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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials

Primarily photoprints of Afro-Americans collected during Barnett's career as founder and director of the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (1919-1964), some images photographed by Gordon Parks. Includes Black events and significant personalities in diverse fields supplied to the ANP for distri...


George D. Cook Company papers, 1898-1929

Personal and business correspondence, receipts, order forms, bonds, bulletins, and other administrative files of the George D. Cook Company, an investment securities business specializing in Mexican bonds founded by George D. Cook in the early 1900s. Also present are administrative files relati...

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John Gutknecht papers, 1906-1972 (bulk 1920-1960)

Biographical materials, correspondence, travel diaries (17 v.; 1934-1965), scrapbooks (11 v.; 1911-1960), transcripts, certificates, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and other papers of John Gutknecht, a Chicago lawyer and judge. Present are transcripts of radio broadcasts pertaining ...

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


United Nations Association, Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions records, 1947-1980

Correspondence, newsletters, press releases, brochures, meeting minutes, financial records, itineraries, speeches, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and other records of United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions, the local ch...

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