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57th Street Art Fair collection of visual materials, 1947-2001.

Photographs of artwork, judging activities, and general views of the annual 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes posters, generally by Hyde Park community artists, advertising the fair in various years; collection contains most post posters from the Fair's inception in 1948 throu...


Arthur B. Farwell papers

Diaries, notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Arthur B. Farwell, a prominent crusader against alcohol use, gambling (especially racetrack betting), political corruption and vote fraud, crime and vice in Chicago, especially in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Includes materials on...

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Ashcraft family glass photograph collection, [ca. 1870-1910s]

Photographs relating to the Ashcraft family of Chicago. The lantern slides and glass negatives were taken by Raymond M. Ashcraft, primarily in the 1890s when he was a teenager, and in the early 1900s as he started his family. The collection shows life in the Hyde Park area of Chicago, with photog...

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Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Barnet Hodes papers, part 2, 1931-1975 (partial inventory)

Correspondence, election materials, financial records, press releases, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Barnet Hodes, a prominent Chicago attorney and Democratic politician. Most of the collection relates to Hodes' involvement in city, state, and national politics, including his pa...

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Barnet Hodes photograph collection, ca. 1930-1969.

Primarily photoprints of Chicago 5th Ward Committeeman (for Hyde Park community) Barnet Hodes, other Chicago and national politicians and political events.

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Brent House photographs, [ca. 1929-1955]

Includes interior and exterior views of Brent House, the building constructed in 1905-1906 by the firm of Holabird and Roche as a home for Dr. E. Fletcher Ingals and his family at 5540 South Woodlawn Avenue in the Hyde Park community area of Chicago, and converted in the 1930s into the Protestant...

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Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Chicago Journal photograph collection, [ca. 1976-1984]

Photographs from The Chicago Journal: The South Side's Free Newsweekly, a neighborhood newspaper. Includes images of Chicago's south side, such as residential streets, public housing, and businesses. Includes images of the Pullman and Douglas communities. Many photographs show people, often invol...


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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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 1985 donation, 1962-1985 (bulk 1984-1985).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1984- March 1985 (but some date as early as 1962), by these photographers: Doris M. Adair, Howard Anderson, Jeanne Halama, Karl Hofmeister, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, John McCarthy, John J. Mariana, Robert A. Mata, Don Michalski, Jack Monsarrat, Casey Prunchunas, Norris Ro...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1986 donation, 1970-1986 (bulk 1985-1986).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1985- March 1986 (but some date as early as 1970), by these photographers: Donna Abernathy, Wanda Christal, Marnie Cummings, Jeanne Halama, Karl Hofmeister, Joseph Kazamura, Robert O. Lewis, Helen Lynch, Tom McNamara, Bruce Malmin, John J. Mariana, Gordon Mather, Dorothy...

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Collection of Woodlawn and Hyde Park neighborhood slides

Color 35mm slides of the Woodlawn and Hyde Park neighborhood communities photographed by Tom Staniszewski. Images document deterioration in the built environment of these neighborhoods, including schools, churches, cemeteries, social service facilities, and storefronts. Notable buildings include ...

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Congregation Rodfei Zedek photograph collection, [ca. 1950-1995]

Photographs related to Congregation Rodfei Zedek, a Conservative Jewish synagogue located in the Hyde Park community of Chicago (Ill.) and its longtime leader, Rabbi Ralph Simon. Includes portraits of Rabbi Simon, weddings, travel, and other events, such as banquets, luncheons, conventions, confe...

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Congregation Rodfei Zedek records

Records of Congregational Rodfei Zedek, a Conservative Jewish synagogue located since 1950 at 5200 South Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago (Ill.), consisting chiefly of papers of its longtime leader, Rabbi Ralph Simon (1906-1996), who served in that capacity from 1943 to 1988, when he became Rabbi Eme...

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Corneal A. Davis papers

Correspondence, financial materials, speeches, publications, newspaper clippings, newsletters, pamphlets, and other papers of Corneal A. Davis, an African American minister and community leader in Chicago, primarily relating to his work as chairman of the American Negro Emancipation Centennial Co...

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Ernest J. Stevens papers

Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, menus, newsclippings, and other papers, primarily of Stevens and of his father James W. Stevens, chiefly concerning business activities although some personal material is included as well as some correspondence and other papers of Stevens' wife Eli...

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George Tressel film collection, [ca. 1950-1969]

Includes films from the collection owned by professional filmmaker Tressel. Includes a master print, a 16 mm. print, and a videocassette entitled: "Midway memories," regarding newsreels taken at University of Chicago (1950s) and films of the University of Chicago urban redevlopment project in the...

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Hal Higdon collection of Leopold and Loeb case photographs, 1924.

Photographs concerning the Leopold and Loeb case and trial that were used for reference purposes by Higdon while writing his book entitled, The Crime of the Century.

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Hal Higdon research papers on the Leopold and Loeb case, 1917-1979, bulk 1971-1975

Research notes, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, partial trial transcript, copies of newspaper and magazine articles, and other documentation gathered by Higdon that relate to the 1924 murder of Bobby Franks by Leopold and Loeb; plus annotated and revised manuscripts of Higdon'...

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Howard M. Webster glass negatives of Stagg Field, [1925-1927]

Photographs taken by Howard M. Webster, mostly in October and November 1927, showing Stagg Field, located north of East 57th Street and east of South Ellis Avenue on the campus of the University of Chicago in the Hyde Park community area of Chicago, Illinois. Many negatives show close-ups of the ...

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Hyde Park Travel Club (Chicago, Ill.) records

Records of the Hyde Park Travel Club, a women's social group based in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Included are minutes (1891-1896, 1899-1921); club minutes (1931-1934, 1937-1958, 1962-1974); board minutes (1917-1934, 1937-1945, 1948-1958, 1962-1974); minutes (1977-1978); miscell...

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago records, 1904-1985.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, community surveys, financial records, studies, membership statistics, student records, and scrapbooks of programs and newsclippings by and about the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago and its predecessors: the Chicago Hebrew Institute, 1903-1922, and the Jewish ...

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