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Bes-Ben, Inc., records, 1920-1988, bulk 1925-1978

Ledgers, customer card index files, state time inspection records; plus sundry correspondence, sales slips, passports, personal account books, and other materials relating to the Bes-Ben millinery shop in Chicago operated by Benjamin Green-Field and his sister Bessie Green-Field Warshawsky, and t...

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Carson Pirie Scott announcement and history

Includes: Brief history of the firm of Carson, Pirie Scott and Company of Chicago and short biography of the founders, John T. Pirie, Samuel Carson and Robert Scott and of Colby Davies of the dress goods department (1934 October 25); Carson Pirie Scott flier thanking Carson's shoppers for their p...

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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...


Federated Department Stores' records of Marshall Field & Company, ca. 1852-2004

Office files, product catalogs, newsletters and other publications, personnel files, photographs, and other operating records of the Marshall Field & Company department store chain and its successor Marshall Field's, based in Chicago (Ill.) with its central store on State Street in the Loop. This...

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Harding & Hall account book

Account book of Harding & Hall, ship chandlers in Chicago (Ill.), lists transactions with the schooner Racer.


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...


Montgomery Ward and Company records

Office files, primarily from Ward's central operations at 618 and 619 West Chicago Avenue in Chicago (Ill.), relating to Ward's mail order business, warehouses, and nationwide chain of department stores. Includes minutes of boards and committees (1913- ), files of corporate secretaries (1942- ), ...

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Montgomery Ward catalog photographs, 1963.

Includes views related to the Montgomery Ward & Company (Chicago, Ill.). Primarily includes views of models wearing casual women's clothing from the 1963 catalog. Also includes portraits of Charles Wood, director, and Fred Giersch, Vice President. Also a reel of undated film called "Stalemated."

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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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Wieboldt Stores and Mandel Brothers store records, 1892-1958

Ledgers, reports, and other business records (1911-1958) of Wieboldts, a Chicago (Ill.) area department store company, and of Mandel Brothers department store and Mandel family financial papers (1892-1940s). The Mandel family materials pertain primarily to two of the brothers, Leon Mandel and Sim...

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