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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...


Bowes Realty Company photographic collection, 1888-1950 (bulk 1930s-1940s).

Includes views of streets and intersections on the near north side of Chicago (Ill.) primarily near North Michigan Avenue accumulated by the Bowes Realty Company and the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association. Frederick Marsh Bowes was president of Bowes Realty and a charter member of the Grea...

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Calvin Hutchinson photograph collection, 1950-1975.

Visual materials from the collection of commercial photographer Hutchinson primarily consisting of cityscapes of Chicago and images of various yachts and boats from races and excursions. Includes races on Lake Michigan, participants, awards ceremonies and related marine activities. Most cityscape...

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Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry collection of visual material, [1930-1976, bulk 1960-1976]

Views of Chicago by photographer Kee T. Chang to illustrate the Association's efforts to promote commercial growth and civic improvement. Includes views of Chicago (skyline, people on the street, aerial views, etc.), historic buildings, Lake Michigan and the waterfront, activities and festivals, ...

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Chicago bridges photograph collection, [ca. 1980-1982]

Original or copy photographs made in the 1980s containing views documenting approximately fifty different bridges, drawbridges, and viaducts in Chicago from a variety of angles, especially in the Loop area, Michigan Avenue, and Lake Shore Drive. Other examples include the Cortland Street Bridge, ...

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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 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...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1983 donation, 1961-1983 (bulk 1982-1983).

Images, mostly made September 1982-March 1983 (but some date as early as 1961), by these photographers: Howard Anderson, Charles Johnson, Jim Lattimer, H. Michgelson, Casey Prunchunas, Robert Reiter, and Jack Schwab. Views include demolition of buildings at Cabrini Green; activities on Calumet ha...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1988 donation, 1965-1988 (bulk 1987-1988).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1987- March 1988 (but some date as early as 1970), by these photographers: Hanns Gutenstein, Jeanne Halama, Margurite Hartman, Sam Krizan, Curtis Larsen, Tom Laydon, Helen Lynch, Frank E. Mather, Stephan McCoy, Jean Meier, Allen Perry, Ronald Perry, Casey Prunchunas, Nor...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1989 donation, 1949-1989 (bulk 1988-1989).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1988- March 1989 (but some date as early as 1949), by these photographers: Velma Berry, Phyllis Cerney, Wanda Christl, Eugenia Fawcett, Marks Fitzgerald, Hans Gutenstein, Jeanne Halama, Carol Hansen, Barbara Holte, Sam Krizan, Tom Laydon, Robert O. Lewis, Frank E. Mather...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1990 donation, 1958-1990 (bulk 1989-1990).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1989- March 1990 (but some date as early as 1958), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Richard Bly, Vince Boland, Phyllis Cerney, Eugenia Fawcett, Gil Garcia, Hans Gutenstein, Betty Kapella, William Kristy, Sam Krizan, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, Curtis Larsen, Helen ...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1991 donation, 1946-1991 (bulk 1990-1991).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1990- March 1991 (but some date as early as 1946), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, John Addis, Vince Boland, Phyllis Cerney, Gil Garcia, Carol Gilio, Hans Gutenstein, Jeanne Halama, Les Hier, Betty C. Kappella, William Kristy, Sam Krizan, Curtis Larsen, Helen V...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1996 donation, 1955-1996 (bulk 1994-1996).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1995- March 1996 (but some date as early as 1955), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Dorris Harris, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl J. Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthring...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1993, 1971-1993 (bulk 1992-1993).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1992- March 1993 (but some date as early as 1971), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Phyllis Cerney, Barbara Dixon, Bob Essak, Eugania Fawcett, Gil Garcia, Betty C. Kappella, Curtis Larsen, Ruth Lutherinton, Dorothy L. Meyers, Paul L. Meyers, Mary Milner, Marjori...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1994, 1975-1994 (bulk 1993-1994).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1993- March 1994 (but some date as early as 1975), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, John Addis, Janet Bacon, Phyllis Cerney, Barbara Dixon, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Gil Garcia, Betty C. Kappella, Betty Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthringer, John McCarthy, Paul...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1995, 1958-1995 (bulk 1994-1995).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1994- March 1995 (but some date as early as 1958), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, John Addis, Sara Chektkow, Jane H. Kriete, William Kristy, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Doroty Meyers, Paul Meyers, Beverly Rodgers, William Rodgers, Norris...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1997, [bulk 1996-1997].

Images, mostly made Sept. 1996- March 1997, by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Jane Lee Anagnostopoulos, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthringer, Paul L. Meyers, Mary Milner, Ronald Perry, Bev...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1998, 1956-1998 (bulk 1997-1998).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1997- March 1998 (but some date as early as 1956), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Velma Berry, Donald Erbach, Bob Essak, Robert E. Farrell, Eugenia Fawcett, Alan Havlicek, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Paul ...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 1999, 1966-1999 (bulk 1998-1999).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1998- March 1999 (but some date as early as 1966), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Phylis Cerney, Sara Chertkow, Eugenia Fawcett, Jeanne Halama, Alan Havlicek, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Curtis Larsen, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Paul L. Meyers,...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 2000, 1989-2000 (bulk 1999-2000).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1999- March 2000 (but some date as early as 1989), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Antoinette Beckman, Phylis Cerney, Robert D. Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Alan Havlicek, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl L. Kubis, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Paul L. ...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 2001, 1965-2001 (bulk 2000-2001).

Images, mostly made Sept. 2000- March 2001 (but some date as early as 1965), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Antoinette Beckman, Robert D. Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Alan Havlicek, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl L. Kubis, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Paul L. Meyers, Mary Mi...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 2002, [bulk 2001-2002]

Images, mostly made Sept. 2001- March 2002, by these photographers: Lucille Adams, Antoinette Beckman, Phyllis Cerny, Gale M. Grube, Alan Havlick, Pam Havlick, Jane H. Kriete, Russel Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl Kubis, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Paul L. Meyers, Betty Nehls, Tal Sloka, Carolyn Sparlin...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides donated in 2003, [bulk 2002-2003]

Images, mostly made Sept. 2002- March 2003, by these photographers: Antoinette Beckman, Phyllis Cerny, Eugenia Fawcett, Alan Havlick, Pam Havlick, Kent Jager, Jane Kriete, Russel Kriete, Betty Kubis, Curtis Larsen, Lynne Lee, John McCarthy, Robert Siepka, Tal Sloka, and Carolyn Sparling. Chicago ...

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City of Chicago Maps, [ca. 1673-ongoing, bulk 1800-2000]

In the Research Center, please request a map by its author/title, category, date, and its number (if there is one). This is a collection of maps relating to the city of Chicago, or the area that was to become Chicago. Some maps include insets of more than one time period and this is indicated in ...