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Abraham Feinglass collection of visual materials, 1930-1980, bulk 1940-1980

Primarily depicts union meetings, conferences, conventions, in Chicago and other cities; and leaders of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union (I.F.L.W.U.) and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America while Feinglass served as I.F.L.W.U. president (1954-1955) and...

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Aero Club of Illinois records, 1909-1951, bulk 1911-1912

This collection includes correspondence, financial papers, membership data and application forms, bylaws, historic postmarks and newsletters relative to the club's membership and operations, to early aviation in Chicago and Illinois, and to aeronautical affairs in America and abroad. The b...

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Albumen photographs of Chicago sights, ca. 1890-1899.

Photographs by an unknown photographer including 8 photos depicting railroad shops and workers, 7 photos showing ships and shipyards, and individual photos of the Auditorium Building, Palmer House, parks, the Douglas Monument, the Water Tower, and the Potter Palmer residence on Lake Shore Drive.

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Algimantas Kezys visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and printed material by Algimantas Kezys depicting the Chicago built environment and lakefront. Also includes Kezys 1988 and 1995 photograph calendars titled, "Chicago," and his book, "Variations on a Theme: Worlds Fairs of the Eighties," which ...

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union midwest photographs, 1920-1969 (bulk 1960s).

Includes photographs related to the activities of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Images include groups of people assembled for lectures, portraits of union leaders, and group portraits of union members. Also includes several views of union members at demonstrations and politi...

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Amalgamated Meat Cutters & Butcher Workmen of North America records

Resolutions, agreements, correspondence, and other materials relating to the merger of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America and the United Packinghouse Workers of America.

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American Children's Television Festival photographs, 1985 Oct. 25.

Informal portraits from The American Children's Television Festival awards ceremony (which was telecast). Includes Jackie Cooper, Burr Tillstrom with Kukla and Ollie, James Fellows (president of Central Education Network), Valentine Kass (festival director), and William McCarter (WTTW president).

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American Terra Cotta Company photograph collection, ca. 1890-1915.

Photographs of terra cotta ornamentation executed by Louis H. Sullivan and George G. Elmslie for American Terra Cotta Company. Photographs were sent to architects for approval before casting or modeling and were also kept in job files.

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Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975, bulk 1940-1975

Constitutions, by-laws, meeting minutes, membership lists, correspondence, election material, grievances and other items concerning Andrew Placente's work with the Chicago Typographical Union, the International Typographical Union, and the Illinois Typographical Conference. Includes t...

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Architectural metal-work records of J.G. Braun Co., [ca. 1887-1961]

Design drawings and specifications for decorative architectural metal-work made by the J.G. Braun Company of Chicago (Ill.) or imported by it. Jacob Gottfried Braun founded the company in 1887 that manufactured decorative iron and steel architectural elements, with a factory at 322 South Paulina ...

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Architectural records for buildings by Holabird & Root, [ca. 1880-1950s]

Job files (ca. 1000) for buildings and alterations by Holabird & Root, by Holabird & Roche, and by associated firms of architects based in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations around the world. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprint...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, [ca. 1930-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel of people, places and events in the Chicago area. Primarily consists of photographs by Siegel and other photographers taken for the book, Chicago's Famous Buildings. Includes photographic work for Chicago area businesses--mostly individual or group ...

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, supplement 2, [1950-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel who acted as a free-lance photographer for Time, Inc. Includes portrait photographs of celebrated people, and views of Chicago area corporations and institutions.

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Atkinson family papers

Letters and legal papers, primarily by Charles Atkinson, Charles H. Atkinson, and Charles H. Deere about family news, Chicago real estate investments, land reclamation in Henry County and Rock Island County (Ill.), and the firm of Atkinson and Lord, Chicago suppliers of marble and soapstone-ware,...


August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)

This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, news clippings, publications, memos, mailing lists, wage information, union contract and union label use negotiations, union election material, and grievances related to August Sallas and his positions within the C...

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B. Heller & Co. collection of labels and photographs, 1926.

Collection includes spice package labels on sheets from B. Heller & Company. An album of black and white and hand colored photos depicts the company lab, factory, workers and products in 1926.

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B. J. O. Nordfeldt etchings, [1911-1912].

Etchings of Chicago cityscapes, people and street scenes, workers and industrial sites created by the Swedish American artist Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt while he resided in Chicago, 1911-1912. Topics include the Field Columbian Museum building (which later housed the Museum of Science and Indus...

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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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Bishop family papers

Photocopies of a scrapbook of items relating to members of the Bishop family of Chicago and Ravenswood (Ill.). Includes obituaries and funeral notices for Rev. Hiram N. Bishop; reports on St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, Chicago; business affairs of coal dealers who employed Frank C. Bisho...


Bloodshot Records collection of visual materials, [1994-2006]

Publicity photographs of Bloodshot Records recording artists; photographs of Bloodshot Records co-owners Nan Warshaw and Rob Miller in front of and inside the Bloodshot Records offices at 3039 West Irving Park Road, Chicago (Ill.); posters promoting Bloodshot performers and recordings.

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Boeing to Chicago project papers

Newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, etc. relating to the Boeing Company's decision process that chose Chicago (Ill.) as its new headquarters city. Includes materials generated by the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club, the Economic Club, the Blue Ribbon Committee, Golin/Harris, and...

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Boeing to Chicago project photographic collection, 1999-2001.

Photographic prints show Boeing Company executives at Midway Airport to announce their choice of Chicago as their new headquarters city on May 10, 2001. Attending the event are Boeing's Phil Condit and John Warner, and Mayor Richard M. Daley. Images also show the press in attendance. The title of...

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Bowman Dairy Company collection of visual materials, [1885-1965, bulk 1900-1952]

Visual materials relating to the Bowman Dairy Company, processor and distributor of dairy products in the Chicago area, 1891-1966. Includes pictures of advertisements, advertising personalities and premiums, dairy operations, interior and exterior of Bowman owned buildings (distribution sites, mi...

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Bowman Dairy Company records

Financial, administrative, legal and personnel records, and advertising of Bowman Dairy Company and of some of its subsidiaries in the Chicago (Ill.) area, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio, 1870-1966, and of Bowfund Corporation, an investment firm, 1966-1972. Topics include fluid milk proce...

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