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Charles B. Sawyer papers

Account books, leases, and other miscellaneous business papers primarily relating to Charles B. Sawyer's wholesale boot and shoe trade in Chicago (Ill.). The collection contains two account books with invoices (2 volumes., 241 p., 1869-1871) and also includes an 1856 lease by Matthew Laflin to Sa...

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Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company photograph collection, 1900s-1960s, bulk 1900-1939

Shows construction of gas storage tanks, laying of gas mains under streets, and equipment use and safety training of personnel. Also includes photographs of the construction of the Peoples Gas building, 1909-1911, and a gas holder after a U.S. Army Air Corps B-24 bomber crashed into it in 1943.

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