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Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Chicago records, ca. 1929-2003.

Complaint files, correspondence, memos and other papers, statistical summaries, radio scripts, and sound recordings, relating to the daily activities of BBB/Chicago, such as sponsoring educational programs for its membership of businesses and organizations, monitoring and helping to regulate fair...

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Century of Progress and Chicago Railroad Fair scrapbook

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,...


Color slides of the Railroad Fair

Images of the entrance, exhibits and entertainment at the Railroad Fair that was held in Burnham Park (between 21st Street and 31st Street) in Chicago during 1948 and 1949. Includes exhibits sponsored by the Sante Fe Railroad and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Also includes images of Native ...

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George S. Bowen papers, 1856-1928.

Correspondence, diaries, financial records, legal documents, promotional materials, and newspaper clippings related to George S. Bowen's career as an entrepreneur and civic leader in Chicago and Elgin (Ill.). Topics include manufacturing and trade in woolen textiles and pottery and glassware (186...

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