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Albert J. Vogele collection of nitrate negatives, ca. 1920-1949.

Subjects: Edison Company picnic, family holiday's including Christmas, beach scenes, Chicago's south communities including Beverly, Morgan Park (high school) and Pullman, Portage Park, Citizens Military Training Camps, historical sites relating to Abraham Lincoln and pictures from trips outside o...

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Calumet Pioneer Historical Society Records, 1935-1967

Includes administrative files and minutes, plus artifacts.

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Chicago Journal photograph collection, [ca. 1976-1984]

Photographs from The Chicago Journal: The South Side's Free Newsweekly, a neighborhood newspaper. Includes images of Chicago's south side, such as residential streets, public housing, and businesses. Includes images of the Pullman and Douglas communities. Many photographs show people, often invol...


Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1984 donation, 1950-1984 (bulk 1983-1984).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1983- March 1984 (but some date as early as 1950), by these photographers: Bruce Malmin, Curt Mitchell, Casey Prunchunas, Martin Schmidt, Jack Schwab, Charles Stinson and Sharon Zingery. Views include Lithuanian Fest; Maxwell Street Market; Automobile Show at the Interna...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1985 donation, 1962-1985 (bulk 1984-1985).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1984- March 1985 (but some date as early as 1962), by these photographers: Doris M. Adair, Howard Anderson, Jeanne Halama, Karl Hofmeister, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, John McCarthy, John J. Mariana, Robert A. Mata, Don Michalski, Jack Monsarrat, Casey Prunchunas, Norris Ro...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1986 donation, 1970-1986 (bulk 1985-1986).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1985- March 1986 (but some date as early as 1970), by these photographers: Donna Abernathy, Wanda Christal, Marnie Cummings, Jeanne Halama, Karl Hofmeister, Joseph Kazamura, Robert O. Lewis, Helen Lynch, Tom McNamara, Bruce Malmin, John J. Mariana, Gordon Mather, Dorothy...

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Frank H. Beberdick Pullman Collection, 1881-2001

Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.

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Gary Frost photograph collection, 1969-1975.

Images made in the Pullman community area of Chicago (Ill.) during a period when some of the buildings had been granted landmark status but showed signs of disrepair. Includes images of row houses and apartment buildings formerly occupied by Pullman factory workers as well as the architecture of ...

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George M. Pullman papers

Correspondence (primarily 1859-1863), diary (1859-1861), collection of railroad passes (ca. 205, 1862-1900), and obituaries and resolutions in memorial of George M. Pullman. Correspondence is chiefly letters by Pullman to his mother and other family members on personal matters and on his work. Th...


Henry Koopman photograph collection, 1886-ca. 1910.

Photographs by professional photographer Koopman, of Pullman and Roseland communities in Chicago. Includes an unidentified parade, Pullman Company workers in the street during lunch hour, the dining room of the Hotel Florence and staff of black waiters. Scenes of Palmer Park include construction ...

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Historic Pullman Collection, 1882-1979.

The collection is arranged into series: Pullman Company, Pullman Family, Pullman Free School of Manual Training, Pullman Educational Foundation, Pullman Strike, Pullman Town and Photographs.

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J. W. Taylor photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1900]

Photographs of Chicago's buildings, parks, and streets by professional photographer, Taylor. Includes specific buildings and general views of Loop area streets, such as Adams, Clark, Dearborn, LaSalle and Michigan Avenue, plus a few residential streets. Also includes scenes of Jackson Park, Linco...

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John George M. Glessner photograph collection, 1880s-1890s, bulk 1892-1893.

Mainly views of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition made by amateur photographer Glessner, including 35 platinum photographs in excellent condition. Also includes images of Lincoln Park, Garfield Park, Jackson Park, and South Park; the Potter Palmer residence; Calumet Clubhouse; fires and fire ...

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Princeton Park Homes collection

Letters, promotional brochure, newspaper and journal articles on Princeton Park Homes (Chicago, Ill.) housing development built in the 1940s for African American defense workers, especially from the South. Later letters from O'Toole and Russell Higgins recall their roles in financing and construc...

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Pullman family photograph collection, [1867-1914, bulk 1880s].

Primarily portraits of George Pullman, his family and relatives. Most of the photographs are formally posed group portraits taken outdoors on the grounds surrounding Castle Rest, the Pullman summer estate on Pullman Island located in the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Alexandria...

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Pullman (Illinois) and Pullman community of Chicago photograph collection, [ca. 1889-1988]

Primarily includes general views, buildings, street scenes, and industrial scenes from the 19th century model workingman's community of Pullman (Ill.), now part of the city of Chicago. Includes the Administration and Arcade buildings, church, clock tower, Hotel Florence, railroad station and othe...

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Pullman, Lowden, and Miller families photograph collection, [ca. 1850-1987]

Snapshots, formal photographic portraits, and photo albums relating to descendants of George M. Pullman, primarily through the lineage of his granddaughter Florence Lowden Miller, who was the daughter of Illinois Governor Frank Orren Lowden; Pullman family, Lowden family, Miller family, and frien...

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Pullman School records

Attendance record books, meeting minutes, and financial records of the Pullman School. The majority of the collection is attendance books for both day and evening (adult) school that also note age, ethnicity, and address of the students. The school may have originally served both high school and ...

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Pullman-Miller family papers, ca. 1823-1988.

Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks of newsclippings, obituaries and genealogical records, and memorabilia that were kept in Dr. and Mrs. C. Phillip Miller's home in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, much of it relating to Mrs. Miller (Florence Lowden Miller), her husband, and their families, inc...

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Pullman-Standard nitrate negative collection, 1920-1929.

Primarily images relating to Pullman railroad car industry in Chicago. Includes the Arcade building, Calumet shops, a dispensary, Pullman Manual Training School, a store room, a smokestack. Includes a few images relating to the community, including a house and a backyard. Also includes a man with...

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Pullman-Standard photograph collection, 1899-1929.

Photographs of the town and activities of Pullman, Ill. (now a Chicago community) after the death of founder, industrialist and community planner George Pullman. Predominant are exteriors and interiors of industrial buildings, some which show men engaged in labor. Also includes several photograph...

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William H. Peterson Papers, 1891-2012

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, incl...