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Benjamin Gingiss papers, 1905, 1925-1987, bulk 1965-1985

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional literature, photographs, and other papers of Benjamin Gingiss, co-founder of Gingiss Brothers, a Chicago men's formalwear business, which later became a franchise operation with stores nationwide. Materials relate to Gingiss' professional and perso...

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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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Jack Weiss design papers, 1939-2015


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Jeanette Gaffin Original Millinery Shop records

Ledgers and scrapbook from the Jeanette Gaffin Original Millinery Shop (638 N. Michigan Ave.) in Chicago (Ill.). Ledgers list customers, items bought, and prices. Scrapbook includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. Jeanette Green-Field Gaffin worked with Bes-Ben Inc., a milli...

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Railroad Photograph Collection, ca. 1868-1914

Two groups of railroad photographs, including 15 reproductions related to the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, ca. 1868-1869, and 34 snapshots and postal cards of railroad men, engines, cars, stations and wrecks apparently taken in Wisconsin, ca. 1913-1914.

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Rand McNally and Company Records, 1856-1996

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, mark...

Tia Chucha Press Records, 1989-1999

Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.

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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 ...