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African American Police League (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, court files, fundraising items, historical information, minutes, reports, correspondence, clippings, topical files, newsletters, police brutality report files, and publications and flyers relative to the ongoing work of the Afro-American Police League (AAPL) and its education and ...

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Albert J. Vogele collection of nitrate negatives, ca. 1920-1949.

Subjects: Edison Company picnic, family holiday's including Christmas, beach scenes, Chicago's south communities including Beverly, Morgan Park (high school) and Pullman, Portage Park, Citizens Military Training Camps, historical sites relating to Abraham Lincoln and pictures from trips outside o...

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Album of Dearborn Seminary alumnae and associate alumnae, 1854-1906.

Portraits of alumnae and associate alumnae of Dearborn Seminary in Chicago. Includes a portrait of Rose Grosvenor Ellis.

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Alma Petersen papers

Correspondence, research files, photographs, and other papers of Alma C. Schmidt Petersen and her husband William Petersen, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Most of the collection are records from medical and social service organizations in which Alma Petersen partic...

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American Field Service records

Letters; a short history of the organization; various lists of donors of ambulances, lists of men serving, etc.; clippings; and pamphlets. Concerns the financial status of the organization, the morale of those in service, particularly of those who wished to leave it for more active military duty,...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Dwight Perkins, [around 1890-1975]

Correspondence, reports, newsclippings, articles, scrapbooks, photographs, and architectural drawings relating to the career and family life of noted architect Dwight Perkins, including 2 scrapbooks in box 4 (1890-1891 on religion and Jenkin Lloyd Jones; 1906-1910 on Chicago Board of Education tr...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Architectural records for buildings by Nicol, Chaney & Vanek and related firms, [ca. 1929-1977]

Job files (ca. 60) for buildings and alterations by the architectural firm, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek, based in Chicago (Ill.), and related firms: Charles Wheeler Nicol; Charles W. Nicol & Associates (1945-1955); Nicol & Nicol; and Nicol, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek (1965-). Designs were made for various c...

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Architectural records for Chicago school buildings, [ca. 1890-1929, 1953]

Job files for school buildings, additions, and alterations designed for the Chicago Board of Education. Similar plans were used for many buildings. Files for a building often contain blueprints, elevations, and other plans, etc. Architects who designed several buildings included in the collection...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, [ca. 1930-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel of people, places and events in the Chicago area. Primarily consists of photographs by Siegel and other photographers taken for the book, Chicago's Famous Buildings. Includes photographic work for Chicago area businesses--mostly individual or group ...

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Asian Human Services of Chicago records, 1978-1996

Reports, press releases, correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, topical files, other printed materials, court documents, and other records of Asian Human Services of Chicago, an organization established in 1978 to analyze needs and provide social services for Asians in Chicago near ...


Association House of Chicago photograph collection, 1900-1965.

Photoprints depict residents, members and activities of Association House, a settlement house located in Chicago's West Town community area. Most photos show children in groups, at structured play in classroom or gymnasium situations, and at unstructured play at playgrounds, beaches, or camps (in...

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Association House of Chicago records, 1899-1972

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Pr...


Augustana Hospital photograph collection, ca. 1920-1970.

Primarily students, staff and facilities of Augustana Hospital School of Nursing.

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Barbour-Powell family collection of visual materials, [1860s-1950s, bulk 1900-1930]

Material from the Barbour-Powell family of Chicago, especially Lillian Powell Barbour and her daughters Lillian and Elizabeth. Includes formal and informal photographs of family members, among these cartes-de-visite of Lillian Powell as child and later, cabinet card portraits of her children; vie...


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...


Beth Burrows papers

Membership card, programs from activities, Chicago public high school progress reports and report cards, speeches, and song cards relating to Beth Burrows (who was known as Miss. Schacter before her marriage). Topics include her involvement in school and organizations, including B'nai B'rith Yout...

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Beth Burrows photograph collection, 1948-1959.

Photographs relating to Beth Burrows' experiences growing up in the Northwest Side of Chicago (Ill.). She was known as Miss. Schacter before her marriage. Collection includes class photographs and photographs of extracurricular activities by students.

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Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Chicago records, ca. 1929-2003.

Complaint files, correspondence, memos and other papers, statistical summaries, radio scripts, and sound recordings, relating to the daily activities of BBB/Chicago, such as sponsoring educational programs for its membership of businesses and organizations, monitoring and helping to regulate fair...

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Bonnie and Charles Remsberg interviews

Transcripts of interviews conducted by Bonnie and Charles Remsberg in 1965 and 1966. The interviews are with Chicago teachers, principals, and school psychologists about the Chicago public school system. Topics include segregation, facilities, supplies, student and teacher attitudes, racial issue...

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Carole R. Nolan papers

Technical reports, meeting minutes, financial information, field surveys, correspondence, and other items relative to Carole R. Nolan's work as a consultant on closed circuit instructional television in the public schools for the Chicago Board of Education, 1966-1968. The collection also contains...

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Catherine Krier photograph collection, 1940-1967.

Photographs relating to student life at Henderson Elementary School, 5650 South Wolcott in Chicago (Ill.).

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Catholic Adult Education Center records

Correspondence, financial records, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, photographs, and other administrative records of the Catholic Adult Education Center (CAEC) in Chicago (Ill.). Included are materials from CAEC courses on intellectual and social matters, the CAEC Chicago Center for Film Stud...

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Catholic Inter-Racial Council film, [1950?]

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