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Additional photographs by Henry Delorval Green, 1929-1934.

Photographs by Chicago photographer Henry Delorval Green, including views of the Century of Progress as well as studio portrait photographs of Green, and a photograph of Green at work in his darkroom. An album contains photographs that Green was commissioned to make of buildings in Omaha, Nebrask...

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Agnes Nestor papers, ca. 1880-1948, bulk 1896-1954

Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, clippings, passports, etc., arranged chronologically, and manuscript autobiography of Agnes Nestor, primarily relating to her career as a labor union leader in Chicago and official of the International Glove Workers Union of America, plus some items on h...


Album unidentified photographs of the Century of Progress, 1933-1934.

Unidentified photographs of the Century of Progress.

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Alice Fordyce photograph collection, 1933-1934.

Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by Fre...


Arthur Hercz papers

Correspondence and newsclippings relating to buildings or interiors designed by Arthur Hercz, a Chicago architect; scripts, musical scores, costume and scenery sketches, and programs for pageants and festivals designed or directed by Hercz; essays; articles; condolence letters to Hercz's family a...


Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Century of Progress :, [ca. 1933-1934]

Views of A Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).

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Century of Progress and Chicago Railroad Fair scrapbook, 1933-1934, 1948-1949, 1979.

Leather-bound scrapbook containing postcards, black-and-white photographs, and clippings primarily documenting the 1933-1934 Century of Progress Worlds Fair but also the 1948-1949 Chicago Railroad Fair. Included are railroad stamps depicting individual railroad lines like the Rock Island,...

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A Century of Progress film, 1933.

Includes scenes from A Century of Progress International Exhibition (1933 : Chicago, Ill.).

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Century of Progress glass stereograph collection, 1933-1934.

Glass transparency stereographs of views of the Century of Progress world's fair held in Chicago in 1933-1934. Subjects include buildings, the Skyride, the Avenue of Flags, and general overviews.

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Century of Progress photograph album by Herbert D. Cohen, 1933-1934.

Includes snapshots of A Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) taken by Cohen, who was a press photographer for Paramount News. Includes general views, exhibitions, entertainers, and other people at the fair.

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Century of Progress photograph album by Mabel E. Anderson, 1933-1934.

An album of views of the Century of Progress 1933 World's Fair photographed by amateur photographer Mabel E. Anderson. Includes views of the 12th Street entrance to the Fair, Avenue of Flags, exhibition buildings, Midway entertainments, sky ride, and other attractions.

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Century of Progress photograph album presented to the family of Edward Hines, 1934.

Official photographs of the Century of Progress world's fair held in Chicago (Ill.).

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Century of Progress pin-up girl photographs, [1933-1934]

Images of two young women in bathing suits posing on a beach and next to a sign that reads "Swimming Prohibited," with the General Motors Pier in the background. Photos were taken by Kaufmann & Fabry Co., 425 South Wabash Ave, Chicago (Ill.). The bottom of each print is labeled "A Century of Prog...

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Century of Progress scrapbook by Byron S. Benton, 1933-1934.

Includes 18 pages from an album with mounted photographs depicting people engaged in various activities at the fair, and buildings, some of which are under construction.

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Century of Progress world's fair, 1933-1934.

Includes views of A Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).

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Century of Progress world's fair film, 1933.

Shows entertainment and foreign villages at the Century of Progress International Exposition (1933 : Chicago, Ill.).

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Charlotte Hubbard photograph album, 1933-1934.

Primarily unidentified people and views at the Century of Progress International Exposition.

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Chicago Transit Authority photograph collection, ca. 1925-1935, bulk 1928-1929.

Primarily images of elevated train crossings on Chicago streets by photographer A.J. Scholz from the collection of George Krambles, 1928-1929. Other images show street scenes in Aurora, Berwyn, Cicero and Elmhurst. Also includes a few scenes of Chicago commercial buildings and buildings at the Ce...

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Church Federation of Greater Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, and financial records on ecumenical activities of the Church Federation of Greater Chicago, chiefly involving Protestant churches and agencies in Chicago and suburbs, and records of related organizations, including the Chicago Cooperative Council of City Missions...

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Clare Bogle collection of Century of Progress photographs, [1933-1934]

Amateur photographs taken at the Century of Progress world's fair, including views of exhibit buildings; fairgrounds; and streets and entertainment on the Midway representing foreign countries. Topics include: Havoline Motor Oil tower, Skyride tower, Switzerland Building, Illinois Building, Midge...

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Ernest J. Stevens papers

Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, menus, newsclippings, and other papers, primarily of Stevens and of his father James W. Stevens, chiefly concerning business activities although some personal material is included as well as some correspondence and other papers of Stevens' wife Eli...

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General Electric publicity photographs of the Century of Progress, 1933-1934.

Night views of various buildings and general views at the Century of Progress showing the use of light as decorations. Images created as publicity for the General Electric Company.

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