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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...


57th Street Art Fair. Records, 1964-2007

This collection contains the planning and promotional materials for the 57th Street Art Fair, including meeting minutes, reports, posters, textiles, banners and buttons.

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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...


American Civil Liberties Union. Illinois Division. Records, 1920-1982

Documents the activities of the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union from its founding through the early 1980s. Includes case files, finances and fundraising information, individual and institutional correspondence, minutes, newsletters and publications, film, audio cassettes, ...

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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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Becker Studios, A Century of Progress collection, Bulk, 1933-1934

Becker Studios is a Chicago-based company that designs and constructs installations for theater, trade shows, retail environments, and museums, since 1903. Becker Studios, Inc. created multiple exhibit displays for multiple vendors at the second World’s Fair in Chicago known as “The Century of Pr...

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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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A Century of Progress - Series II: Government Correspondence

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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A Century of Progress - Series III: Board of Trustees

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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A Century of Progress - Series IV: Rufus C. Dawes

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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A Century of Progress - Series IX: Confidential Files

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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