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Descriptive inventory for the Art Shay photograph collection, 1944-2002

The collection includes a wide variety of images depicting people in Chicago neighborhoods (such as Maxwell Street Market and a skid row along Madison Street), celebrities in Chicago and elsewhere, entertainers, politicians, gamblers, prisoners, authors, and other cultural symbols. Many ...


Richard V. Carpenter collection of letters by Chicago authors

Letters (13 letters, a few with envelopes) to Richard V. Carpenter, a judge in Belvidere (Ill.), from authors who had lived in Chicago, recalling the places where they resided in and near the city, their associates, and the areas of the city that appeared in their works. Some letters also thank C...

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