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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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Buzzell, Edgar A. Collection, 1892-1910

The Edgar A. Buzzell Collection consists of glass plate negatives, two photograph albums, newspaper articles, and a painting. The bulk of the collection consists of glass plate negatives of the University of Chicago, Hyde Park, the World’s Columbian Exposition (1893), and downtown Chicago, IL. A ...

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Milo Kendall Papers, 1798-1925

Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.


T.H. McAllister Co. lantern slide collection about the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1893]

Lantern slides of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (Ill.) including views, buildings, interiors, exhibits, and "slice-of-life" scenes. The lantern slides were manufactured by T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, and attributed to photographer F. Dundas Todd. T.H. McAllister wa...

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World's Columbian Exposition collection, 1891-1998

The World's Columbian Exposition was held from May to October 1893 in Chicago, Illinois to honor both the 400 year anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the new world and the rising power and prosperity of the United States. Over 27 million visitors attended the fair. The World's Columbian Exposi...

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