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Ann Landers collection of photographic materials, [ca. 1948-2000]

Images relating to the life and journalism career of Esther Pauline Lederer, famous as the nationally syndicated advice columnist "Ann Landers." Includes 5 scrapbooks and many publicity portrait photographs of Lederer at public speaking engagements and parties, as well as photographs of Lederer w...

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Ann Landers papers, 1947-2002

Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, texts of speeches, correspondence, photographs, book manuscripts, and other papers of Ann Landers, primarily regarding her career as a syndicated advice columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and later for the Chicago Tribune. Scrapbooks (66 vol.) contain he...

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Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers, ca. 1850-1972

Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.

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Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers, 1886-1966

Ernest Burgess(1886-1966), Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1916-1952. Contains correspondence; manuscripts; minutes; reports; memoranda; research material that includes proposals, case studies, questionnaires, tables, and interviews; teaching and course materials, class record book...

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Burr Tillstrom papers, 1926-1986, bulk 1947-1985

Scrapbooks, musical scores, audio recordings, correspondence, and other papers related to Burr Tillstrom’s children’s television program, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie,” based on his puppet characters. Includes letter by Burr Tillstrom to “September Bride DoDo,” 1947 Sept. 9, describing how Kuk...

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Carole R. Nolan papers

Technical reports, meeting minutes, financial information, field surveys, correspondence, and other items relative to Carole R. Nolan's work as a consultant on closed circuit instructional television in the public schools for the Chicago Board of Education, 1966-1968. The collection also contains...

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Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.

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Cartwright Family Papers, 1877-1982

Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (

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Claude A. Barnett papers

Correspondence, clippings, reports, minutes, speeches, and financial records of Claude Albert Barnett, the director of the Associated Negro Press (ANP); news releases of the ANP (1928-1964) and of the World News Service (1961-1963). Topics include African American newspapers and journalists; coll...


David Davis papers, 1815-1964

Primarily copies of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, pamphlets, and newsclippings relating to Davis family matters or to Davis's career as a lawyer; a judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1848-1862; Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

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Eugene and Irene Powers collection of visual materials, 1890s-1980, bulk 1930s-1950s.

Views of the Powers family of Chicago. Eugene "Red" Powers was assistant chief photographer (1934-1960s) and Irene Powers was woman's club editor (1940-1960s) for the Chicago Tribune. Subjects include family gatherings, Tribune staff parties, vacations in Mexico, and leisure activities such as go...


Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' firs...

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George Ade Papers, 1865-1971

Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of th...

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Geringer family papers, 1842-1986

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel documents, and other papers, some written in Czech, of August Geringer, Rudolph Jaromir Psenka, Vlasta Adele Vraz, and Victor Edgar Vraz. Included are Geringer's birth and baptismal certificates and numerous clippings from Czech publications, likely inc...

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Guide to the Records of "Clara, Lu 'n' Em", 1923-2014

"Clara, Lu 'n' Em," one of the first radio soap operas (1930-1946), was created, written, and performed by three Northwestern University alumnae (Louise Starkey Mead, Isobel Carothers Berolzheimer, and Helen King Mitchell), who assumed the roles of small-town housewives exchanging gossip and opin...

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Irving B. Harris papers

Correspondence, meeting minutes, and other personal papers of Irving B. Harris relative to his service as an officer, board member, fund-raiser, and philanthropist for the Chicago Educational Television Association, Erikson Institute, Family Focus, The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Nation...

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Jack L. Cooper collection of visual materials, [ca. 1910-1969]

Portrait photographs of Jack L. Cooper and relatives, friends, and business associates at social events and sometimes on Cooper's boat. Includes a few posters advertising his WSBC radio programs and the National Negro Business League. Cooper was an earlier leader in African American radio broadca...

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Jack L. Cooper photograph collection, 1915-1970s, bulk 1960s-1970s.

Visual materials pertaining to Jack Cooper, African American radio announcer in Chicago (1930s-50s) and his family and friends. Subjects include family gatherings (mostly snapshots), radio entertainers and vaudeville performers.

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James A. Mulligan papers

Correspondence, telegrams, student notebook, letterpress copy book, account books, journal (1862-1863), order books, and other papers by, to, or about James A. Mulligan, a Civil War army officer, Chicago lawyer, and journalist. Topics include Irish Americans, Catholics, Democratic politics, Mulli...


Lloyd Lewis Papers, 1886-1985

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.

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Marshall Brodein visual materials

Black-and-white and color photographs and printed material related to Marshall Brodein and his character Wizzo the Wizard popularized on WGN-TV's "Bozo's Circus" and "The Bozo Show." Images depict Wizzo and Bozo on set, Wizzo flyer and headshot portrait, and a later portrait of Brodien not in cos...

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Melville E. Stone Papers, 1815-1954

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.

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Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.


Nathan Kellogg McGill photograph collection, [ca. 1909-1934]

Studio portrait photographs and informal photographs of African American lawyer Nathan K. McGill; his older brother Simuel Decatur McGill (also a lawyer); Nathan McGill's first wife Idalee McGill and their sons Simuel and Nathan, Jr. (ca. 1922-1929). A 1913 image shows Simuel and Nathan McGill be...

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