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Changing Chicago project photographs by Jay King, 1987-1988.

Documentary photographs focusing on people in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, specifically near DePaul University. Includes primarily street scenes depicting residents and visitors of all ages and demographics engaging in normal daily life at various Lincoln Park locations.

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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...


Erbes family photograph collection, [ca. 1946-1950]

Includes exterior views of 2 stores owned by Helen Erbes: Erbes Food Shop, known as "Helen's," at 2058 North Dayton in Chicago (Ill.), which she owned in 1945-1947, and the shop at 4257 North Harding (corner of Elston Avenue), which she owned in 1948-1950. Her husband Anton Erbes, his brother (?)...

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Francis W. Parker School records and Flora J. Cooke papers [manuscript], 1884-1960.

Archives of Francis W. Parker School and personal and professional papers of its early principal, Flora J. Cooke. The collection is primarily comprised of 4 groups. First, Flora J. Cooke's professional and personal papers, most of them relative to her association with the Francis W. Parker School...

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Luebke family business records

Two business account books, one tax receipt book, and one paper business card relating to the plastering business of Charles and Jonathan (or John) Luebke. The account books range from 1884-1886 and give addresses at which work was performed, clients' names, nature of the work, and amounts paid. ...

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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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Seilheimer hardware store account books

Account books of John and Titus Seilheimer's hardware business located at 413 Clybourn Avenue (later, number changed to 1800 North Clybourn), Chicago (Ill.). The account books date from Jan. 1870-Aug. 1874, May 1882-Aug. 1892, ca. 1891-1892, Aug. 1892-Oct. 1893, and ca. 1895. Also included is a r...

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Vacation album of an unidentified family, ca. 1910.

Primarily family snapshots of vacation areas in Northern Michigan. Also includes scenes from Lincoln and Jackson Parks in Chicago (Ill.).

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Woman's City Club of Chicago photograph collection, 1919-1924.

Lantern slide program showing various civic activities of the Woman's City Club. Included are: improving housing conditions, beach improvements, sewege treatment, and aid to Polish refugees after WWI. Subjects include contrasting tenement and well kept housing, dirty alleys and vacant lots, loadi...

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