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Chicago neighborhoods glass negative collection, ca.1890's, bulk 1895.

Primarily images of small businesses in Chicago neighborhoods taken by an unknown photographer, ca. 1895. Many of the photographs show the people who owned or were employed in these businesses. Included are views of grocery stores, barrooms, commercial laundries, barbershops, restaurants, pharmac...

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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials, 1890-1969, bulk 1920-1969.

Primarily photoprints of Afro-Americans collected during Barnett's career as founder and director of the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (1919-1964), some images photographed by Gordon Parks. Includes Black events and significant personalities in diverse fields supplied to the ANP for distri...


Guide to Civic Federation Records

The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate...

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Miscellaneous photographs and printed illustrations collected by Lawrence E. Dicke, 1872-1939, bulk 1890-1899.

Primarily separately mounted photographs and snapshots of Jackson, Lincoln, Washington and South Parks in Chicago, and unidentified homes and people in Chicago (ca. 1890). Also includes loose album pages with unidentified park scenes, people, homes, and tunnel construction. Includes a few scenes ...

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