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Ann Landers collection of photographic materials, [ca. 1948-2000]

Images relating to the life and journalism career of Esther Pauline Lederer, famous as the nationally syndicated advice columnist "Ann Landers." Includes 5 scrapbooks and many publicity portrait photographs of Lederer at public speaking engagements and parties, as well as photographs of Lederer w...

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Art Shay photograph collection, 1948-2002.

The photographic prints in this collection were made from original negatives (1948-2002) and selected in conjunction with: The Essential Art Shay: Selected Photographs, a retrospective exhibition of works by Chicago photojournalist Art Shay at the Chicago History Museum in 2007.

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Associated Negro Press collection, 1952-1953

The Associated Negro Press (1919-1967) was established in Chicago by Claude Barnett. It was the first black news wire service and the majority of its stories were about news affecting African Americans. The collection consists of press releases and two poems (Prelude to Our Age and Goodbye Christ...

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Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983

Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).

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Ben Meyers papers

Correspondence, affidavits, and other legal papers related to Ben Meyer's work as a lawyer for various labor unions, mainly the Chicago Newspaper Guild in its strike (1935-1940) against the Hearst newspapers in Chicago; for unions on strike against the Goldblatt Bros. (Goldblatt Brothers) departm...

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Bernard Howard radio scripts

Radio scripts written by Bernard Howard for CBS radio programs, such as Caesar Petrillo and his Orchestra, Jimmie Hilliard and his Orchestra, both in 1943, and for various sponsors and programs, such as Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association's "Freedom of Opportunity," 1944-1945; Fran All...

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Bill Veeck papers and sound recordings, 1940-1977.

Incoming letters; newsclippings; reports; 3 scrapbooks; oversize cartoons and other items; and other baseball related materials of Bill Veeck (William Louis Veeck, Jr., 1914-1986), a promoter of Major League Baseball and one-time owner of the Chicago White Sox franchise. Also includes reel-to-ree...

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Bob McCamant collection, Bulk, 1977-1983

Bob McCamant founded the Chicago Reader in 1971 and served as the art director for more than two decades. This collection reflects his involvement with the Society of Typographic Arts and other professional activities.

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Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers, 1886-1966

Ernest Burgess(1886-1966), Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1916-1952. Contains correspondence; manuscripts; minutes; reports; memoranda; research material that includes proposals, case studies, questionnaires, tables, and interviews; teaching and course materials, class record book...

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Burr Tillstrom papers, 1926-1986, bulk 1947-1985

Scrapbooks, musical scores, audio recordings, correspondence, and other papers related to Burr Tillstrom’s children’s television program, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie,” based on his puppet characters. Includes letter by Burr Tillstrom to “September Bride DoDo,” 1947 Sept. 9, describing how Kuk...

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Carl Regehr papers, 1959-1983

Carl Regehr was a prominent Chicago designer whose firm provided special advertising, marketing, and "corporate identity" services for a wide variety of clients in government, academia, and the private sector including the Mayor's Committee for Economic and Cultural Development of Chicago and Chi...

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Carole R. Nolan papers

Technical reports, meeting minutes, financial information, field surveys, correspondence, and other items relative to Carole R. Nolan's work as a consultant on closed circuit instructional television in the public schools for the Chicago Board of Education, 1966-1968. The collection also contains...

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Cartoons and broadsides of Irv Kupcinet, [ca. 1940s to 1960s]

Cartoons and broadsides featuring Irving Kupcinet (known as "Kup"), a Chicagoan, sports announcer, local newspaper columnist, and radio and television commentator. For many years, Kup specialized in news about politicians, entertainers, famous athletes, and other celebrities. Cartoons were create...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Lloyd DeGrane, 1985-1988.

Images of individuals, couples, and family groups watching television in their homes in a variety of contrasting neighborhoods, residential settings, and age groups. Includes locations on the South Side of Chicago, its southern suburbs, and northwestern Indiana.

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Chicago Association of Business Communicators records

Minutes, correspondence, membership applications, plans, reports, handbooks, committee notes, and other records of the Chicago Association of Business Communicators, which provides services, activities, and networking opportunities to assist and advance professionals and their organizations throu...

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Chicago Cable Television Study Commission records

Files of the Chicago Cable Television Study Commission (CCTSC) regarding the implementation of cable television franchises in Chicago (Ill.). The collection contains transcripts of CCTSC meetings or hearings (1981), correspondence (1981-1984), and applications from cable providers with the intent...

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Chicago Daily Journal records

Advertising ledgers (1924-1928), profit and loss ledgers (1910-1928), and other ledgers (1920-1928) of the Chicago Daily Journal newspaper. The collection also includes 3 receipts issued to John Thompson, 1847-1849.

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, [ca. 1901-1973]

Collection of black and white photographic negatives created by staff photographers of the Chicago Daily News. Primarily contains images of events, people, and activities in the Chicago area as well as national events that held a local interest. Topics include civic ceremonies, public demonstrati...

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Chicago Express (newspaper) operating records

Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, fliers, and other administrative records of Chicago Express, a counter-culture newspaper published weekly or biweekly from 1972 to 1974 by Shoestring Publishing Corporation. Materials chiefly pertain to the buying and selli...

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Chicago Fire Newspaper Collection, 1871-1909

The Chicago Fire Newspaper Collection consists of newspapers, a newsprint magazine, and a newsprint flyer, mainly related to the 1871 Chicago fire. Publications included in the collection are Western Rural Times, Chicago Times, Chicago Daily Tribune, Chicago Illustrated, and Chicago Tribune. The ...

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Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey. Records, 1861-1938

The collection consists of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago, ranging from Lithuanian, Slovene, and Filipino to Chinese, Albanian, German, Greek, and Ukrainian communities. The dates of the original articles span the perio...

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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 Journalism Review records

Office files of the organization that published the Chicago Journalism Review, a monthly magazine that critiqued Chicago press coverage of such controversial events as the 1968 riots around the Democratic National Convention and other Chicago area and national topics.

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Chicago (Magazine) photograph collection, [ca. 1960-1985]

Includes visual materials relating to Chicago magazine, a monthly feature and entertainment periodical for Chicago (Ill.) and the surrounding area. Visual materials consist of images that were considered or used for publication. Topics include buildings and residences; broadcasting; several forms...

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