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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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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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Casey Prunchunas photographs of Advance Lithographing Company in Chicago (Ill.), 1954.

Interior views taken by Prunchunas of Advance Lithographing Company at 133 N. Jefferson St. in Chicago. Includes images of workers, including women assembly workers.

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Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council records

Minutes, case files, council judgments, correspondence, and other files of the Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council. The collection, circa 1922-1979, also contains minutes of the label committee, detailed investigations of complaints that the union label (or "bug") was used illegitimately by so...

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Chicago Tribune strike collection

Flyers, informational handouts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting agendas, stickers, and other materials related to the Chicago Tribune strike, ca. 1985-1987. Most of the materials are from the perspective of the strikers; however, two manuals on techniques to respond to strikes are in...


Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 records

Constitution, bylaws, minute books, membership records, financial records, office files of correspondence and contract negotiations, and scrapbooks of printed matter and clippings, documenting the activities of the union, especially between the 1930s and 1950s, with some lists covering the years ...


Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association records

Correspondence, historical files, and organizational notes for a 1984 tournament held in Chicago, and "Typo Sports" newspaper covering the Union Printers International Baseball League (1955, 1956, 1969-1973, 1976-1980, 1982, 1985-1988, 1990), programs, and other miscellaneous material by and abou...

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David Plowden photograph collection, 1979-1984.

Includes photographs of steel mills and coke plants, automobile assembly factories, oil refineries, printing plants, food processing plants, and other industries in Chicago's Central Manufacturing District and other locations in the Chicago metropolitan area and northern Indiana. Includes transpo...

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Edwin Blumberg glass negative collection, ca. 1902-1910.

Formal and informal portraits of the Hans Schmidt family of Chicago. Some scenes depict boating in Lincoln Park, a ride in a surrey, feeding baby chickens, a printing press and a construction site. Also includes general views of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

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Gentry Printing Company photograph collection, ca. 1930-1939.

Factory operations at Chicago's Gentry Printing Company, formerly Gentry Graphics, Inc. Includes typesetting, proofreading, bindery and press operations.

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National War Labor Board, Daily Newspaper and Publishing Commission records

Reports, lists, and other records of the Daily Newspaper Printing and Publishing Commission, as a subdivision of the National War Labor Board, located in Chicago (Ill.). The Commission was established by Executive Order during World War II and located in Chicago because the newspaper industry's p...


Philip Taft research files on Chicago newspaper strike of 1912

Research files of labor historian Philip Taft on the Chicago newspaper strike of 1912. The files include handwritten notes, photocopies of National Archives materials, and notes from interviews conducted by Taft.


Society of Typographic Arts collection of visual materials, 1927-1981, 1990-1996.

Visual materials from the organizational archives of the Society of Typographic Arts (STA). Includes announcements and invitations to exhibits, meetings, dinners, conferences, auctions, and parties. Also includes exhibit catalogs to Annual Exhibitions of Fine Printing, STA Shows and others. Inclu...

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Society of Typographic Arts visual materials for 1982-1983

Includes invitation and catalog for exhibition, slides used in slide show at exhibition, and (oversize) posters.

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Society of Typographic Arts visual materials primarily from the 1960s, 1965-1985, bulk 1965-1966.

Primarily photographs of STA activities held in Chicago (1965-1966). Includes scenes of annual conferences, exhibits, competitions, and workshops. Also includes photographs and art work for two STA publications, and printed announcements of activities. A small group of photographs show Washington...

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Women in Design collection of visual materials on the Praxis exhibition, 1981-1983.

Includes design material submitted as entries to the exhibition sponsored by Women in Design entitled, "Praxis, The Third Show." Design material includes samples of posters, stationery, corporate promotional pieces, catalogs, package design cards, advertisements, and book and magazine design.

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Women in Design/Chicago memorabilia, 1983-1984.

Collection of materials documenting activities of Women In Design/Chicago, including catalog of the 34th Chicago Book Clinic; Design Directions newsletter, April/May 1984; and a photograph of president Gini Kondziolka with President Ronald Reagan on American Business Women's Day.

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