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Charles R. Clark photograph collection, ca. 1898-1916.

Black-and-white photographic albums (3) and acetate and nitrate negatives of images relating to the history of Chicago. Includes cityscapes, streets scenes, and monuments of Chicago. Also includes copy photographs of images of the Chicago fire of 1871 and ruins, the Republican National Convention...

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Chicago illustrated, 1866-1867.

Images of Chicago (Ill.) in the early nineteenth century that were lithographed from original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterworks, and gas works. St...

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Chicago Journal photograph collection, [ca. 1976-1984]

Photographs from The Chicago Journal: The South Side's Free Newsweekly, a neighborhood newspaper. Includes images of Chicago's south side, such as residential streets, public housing, and businesses. Includes images of the Pullman and Douglas communities. Many photographs show people, often invol...


Citizens Action Program (Chicago, Ill.) records

Minutes, newsletters, position papers, newspaper clippings, handbills, audio cassette recordings, and other working files of the Citizens Action Program (CAP), a Chicago advocacy group. Topics include environmental pollution; opposition to real estate tax breaks for wealthy corporations and the p...

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Citizens Action Program (Chicago, Ill.) records collected by Father Dubi

Correspondence, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago branch of the Citizens Action Program, an activist organization initially named the Campaign Against Pollution. Topics include environmental pollution (1969-1971) and, after the organization's change of name in 1971, social and politic...

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Citizens Action Program (Chicago, Ill.) records collected by Paul Booth, ca. 1966-1975

Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, position papers, and other records of the Citizens Action Program, a Chicago advocacy group, created and/or received by Paul Booth who served as co-chairman of the organization. Some materials relate to membership and admi...

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Citizens Action Program photograph collection

Primarily includes visual materials relating to the CAP efforts to address social and political inequalities on Chicago's South Side and in the south suburbs. Includes photographs of hearings and meetings on taxation, crosstown expressway relocation, and red-lining of neighborhoods. Videotape is ...

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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...


Collection of prints published by Jevne & Almini of Chicago (Ill.), 1866-1867.

Contains original lithographic prints of Chicago (Ill.) in the early ninteenth century that were based on original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterwor...

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Documentary photographs by students at University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-1986.

Photographs submitted for Art & Design course 269 taught by Robert Stiegler at UIC, Spring 1986. Photographs primarily show street scenes in residential areas, focusing on Bridgeport, Lakeview and Pilsen communities. Some photographs depict small businesses or restaurants and their owners. Others...

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Guide to Civic Federation Records

The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate...

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J. W. Taylor photograph album, [ca. 1885-1900]

Primarily views of Chicago's main streets, large commercial buildings, and residences of prominent Chicagoans. Streets include Clark, Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Randolph, South Water and State Streets. Commercial buildings include major hotels, Board of Trade, Real Estate Board, Chamber o...


J. W. Taylor photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1900]

Photographs of Chicago's buildings, parks, and streets by professional photographer, Taylor. Includes specific buildings and general views of Loop area streets, such as Adams, Clark, Dearborn, LaSalle and Michigan Avenue, plus a few residential streets. Also includes scenes of Jackson Park, Linco...

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North Loop News collection of visual materials, ca. 1950-1970.

Primarily photographs of newsworthy events and people relating to Chicago's Loop commercial district and near North side. A large portion is comprised of individual and group portraits, approximately half of which are identified. Group portraits document political and organizational events; prese...


Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...


Raoul Varin aquatint views of Chicago, 1926-1932.

Views of Chicago engraved by Raoul Varin in Paris (France). Some views were taken from earlier printed views and show Chicago during the 18th century. Views include the earliest settlements in the 1830s, the Chicago River, streets in the business district, government buildings, hotels, and other ...

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Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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Slides of Chicago scenes, 1977-1978.

Scenes of Chicago photographed by an unknown photographer. Includes parades and festivals, the skyline and lakefront, prominent landmarks, neighborhoods, people -- primarily ethnic groups and city workers. Also includes some photographs of Chicago mayors Richard J. Daley and Michael J. Bilandic.

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William K. Brussat collection of visual materials, [ca. 1880s-1950s]

Photographs and other prints collected by William K. Brussat, who worked for Chicago's Office of Housing and Redevelopment from 1952-1955. Images related to many topics often involved in city planning, such as images of buildings, bridges, streets, utilities, and recreation spaces; portraits of m...

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