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Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Records, 1885-1999

Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some informati...

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Chicago Reader collection of visual materials, [ca. 1973-1995].

Black-and-white (400) and color (2) photographic prints, printed materials (33), and videotapes (2) that accompanied press releases sent to The Reader, an alternative weekly newspaper based in Chicago (Ill.). Events pictured include the Oz Park Festival, CELEBRATE on State Street, the Chicago Pub...

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Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Chicago Seed (newspaper) records

Sundry mailings, underground press announcements and brochures, a few letters, and other office files of Seed Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Seed, an alternative newspaper. Topics include the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, rights of...


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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Horatio Winslow Seymour Papers, 1867-1948

Editorial columns, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, three photographs, and family materials from publisher and editorial writer Horatio Winslow Seymour.

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John Rossen papers

Includes copies of newspaper and publication clippings regarding Chicago liberal activist, war veteran, organizer and publisher John Rossen. Folder one contains clippings regarding Rossen's initial trial and response to racism and government control in St. Louis and Chicago, and articles publishe...

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Leon T. Walkowicz collection of editorial cartoon drawings, 1939-1951.

Original cartoons depicting events in World War II by Chicago newspaper cartoonists Battenfield, Orr, Parrish, Plascke, Shoemaker and Werner.

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Leon T. Walkowicz editorial cartoon collection, [ca. 1935-1948]

Original cartoon drawings by editorial cartoonists for Chicago newspapers (Batenfield, Parrish, Plaschke, Shoemaker, and Werner) relating to political events in Europe preceding and following World War II. Three cartoons have inscriptions from the artists to Mr. Walkowicz.

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...