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Atkinson family papers

Letters and legal papers, primarily by Charles Atkinson, Charles H. Atkinson, and Charles H. Deere about family news, Chicago real estate investments, land reclamation in Henry County and Rock Island County (Ill.), and the firm of Atkinson and Lord, Chicago suppliers of marble and soapstone-ware,...


Chicago Hearing Society records

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, and newsclippings of the Chicago Hearing Society, a service organization for adults and children who are deaf or have impaired hearing, founded in 1916 as the Chicago League for the Hard of Hearing, that sponsors educational, social, employment...


Chicago neighborhoods glass negative collection, ca.1890's, bulk 1895.

Primarily images of small businesses in Chicago neighborhoods taken by an unknown photographer, ca. 1895. Many of the photographs show the people who owned or were employed in these businesses. Included are views of grocery stores, barrooms, commercial laundries, barbershops, restaurants, pharmac...

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Lawrence Jacques photograph collection, ca. 1930-1949.

Primarily includes images relating to medical treatments, such as physicians and nurses engaged in surgery. Many images relating to the Republic Steel Strike. A few images show police officers, politicians, children, and persons engaged in photograph development. Other images show office interior...

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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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Pullman Free School of Manual Training album, ca. 1910-1919.

Consists of exterior and interior views of the Pullman Free School. Girls and boys are shown in laboratory, shop and classroom settings. Includes facilities for cooking, sewing, biology, chemistry, physics, drafting, woodworking, and forging. Also includes views of the Engine Room.

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Samuel Eberly Gross papers

Copyright documents, newspaper clippings, financial and legal documents, Civil War documents, and other papers of Samuel E. Gross, a Chicago real estate developer, author, and captain in the Union Army. A majority of the collection relates to Gross' play: The Merchant Prince of Cornville, and Gro...

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Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers, 1850-2002

Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Cha...


Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago photograph collection, ca. 1895-1973, bulk 1910-1950.

Visual materials relating to the VNA, which was organized in 1889 and chartered the following year. Shows child and adult patients from varied ethnic backgrounds receiving health treatments and instruction in their homes (ca. mid-1890s-1950s); single and group portraits of the nursing staff and o...

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