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Forest Preserve District of Cook County Records, Collection Description, 1899-2011

This collection contains materials generated primarily by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. These materials document the history of the district, the people who founded it, some of its day-to-day operations, and its planning, construction, and development. It includes correspondence, m...


George Tressel film collection, [ca. 1950-1969]

Includes films from the collection owned by professional filmmaker Tressel. Includes a master print, a 16 mm. print, and a videocassette entitled: "Midway memories," regarding newsreels taken at University of Chicago (1950s) and films of the University of Chicago urban redevlopment project in the...

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Illinois Prairie Path Records, 1928-2017

Begun in 1963 with May Watts' vision of a public footpath along an abandoned railway, the Illinois Prairie Path has developed into a 63 mile multi-use path crossing Kane, DuPage, and Cook County. The Archives of the Illinois Prairie Path encompass everything that has happened in that fifty year t...

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