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Chicago Railroad Fair records, 1948-1952

The Chicago Railroad Fair, held during the summers of 1948 and 1949, was designed to demonstrate to the public the role which the railroads had played in the development of the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, financial records, minutes, sheet music, contracts, b...

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W. F. Williamson Advertising Service collection of visual materials, 1910-1915.

Photographs of examples of advertising signs manufactured by Williamson, located in Chicago and St. Louis. Also views of the company building, trucks, and staff, probably in St. Louis, and of the company's predecessor, Williamson Company--Oil Paintings. Subjects of the advertisements include Stan...