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Barnes-Crosby collection of glass negatives and master photographs, [ca. 1904-1913]

Photographs and negatives of popular Chicago streets and sites primarily in the Loop area, by the commercial photography studio Barnes-Crosby Company. Many focus on individual buildings such as hotels, office buildings, stores, museums, theaters, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, organi...


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 photographically illustrated, 1878-1879.

Primarily scenes of Chicago's Loop mercantile district, which highlight individual buildings, such as hotels, commercial and civic buildings. Also includes a few views of parks; a railroad bridge, station and dining car; and the harbor on the Chicago River. Photographs are identified and of a pro...

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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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Frederick O. Bemm negative collection, ca. 1900-1939, bulk 1930s.

Primarily includes images of Chicago buildings including the Art Institute of Chicago, Church of the Disciples, Dearborn Station, the Field Museum, Montgomery Ward Tower, Pure Oil & Jeweler's Building, Railway Exchange Building, St. Paul's Kirche, Studebaker Hall Theater, and the Tavern Club. Inc...

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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...


W. T. Barnum photograph albums, ca.1920-1929.

Includes churches, commercial buildings, country clubs, hospitals, hotels, monuments, parks, railroad stations, schools, stockyards, street scenes, theaters and other views of Chicago as photographed by Chicago's commercial photographer Barnum, a successor to the Chicago photographer J. W. Taylor.

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