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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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Blatchford Family Papers, 1777-1987

Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their paren...


Chicago Federation of Labor collection of visual material, 1914-1984.

Visual materials from the office of the Federation News, owned and controlled by the CFL-IUC, the federation of unions in Chicago. Subjects include members and leaders, conventions and banquets, international events, interiors of their radio station WCFL, and their members participation in commun...

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Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...


Documentary photographs by students at University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-1986.

Photographs submitted for Art & Design course 269 taught by Robert Stiegler at UIC, Spring 1986. Photographs primarily show street scenes in residential areas, focusing on Bridgeport, Lakeview and Pilsen communities. Some photographs depict small businesses or restaurants and their owners. Others...

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Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences records, ca. 1952-2006

Correspondence, minutes, scrapbooks (2 v.), reports, membership applications, conference brochures, organization histories, professional development information, newsletters, publications, by-laws, handbooks, job descriptions, and other files of the Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sci...

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Illinois Home Economics Association records

Records of the Illinois Home Economics Association including office files, correspondence, membership and meeting planning information.

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Mary Agnes Curran, OSF Papers, 1966-2002.

The Mary Agnes Curran, OSF Papers consist of material relating to Mary Agnes's life and service with communities in Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Mexico, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. These documents include personal items, correspondence, newsletters and newspaper articles, and photographs.

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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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Roland Hansen collection of visual materials, ca. 1938-1949.

Primarily original cartoons and drawings, which were executed by Hansen while he was a student at Chicago's Lane Technical High School and later during his employ by the Chicago Daily News. Includes comic illustrations for the school newspaper or yearbook regarding school activities and organizat...


Siebel's Brewing Academy photograph collection, ca. 1902-1904.

Interior of Academy showing students, technicians and teachers, classrooms, student and research laboratories, offices and the brewery, which began teaching students in English and German in 1902.

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Teenage Photo Documentary Project photograph collection, 1985.

Photographs by Chicago area teenagers of their friends, environment, and activities. Environments include homes--especially bedrooms, shops, schools, parks, beaches and fast food restaurants. Scenes usually show the involvement or participation of the teenager. Activities include hairdressing, li...