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Carson Pirie Scott records, ca. 1869-1988, bulk 1925-1977

Correspondence, biographical information on company officials, corporate histories, timelines, and newspaper clippings; financial records on real estate, stock, and salary and pension plans; and marketing materials and floor plans of the Chicago department store chain, Carson Pir...


Changing Chicago project photographs by Thomas F. Arndt, 1986-1987.

Arndt's work prints show day and night scenes of urban life in Chicago's downtown Loop area. Includes photographs of individuals and families on the streets, at the beach and lakefront, in cafes and restaurants, interiors of public buildings, transportation, and portraits.

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Chas. A. Stevens store records, part 1

Records for Chas. A. Stevens Department Store (Chicago, Ill.) include company charter, minutes, notes for talks and lectures and misc. items, 1865-1979. Also included are the records of the American Silk Company that include their operating license and company minutes, 1902-1910. Collection inclu...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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Ernest J. Stevens papers

Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, menus, newsclippings, and other papers, primarily of Stevens and of his father James W. Stevens, chiefly concerning business activities although some personal material is included as well as some correspondence and other papers of Stevens' wife Eli...

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gloria cassens collection.

The photographs depict individuals encountered in Chicago's Loop and Near North Side between 2012 and 2015. The photographs graphically show the human conditions that some people, young and old, men and women, experience.

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Julius Poslusny photograph collection, 1900s-1940s.

Poslusny, a Chicago photographer, owner of LaSalle Photo located in the LaSalle Hotel and his brother Edmund. Subjects include family portraits, Poslusny at work and with friends. There are also samples of his photographs.

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North Loop News collection of visual materials, ca. 1950-1970.

Primarily photographs of newsworthy events and people relating to Chicago's Loop commercial district and near North side. A large portion is comprised of individual and group portraits, approximately half of which are identified. Group portraits document political and organizational events; prese...


Otis family papers

Business and personal papers of the Otis family of Chicago (Ill.), which made its fortune in nineteenth-century business real estate. Present are building management files of Frederick R. Otis and his son Charles Tillinghast Otis, owners of prominent retail properties in the Loop (State Street) a...

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