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Abbott-Sengstacke Family Papers

Robert S. Abbott founded the Chicago Defender in 1905; his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, took over family's newspapers on Abbott's death in 1940. The papers trace the Abbott-Sengstacke family history from the mid-19th century in Georgia through Abbott's move to Chicago and creation of a journalisti...

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Chicago Journal photograph collection, [ca. 1976-1984]

Photographs from The Chicago Journal: The South Side's Free Newsweekly, a neighborhood newspaper. Includes images of Chicago's south side, such as residential streets, public housing, and businesses. Includes images of the Pullman and Douglas communities. Many photographs show people, often invol...


Chicago Telephone Company photograph collection, [ca. 1900-1940, bulk 1910-1919]

Primarily includes photographs of people and activities relating to Chicago Telephone Company operations in Chicago (Ill.), suburbs, and nearby Illinois towns. Includes interiors and exteriors of company owned buildings, some of which have been designed by architects Pond & Pond. Interiors show s...

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Earl Bush papers, Bulk, 1955-1973

Earl Bush (1915-2006) served as Mayor Richard J. Daley's press secretary and speech writer from 1955 to 1973. These papers consist of items created during his tenure with Mayor Daley and later years. They include background materials, memoranda, newspaper clippings, press releases, reports, and s...

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Helen C. Schubert papers, 1963-1999

Helen Celia Schubert was born on May 30, 1930 to Paul H. and Edna W. (Schmidt) Schubert in Washington City, Wisconsin. She received a B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1952. An award winning public relations executive in Chicago, she established her own firm, Helen C. Schubert & Ass...

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Parmly Hearing Institute records, 1938-2001

The Parmly Hearing Institue records span the years 1938 to 2001 (bulk 1942 to 1967) and include correspondence, reports, by-laws, histories, research papers, account books, notes, and photographs.

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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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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...


Women in Communications records, 1918-1976

Women in Communications, Inc. (WIC) is the Chicago chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, a national professional club for women in journalism founded in 1909. The Chicago alumnae chapter of charter members was established in 1919. Originally, membership was limited to those who had joined during college bu...

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