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Changing Chicago project photographs by Bob Thall, 1987.

Documentary photographs of southeast Chicago to Gary (Ind.) show the decline of the steel industry and its effect on the landscape. Images concentrate on abandoned industrial plants, empty lots, gas stations, homes, railroads and waterways found in communities along Lake Michigan from 79th Street...

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Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection, 1858-1940.

The Campbell photographs are strongest in two areas. The first is city-wide street scenes, particularly in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lakeview, Rogers Park, Portage Park, and Logan Square. Of special interest are many pairs of photos showing the same inte...

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Railroad right-of-way photographs around 1901, 1900-1901.

Photoprints document railroad right-of-ways from the Customs House area adjacent to Chicago' commercial district, to industrial sites in South Chicago. Includes some identified factories, warehouses, distribution sites, and grain elevators. Also includes unidentified blocks of single-family, wood...

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