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Arthur Siegel photograph collection

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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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 Association of Commerce and Industry records

Files of printed information (reports, brochures, incorporation papers) submitted by Chicago community service organizations seeking the endorsement of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), an organization of business and professional people dedicated to the commercial and fina...


Chicago Federation of Labor records

Meeting minutes, 1903-1922, of the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL); broadsides containing lists of dues paid by local unions to the CFL and other reports, 1911-1918; office files of the CFL, ca. 1890s-1940s, containing letters, notes, reports, etc., mostly during the presidency of John Fitzpatr...


Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Davis Pratt papers

Correspondence, annual reports, journal articles, teaching materials and other professional papers of Davis Pratt, a professor of design at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, who specialized in tools for developing countries. Collection contains class readers, syllabi and student assignmen...

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Descriptive inventory for the John Walley visual materials, 1937-1974

Black-and-white photographic prints (approximately 950), negatives (approximately 700), color photographic prints (13), art work and design projects documenting the career of John Walley, including materials and images from his work at the Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) and the Univ...

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Edward F. Worst photograph collection, [ca. 1895-1936]

Items relating to career of Edward F. Worst, an educator and craftsman, who taught manual arts (especially textile weaving) in Chicago and in Penland, N.C. Subjects include portraits; students, including a series depicting their involvement in the stages of linen production; displays of his stude...

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Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.


Frank W. McCulloch papers, 1931-1988

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...

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Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., scrapbooks, 1912-1933.

Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, tickets, invitations, membership cards, announcements, pins, and course bulletins covering the career of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., at Loyola University. Subjects include Frederic Siedenburg, women students, feminists, Loyola University, charity, ...


Gordon Coster visual materials

Photographs, primarily by commercial photographer Gordon Coster of Chicago (Ill.). Includes advertising work for Marshall Field & Company, documentary photography for magazines such as Time, Life, Fortune, Holiday, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American, and a number of corporate publications. ...


Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection, part 2, [ca. 1969-1989, bulk 1970-1979]

Photographic archive of primarily 1970s work produced by Hedrich-Blessing, a Chicago-based commercial photography firm specializing in architectural and design photography. Images show exterior and interior views of buildings and structures, including commercial, cultural, educational, government...

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James McHugh Construction Company photograph collection, [ca. 1939-1962]

Consists primarily of commercial photographs documenting construction projects located mainly in the Chicago area, with others in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D. C., and Wisconsin. Buildings are shown in all phases of construction. Interior and exterior views of apartment...

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Nathan Lerner collection of visual materials, [ca. 1933-1997]

Visual materials by or about Nathan Lerner relating to his career as a photographer, artist, educator, and inventor and to his personal life. He was associated with the New Bauhaus, the School of Design, and later the Institute of Design in Chicago (Ill.) for many years. Collection contains prima...

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Pullman (Illinois) and Pullman community of Chicago photograph collection, [ca. 1889-1988]

Primarily includes general views, buildings, street scenes, and industrial scenes from the 19th century model workingman's community of Pullman (Ill.), now part of the city of Chicago. Includes the Administration and Arcade buildings, church, clock tower, Hotel Florence, railroad station and othe...

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Pullman-Standard photograph collection, 1899-1929.

Photographs of the town and activities of Pullman, Ill. (now a Chicago community) after the death of founder, industrialist and community planner George Pullman. Predominant are exteriors and interiors of industrial buildings, some which show men engaged in labor. Also includes several photograph...

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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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Sterling Morton correspondence with his daughter Suzette

Correspondence between Suzette Morton Hammill and her father Sterling Morton, mostly written while she was a teenager and young woman studying at The Master's School (Dobb's Ferry, New York), at Vassar College, and in Paris (1927-1943). The collection also includes Sterling Morton's correspondenc...

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University of Chicago, Industrial Relations Library, collection of materials on Chicago area companies

Newsletters, reports, brochures, training guides, forms, financial information, and consumer relations booklets of various Chicago area companies. The materials were compiled by the Industrial Relations Library at the University of Chicago. Companies include Chicago and North Western railroad, Pu...

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The Woodlawn Organization records, 1959-1973

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, research materials, clippings, brochures, and other records of The Woodlawn Organization (TWO), a coalition of neighborhood and religious groups formed to improve the quality of life in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Topics i...