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Chicago Park District records : Photographs

Representing more than 500 parks from the late nineteenth century to the present, this collection documents site development, park facilities, features (such as gardens, fountains, playgrounds and sculptures), park staff, programmatic activities, special events, the lakeshore and shore protection...

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Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...


DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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South Chicago Neighborhood House photograph collection, [ca 1932-1965]

Primarily photographs of events, outings, and activities of the South Chicago Neighborhood House, located at 8458 Mackinaw Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Includes views of activities, such as camping trips, craft shows, mass meetings, knitting groups, and children's play. Also includes a scrapbook ...