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Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive, 1983-1989

Exhibition photographic prints and work photographic prints created for the Changing Chicago photodocumentary project sponsored by the Focus/Infinity Fund of Chicago. Includes the work of thirty-two commissioned photographers addressing topics spanning people (workers in various jobs, sc...


Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1965, bulk 1915-1965]

Includes individual and group portraits of Pants Rowland, family members, friends, and baseball players and officials who were probably members of minor league teams although they are mostly unidentified. Collection includes a few cartes de visite, cabinet card, and panoramic photographs. Collect...

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Glover family photographs

Black-and-white photographic prints, some mounted to photograph album pages, related to the Glover family and the Thoburn Methodist Episcopal Church amateur baseball team. Images depict the Thoburn ME Juniors team playing baseball; portraits of Ray Glover, other players, and the team in uniform; ...


Hulbert family papers, including William Ambrose Hulbert items

Typed transcripts of letters written by or to various members of the Hulbert family, often in Chicago, Illinois (2 v., 1836-1875), photocopies of selected letters, and photocopies of articles that relate to William Ambrose Hulbert's role in the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs and t...

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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...


Recreation album of a Chicagoan, ca. 1895-1909.

An album of personal photographs of an unidentified owner. Contains views of Chicago parks, including bridges, lagoons, structures, and statuary; amateur baseball teams and spectators; men and women camping in Glen Ellyn; men fishing; views of Riverside, Ill.; and Indians at Leech Lake, Minn. Als...

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Wengler family and Wengler & Mandell Cigar Manufacturing Co. photograph collection, [ca.1870-1945]

Photographs relating to the Wengler family and to the Wengler & Mandell Cigar Manufacturing Company of Chicago (Ill.). Includes several mounted photographs showing activities at the Wengler & Mandell factory ca. 1910, including rows of workers rolling and packaging cigars and piles of tobacco lea...

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WGES and WSBC Chicago radio stations collection of visual materials, [approximately 1930s]

Black-and-white photographic prints (approx.130) and nitrate negatives (361) related primarily to the WGES and WSBC radio stations in Chicago. Photographs depict mainly station personnel and equipment, as well as interior and exterior views of radio stations. Also included are photographs of ball...

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