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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...


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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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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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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Guide to the Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) Papers, 1960-1984

Dennis Brutus, poet and South African expatriate, was an activist, working for an end to racial segregation in sport. The Dennis Brutus Papers comprise correspondence, papers associated with specific organizations and events, and numerous drafts of poems, both handwritten and typed.

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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 H6, 1877-1917

Contains correspondence, photographs, minutes, programs, flyers, tickets, articles, illustrations, lists of missions, pins, pamphlets, sheet music, obituaries, Mass cards, and booklets. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Catholic Instruction League, baseball, medical school, Loyola University...

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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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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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Inactive Resource Files, 1935-1991

The Inactive Resource Files of the Office of Public Relations comprises 1.75 linear feet spanning the years 1935 to 1991 (bulk 1961-1985) and include newsclippings, memos, corerspondence, photocopies, reports, histories, sheet music, and press releases. Of special note in the O'Hara, Tom file is ...

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Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, papers, 1960-2006.

This collection spans the years 1960 to 2006 and includes three series: Personal Papers, Roger Michael Cardinal Mahony Papers, and Audio Visual Materials. The bulk of the papers relate to the professional advancement of Roger Michael Cardinal Mahony from priest to archbishop to cardinal. Other pa...

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...


Jim Brown papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, award certificates and other papers relating to the life and career of Jim Brown, DuSable High School teacher and coach of football, baseball, and basketball teams circa 1950-1980. Brown graduated from George Williams College in 1949; coached the DuSable team ...

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Lincoln Turners (Chicago, Ill.) records

Records of the Lincoln Turners (Turn Verein Lincoln), a German American athletic club with facilities at 1019 W. Diversey, including: board of trustees minutes; membership rosters (recording dues paid); financial reports and ledgers; copies of the club newsletter; newsclippings; programs; copies ...

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March madness : the official video history of the IHSA basketball tournament since 1908, 1989.

Includes a history of the Illinois High School Association basketball tournaments showing the teams, players, coaches, and the greatest moments. Features Lou Boudreau, Quinn Buckner, Paul and Phil Judson, Isiah Thomas, Dike Eddleman, and others. Includes high schools from Illinois cities, such as...

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Miscellaneous Programmes vol. I, 1895-1898.

Scrapbook contains progams, invitations, tickets, and announcements for alumni events, commencements, debate competitions, lectures, and plays. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Illinois State Normal University, St. Louis University, University of Notre Dame, Chicago Musical College, Chicago...

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Miscellaneous Programmes vol. II, 1880-1902.

Scrapbook contains invitations, cards, programs, and tickets for lectures, events, commencements, banquets, competitions, plays, and Jubilees. Subjects include St. Louis University, St. Xavier College, St. Ignatius College, Marquette College, Creighton College, Detroit College, World's Columbian ...

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Programmes of St. Ignatius College, 1903-1916.

Scrapbook contains jubilee cards, programs, schedules, tickets, advertisements, flyers, memorial booklets, circulars, menus, illustrations, postcards, song lyrics, Mass cards, sheet music, and catalogs. Subjects include James Edward Cardinal Quigley, St. Ignatius College, debate contests, basebal...

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Pullman-Standard photograph collection, 1899-1929.

Photographs of the town and activities of Pullman, Ill. (now a Chicago community) after the death of founder, industrialist and community planner George Pullman. Predominant are exteriors and interiors of industrial buildings, some which show men engaged in labor. Also includes several photograph...

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Scrapbook, 1868-1926

Contains articles from newspapers and magazines as well as pamphlets, obituaries, sheet music, reports, certificate of incorporation for the Alumni Association of the Holy Family School, list of Christmas offerings, correspondence, mass cards, programs, flyers, tickets, and membership cards. Subj...

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Sokol Chicago records

Meeting minutes (3 v.), written in Czech, of Chicago affiliates of Sokol Chicago, a Czech American athletic and cultural organization headquartered in the South Lawndale (Little Village) neighborhood. Collection also includes a daybook and a certificate of incorporation.

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St. Ignatius College Photograph Album vol. I, 1884-1899, 1915-1916.

Contains photographs of Jesuits, classes, athletic teams, plays, etc., from St. Ignatius College. Subjects include Jesuits, St. Ignatius College, students, football, baseball, and debating societies.

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