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Chicago Plan Commission lantern slide collection, 1910s-1930s.
Collection of lantern slides used by the Chicago Plan Commission, which was formed in 1909 as an outcome of the Burnham Plan. Slides were used to illustrate lectures that were given to organizations and businesses to promote the Plan. Subjects include street, park, and lakefront improvements espe...
Visual materials of the Uptown Chicago Commission, [ca. 1955-1975]
Primarily includes photoprints of buildings and streets in the Uptown community of Chicago (Ill.) as well as the activities of the Uptown Chicago Commission. Also includes a set of ca. 75 slides that document the Old Town neighborhood. Most buildings and sites are identified.