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American Veterans Committee, Chicago Area Council. Records, 1946-1973

The collection contains documents from the American Veterans Council, founded in 1944 and disbanded in 2003. The American Veterans Council was a liberal Veterans’ organization that sought to protect and extend Democracy. The collection spans from 1946-1973, with the bulk of the collection from 19...

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Bill Stamets papers

Pamphlets, flyers, ephemera, correspondence, audio and video recordings, and other papers of Bill Stamets, a Chicago filmmaker and free-lance photographer and writer. Topics include, but are not limited to, anti-war, nuclear power, Vietnam War memorial, gang activity, the proposed 1992 Chicago Wo...

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Chicago Seed (newspaper) photograph collection, [ca. 1960-1972]

Includes photoprints from the alternative newspaper Chicago Seed. Some photoprints relate to the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, and other national social and political issues. Negatives show a construction project, an earth-moving project, and an ...


Declan Haun collection of visual materials, ca. 1958-1994

The major images by photojournalist Declan Haun, including photographs made while working for the Charlotte Observer ,1958-1963; and as freelancer for the Black Star agency, 1963-1994, the bulk in 1963-1976 while he resided in Chicago, and a copy of a short motion-picture film: Real Self. The col...


Frank W. Gunsaulus Papers, 1906 - 1921

Papers of Frank W. Gunsaulus, founding president of Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago. Bulks with correspondence to and from Gunsaulus, but does not appear to be the bulk of his administrative correspondence regarding the operation of Armour Institute of Technology. Lesser amounts of materi...

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Gunsaulus, Frank W.; Papers, 1813-1921

Frank W. Gunsaulus (1856–1921) was an ordained Methodist minister, a noted preacher, orator, educator, bibliophile, document scholar, and pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church (Chicago) where, in 1890, he delivered the “Million Dollar Sermon” which inspired Philip Armour, Sr. to found Armour I...

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Henry H. Bussian photograph collection, ca. 1933-1945.

Primarily scenes of buildings and exhibits at the Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago). Also includes scenes of the Indiana dunes, a World War II bond rally, Chicago's Merchandise Mart, a polo game, and automobile race, and Bussian's back yard at 3750 N. Kenmore in C...


Olive Hulbert Scrapbook Collection, 1918 to 1923

Artifacts dating from 1918 to 1923, organized by past Alliance president, Olive Hubert. The scrapbooks contain documents from various dinners, events, and projects, and are related to individuals connected with the Alliance. They also chronicle the Alliance’s wartime and post-war reconstruction e...


Raw war: the uncensored story of the World War in photogravure, 1934 Jan. 6-May 12.

Volume of pages collected from the Saturday rotogravure supplement of the Chicago Daily News that contained images made by the newspaper's staff photographers and by other news agencies (ca. 1914-1918) that were republished in weekly installments in 1934 and depicted events throughout World War I...

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Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and i...

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St. Bernard Commandery photograph collection, 1907.

Trip taken by the St. Bernard Commandery (Chicago, Ill.) of the Knights Templar to the 30th Triennial Conclave held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and to New York City, Washington D.C., and Virginia, 1907. The members were accompanied by their families. Most of the photos are identified.

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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Visual index to copy negatives (Chicago History Museum, Research Center), ca. 1776-1975.

The Visual Index to Copy Negatives is composed of photographic prints that serve as a reference file to the first 15,000 copies made from original images in the Chicago Historical Society's Prints & Photographs Collection. These 15,000 images were the images most frequently requested by purchaser...

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