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Abbott-Sengstacke Family Papers
Robert S. Abbott founded the Chicago Defender in 1905; his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, took over family's newspapers on Abbott's death in 1940. The papers trace the Abbott-Sengstacke family history from the mid-19th century in Georgia through Abbott's move to Chicago and creation of a journalisti...
A.C. McClurg & Co. Records, 1873-1967
Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Alexander Hehmeyer papers
Memoranda, copies of outgoing correspondence (1930s to mid-1980s), speeches, financial statements, topical files on international business and foreign policy issues, legal files, and essays, pertaining to Alexander Hehmeyer's career with Field Enterprises, where he served as Corporate Counsel (19...
Alison True - Chicago Reader Records, 1979-2007, 1979-2007
Administrative files of Chicago Reader editor Alison True, including production notes, letters, photographs, style manuals, surveys, and a collection of monographs by Reader contributors (both on staff and freelance). Also includes a box of materials realting to the proposed redesign of the paper...
Allen Ruff Papers, 1855-1997
Publications and working papers of Ruff, mostly in preparation for his book
Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975, bulk 1940-1975
Constitutions, by-laws, meeting minutes, membership lists, correspondence, election material, grievances and other items concerning Andrew Placente's work with the Chicago Typographical Union, the International Typographical Union, and the Illinois Typographical Conference. Includes t...
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...
The Bankers Print, Inc. (Chicago, Ill.) job printing list
Listing of printing jobs of The Bankers Print, Inc., of Chicago, Illinois.
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...
Blue Sky Press records, 1900-1917.
Blue Sky Press was in operation (mainly in Chicago) during the first decade of 1900. The later correspondence deals with the dispersal of the press.
Bohemian Women's Publishing Company records, 1894-1900
The collection contains some material from Zenske Listy, photographs of the women who worked at the Bohemian Women's Publishing Company along with some items produced by the company such as programs and tickets for cultural events, forms used by businesses and professionals, advertisements, stati...
The building of Popular Mechanics Magazine, 1922-1923.
Progress photographs of the construction of the Popular Mechanics Magazine building, designed by architects Marshall & Fox, at 200 East Ontario on Chicago's Near North Side. Includes photographs of the editors H.H. Windsor and his son in their offices and images of the printing facilities.
Caroline Alden Huling papers, 1873-1941
Caroline Alden Huling was a writer, editor, and publisher. She was also a founder and prominent member of many organizations. This collection contains material that relate to Huling's career as a writer and publisher. Additional material documents her political activities and genealogical research.
Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942
Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the
Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Records, 1885-1999
Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some informati...
Chester Commodore Papers
Chester Commodore was the editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Defender for over 50 years. In his capacity as one of the earliest established black editorial cartoonists, Commodore offered both humor and protest by using his cartoons to highlight and fight injustice both locally and nationally. H...
Chicago Book Clinic records, 1982-1997
The Chicago Book Clinic is a nonprofit organization, established in 1936 "to promote the highest standards of craftsmanship in bookmaking and publishing." The Chicago Book Clinic, whose members work in the publishing industry, holds regular meetings, hosts speakers, and encourages the exchange of...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...