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Chicago Central Communities Study photograph collection, 1970.

Photographs taken by Robert M. Lightfoot to accompany the Chicago Central Communities Study prepared for the Chicago Department of Development and Planning. Includes street views of commercial buildings, dwellings, and industrial buildings located on Chicago Avenue, Michigan Avenue, Oak street, a...

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Henry H. Bussian photograph collection, ca. 1933-1945.

Primarily scenes of buildings and exhibits at the Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago). Also includes scenes of the Indiana dunes, a World War II bond rally, Chicago's Merchandise Mart, a polo game, and automobile race, and Bussian's back yard at 3750 N. Kenmore in C...


Nena Ivon Collection, 1964-2009

Nena Ivon, of Chicago, Illinois, was promoted to Assistant Fashion Director of the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Chicago at age 17 and later became the Director of Fashion and Special Events for forty years. She began teaching in the Fashion Studies program at Columbia College Chicago and works exte...

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Raymond W. Trowbridge negatives collection, ca. 1923-1936.

Glass negatives are professional quality photographs of apartment buildings, dwellings, interiors, office and commercial buildings. Especially interesting is a series of glass negatives of Tribune Tower, dated July 1926. Nitrate negatives are mostly portraits and a few images of buildings in Chic...

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