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Infant Welfare Society of Chicago collection of visual materials

Collection of views of activities of Chicago's IWS, a social service organization which resulted from a merger of the Milk Commission of Chicago and the Children's Hospital Society. Includes scenes at IWS stations with mothers and children being examined by health care staff. Photoprints and lant...


Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941, bulk 1900-1935

Correspondence, news clippings, and other papers of Dr. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Materials pertain to his leadership of the Illinois State Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, and the Illinois Centennial Commission; participation in...


United Charities of Chicago lantern slide show collection, 1910-1930, bulk 1915-1920.

Slide presentation of views of poor economic conditions, especially of disadvantaged children in Chicago, and of programs by United Charities to educate and provide for parents and their children. Includes several slides with text.

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