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Al Trace photograph collection, [ca. 1935-1975]

Primarily publicity photographs of Al Trace with his various bands and photographs of other entertainers with whom Trace worked, including Frankie Raymond, Kay Kaiser, and Toni Arden. Al Trace was a Chicago entertainer, band leader, songwriter and radio performer. Trace's musical groups included ...

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Apollo Chorus of Chicago records

Board minutes, various committee and financial reports, newsletters, publicity releases, correspondence, scrapbooks (9 v. with photographs and programs), and newsclippings of the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, formerly known as the Apollo Musical Club of Chicago. A significant portion materials relate...

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Apollo Musical Club portrait albums, ca. 1900-1929.

Albums contain photographic portraits of members. All portraits are identified.

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Armin Hand collection of visual materials, [ca. 1917-1952]

Photographs primarily of Armin F. Hand, bandleader; his Chicago Board of Trade band; and other bands and events. Also includes portraits of celebrities Bing Crosby, Jack Dempsey, Marlene Dietrich, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard, and "Schoolboy" Rowe. Includes band performances at the New York...

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Armin Hand papers, 1888-1957.

Engagement books listing concerts, contracts, scrapbooks of clippings, programs, and a few photographs, lists of songs, correspondence, and other business and family papers of Armin F. Hand, who succeeded his father as leader of Johnny Hand's Band and Hand's Band (beginning ca. 1900), worked for ...

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Armin Hand photograph collection, ca. 1890-1910.

Includes visual material relating to the life and career of Chicago musical conductor Hand.

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Art Ensemble of Chicago photograph collection, [ca 1965-1975]

Includes photographs of performances by the Art Ensemble of Chicago and other groups encouraged by the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), a jazz musicians' collective based in Chicago's South Side. The Art Ensemble of Chicago was noted for its performances in France, an...

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Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians publicity materials

Posters, programs, flyers and newspaper clippings from the activities of groups connected with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, a jazz musicians' collective based in Chicago. The materials relate to performances in Chicago and in France circa 1968-1978.

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Bloodshot Records collection of visual materials, [1994-2006]

Publicity photographs of Bloodshot Records recording artists; photographs of Bloodshot Records co-owners Nan Warshaw and Rob Miller in front of and inside the Bloodshot Records offices at 3039 West Irving Park Road, Chicago (Ill.); posters promoting Bloodshot performers and recordings.

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Bonnie Koloc collection of visual materials, [ca. 1967-2003]

Photographs, posters, prints, and videotapes relating to the life and career of American folk singer and artist Bonnie Koloc. Includes many portrait photographs of Koloc, some showing her in performance, with Curt Cole Burkhart, folk singers Steve Goodman, John Prine, Fred Holstein and various ce...

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Bonnie Koloc papers and sound recordings

Correspondence, ephemera, contracts, song lyrics, publicity releases and news clippings relating to the life and career of American folk singer and artist Bonnie Koloc and sound recordings made by Koloc. Persons represented in the collection include Curt Cole Burkhart. Performance venues in the C...

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Braun family papers

Personal papers and business records of the Braun family of Chicago and New York, including papers of Jacob Gottfried Braun, founder of a company (1887) that manufactured and imported decorative iron and steel architectural elements, headquartered in Chicago with a factory at 322 South Paulina St...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Dick Blau, 1983-1988.

Photographs show people and performers at events featuring Chicago-style polka music. Most are action shots of bands and dancers at various Chicago area dance halls and other venues hosting polka festivals and clubs. The Cinderella Ball, Cicero American League, Fan Club, Glendora House, Hall of F...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by James Newberry, 1987.

Documentary photographs concerning ethnic traditions of Chicago's Palestinian, Indian, Iranian, and Asian communities. Images include group shots of family members at family-owned businesses, such as local ethnic stores, restaurants, and bakeries; residents and customers posed for photos in neigh...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Jay Wolke, 1987.

Documentary photographs of Chicago's Maxwell Street Market district, an open-air flea market. Includes images of shoppers, pedestrians, vendors, peddlers, street musicians, and events. Photographs show primarily African American and Hispanic American people.

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Chicago Chamber Choir photographs, [ca. 1970-1984]

Photographs of the Chicago Chamber Choir in performance at various sites in the Chicago (Ill.) area, including St. Paul's Church, St. James Cathedral, and Church of Our Saviour, as well as Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park (Ill.). Also includes photographs of a rehearsal at Orchestra Hall for a be...

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Chicago Children's Choir photograph collection, [ca. 1966-1979]

Includes views of the Chicago Children's Choir.

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Chicago Children's Festival Orchestra records

Correspondence and newsletters of the Chicago Children's Festival Orchestra, founded (1930) and directed by Edwin Harris Bergh until 1935, and then by his son, Harris Vincent Bergh, who followed his father as director in 1937.

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Chicago Club of Women Organists records

Minutes (1928-1994); scrapbooks of programs, clippings, photographs, etc. (1928-1994); yearbooks (1934/1935-1981/1982); newsletters (1960-1994); and various correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Chicago Club of Women Organists.

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Chicago (Magazine) photograph collection, [ca. 1960-1985]

Includes visual materials relating to Chicago magazine, a monthly feature and entertainment periodical for Chicago (Ill.) and the surrounding area. Visual materials consist of images that were considered or used for publication. Topics include buildings and residences; broadcasting; several forms...

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Chicago Miniature Opera Company records

Office files, correspondence, programs, clippings, other publicity materials, scripts, legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of the Chicago Miniature Opera Company, also known as the Tivoli Grand Opera and later the Kungsholm Miniature Grand Opera, founded by Ernest Wolff of Chicago (Ill.). ...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductors photographs, 1903-1924.

Portrait photographs of Theodore Thomas, first conductor of the Chicago Symphony from 1889 to 1905 and Frederick A. Stock, second conductor from 1905 to 1942. Also photo of Hamilton Hartz, probably a guest conductor. A baton autographer to Mrs. Voegli (donor) is framed with each photo.

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Chicago Theatre publicity photographs, ca. 1930-1969.

Includes publicity photographs for entertainers who appeared at the Chicago Theatre.

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Chicago Woman's Musical Club records, 1895-1979, bulk 1914-1979

Newspaper clippings, programs, newsletters, sheet music, music periodicals, correspondence, administrative files, annual directories, scrapbooks, and other records of the Chicago Woman's Musical Club, which sponsored performances of classical music for its members (often at the Fine Arts Building...

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