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Alfred Freeman photograph collection, ca. 1920-1929

Primarily images of Chicago parks, and forest preserves and landscapes surrounding Chicago taken by amateur photographer and Chicago resident Ned Freeman. Includes scenes of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, the Au Sable River and the Des Plaines River.

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Descriptive inventory for the Open Lands Project records, 1961-1999, processed portion (partially processed collection)

Correspondence, minutes, reports, news releases, and other records of the Open Lands Project (OLP) concerning the conservation of land for public purposes in the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois. Contains information on conservation, recreation, and other environmental issues impacting la...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County Records, Collection Description, 1899-2011

This collection contains materials generated primarily by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. These materials document the history of the district, the people who founded it, some of its day-to-day operations, and its planning, construction, and development. It includes correspondence, m...


Open Lands Project photograph collection, 1963-1976.

Individual and group portraits and views of Illinois sites associated with OLP, a nature conservation organization based in Chicago. Subjects include Fox River Valley, Goose Lake Prairie State Park, Illinois and Michigan Canal and Towpath Site, Lincoln Heritage Canoe Trail, DuPage County Prairie ...

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Open Lands Project photographs from Gunnar Peterson's collection, 1960-1973.

Photographs relating to the Open Lands Project's activities to promote public awareness of natural areas affected by urban growth. Examples of activities include canoe trips on the Fox River, exploring Goose Lake Prairie with scientists and other activists, events of the Marquette and Joliet Tric...

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