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Hal Higdon research papers on the Leopold and Loeb case, 1917-1979, bulk 1971-1975

Research notes, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, partial trial transcript, copies of newspaper and magazine articles, and other documentation gathered by Higdon that relate to the 1924 murder of Bobby Franks by Leopold and Loeb; plus annotated and revised manuscripts of Higdon'...

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Hugh Holton Papers, ca. 1994-2003

Chicago policeman and police fiction author. Holton's papers consist of his published and unpublished works, book production and promotional materials (including posters), awards and certificates, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and a full working police uniform.

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Wayne Andrews correspondence

Letters relative to information supplied by Joseph T. Ryerson (and others?) for Andrews' book, Battle for Chicago, which was published in 1946. The book focuses on Chicago's leading entrepreneurs and real estate speculators, newspaper circulation wars, and gangsters. Includes discussion of fortun...

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