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Agnes Nestor papers, ca. 1880-1948, bulk 1896-1954

Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, clippings, passports, etc., arranged chronologically, and manuscript autobiography of Agnes Nestor, primarily relating to her career as a labor union leader in Chicago and official of the International Glove Workers Union of America, plus some items on h...


Citizens Action Program (Chicago, Ill.) records collected by Paul Booth, ca. 1966-1975

Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, position papers, and other records of the Citizens Action Program, a Chicago advocacy group, created and/or received by Paul Booth who served as co-chairman of the organization. Some materials relate to membership and admi...

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Clayton Mark papers

Correspondence, condolence letters, memorials, clippings, and a ledger of Clayton Mark. Mr. Mark was a Chicago manufacturer of wrought steel pipe and water well supplies, who served as president of the Chicago Board of Education 1902-1905 and of the Civic Federation 1907-1925. Correspondence (191...

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Crane Company Records, 1920-1955

Foundry established in Chicago in 1855 by R.T. Crane which became a major industry in manufacturing electrical and plumbing supplies. Records were kept by stenographer/cashier Margaret Laue, mostly pertaining to Crane Co.'s social events for employees, including plays, programs, centennial events...

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Edward Sadlowski papers, 1956-1991, bulk 1974-1978

Correspondence, legal documents, election and poll materials, financial records, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, and other papers of Ed Sadlowski, a labor leader who was elected director of District 31, United Steelworkers of America (USWA) in 1973 and then ca...

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Enos Brown & Co. Records, 1867-1894

Collection formerly called Bowen Bros. Records, consists mainly of letters, orders and receipts generated by Enos Brown & Co., a Chicago firm selling machinery parts, warps, dyes and other manufacturing supplies to woolen mills in Utah in the 1870s. Bowen Bros., a dry goods firm associated with E...

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Florence Mary Keane visual materials

Black-and-white annotated photographic prints depicting portraits of Florence Mary Keane with her family, friends, and Inland Steel co-workers in and around Chicago, including Emerald Avenue and the Jackson Park neighborhood. Also included is Keane's examination for admission card from Normal col...

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Illinois Manufacturers' Association records

Board of Directors and IMA committee minutes; a limited amount of correspondence and memos of IMA officers, members, and committees; news clippings concerning IMA activities and events of current political and legislative interest to the business community; reference files of printed materials, c...


Patricia Rhodes collection of visual materials, 1997-2003.

Photographs, printed materials, fabric swatches, and design drawings, related to Patricia Rhodes fashion designs and production.

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Raymond Hudd photographs and papers, 1950-2000, bulk 1950-1990

Photographic material, printed material, scrapbook, business records, business ledgers, and promotional materials created by or related to Raymond Hudd, the Raymond Hudd Hat Studio, and the Chicago Space Age Club. Images depict a variety of Hudd's hats, including "Huddlines,” or designs...

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Sterling Morton papers

Correspondence, speeches, articles, travel journals, passports, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sterling Morton, a Chicago industrialist and resident of Lake Forest (Ill.), and Santa Barbara (Calif.), chiefly relating to Morton's businesses, philanthropies, family, and his conservative views on U...


Tonk Manufacturing Company records

Scrapbook of articles and advertisements pasted onto old letterbook, ca. 1890s-1919; price list, patent certificates, incorporation certificates, and miscellaneous papers of the Tonk Manufacturing Company of Chicago (Ill.) about piano stools and other furniture made by the Tonk company and about ...


United Furniture Workers of America records of Midwest districts and Chicago Local 18-B, 1936-1981, bulk 1950-1970

Meeting minute books, correspondence, memoranda, press bulletins, financial materials, reports, contracts, briefs, grievances, pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and other records from the United Furniture Workers of America, Chicago offices that managed affairs of Midwest dis...

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United Steelworkers of America, Local 1033 records collection, 1942-2001

Meeting minute books, attendance ledgers, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, grievances, pamphlets, and other administrative records of the United Steelworkers of America, Local 1033. Topics include political and union elections, union policies, safety issues, and relations with Republic ...