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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...


Falwick Novick papers

Correspondence with customers, bills and receipts, and miscellaneous notes concerning operation of Novick's shop at 828 E. 43rd St., Chicago (Ill.), where he designed, crafted, and sold handwrought copper and silverware. The collection contains a few items from as early as 1915 from the Kalo Shop...

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Mildred Mead photograph collection, 1951-1958.

Photographs, nearly all by Mildred Mead, a photographer for the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council, showing neighborhoods in Chicago (Ill.) targeted by the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council for urban renewal. The photographs depict slum conditions, homes in revitalized areas (inclu...

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Rus Arnold papers, 1920, 1938-1987

Articles, correspondence, photographs, books, newspaper clippings, magazines, and other papers of Rus Arnold, a Chicago photojournalist. The collection consists largely of articles written, and photographs taken by Arnold for newspapers, magazines, lectures and industrial promotional lit...

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Rus Arnold photograph collection, [ca. 1950-1973]

Primarily includes commercial photography for various clients by professional photographer and photographic writer Rus Arnold, who resided in Chicago's Hyde Park community for much of his career. Includes images of homes, organizations, industries and business enterprises in Chicago, Illinois, an...


Selfhelp Home (Chicago, Ill.) papers

Annual reports, biographies, book reviews, correspondence, financial records, licenses, newsletters, and other materials related to the Selfhelp Home in Chicago, also known as the Self-Help Home, and the life of Dorothy Becker, its long-time advocate; as well as Ursula Levy's book about her: "The...

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Selfhelp Home (Chicago, Ill.) photograph collection, ca. 1951-1995 (bulk 1963-1985)

Photographs relating to Dorothy Becker and her work with The Selfhelp Home in Chicago (Ill.), also known as the Self-Help Home, an organization founded as Selfhelp of Chicago to assist Jewish refugees in the 1930s that began to sponsor a residence for older people in 1951 as well as an activity c...

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