1 to of 8 Archival Collections shown

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...

View tags

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...

View tags

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.

View tags

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...

View tags

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...

View tags

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 ...

View tags

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...

View tags