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Albert Schweitzer luncheon speeches, 1949 July 11.

Speeches at luncheon sponsored by the Conference of Club Presidents and Program Chairmen in honor of Albert Schweitzer at the Stevens Hotel in Chicago (Ill.). Includes Schweitzer's informal talk in French with English translation (ca. 10 min., side 2) and brief speeches by Gov. Adlai Stevenson, M...

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AMF Midway Postal Retirement Organization Archives

These workers were the first African Americans allowed to work at Midway Airport's AMF postal facility. They later worked on trains, distributing mail throughout the Midwest. The AMF Midway Postal Retirement Organization was founded in 1991 to document the history of African Americans in the orga...

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Archives of the Chicago Horticultural Society

The records of the Archives of the Chicago Horticultural Society include meeting minutes, agendas, reports, publications, maps, plans, news clippings, photographs, audio and video recordings, correspondence, and administrative files. Records span the years 1890-1904, 1943-present, bulk 1972-present.

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Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry collection of visual material, [1930-1976, bulk 1960-1976]

Views of Chicago by photographer Kee T. Chang to illustrate the Association's efforts to promote commercial growth and civic improvement. Includes views of Chicago (skyline, people on the street, aerial views, etc.), historic buildings, Lake Michigan and the waterfront, activities and festivals, ...

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Chicago Astronomical Society records

Compilation of facts about the Chicago Astronomical Society made by Henry C. Ranney, Secretary for many year (1 v.) and a second volume containing reports and minutes of meetings of the society, 1875-1903; newsclippings, lists of subscribers to fund the telescope and building of the Dearborn Obse...

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Chicago Bible Society records

Record books of the Chicago Bible Society, beginning with the annual meeting on Dec. 17, 1848, through April 18, 1880; April 24, 1881, through Oct. 28, 1899; July 29, 1889, through April 19, 1906. Includes a volume on Women's Council by-laws and meetings, 1893-1901; records of business committees...

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Chicago City Ballet Records, 1924-2001

Administrative, promotional, and audiovisual records of the Chicago City Ballet, founded by prima ballerina Maria Tallchief in 1980. The successor of the Lyric Opera Ballet, this resident ballet company toured and performed in Chicago and throughout the United States until dissolving in 1987. Als...

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Chicago City Ballet School Records, 1980-1994

The School of the Chicago City Ballet was founded in 1980 by Maria Tallchief and affiliated with the Chicago City Ballet, outlasting the company by six years until its closing in 1993. Includes administrative records, publicity materials, and photographs.

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Chicago Dance and Music Alliance Records, 1980-2005

Records of the Chicago Dance Coalition, the Chicago Music Alliance, and the merged Chicago Dance and Music Alliance. Includes administrative, financial, and photographic materials as well as audiovisual and digital data items.

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Chicago Hearing Society photograph collection, 1910-1982.

Over 300 images that chronicle the history of the Chicago Hearing Society (CHS), which include various activities (bazaars, costume parties, plays and other entertainment productions, camping trips, CHS anniversaries, etc.), lipreading classes from ca. 1938 to ca. 1973 taught by Torrey and other ...

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Chicago Historical Society collection of My History Is Your History visual materials, 1999.

Color photographic negatives, contact sheets, and videos produced by Chicago Historical Society staff for the My History Is Your History project, documenting the Good Friday Stations of the Cross ceremonies in the Lower West Side, Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago on April 2, 1999 and the Indian Ind...

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Chicago Historical Society, Day Without History Project oral histories

Collection of oral history interviews (on sound cassettes with typed transcripts) relating to the impact of AIDS on people in the Chicago area. Interviewers were staff and volunteers of Chicago Historical Society.

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Chicago Society of Decorative Art records

Minutes of meetings and summaries of subjects discussed (1 v., 1878 May 7-1884 Nov. 11), certificate of articles of incorporation, first paper read before the Society, speech by Society president, and other papers of the organization, which sought to combine education in decorative arts with empl...

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Chicago stories, [ca. 2002-2003]

Documentary videos and interviews about Chicago history and social groups. John Callaway served as interviewer and narrator. Many images show collection items of the Chicago Historical Society. Topics include politicians, activists, laborers, athletes, people in arts and entertainment, philanthro...

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Chicago Veteran Druggists' Association Records, 1839-1967

The Chicago Veteran Druggists’ Association (commonly abbreviated as CVDA) was a social and pharmaceutical organization founded by Thomas Nevins Jamieson in 1898. This collection documents the history of the CVDA, with some documentation of its sister organizations in Minnesota.

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1996 donation, 1955-1996 (bulk 1994-1996).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1995- March 1996 (but some date as early as 1955), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Dorris Harris, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl J. Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthring...

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Collection of Otto L. Schmidt's historical interest photographs, [approximately. 1914-1934]

Black-and-white photographic prints and negatives related to the professional and personal life of Otto L. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Images include family portraits, a 1926 group portrait of the Illinois State Historical Society and the Mississippi...

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DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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Edward Moss Martin papers, 1896-1985

Biographical materials, correspondence, publications, research materials, memoranda, fliers, programs, and other papers of Edward Moss Martin, a civic reformer and member of the Union League Club of Chicago. Much of the material in the collection relates to Martin's work as director of public aff...

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Emily Washburn Dean papers

Correspondence, printed materials, and other papers reflecting Mrs. Dean's activities in the fields of social service and politics, including her candidacy for Cook County Commissioner (1922) and campaigning for Cermak against Thompson for Mayor of Chicago (1931), for President Hoover, for C. Way...

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Ernst F. Detterer Papers, 1897-1968

Chicago designer and calligrapher, founding head of the Department of Printing Arts of the School of the Art Institute, and Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1931-1947. Collection focuses on Detterer's career before he came to the Newberr...

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Felicita Cosme interview

Oral history interview (on sound cassette with typed transcript) relating to the impact of AIDS on people in the Chicago area.

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Foundation for Developmentally Disabled Children records, 1929-1991, bulk 1945-1988

Meeting minutes, financial records, committee reports, newsletters, correspondence, publicity and fundraising materials, scrapbooks, and other records of the Foundation for Developmentally Disabled Children (FDDC) and its predecessor organizations affiliated with Michael Reese Hospital i...

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