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Lawrence Laird Sutherland papers

Audits and other financial records, annual meeting material, and tenant correspondence pertaining to Sutherland's ownership and management of the Rowan Trees Hotel (500 W. Englewood, Chicago) for over fifty years. Also includes some personal materials of Sutherland, including greeting cards and c...

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Mary T. McCowen papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, bulletins, an autobiography, and a biography of teacher and school principal Mary T. McCowen. Born in Iowa, McCowen spent most of her career in Chicago (Ill.) and developed the oral speech method of instruction for people who were deaf or had a heari...

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Mary T. McCowen photograph collection, [ca. 1895-1974 (bulk 1930)]

Photographs relating to Mary T. McCowen (d. 1930) and the McCowen Oral School for Deaf Children in Chicago (Ill.). Includes informal portrait photographs of Miss McCowen during her retirement in Tucson, Arizona, and Denver, Colorado, including images of her with friends or alone; and exterior vie...

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Mike Palmiter photograph collection, 1947-1982.

Interior and exterior views of the Englewood Union Station and Englewood Station, both located at 63rd Street near State Street in Chicago (Ill.) until the mid 1980's, where major cross-country trains stopped as well as local trains. They were passenger depots for three railroads: the Chicago, Ro...

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Mildred Mead photograph collection, 1951-1958.

Photographs, nearly all by Mildred Mead, a photographer for the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council, showing neighborhoods in Chicago (Ill.) targeted by the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council for urban renewal. The photographs depict slum conditions, homes in revitalized areas (inclu...

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Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...

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