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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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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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Ann Landers papers, 1947-2002

Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, texts of speeches, correspondence, photographs, book manuscripts, and other papers of Ann Landers, primarily regarding her career as a syndicated advice columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and later for the Chicago Tribune. Scrapbooks (66 vol.) contain he...

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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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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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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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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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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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Charlie Chaplin coloring books

Illustrated comic-coloring books depicting Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp titled, "Charlie Chaplin's Comic Papers (series 1 no. 315)" and "Charlie Chaplin in the Movies," and published as promotion for Essanay Studios. Included in the two-color printed interior of both volumes are annotations and c...


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 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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Chicago Newspaper Guild records

Correspondence, minutes, strike bulletins, agreements, contracts, and other working files of the Chicago Newspaper Guild (1934-1971). Many papers relate to strikes against the Hearst newspapers.

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Chicago Public Schools, Radio Council collection

Scripts; instructional materials; lessons in history, literature, science, Latin America and other foreign countries and languages; teacher manuals and broadcast schedules; short stories; poems; interviews; and other materials produced or adapted by the Radio Council of the Chicago public school ...

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Chicago Reader collection of visual materials, [ca. 1973-1995].

Black-and-white (400) and color (2) photographic prints, printed materials (33), and videotapes (2) that accompanied press releases sent to The Reader, an alternative weekly newspaper based in Chicago (Ill.). Events pictured include the Oz Park Festival, CELEBRATE on State Street, the Chicago Pub...

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