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Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society papers, 1846-1958

The Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society was founded in 1886. It was a charitable organization and trade union for construction workers of German descent in Chicago. The collection consists of constitutions, bylaws, insurance policies, agreements, contractor's statements, pro...

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Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Chicago's neighborhoods, 1999.

Program explores the evolution of Chicago neighborhoods with respect to population growth, structures, and urban planning. Building types and architectural styles, particularly neighborhood houses of worship, illustrate the richness and diversity of communities in Chicago (Ill.). The film is Part...


Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church architectural drawing

Graphite and colored pencil rendering of The Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox church at 1900 W. Schiller, Chicago, Ill. (Wicker Park neighborhood), which opened in 1932.

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


Near Northwest Side Planning Commission records, 1956-1964

Correspondence, financial and legal records, meeting agendas and minutes, code violation complaints, contact lists, publications, maps, architectural drawings, materials collected from other local organizations, and other administrative records of the Near Northwest Side Planning Comm...

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Ron Gordon visual materials, 1971-2016

Black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 780, 8 in. x 10 in. and smaller), 20 in. x 24 in. photographic prints (2,308), 4 in. x 5 in. photographic prints (5,195), and contact sheets (approximately 274); 8 in. x 10 in. color prints (6); and color transparencies (112, 4 in. x 5 in. a...


Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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South Shore Historical Society records, 1907-1985, bulk 1978-1982

Membership materials, correspondence, research files, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal documents, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, by-laws, and other records of the South Shore Historical Society, an organization based in the South Shore community area on the fa...

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