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Changing Chicago project photographs by Bob Thall, 1987.

Documentary photographs of southeast Chicago to Gary (Ind.) show the decline of the steel industry and its effect on the landscape. Images concentrate on abandoned industrial plants, empty lots, gas stations, homes, railroads and waterways found in communities along Lake Michigan from 79th Street...

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Chicago steel mills photographs, [ca. 1930, 1960]

Photographs of the interiors of 3 Chicago area steel mills taken by or for the Birdsboro Steel Foundry and Machine Company (Birdsboro, Pa.) showing machinery manufactured by Birdsboro. Photographs (9 items, ca. 1930) show the interior of the Illinois Steel Company in the South Chicago neighborhoo...

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Citizens Action Program (Chicago, Ill.) records collected by Paul Booth, ca. 1966-1975

Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, position papers, and other records of the Citizens Action Program, a Chicago advocacy group, created and/or received by Paul Booth who served as co-chairman of the organization. Some materials relate to membership and admi...

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Edward Sadlowski papers, 1956-1991, bulk 1974-1978

Correspondence, legal documents, election and poll materials, financial records, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, and other papers of Ed Sadlowski, a labor leader who was elected director of District 31, United Steelworkers of America (USWA) in 1973 and then ca...

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Hoover and Mason Company photograph collection, [ca. 1900-1920]

Images of hoisting machinery manufactured by the Hoover and Mason Company, including views of ships unloading cargo with dockside cranes and other machinery and workmen plus several views of men posing in front of machines that move stone and ore (images labeled with model numbers and "Hamacher")...

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Illinois Steel Company photograph album, [ca. 1910-1915]

The album contains photographic views of buildings, machinery, and activities of the Illinois Steel Company, primarily related to their South Works plant in Chicago (Ill.). Also contains views of Illinois Steel Company plants in other locations, including North Chicago (Ill.), Joliet (Ill.), and ...

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Railroad right-of-way photographs around 1901, 1900-1901.

Photoprints document railroad right-of-ways from the Customs House area adjacent to Chicago' commercial district, to industrial sites in South Chicago. Includes some identified factories, warehouses, distribution sites, and grain elevators. Also includes unidentified blocks of single-family, wood...

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United Steelworkers of America, District 31 records

Correspondence, reports, minutes, contracts, grievances, arbitrations, appeals to the international union, dues reports, political campaign materials, newsletters, newsclippings, publications, and other records related to the operations of the United Steelworkers of America, District 31, serving ...

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United Steelworkers of America, Local 65 and Local 1033 records

Reports, forms, and other office files from Chicago-area locals of the United Steelworkers of America, primarily from Local 65 at United States Steel's South Works in the South Chicago neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, and from Local 1033 at the Republic Steel mill. Includes copies of "Local Iss...

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U.S. Steel South Works photographs, 1989.

Includes three views of the U.S. Steel South Works plant in Chicago (Ill.). There are two exterior views, and one interior showing the abandoned and partially demolished plant.

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Views of the U.S. Steel South Works plant, [ca. 1945-1964]

Includes slides (ca. 1945) and snapshots (ca. 1964) of U.S. Steel South Works plant activities and some employees. Slides primarily show molten steel products. Snapshots show men at the job site and at their leisure or posing for the camera. Non-graphic material folder contains three withholding ...

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