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Arthur B. Hall papers

Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other papers of Arthur B. Hall, Chicago real estate and office building manager (Hall's own offices were at 407 S. Dearborn) and of his predecessor, Thomas A. Hall, chiefly concerning financial and tax aspects of properties managed by Hall's...

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Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago records, 1903-1992.

Bulletins, newsletters, correspondence, membership lists, neighborhood business district profiles, litigation files, treasurer's reports, and committee reports of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA Chicago; formerly known as the Building Managers' Association of Chicago...

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Century of Progress and Chicago Railroad Fair scrapbook, 1933-1934, 1948-1949, 1979.

Leather-bound scrapbook containing postcards, black-and-white photographs, and clippings primarily documenting the 1933-1934 Century of Progress Worlds Fair but also the 1948-1949 Chicago Railroad Fair. Included are railroad stamps depicting individual railroad lines like the Rock Island,...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Antonio Perez, 1987-1988.

Documentary photographs primarily depict the Hispanic community on Chicago's South Side. Includes images of dances, Halloween, parades, religious activities, schools, storefronts, storekeepers, a train, weddings, Vietnam War veterans, scenes in Calumet Park on Chicago's lakefront, and Hispanic yo...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Jay Boersma, 1987.

Photographs focus on the built environment of Chicago's southern suburbs, such as Homewood (Ill.). Includes views of buildings, streets, automobiles, gas stations, commercial signs, automotive supply houses, railroad tracks, stores, schools, churches, residences, vacant buildings, and restaurants...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Rhondal McKinney, 1985-1987.

Documentary photographs of sites found in Chicagos southwestern suburbs along the historic Illinois and Michigan Canal. Towns depicted include Lemont and Joliet. Includes images of historic sights, buildings such as churches, restaurants, retail stores, industrial plants, gas stations, an...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Tom Petrillo, 1987-1988.

Views of Sears Tower, at 233 South Wacker Drive, the tallest office building in Chicago, with special emphasis on business people, entrances, lobbies, foliage decoration, the skydeck observation floor, and a nearby elevated train stop. Features colorful action shots of people conducting their dai...

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Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry collection of visual material, [1930-1976, bulk 1960-1976]

Views of Chicago by photographer Kee T. Chang to illustrate the Association's efforts to promote commercial growth and civic improvement. Includes views of Chicago (skyline, people on the street, aerial views, etc.), historic buildings, Lake Michigan and the waterfront, activities and festivals, ...


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence, 1857-1918

Incoming and outgoing letters of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) executives, members of the board, lawyers, and other employees. Content covers virtually all aspects of railroad management, including financial and legal matters, expansion and acquisition, relations with other...


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence by Office, 1875-1909

Correspondence between Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) officers and directors, organized by Boston or Chicago office of origin. Content includes railroad extensions, construction, salaries, financial issues, strikes, and other aspects of company management. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File, 1856-1935

Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Other Corporations, 1820-1964

Railroads and other interests built or acquired by CB&Q as the company advanced west of the Mississippi, expanding the empire throughout the Midwest and western states. Most series include a volume of corporate records detailing articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, resolutions, and notice ...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies, 1849-1889

Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records, 1820-1999

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

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Chicago illustrated, 1866-1867.

Images of Chicago (Ill.) in the early nineteenth century that were lithographed from original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterworks, and gas works. St...

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Chicago neighborhoods glass negative collection, ca.1890's, bulk 1895.

Primarily images of small businesses in Chicago neighborhoods taken by an unknown photographer, ca. 1895. Many of the photographs show the people who owned or were employed in these businesses. Included are views of grocery stores, barrooms, commercial laundries, barbershops, restaurants, pharmac...

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Chicago Railroad Fair slides, 1948.

Includes views of people, probably actors, at the Chicago Railroad Fair of 1948. They are shown acting in scenes from a play probably based on westward migration in the United States. Views include horses, wagons, and people dressed as cowboys and Native Americans.

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Chicago Union Station Company records

Certificates, bond information, correspondence, court proceedings, land value data sheets, informational booklets, and other documents, mostly legal, compiled by the Chicago Union Station Company in the course of consolidating operations with railroad companies, such as the Pennsylvania Railroad;...

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Chicago Union Station Company Records, 1920-1958

Documents relating to Issue Series "C" bonds (printed volume, 1920), together with a file containing letters, memoranda, and other documents relating to vacations with pay authorized for war veterans returning from service with the armed forces, 1942-1958. Also an "M" series sinking fund bond, 1963.

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Collection of prints published by Jevne & Almini of Chicago (Ill.), 1866-1867.

Contains original lithographic prints of Chicago (Ill.) in the early ninteenth century that were based on original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterwor...

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Color slides of the Railroad Fair, 1948.

Images of the entrance, exhibits and entertainment at the Railroad Fair that was held in Burnham Park (between 21st Street and 31st Street) in Chicago during 1948 and 1949. Includes exhibits sponsored by the Sante Fe Railroad and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Also includes images of Native ...

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Construction of the Prudential Building photographs, 1952-1956.

Views of the land and surrounding buildings encompassing the site of the Prudential Building (Chicago, Ill.) and land eastward to Lake Michigan. Included is the land above the Illinois Central Railroad underground (or subway) depot built as part of the Prudential Building. Subjects include genera...

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Frank M. Getchel slide collection, [ca. 1940-1949]

Views of Chicago by amateur photographer Getchel, including Buckingham Fountain, the Chicago Board of Trade building, the Chicago River, the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Field Museum of Natural History, gypsies on Maxwell Street, Michigan Avenue, Midway Airport, North Avenue Beach with bathers, the Railr...

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George D. Cook Company (Chicago, Ill.) and related businesses records, 1898-1929.

Personal and business correspondence, receipts, order forms, bonds, bulletins, and other administrative files of the George D. Cook Company, an investment securities business specializing in Mexican bonds founded by George D. Cook in the early 1900s. Also present are administrative files relative...

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