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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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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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Infant Welfare Society of Chicago collection of visual materials

Collection of views of activities of Chicago's IWS, a social service organization which resulted from a merger of the Milk Commission of Chicago and the Children's Hospital Society. Includes scenes at IWS stations with mothers and children being examined by health care staff. Photoprints and lant...


Maxwell Street exhibition photographs, 1966-1983.

Views of residents of Maxwell Street area of Chicago (Ill.) 1966-1983. Include buyers and sellers at the Maxwell Street market and goods for sale. Also includes unposed views of people dancing, singing, lounging on the streets.

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National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago Section records, 1899-1973, bulk 1920-1970

Meeting minutes, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, periodicals, newsletters, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, directories, manuals, scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Chicago Section, a community servic...


Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project video archives, [ca. 1958-1999]

Items collected as part of the "Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture" project of the Chicago Historical Society, which focused on the following community areas: Near West Side, East Garfield Park, Lower West Side (Pilsen), South Lawndale (Little Village), Rogers Park, West Ridge, and Douglas and Gra...

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Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...


Phi Sigma Collection, 1878-2012

Phi Sigma is a social organization which was founded in 1878 in Chicago, Illinois. This group is dedicated to public speaking and is the second oldest, continuously running organization of its kind in Illinois. This collection honors Columbia College Chicago's early curricula in oratory arts and ...

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Swedish Club of Chicago, Ladies' Auxiliary records, 1950-1984

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, yearbooks and other records of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Swedish Club of Chicago. Most of the collection pertains to the administration of the Ladies' Auxiliary, including meeting minutes, membership lists, financial ...

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