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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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Amy Eleanor Wingreen Papers, 1898-ca.1900

Material relating to Amy E. Wingreen's service as a nurse in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Consists of correspondence, mostly outgoing, memorabilia, photographs, a scrapbook of clippings and official letters and two manuscript narratives recounting her experiences.

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Army memories, ca. 1880-1889.

Civil war scenes, many of which portray a romanticized version of life as a soldier. Includes scenes with battles and/or identified officers, such as Generals Grant, Sheridan and Sherman. Also includes character portraits of types such as topographical engineers and a Zouave.

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The Chicago Times-Herald war pictures, 1898 May 16-Aug. 29.

A series of weekly publications by the Chicago Times-Herald containing halftone photomechanical prints of the Spanish American War. Includes images of military equipment, battleships, encampments, and views of Cuba and the Philippines.

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Edward Price Bell Papers, 1886-1951

Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.

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George J. Iberle visual materials, ca. 1878-1976, bulk 1941-1948

Black-and-white photographic prints and color posters from George J. Iberle’s time as a community leader in both Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood and the German American society, Schwaben Verein. The bulk of photographs were taken during World War II to document the homefront mobilization...

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Ira M. Whiteman Collection of Photographs and Military Paraphernalia, 1898-1899

Sixteen photographs and fourteen artifacts of military paraphernalia belonging to Ira M. Whiteman, relating to the Spanish-American War. Includes commercial photographs by Waterman of Chicago showing Cuba in 1899 and Camp Cuba Libre in Jacksonville, Fla.; other photos are of Havana Harbor, of Whi...

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John T. McCutcheon photograph collection, [ca. 1890-1900]

Primarily snapshots of the Spanish American War in the Philippine Islands and the following Filipino insurrection (1898-1900), during which McCutcheon acted as an overseas correspondent. Includes views before and after the Battle of Manila, participating naval vessels, and scenes of military mane...

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Otto J. Krampikowsky photograph collection, 1918-1919.

General views taken by Krampikowsky, Chief Stenographer, Quarter Master Depot #1, Advance Section, U.S. Army, of cities and war monuments where his unit stopped in Northern France and East central Germany during World War I. Includes activities in cities and villages, in Krampikowsky's Army camp,...

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Photograph album of the Spanish-American War, 1898.

Photographs documenting the role of the 1st Illinois Volunteers in the Spanish-American War in Cuba.

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Portrait gallery of Union generals & colonels that fell by the bullet and disease in the Civil War album collection, 1861-1865.

Album of photoprints collected and arranged in the volume by Taylor in 1892 in New York City. Subjects are the U.S. Army generals and colonels who died by battle wounds, disease, accident or suicide during the Civil War. Each portrait is identified (when known) with name, rank, unit, cause, date ...

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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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Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129 collection of visual materials, 1941.

Memorabilia of the Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129.

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World War I views in France, 1914-1918.

Collection includes views of military parades, battlegrounds, bombed buildings, prisoners of war, soldiers, dead and wounded French, and American soldiers in France during World War I. Also a group of views of cities and chateauxs in France. Stereographs are glass, made in France, and are stored ...

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