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Ferdinand Schapper papers

Scrapbook (1 volume) containing receipts in English and German from wholesale dealers in Chicago and across the United States who did business with Mr. Ferdinand Schapper of Blue Island (Ill.). Receipts for groceries, tobacco, hardware, medicines, cloth goods, whiskey, paper, and fuel to name a few.

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Homeowners' Federation records

Newspaper clippings, reports, petitions, transcripts of talks, legal papers, correspondence, printed materials, financial records, and other materials of the Homeowners' Federation (Chicago, Ill.) that primarily operated in the far Southwest Side neighborhoods. Topics include policies of the U.S....

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Robert R. Jacobs real estate photograph collection, 1920-1934.

Consists of exterior views of real estate properties located in Chicago and its north, west, and northwest suburbs such as Evanston, La Grange, and Park Ridge. Most of the buildings shown are apartment buildings and houses, but some small neighborhood businesses such as grocery stores and restaur...

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