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Becker Studios, A Century of Progress collection, Bulk, 1933-1934

Becker Studios is a Chicago-based company that designs and constructs installations for theater, trade shows, retail environments, and museums, since 1903. Becker Studios, Inc. created multiple exhibit displays for multiple vendors at the second World’s Fair in Chicago known as “The Century of Pr...

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Carson Pirie Scott records, ca. 1869-1988, bulk 1925-1977

Correspondence, biographical information on company officials, corporate histories, timelines, and newspaper clippings; financial records on real estate, stock, and salary and pension plans; and marketing materials and floor plans of the Chicago department store chain, Carson Pir...


Chicago Board of Trade photographs

Black-and-white photographic prints documenting the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) activities, environment, and members. Images depict trading in the pits, including corn and soybean; CBOT board of directors and other executive members, including Edward Wilson, Raleigh Wilson, Patrick Hennessy, Wi...

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Commercial Club of Chicago Records, 1923-1958

The Commercial Club of Chicago was organized in 1878 for the purpose of advancing the commercial prosperity and growth of Chicago. In 1907 it absorbed the Merchants Club and the Industrial Club. The collection consists of typed memorials of various club members and trustees of Chicago institution...

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Louis Marshal Brown papers

Correspondence, abstracts of title, appraisals, deeds, receipts, and notes relating to Chicago real estate, especially around Canal Street, owned or managed by Koch & Company or by Brown. Also Brown's proposals for civic improvement from the 1940s through the 1960s including town meetings to comb...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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Women's Trade Union League of Chicago collection, 1908-1944

The collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence and pamphlets pertaining to the political and trade union activities of the Women's Trade Union League of Chicago.

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