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Architectural photographs of Graceland Cemetery (Chicago, Ill.), [ca. 1890-1980]
Photographs of monuments, tombs, mausoleums, and other buildings at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago (Ill.), which were designed by various architects for various clients. The cemetery is located at 4001 North Clark Street in the Uptown Community Area.
Architectural records and plats for buildings at Graceland Cemetery, [ca. 1861-1987]
Job files (ca. 40) for buildings and mausoleums at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago (Ill.), by various architects for various clients. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprints, elevations, other plans, etc. Collection also includes many maps and plats, atlases, letters and other mater...
Architectural records for buildings by Boyd Hill or Huszragh & Hill, [ca. 1927-1963]
Job files (ca. 80) of architectural drawings, etc. for buildings designed by Boyd Hill, nearly all are related to private residences constructed between 1936 and 1963 (primarily in the 1950s) for various clients, mostly in Lake Forest or other northern suburbs of Chicago (Illinois). Also present ...
Asian American Small Business Association collection of visual materials, [ca. 1991-2001]
Includes photographs, posters, 1999 Chinatown calendar, and videotapes relating to activities of the AASBA, headquartered in the Uptown Community Area of Chicago and founded by Charlie Soo, a Chinese immigrant, in the 1970s in order to promote a New Chinatown north business district, especially a...
Chicago Boys and Girls Club records
This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.
Citizen ship interview, [ca. 1990]
Videotape showing review questions typical of those on the United States citizenship examination. The videotape was produced by an immigration-support service to assist immigrants in passing the U.S. citizenship examination.
Danny Lyon photograph collection, 1965.
Photographs of residents of the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.), including many children and teenagers. Views include homes, apartments, and people along sidewalks and streets. Includes some low-income families and people from Appalachia who settled in Chicago.
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 ...
Essanay Film Manufacturing Company photographs, ca. 1915.
Photographic prints from the motion picture production, Young America, and nitrate negatives of telegrams sent by Essanay Film Studios, ca. 1915.
Essanay Film Studios collection of visual materials, [ca. 1910-1939]
Includes visual materials documenting the Essanay Film Studio in Chicago (Ill.) collected by camera man Marvin Spoor (Major Spoor). Includes images of the studio, the film crew, and stills from film productions. Also includes portraits of some of the actors and actresses in Essanay productions an...
George Spoor and Essanay Film Manufacturing Company manuscript collection
Scripts, magazines, and a scrapbook related to Spoor's career as a pioneer motion picture producer. Topics include Spoor's work as a distributor of films in the Chicago area (1897-1907), as co-founder of the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company (1907-1917), and as an innovator of three-dimensional ...
Images related to the Aragon and Trianon Ballrooms, [1920s-1930s].
Photographs, advertisements, and postcards relating to the Trianon Ballroom and the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago (Ill.). The collection includes floor plans; postcards; interior and exterior photographs of both dance halls; and publicity photographs of musicians who performed at both ballrooms.
Joan Arai papers
Correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, financial records, press releases, and topical files of Joan Arai, a Chicago education activist and community leader. Materials relate primarily to her work as an administrator with the Montrose Urban Progress Center (MUPC) and the Uptown Chicago Commissio...
Marilou Hedlund aldermanic papers, 1971-1975.
Correspondence, reports, memorandums, newspaper clippings, and topical reference files of Hedlund when she served as Alderman (Democratic) of the 48th Ward (Uptown and Edgewater community areas) in Chicago, Illinois. Papers concern neighborhood organizations, political issues and city ordinances,...
Marion Kennedy Volini papers, 1956-1993.
Marion Kennedy Volini's papers pertain primarily to her tenure as Alderman of the 48th Ward.
Mary Ann Smith Papers, 1978-2011.
Mary Ann Smiths papers pertain primarily to her tenure as Alderman of the 48th Ward, and are divided into eleven series with multiple subseries, and an addendum including nine series with multiple subseries. The collection is a reflection primarily of Smiths public works and not her personal life...
Photographs of Tam Van Nguyen and the Vietnamese Association of Illinois, 2004.
Images of Tam Van Nguyen and the Vietnamese Association of Illinois, located at 5252 North Broadway in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). A Vietnamese refugee, Mr. Nguyen works for the social service organization to promote, support, and implement social services, and educational and cult...
Selfhelp Home (Chicago, Ill.) papers
Annual reports, biographies, book reviews, correspondence, financial records, licenses, newsletters, and other materials related to the Selfhelp Home in Chicago, also known as the Self-Help Home, and the life of Dorothy Becker, its long-time advocate; as well as Ursula Levy's book about her: "The...
Selfhelp Home (Chicago, Ill.) photograph collection, ca. 1951-1995 (bulk 1963-1985)
Photographs relating to Dorothy Becker and her work with The Selfhelp Home in Chicago (Ill.), also known as the Self-Help Home, an organization founded as Selfhelp of Chicago to assist Jewish refugees in the 1930s that began to sponsor a residence for older people in 1951 as well as an activity c...
Sheli Lulkin papers, 1859, 1972-2008.
The Sheli Lulkin papers span from 1974 to 2007 with some undated material. The collection is a combination of biographical and professional information. The bulk of the collection documents Lulkin's work with organizations concerned about the welfare of Chicago's far north side. The organization ...
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...
Visual materials of the Uptown Chicago Commission, [ca. 1955-1975]
Primarily includes photoprints of buildings and streets in the Uptown community of Chicago (Ill.) as well as the activities of the Uptown Chicago Commission. Also includes a set of ca. 75 slides that document the Old Town neighborhood. Most buildings and sites are identified.