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57th Street Art Fair collection of visual materials, 1947-2001.

Photographs of artwork, judging activities, and general views of the annual 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes posters, generally by Hyde Park community artists, advertising the fair in various years; collection contains most post posters from the Fair's inception in 1948 throu...


Additional photographs by Henry Delorval Green, 1929-1934.

Photographs by Chicago photographer Henry Delorval Green, including views of the Century of Progress as well as studio portrait photographs of Green, and a photograph of Green at work in his darkroom. An album contains photographs that Green was commissioned to make of buildings in Omaha, Nebrask...

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Albert E. Jenner, Jr., papers

Memoranda, reports, audio transcriptions, newsclippings, correspondence and other working files (mainly photocopies) relative to Jenner's service as counsel to the Republican Party minority on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee during the committee's inquiry into the impeachment of President Nixo...

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Album of amateur photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1893]

Amateur snapshots of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago and a few other scenes of Chicago and views of the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest.

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Album of photographs of the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Ill.), 1893.

Shows material on exhibit in the Woman's Building including handiwork, crafts, paintings, silver, furniture, statues, flowers, and clothing. There are no exterior views of the building.

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Album unidentified photographs of the Century of Progress, 1933-1934.

Unidentified photographs of the Century of Progress.

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Algimantas Kezys visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and printed material by Algimantas Kezys depicting the Chicago built environment and lakefront. Also includes Kezys 1988 and 1995 photograph calendars titled, "Chicago," and his book, "Variations on a Theme: Worlds Fairs of the Eighties," which ...

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Alice Fordyce photograph collection, 1933-1934.

Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by Fre...


Armin Hand collection of visual materials, [ca. 1917-1952]

Photographs primarily of Armin F. Hand, bandleader; his Chicago Board of Trade band; and other bands and events. Also includes portraits of celebrities Bing Crosby, Jack Dempsey, Marlene Dietrich, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard, and "Schoolboy" Rowe. Includes band performances at the New York...

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Armin Hand photograph collection, ca. 1890-1910.

Includes visual material relating to the life and career of Chicago musical conductor Hand.

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Ashcraft family glass photograph collection, [ca. 1870-1910s]

Photographs relating to the Ashcraft family of Chicago. The lantern slides and glass negatives were taken by Raymond M. Ashcraft, primarily in the 1890s when he was a teenager, and in the early 1900s as he started his family. The collection shows life in the Hyde Park area of Chicago, with photog...

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Bernard Weisberg papers, 1939-2011, bulk 1964-1985

Correspondence, research files, legal documents, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, and other personal papers of Bernard Weisberg, a Chicago human rights lawyer. Materials relate to Weisberg's involvement with the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Con...


Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Chicago records, ca. 1929-2003.

Complaint files, correspondence, memos and other papers, statistical summaries, radio scripts, and sound recordings, relating to the daily activities of BBB/Chicago, such as sponsoring educational programs for its membership of businesses and organizations, monitoring and helping to regulate fair...

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Boeing to Chicago project photographic collection, 1999-2001.

Photographic prints show Boeing Company executives at Midway Airport to announce their choice of Chicago as their new headquarters city on May 10, 2001. Attending the event are Boeing's Phil Condit and John Warner, and Mayor Richard M. Daley. Images also show the press in attendance. The title of...

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A. C. Vroman collection of World's Columbian Exposition negatives, 1893 Oct. 15-16.

Nitrate negatives taken by photographer Adam Clark Vroman at the World's Columbian Exposition on October 15, 1893. Collection also includes two negatives dated October 16, 1893, of the bear pit at Lincoln Park Zoo and a bridge in Lincoln Park. Included are the original paper negative sleeves with...

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C.D. Arnold photograph albums of World's Columbian Exposition construction, 1891-1892.

Photographs depict the construction of exhibition buildings at various stages of completion, the creation of sculptural ornament, and tradesmen in the process of work or posed informally on construction sites.

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Century of Progress :, [ca. 1933-1934]

Views of A Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).

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Century of Progress and Chicago Railroad Fair scrapbook

Leather-bound scrapbook containing postcards, black-and-white photographs, and clippings primarily documenting the 1933-1934 Century of Progress Worlds Fair but also the 1948-1949 Chicago Railroad Fair. Included are railroad stamps depicting individual railroad lines like the Rock Island,...


Century of Progress glass stereograph collection, 1933-1934.

Glass transparency stereographs of views of the Century of Progress world's fair held in Chicago in 1933-1934. Subjects include buildings, the Skyride, the Avenue of Flags, and general overviews.

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Century of Progress photograph album by Mabel E. Anderson, 1933-1934.

An album of views of the Century of Progress 1933 World's Fair photographed by amateur photographer Mabel E. Anderson. Includes views of the 12th Street entrance to the Fair, Avenue of Flags, exhibition buildings, Midway entertainments, sky ride, and other attractions.

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Century of Progress photograph album presented to the family of Edward Hines, 1934.

Official photographs of the Century of Progress world's fair held in Chicago (Ill.).

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Century of Progress pin-up girl photographs, [1933-1934]

Images of two young women in bathing suits posing on a beach and next to a sign that reads "Swimming Prohibited," with the General Motors Pier in the background. Photos were taken by Kaufmann & Fabry Co., 425 South Wabash Ave, Chicago (Ill.). The bottom of each print is labeled "A Century of Prog...

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Century of Progress scrapbook by Byron S. Benton, 1933-1934.

Includes 18 pages from an album with mounted photographs depicting people engaged in various activities at the fair, and buildings, some of which are under construction.

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