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Block, Jean F. Papers, 1980’s

Jean Friedberg Block was a University of Chicago expert and a renowned scholar of the architecture and peopling of Hyde Park and the University. Block’s papers include general information about the University from the early-to-mid 20th century. Series I contains general correspondence and other i...

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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...


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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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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Loeb residence architectural renderings

Pencil renderings of the Albert Loeb mansion, located at 5017 S. Ellis Avenue in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Ill. Demolished sometime before the 1990s, when a new residence was built on the site.

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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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University of Chicago. Postcards.Collection, 20th century

The collection contains postcards featuring the University of Chicago campus.

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