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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 parks and nearby scenes on glass plate negatives, 1911-1912.

Images on glass plate negatives (all unbroken) by an unknown photographer. Each is accompanied by detailed descriptions, often including the date and subject. Images show scenes from Douglas Park, Humboldt Park, Garfield Park, and Washington Park in Chicago; Riverside Road and Brookfield Road, an...

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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...


J. W. Taylor photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1900]

Photographs of Chicago's buildings, parks, and streets by professional photographer, Taylor. Includes specific buildings and general views of Loop area streets, such as Adams, Clark, Dearborn, LaSalle and Michigan Avenue, plus a few residential streets. Also includes scenes of Jackson Park, Linco...

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Kaufmann & Fabry nitrate negatives with copy photoprints, [ca. 1917-1930]

Images of Chicago buildings, parks, statues, fountains, streets and a few events by commercial photographers Kaufmann & Fabry. Buildings include the Coliseum, the Hamilton Club, Masonic Temple, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Palmolive building, the Blackstone and the Selw...

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Miscellaneous photographs and printed illustrations collected by Lawrence E. Dicke, 1872-1939, bulk 1890-1899.

Primarily separately mounted photographs and snapshots of Jackson, Lincoln, Washington and South Parks in Chicago, and unidentified homes and people in Chicago (ca. 1890). Also includes loose album pages with unidentified park scenes, people, homes, and tunnel construction. Includes a few scenes ...

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Standard Steel Works Company photograph collection, 1918-1920.

Primarily photographs of the company's industrial building interiors and exteriors. Also includes a few photographs of the Lyndora Hotel, vehicles and two views of brick paved streets in Washington Park community. Glass negatives include seven images of industrial buildings under construction and...

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