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Benjamin Gingiss papers, 1905, 1925-1987, bulk 1965-1985

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional literature, photographs, and other papers of Benjamin Gingiss, co-founder of Gingiss Brothers, a Chicago men's formalwear business, which later became a franchise operation with stores nationwide. Materials relate to Gingiss' professional and perso...

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Edgar Miller papers, circa 1868-1989, bulk 1924-1989

Sketchbooks, reference material, press clippings, correspondence, exhibit programs, and other papers of Edgar Miller, a Chicago artist, architect, and interior designer. A majority of the sketchbooks contain pencil or black ink drawings, many of which are abstract forms or faces. Reference materi...

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Edward F. Worst papers

Correspondence, orders, programs, drawings, blueprints, books, and other papers relating to Edward F. Worst, an artist, educator, and craftsman who taught manual arts, especially textile weaving in Chicago (Ill.) and Penland (N. Car.). Printed materials include "The Story of the Penland Weavers,"...

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Greeting cards collection, 1840s-1990s

Photomechanically printed greeting cards and paper cutouts, some grouped in albums or scrapbooks, that document over a century of commercial graphic design. Holidays primarily represented are Christmas, St. Valentine's Day, New Year, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, St. Pat...

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