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Mary McDowell Settlement photograph collection, 1894-1950s, bulk 1900-1930.

Views of activities sponsored by the Mary McDowell Settlement (previously known as the University of Chicago Settlement House) for families living near the Chicago stockyards (Back-of-the-Yards neighborhood). Subjects include children playing on the Settlement's playground, on outings to parks an...

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Mildred Mead photograph collection, 1951-1958.

Photographs, nearly all by Mildred Mead, a photographer for the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council, showing neighborhoods in Chicago (Ill.) targeted by the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council for urban renewal. The photographs depict slum conditions, homes in revitalized areas (inclu...

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