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Barnes-Crosby collection of glass negatives and master photographs, [ca. 1904-1913]

Photographs and negatives of popular Chicago streets and sites primarily in the Loop area, by the commercial photography studio Barnes-Crosby Company. Many focus on individual buildings such as hotels, office buildings, stores, museums, theaters, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, organi...


Bill Veeck papers and sound recordings

Incoming letters; newsclippings; reports; 3 scrapbooks; oversize cartoons and other items; and other baseball related materials of Bill Veeck (William Louis Veeck, Jr., 1914-1986), a promoter of Major League Baseball and one-time owner of the Chicago White Sox franchise. Also includes reel-to-ree...

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Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive, 1983-1989

Exhibition photographic prints and work photographic prints created for the Changing Chicago photodocumentary project sponsored by the Focus/Infinity Fund of Chicago. Includes the work of thirty-two commissioned photographers addressing topics spanning people (workers in various jobs, sc...


Changing Chicago project photographs by Tom Harney, 1987-1988.

Documentary photographs of old Comiskey Park, stadium of the Chicago's American League baseball team, before it was demolished in 1991. Includes images of Chicago White Sox fans, the playing field, the exterior of the ballpark, vendors, and employees. Includes the "Save our Sox" campaign to halt ...

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Chicago Fans of the St. Louis Browns photograph collection, ca. 1950-1979.

Photographs of members of the St. Louis Browns baseball team fan club in Chicago. Also includes photographs of Chicago newspaper columnist William Leonard. The St. Louis Browns became the Baltimore Orioles to begin the 1954 season.

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Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Chicago Turn-Gemeinde, Pioneer Section records

Minutes of the Pioneer section (i.e., senior section) of Turners in Chicago, Illinois, a German American social club founded in 1852 for the intellectual, cultural, and physical well-being of its members, who were primarily middle-class and professional men. Also a periodical from Wernigerode, We...

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Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association records

Correspondence, historical files, and organizational notes for a 1984 tournament held in Chicago, and "Typo Sports" newspaper covering the Union Printers International Baseball League (1955, 1956, 1969-1973, 1976-1980, 1982, 1985-1988, 1990), programs, and other miscellaneous material by and abou...

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Chicago Yacht Club photograph collection, 1904-1960s, bulk 1904-1911.

Includes single sailboats at full sail and groups of sailboats participating in races particularly the Mackinac Race. Also candid shots of the crews both on deck and posing on shore, along with member portraits ca. 1920. Examples of nautical clothing worn by the crews, ca. 1900-1910.

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Christopher J. Hoy papers

Scrapbook, diary transcript, railroad passes, and other papers of Christopher J. Hoy, an Irish American Chicagoan, who was educated in Catholic schools in the city and employed by various Chicago companies. Includes a scrapbook of clippings and athletic letters documenting Hoy's football career a...

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Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) papers

Correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, financial materials, printed materials, contracts, and other papers of Clarence "Pants" Rowland, manager of the Chicago White Sox baseball team (1915-1918), and owner, manager, umpire, and executive of other teams over the years. Corres...

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Clarence Rowland (Pants Rowland) photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1965, bulk 1915-1965]

Includes individual and group portraits of Pants Rowland, family members, friends, and baseball players and officials who were probably members of minor league teams although they are mostly unidentified. Collection includes a few cartes de visite, cabinet card, and panoramic photographs. Collect...

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Coach Jim Brown of DuSable High School collection of visual materials, [ca. 1940-2002]

Photographs relating to the career of Coach Jim Brown, who coached football, baseball, and basketball teams and taught at DuSable High School (Chicago, Ill.) in the 1950s and 1960s. Images include his George Williams College Graduating Class of 1949; Jim Brown playing baseball for the Great Lakes...

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Comiskey Park photograph collection, [ca. 1990-1991]

Includes photographs of both old and new Comiskey Park in Chicago (Ill.). Photographs of old Comiskey Park are views taken during its final season. Views include the structure, fans, and Chicago White Sox baseball team. Also includes views of the demolition of old Comiskey Park. Photographs of th...

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Film of three newsreels from the 1920s, [ca. 1926-1927]

Single film containing three newsreels about (1.) the 1926 Army-Navy football game held at Soldier Field; (2.) celebrations of Charles Lindberg's 1927 transatlantic flight; and (3.) the 1927 heavyweight boxing championship fight between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney.

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For the record, 1989 Mar. 9.

A "slice of life" at Homewood-Flossmoor High School on March 9, 1984, including school announcements, students' comments, an award ceremony, and a boys' basketball game. The high school serves Homewood, Flossmoor, and other south suburbs of Chicago (Ill.) and is located at 999 Kedzie Avenue, Flos...

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Group portrait of the Chicago Bulls, 1997-1998, [ca. 1998].

Group portrait of basketball team the Chicago Bulls, 1997-1998. Photograph depicts team members, trainers, and managers assembled on basketball court.

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History of the College scrapbook H5, 1907-1916.

Contains articles, programs, membership cards, invitations, poems, advertisements, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, reports, Mass cards, obituaries, and lists of missions. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, social work, medical school, law school, football, baseball, Jesuits, socialism, ana...

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History of the College scrapbook H5, 1907-1916.

Contains articles, programs, membership cards, invitations, poems, advertisements, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, reports, Mass cards, obituaries, and lists of missions. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, social work, medical school, law school, football, baseball, Jesuits, socialism, ana...

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History of the College scrapbook No. 3, 1892-1900.

Contains programs, articles, clippings, tickets, invitations, poems, pictures/illustrations, flyers, correspondence, memos, and advertisements relating to the history of St. Ignatius College. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Holy Family Church, baseball, athletics, Chicago history, Thomas E...

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Hulbert family papers, including William Ambrose Hulbert items

Typed transcripts of letters written by or to various members of the Hulbert family, often in Chicago, Illinois (2 v., 1836-1875), photocopies of selected letters, and photocopies of articles that relate to William Ambrose Hulbert's role in the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs and t...

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Illinois Athletic Club records

Meeting minutes, membership information, accounting ledgers, scrapbooks, photographs, and other records of the Illinois Athletic Club, a social and sports club in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes small quantity of papers of John E. Guy, concerned with the sale and liquidation of the club, as well as...

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J. W. Taylor photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1900]

Photographs of Chicago's buildings, parks, and streets by professional photographer, Taylor. Includes specific buildings and general views of Loop area streets, such as Adams, Clark, Dearborn, LaSalle and Michigan Avenue, plus a few residential streets. Also includes scenes of Jackson Park, Linco...

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Jack Jatis papers, 1935-1965

This collection contains books, correspondence, clippings, reports, programs, bylaws, broadsides, photographs, impressions, minutes, precinct lists, and published materials. The material pertains to the Lithuanian-American community in Chicago, the Knights of Lithuania, the Chicago Democratic Par...

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