• Collection ID 2016.0043.1
  • Creator Names Baur, Bertha J.
  • Title Bertha Baur papers [manuscript] ca. 1898-1956.
  • Physical description
    • 1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
    • 1 oversize folder
  • Collection summary Newspaper clippings, correspondence, one scrapbook, Republican Party 1952 National Convention material, photographs, political campaign material, International Woman Suffrage Alliance conference photos, reports of Liquid Carbonic Co., photos of Chicago Post Offic e interior circa 1900, certificates of award, card file of Baur<U+2019>s clothing, Sunday School records and a drawing of windows from St. Chrysostom<U+2019>s Church, and one letter bearing on 1903 Chicago mayoral election.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Liquid Carbonic Industries Corporation records, company publications and the Liquid Carbonic Industries Corporation photograph collection (1996.0206).
  • Biographical or Historical Note Bertha Duppler Baur (1861-1967) was a businesswoman, Republican Party official, suffragist, and philanthropist, residing in Chicago from 1898 to 1967. She was one of the first female graduates of Kent College of Law, although she never practiced. She was a director of the Liquid Carbonic Co., founded by her husband, Jacob Baur, and of other companies. She was Republican Party national committeewoman for Illinois from 1928 to 1956 and at least twice in the 1930s entered the Republican primary seeking nomination in the 9th Congressional District. Charitable activities included helping to raise large sums for WWI Liberty Bonds and the Chicago Civic Opera. A long-time resident of North Astor Street, she worked to prevent incompatible development in the neighborhood.
  • Names
    • Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 Portraits.
    • Saint Chrysostom's Church (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Republican Party (Ill.)
    • Union League Club of Chicago Miscellanea.
    • Baur, Jacob.
  • Subjects
    • Liberty bonds Illinois Chicago 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Suffragists
    • Women Suffrage
    • Families Illinois Chicago.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Russia Description and travel.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Politics and government
  • Genre
    • Newspaper clippings. aat
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Campaign literature. lcsh
    • Scrapbooks. gmgpc
    • Certificates. aat
    • Programs (documents) aat
    • Photographs. gmgpc