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Association House of Chicago records, 1899-1972

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Pr...


Association House of Chicago visual materials, ca. 1900-1964

Black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives, photographic albums, postcards, photostats, clippings, and drawing related to residents, members, and activities of the Association House of Chicago in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Images depict children in groups, at...


Changing Chicago project photographs by James Iska, 1986-1988.

Photographs taken at the Hans Christian Andersen Elementary School, at 1148 North Honore in Chicago's West Town community area. Includes scenes from second through sixth grade and special education classrooms, the first day of school, the last day of school, graduation ceremonies for the kinderga...

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Chicago building clearance photographs, 1939-1958

Primarily exterior views of property west, north, and south of the Loop, to be acquired by the City of Chicago in order to be demolished for various expressway and building projects. Most of structures depicted no longer exist. Almost all are in areas now occupied by the Kennedy, Eisenho...

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East Village Association records, ca. 1984-2014

Minutes and agendas, membership rosters, notes and correspondence, publicity materials, photographs and slides, research files, surveys, newsletters, and other materials documenting the East Village Association's activities in historic preservation, neighborhood safety and development, and city p...

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Emerson House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, clippings, newsletters, minutes, constitution, by-laws, lists of directors, brochures, handbook, black and white photographs of Emerson House, a settlement house and community service organization located at 645 N. Wood Street in Chicago, which merged with the Chicago Commons Asso...


Erie Neighborhood House (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1897-2004, bulk 1960-2004

Administrative files, correspondence, contracts, minutes, financial records, annual reports, newspaper clippings, research papers, and other materials from Erie Neighborhood House, a community center and social service organization, located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Files ...


Erie Neighborhood House collection of visual materials, [ca 1960-1990]

Photographs of programs and events at Erie Neighborhood House in the West Town community of Chicago, Illinois, or sponsored by it. Includes images of the Erie Neighborhood House summer camp showing children playing games, building fires, preparing meals, and swimming. Also included are images of ...

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Erie Neighborhood House photograph collection, 1908-1966.

Primarily photographs of activities and people of the Erie Neighborhood House, a social service organization located at 1347 West Erie Street in Chicago's near west side community named West Town. Includes interiors and exteriors of facilities, medical service, educational activities and special ...

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Francis Neil MacDonald photograph collection, 1986.

Primarily scenes from "Ukrainian village," a Chicago neighborhood. Includes exteriors of homes, two interiors of the Hoyne Ave. Wesleyan Methodist Church, 2 workmen in a home interior and a few residents in front of their houses. Also includes a few scenes outside of Chicago--an industrial plant ...

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Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church architectural drawing

Graphite and colored pencil rendering of The Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox church at 1900 W. Schiller, Chicago, Ill. (Wicker Park neighborhood), which opened in 1932.

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Krzysztof Wasko photograph collection, 1990-1999.

Views of several Chicago neighborhoods and landmarks such as the conversion of a theater building into condominiums at Belmont and Ashland; Wicker Park and Bucktown street scenes; the interiors and exteriors of several churches around the city (one is an empty church located on Wolcott Street); t...

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Lawrence Bloom's files on Old Wicker Park Committee

Meeting minutes and agendas, notes, correspondence, fliers, and newspaper clippings mostly relating to the Old Wicker Park Committee (OWPC) in Chicago, Illinois, and its activities to reduce crime, encourage commerce, and promote pride in neighborhood history. Materials relate to Heritage Day; th...

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Near Northwest Side Planning Commission records, 1956-1964

Correspondence, financial and legal records, meeting agendas and minutes, code violation complaints, contact lists, publications, maps, architectural drawings, materials collected from other local organizations, and other administrative records of the Near Northwest Side Planning Comm...

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Northwestern University Settlement Association records

Consists primarily of materials received by the Northwestern University Settlement Association from various organizations, including the Chicago Council of Social Agencies (later the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago), the Chicago Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers, the East...


Rose Ida Lindrup reminiscence

Interview of Rose Ida Lindrup (nee Schneider), a German American native of Chicago who married John Allan Lindrup, a Norwegian native who was editor and part-owner of two Norwegian-language newspapers in Chicago (the "Skandinavian" and the "Viking") from the 1930s until his death in 1958. Rose Li...


Screen-printed posters by Steve Walters, [ca. 1996-2005]

Posters by Steve Walters of Screwball Press (Chicago, Ill.) to promote musical groups, including the Faith Healers, Appetite for Distraction, The Handsome Family, Pavement, the Jesus Lizard, The Zombies, Los Straightjackets, Wilco, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Kelly Kessler, Split Lip Rayfield, a...

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