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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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George M. Pullman papers

Correspondence (primarily 1859-1863), diary (1859-1861), collection of railroad passes (ca. 205, 1862-1900), and obituaries and resolutions in memorial of George M. Pullman. Correspondence is chiefly letters by Pullman to his mother and other family members on personal matters and on his work. Th...


Henry Koopman photograph collection, 1886-ca. 1910.

Photographs by professional photographer Koopman, of Pullman and Roseland communities in Chicago. Includes an unidentified parade, Pullman Company workers in the street during lunch hour, the dining room of the Hotel Florence and staff of black waiters. Scenes of Palmer Park include construction ...

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Pullman family photograph collection, [1867-1914, bulk 1880s].

Primarily portraits of George Pullman, his family and relatives. Most of the photographs are formally posed group portraits taken outdoors on the grounds surrounding Castle Rest, the Pullman summer estate on Pullman Island located in the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Alexandria...

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Pullman, Lowden, and Miller families photograph collection, [ca. 1850-1987]

Snapshots, formal photographic portraits, and photo albums relating to descendants of George M. Pullman, primarily through the lineage of his granddaughter Florence Lowden Miller, who was the daughter of Illinois Governor Frank Orren Lowden; Pullman family, Lowden family, Miller family, and frien...

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Pullman-Miller family papers, ca. 1823-1988.

Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks of newsclippings, obituaries and genealogical records, and memorabilia that were kept in Dr. and Mrs. C. Phillip Miller's home in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, much of it relating to Mrs. Miller (Florence Lowden Miller), her husband, and their families, inc...

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William H. Peterson Papers, 1891-2012

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, incl...