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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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Edward F. Worst photograph collection, [ca. 1895-1936]

Items relating to career of Edward F. Worst, an educator and craftsman, who taught manual arts (especially textile weaving) in Chicago and in Penland, N.C. Subjects include portraits; students, including a series depicting their involvement in the stages of linen production; displays of his stude...

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Kalo Shop collection of visual materials, [ca. 1920-1970]

Drawings and photographs showing items from the Kalo Shop, designers and makers of handwrought silverware and jewelry and other art metalwork, in Chicago (Ill.).

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Mrs. A. A. Frazee collection of visual materials, [ca. 1880-1930]

Designs for hand-painted china by Chicago designer and porcelain painter, A.A. Frazee.

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United Furniture Workers of America records of Midwest districts and Chicago Local 18-B, 1936-1981, bulk 1950-1970

Meeting minute books, correspondence, memoranda, press bulletins, financial materials, reports, contracts, briefs, grievances, pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and other records from the United Furniture Workers of America, Chicago offices that managed affairs of Midwest dis...

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