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Changing Chicago project photographs by Jay Wolke, 1987.
Documentary photographs of Chicago's Maxwell Street Market district, an open-air flea market. Includes images of shoppers, pedestrians, vendors, peddlers, street musicians, and events. Photographs show primarily African American and Hispanic American people.
Chicago building clearance photographs, 1939-1958
Primarily exterior views of property west, north, and south of the Loop, to be acquired by the City of Chicago in order to be demolished for various expressway and building projects. Most of structures depicted no longer exist. Almost all are in areas now occupied by the Kennedy, Eisenho...
Chicago Police Department photographs of Chicago Stadium and United Center, [ca. 1992].
Color aerial photographic prints of the Chicago Stadium and construction of the United Center, as well as the surrounding west side neighborhood.
Jerome Joseph photograph collection, 1950-1951.
Photographs of the Maxwell Street Market area taken by Jerome Joseph while he was a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1950-1951. Images include views of the streets and crowds as well as individual vendors and shoppers.
John Kimmich photograph collection, 1979-1981.
Street scenes in Chicago's Loop area, near West and near North sides. Includes industrial settings, parking facilities, high-rise buildings and the spaces in between high-rises. Also includes street traffic, elevated railroad tracks, intersections, street cornerrs and bus stops. Signs, lighting, ...
Maxwell Street exhibition photographs, 1966-1983.
Views of residents of Maxwell Street area of Chicago (Ill.) 1966-1983. Include buyers and sellers at the Maxwell Street market and goods for sale. Also includes unposed views of people dancing, singing, lounging on the streets.
Maxwell Street film footage, 1992-2000.
Film footage showing vendors at their stands, shoppers and shopkeepers, visitors, and street musicians, and the landscape of the Maxwell Street neighborhood. Includes the 1994 last summer season at the original Maxwell Street Market. Steven Balkin of the Maxwell Street Historic Preservation Coali...
Photographs of Maxwell Street, [ca. 1930-1950]
Primarily includes images of Maxwell Street Market in Chicago, (Ill). Many images of children playing and posing for pictures, African Americans and Hispanic Americans playing musical instruments, and shopping. Many images of street musicians, peddlers selling their goods, poor persons sitting or...
Photographs of Maxwell Street Market during its last season at original location, 1994.
Photographs by Dr. Steven Balkin, showing the last summer season at the original Maxwell Street Market. Images are primarily of vendors at their stands, shoppers, and street musicians playing instruments, photographer Jeffrey Fletcher, and images of Piano C. Red and his Flat Foot Boogie Band. Att...
Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976
Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...