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Alice Fordyce photograph collection, 1933-1934.

Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by Fre...


C.D. Arnold photograph albums of World's Columbian Exposition construction, 1891-1892.

Photographs depict the construction of exhibition buildings at various stages of completion, the creation of sculptural ornament, and tradesmen in the process of work or posed informally on construction sites.

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Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection, part 1, [ca. 1929-1989, bulk 1933-1969]

Photographic archives of the first 40 years of work produced by Hedrich-Blessing, a Chicago photography studio that specializes in architectural and design photography. Images primarily show interior and exterior views of buildings and structures, including office buildings, industrial buildings,...

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Raymond Kastle Chicago slides, 1960-1972.

Color 35mm slides of Chicago buildings, street scenes, and events taken by amateur photographer Raymond Kastle. Street scenes focus on North Loop, Near North, and Maxwell Street areas and include images of Marina City towers and along the Chicago River, notably boats unloading at the Chicago Sun-...

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Richard H. Newhouse, Jr. papers, 1953-1997, bulk 1963-1995

Correspondence, reports, news clippings, speeches, legal documents, biographical materials, and other papers of Richard H. Newhouse, Illinois State Senator, 1967-1989, from Chicago's South Side. Topics include discriminatory employment practices, especially in the construction industry; educati...

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World's Fair portfolio--part 1, 1891.

Reproductions of architectural elevations, floor plans and renderings of major buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago). Includes the Administration Building, the Agriculture Building, the Electricity Building, and the Mines and Mining Building.

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