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Chicago 1992 Committee records, 1976-1988.

Correspondence, minutes, grant applications, and reports generated by the Chicago 1992 Committee, a social activist organization formed in 1982 to monitor planning of a proposed 1992 Chicago World's Fair; plus large quantities of materials gathered by the committee, including agendas and handouts...

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Chicago 1992 World's Fair collection

Proposals, resumes, clippings, photographs, color slides, press releases, posters, Illinois State records, briefings, program updates, legislative information, studies, fundraising materials, mailing lists, stationary, the documents from a Chicago Tribune competition, exhibit proposals and inquir...

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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 World's Fair 1992 Authority records

Correspondence, reports, minutes, and other records of the Chicago World's Fair 1992 Authority, an agency established by the State of Illinois to plan a world's fair to be held in Chicago in 1992; plus sound recordings of hearings, public programs, and personal interviews with fair planners. The ...

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Clarence John Laughlin collection of visual materials, 1962-1963.

Architectural photographs by the Louisiana photographer Laughlin, primarily known for his romantic and surreal views of Southern architecture. Photographs depict Chicago buildings erected between 1872 and 1910 and exhibiting characteristics of Victorian architecture. Includes exterior views and a...

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Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


Hill and Knowlton records on planning 1992 Chicago world's fair

Records of work done by Hill and Knowlton, a public relations firm under contract to the Chicago World's Fair 1992 Authority. Includes meeting minutes, correspondence with Lincoln Edmands and the South Loop Planning Board, historical research materials, presentation binders with other presentatio...

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Kathleen Collins photograph collection about State Street, 1980-1981.

Photographs of interiors of buildings along Chicago's State Street by professional photographer Collins. Includes specialty and department stores, hotels, housing projects, residential buildings, the Pacific Garden Mission, the Playboy Mansion, American Legion Post #87, the Chicago Theater, the p...

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Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing records, 1893-1981

Michael Reese Hospital was founded on the near south side of Chicago in 1881 with a mandate to treat patients regardless of race, creed, or nationality. From 1890 to 1981, the hospital operated a training program for nurses. The Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing Student Enrollment records ...

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Oscar De Priest papers

Correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, bulletins, and other papers of Oscar De Priest relating to his political career and family. He was U.S. Congressman (Republican) from 1st District of Illinois (Chicago's near South Side), 1929-1935, and active in Chicago politics before and after that period...

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Pullman residence photograph album, ca. 1888-1899.

Professional quality views of the George M. Pullman residence at 1729 South Prairie Avenue in Chicago. Includes entrance hall, a reception room known as the "yellow room," parlors, sitting rooms, dining room, library, billiard room, pipe organ room, conservatory, the "red room," and the second st...

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Archive, 1844-2005

Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, hi...


Shortall family papers

Correspondence of John G. Shortall, John L. Shortall, Mary Carter Shortall, Harrington Shortall, and other members of the Shortall, Carter, Harrington, Dunbaugh, and allied families; biographical and genealogical information (published and unpublished); notes, cards, postcards, certificates, and ...

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