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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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Collections on Rev. Clay Evans.

The Collections on Rev. Clay Evans brings together materials related to Rev. Clay Evans and Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church during the 50-year span of his leadership from 1950-2000. These materials reflect member involvement in choirs, clubs, committees and community service opportunities fo...

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Guide to the William Ferris scores, 1952-1998

Consists of holograph, manuscript, and published scores of nearly all of the composer's musical compositions written between 1952 and 1998 as well as sketches and notebooks related to specific works.

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...


The journey : the next 100 years, 2000-2005.

Photographs (regular and digital prints) by more than 70 members of the Chicago Alliance of African American Photographers (CAAAP), produced as part of a collaborative, photo-documentary project to create a record of the African American community in Chicago at the turn of the 21st century. Depic...

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Miscellaneous Programmes vol. I, 1895-1898.

Scrapbook contains progams, invitations, tickets, and announcements for alumni events, commencements, debate competitions, lectures, and plays. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Illinois State Normal University, St. Louis University, University of Notre Dame, Chicago Musical College, Chicago...

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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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The name of Jesus, 1950.

Gospel album: side one, "The Name of Jesus"; side two, "His Eye Is On the Sparrow." Julia Kennedy, vocal; Joseph Henderson, organist. Independent label (no indication of date and place of production); ca. 1950.

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Rev. Clay Evans archive.

The Rev. Clay Evans Archive spans his 50 years of pastoral leadership at Chicago's Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church that he founded in 1950, and beyond his retirement in 2000. His ministry reached into the larger community with the What a Fellowship Hour broadcasts, gospel choir performances ...

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Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., sound collection

Sound recordings of Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., of the Episcopal Church of the Advent (Chicago, Ill.), including sound tapes of his appearances on Chicago radio, a lecture series on African American history held at Grace Church in Oak Park (Ill.), recordings of religious services and choir perform...


Scrapbook, 1868-1926

Contains articles from newspapers and magazines as well as pamphlets, obituaries, sheet music, reports, certificate of incorporation for the Alumni Association of the Holy Family School, list of Christmas offerings, correspondence, mass cards, programs, flyers, tickets, and membership cards. Subj...

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