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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...


Guide to the Records of "Clara, Lu 'n' Em", 1923-2014

"Clara, Lu 'n' Em," one of the first radio soap operas (1930-1946), was created, written, and performed by three Northwestern University alumnae (Louise Starkey Mead, Isobel Carothers Berolzheimer, and Helen King Mitchell), who assumed the roles of small-town housewives exchanging gossip and opin...

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...


Marshall Brodein visual materials

Black-and-white and color photographs and printed material related to Marshall Brodein and his character Wizzo the Wizard popularized on WGN-TV's "Bozo's Circus" and "The Bozo Show." Images depict Wizzo and Bozo on set, Wizzo flyer and headshot portrait, and a later portrait of Brodien not in cos...

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Sally Rand collection of photographs, [ca. 1920-1960, bulk 1950s]

Photographs from the personal files of dancer and actress, Sally Rand, primarily relating to the period 1949-1953 and Rand's traveling dance show, but including some earlier materials. Sally Rand became famous for her "fan dance" and her "bubble dance" (using balloons) that she performed at the C...

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Sally Rand papers

Correspondence, financial materials, newspaper clippings, publicity files, programs, musical scores, and other papers of Sally Rand, mostly relating to the traveling dance revue that she operated for many years. Some items refer to her earlier performances at the Century of Progress world's fair ...


Women in Design/Chicago collection of visual material, 1984-1985.

Printed material exhibiting graphic and typographical designs by Chicago area women working in the design field. The collection consists of entries for the WID/C annual competition in several categories, such as annual reports, corporate graphics, in-house communications, logos, posters and promo...

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