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Central Manufacturing District photograph collection, 1939-1962.

Consists of views of industries located on 37th, 39th, and 47th Streets in the Central Manufacturing District (Chicago, Ill.). A wide range of industries are shown, including the box, chemical, food, furniture, lumber, machine, and metallurgical industries. The images show exterior views of the b...

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Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive, 1983-1989

Exhibition photographic prints and work photographic prints created for the Changing Chicago photodocumentary project sponsored by the Focus/Infinity Fund of Chicago. Includes the work of thirty-two commissioned photographers addressing topics spanning people (workers in various jobs, sc...


Miscellaneous Programmes vol. II, 1880-1902.

Scrapbook contains invitations, cards, programs, and tickets for lectures, events, commencements, banquets, competitions, plays, and Jubilees. Subjects include St. Louis University, St. Xavier College, St. Ignatius College, Marquette College, Creighton College, Detroit College, World's Columbian ...

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Rus Arnold papers, 1920, 1938-1987

Articles, correspondence, photographs, books, newspaper clippings, magazines, and other papers of Rus Arnold, a Chicago photojournalist. The collection consists largely of articles written, and photographs taken by Arnold for newspapers, magazines, lectures and industrial promotional lit...

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Susan Cayton Woodson Papers

Art gallery owner Susan Cayton Woodson has been hailed for her work publicizing and preserving the art of the Chicago Renaissance period. Active with the South Side Community Art Center, she is a member of the famed Cayton family and a descendent of Senator Hiram Revels. Her papers include family...

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United Charities of Chicago camp photograph collection, ca. 1900-1960, bulk 1930-1960.

Views of United Charities' Camp Algonquin and its predecessor Camp Goodwill, which served needy mothers and children from the Chicago area. Photos show children being transported to camp, and children and counselors engaged in routine and planned activities, such as dining, swimming, arts and cra...

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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