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Arthur Hercz papers

Correspondence and newsclippings relating to buildings or interiors designed by Arthur Hercz, a Chicago architect; scripts, musical scores, costume and scenery sketches, and programs for pageants and festivals designed or directed by Hercz; essays; articles; condolence letters to Hercz's family a...


Barnes-Crosby collection of glass negatives and master photographs, [ca. 1904-1913]

Photographs and negatives of popular Chicago streets and sites primarily in the Loop area, by the commercial photography studio Barnes-Crosby Company. Many focus on individual buildings such as hotels, office buildings, stores, museums, theaters, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, organi...


Chicago Park District records : Photographs, 1863-2005

Representing more than 500 parks from the late nineteenth century to the present, this collection documents site development, park facilities, features (such as gardens, fountains, playgrounds and sculptures), park staff, programmatic activities, special events, the lakeshore and shore protection...

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Francis W. Parker School photograph collection

The collection is largely comprised of photographs in albums detailing class activities, projects, sports, and dramatic productions from the 1910s to the 1930s, with some photographs of students in the 1960s. Several handmade albums contain unique objects such as menus, cards, artwork, etc., and ...

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J. W. Taylor photograph album, [ca. 1885-1900]

Primarily views of Chicago's main streets, large commercial buildings, and residences of prominent Chicagoans. Streets include Clark, Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Randolph, South Water and State Streets. Commercial buildings include major hotels, Board of Trade, Real Estate Board, Chamber o...


Kaufmann & Fabry nitrate negatives with copy photoprints

Images of Chicago buildings, parks, statues, fountains, streets and a few events by commercial photographers Kaufmann & Fabry. Buildings include the Coliseum, the Hamilton Club, Masonic Temple, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Palmolive building, the Blackstone and the Selw...

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