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Center on Halsted architectural materials

Elevations and floor plans for the Center on Halsted's building at 3656 North Halsted, which opened in 2007. Floor plans include versions issued by Gensler for conceptual design, design development, and owner's review.

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Center on Halsted records, 1999-2007, bulk 2000-2007

Board minutes, fundraising and benefit materials, and administrative papers of the Center on Halsted, a social service organization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community in Chicago, about planning, consolidating and extending social and health services in a ...

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Center on Halsted visual materials

Color architectural and design presentation boards (9) and digital photographic print (1) related to the planning and grand opening of the Center on Halsted's new building at 3656 North Halsted (opened in 2007). Photograph depicts the building ribbon cutting ceremony in June 2007. Presentation bo...

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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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Ellen Agnes Schultz scrapbook and diploma

Scrapbook of Ellen Agnes Schultz, primarily compiled while Schultz was a student at Lake View High School, ca. 1919-1921, containing invitations, programs of high school performances, party favors, dance cards, photographs, and inscriptions by Schultz's friends. Scrapbook also contains materials ...

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George J. Iberle papers

Correspondence, legal documents, announcements, fliers, brochures, applications, worksheets, certificates, family records, financial records, and other materials of George J. Iberle, civilian defense commander of the west Lake View area of Chicago during World War II. Topics include neighborhood ...

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George J. Iberle visual materials, ca. 1878-1976, bulk 1941-1948

Black-and-white photographic prints and color posters from George J. Iberle’s time as a community leader in both Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood and the German American society, Schwaben Verein. The bulk of photographs were taken during World War II to document the homefront mobilization...

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Haugh, Dolores. Riverview Amusement Park Collection, 1904-1975

Riverview Park archival records, including correspondence, accounts, publicity materials, concession contracts, minutes and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and advertising materials, salvaged by Dolores Haugh from the abandoned park office one week before it burned down. Reports, min...

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Henry Delorval Green photograph collection

Photoprints and negatives from Green's Chicago studio, of people and events primarily in the Lake View community on Chicago's North side. Photographs taken for community newspapers show buildings, activities and group portraits of organizations, clubs, and entertainment which often include women ...

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Lake View Citizens' Council photograph collection, ca. 1973.

Photographs of events of the Lake View Citizens' Council and housing in the Lakeview community in Chicago's mid-north side.

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Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection, 1858-1940.

The Campbell photographs are strongest in two areas. The first is city-wide street scenes, particularly in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lakeview, Rogers Park, Portage Park, and Logan Square. Of special interest are many pairs of photos showing the same inte...

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Marigold Bowl photographs, 2004 May.

Photographs of the exterior, interior, and operations of the Marigold Bowl during the bowling alley's last month in business at 828 West Grace Street in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago's North Side.

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Martin J. Oberman papers

Correspondence, topical files, press releases and campaign financing documents pertaining to Martin J. Oberman's career as an Alderman for the 43rd Ward of Chicago (Ill.) and his scrutiny of city finances.

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Mutual Benefit and Aid Society of Chicago records

Meeting minutes of the governing council (1950-1963), annual reports to members and to the Illinois Department of Insurance (complete 1936-1973), many membership application forms, circa 1920-1960, and other records of the Mutual Benefit and Aid Society of Chicago, a fraternal benefit organizatio...

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Neltnor family collection of visual materials, [ca. 1850-1930]

Photographs primarily of the Neltnor family, including cartes de visite, tintypes, and snapshot portraits mounted in two albums. Included are single and group portraits featuring Cornelia Neltnor, Francis Xavier Neltnor, Mr. and Mrs. John Neltnor (Mrs. Neltnor was Mary Eames Kinney before her mar...

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P.A. Birren & Son Funeral Homes records, 1868-1943

Account books and other records of the P.A. Birren & Son Funeral Homes in Chicago (Ill.). The funeral business, later known as Birren Bros. and then as P.A. Birren & Son Funeral Homes, was founded in the early 1860s by Henry Birren and operated by Peter Birren, Alex Birren, and other famil...

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Photographs of Carpenter family, Isham family, and home at 945 North Dearborn Street

Photographs of Benjamin Carpenter (1809-1881), Ralph N. Isham (1831-1904), their families and descendants, and views of the house that both families occupied at 945 North Dearborn Street in Chicago (Ill.), known as 293 North Dearborn before the change in street numbering. There are numerous photo...

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Richard G. Kemper papers

Correspondence, telegrams, receipts, and price lists from R. G. Kemper & Company: Better Things to Eat--Shippers of Selected Fruits and Produce, 1933-1935. Also, trustees minutes (1885-1916); membership certificates, pledge cards, and treasurers' reports (1920s); and correspondence (1925-1932) of...

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Southport Neighbors Association records, 1992-2003

The Southport Neighbors Association (SNA) represents the residents and businesses in the Southport neighborhood of Chicago located in the heart of Lakeview. This collection contains minutes, newsletters, correspondence, and photographs documenting the activities of the Southport Neighbors Associa...

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Uptown Chicago Commission photographs of buildings, [ca. 1978-1991]

Photographs of buildings in the Uptown community of Chicago (Ill.) and in adjoining community areas (Edgewater, Lake View, Lincoln Square) taken by the Commission to show housing conditions. For some buildings there are several photographs, interiors and exteriors, showing decline in condition ov...

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Wendt Playlot renovation papers and photographs

Album of color and black-and-white photographic prints, flyers, pamphlets, programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, election ephemera, and other materials related to the fundraising, renovation, and use of Wendt Playlot in the Lakeview Community area on West Roscoe Street between North Hals...

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William Karl Valentine photograph collection about Chicago Cubs, 1987-1998.

Photographs relating to the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, produced by professional photographer, William Karl Valentine as part of a documentary project on professional baseball teams. Includes beer vendor, left field bleachers, 22 August 1987; Ryne Sandberg in the batting cage, 4 September 199...

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William N. Frederick papers, approximately 1923-2008

Design sketches, correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles and clippings, resumes, handwritten notes, exhibit presentation boards, real estate papers, and financial statements belonging to Chicago silversmith William Frederick, known as Bill Frederick. The majority of the collection is comp...

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