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Charles R. Clark photograph collection, ca. 1898-1916.

Black-and-white photographic albums (3) and acetate and nitrate negatives of images relating to the history of Chicago. Includes cityscapes, streets scenes, and monuments of Chicago. Also includes copy photographs of images of the Chicago fire of 1871 and ruins, the Republican National Convention...

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Chicago Home Economists in Business records, 1966-1983, bulk 1972-1980

Financial records, membership information, board meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, press releases, and other records of the Chicago Home Economists in Business (CHEIB), an organization that focused on the relationship between home economists, business, and consumers. Members have been...

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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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Flower and Coues family scrapbooks

Newsclipping scrapbooks of Lucy Louisa Coues Flower (Mrs. James Monroe Flower), Chicago social welfare leader, and of her brother Elliott Coues, an ornithologist. The collection also includes materials by and about her father Samuel Elliott Coues of Portsmouth, N.H, a merchant and reformer; her b...

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Frank Gazzolo photograph collection, Sept. 2-15, 1918.

Official photographs of the U.S. Government War Exposition held in Grant Park, Chicago (Ill.). Photographs were removed from the album, which was presented to Gazzolo by exposition officials. Also present in the collection are 6 items of presentation correspondence from exposition officials to Ga...

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Great Chicago Stories photograph collection, [ca. 1992]

A set of portraits of notable Chicagoans, by photographer Tom Maday, including portraits of Gwendolyn Brooks, Joe Mantegna, Roger Ebert, Sara Paretsky, Oprah Winfrey and others, which accompanied stories in the book Great Chicago Stories, published in 1994.

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Ira Latimer papers

Correspondence, pamphlets, topical files and other papers of Ira Latimer, a Chicago news commentator for WCFL radio. Includes meeting minutes and other materials of the Chicago Civil Liberties Committee, 1930-1954, of which Latimer was a member; anti-communist materials, 1950-1973; topical files ...

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Philosophical Society of Chicago record books

Record books of the Philosophical Society of Chicago (founded 1873 Oct. 11) contain in vol. 1: a list of members, their addresses, and dues paid, with a printed copy of the constitution and by-laws of the society and a list of officers placed in the back, and in vol. 2: a list of presidents and a...

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Photographs of lunch and dinner parties in Chicago (Ill.), [ca. 1940-1949]

Includes images of the tables and participants at various lunches and dinners, probably held in Chicago (Ill.). Some images show Major Lenox R. Lohr, then president of the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) and other MSI staff members. One image is identified as the Ranglers Club luncheon at th...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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