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Chicago Historical Society collection of My History Is Your History visual materials, 1999.

Color photographic negatives, contact sheets, and videos produced by Chicago Historical Society staff for the My History Is Your History project, documenting the Good Friday Stations of the Cross ceremonies in the Lower West Side, Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago on April 2, 1999 and the Indian Ind...

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Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events collection

Press releases, forms, correspondence, speeches, contact lists, invitations, photographs, slides, flyers, and other promotional materials about events in Chicago organized and/or promoted by the Mayor's Office of Special Events, such as parades and festivals.

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Fred Fine photograph collection, 1942-1988.

Includes photographs related to Fred Fine, the first Chicago Commissioner of Cultural Affairs. Images show Fine at arts-related events, such as art openings, and post-show receptions, often with Mayor Harold Washington, who appointed him commissioner. Some views show other government officials an...

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Greeting cards collection, 1840s-1990s

Photomechanically printed greeting cards and paper cutouts, some grouped in albums or scrapbooks, that document over a century of commercial graphic design. Holidays primarily represented are Christmas, St. Valentine's Day, New Year, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, St. Pat...

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Publicity photographs of Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago, [1985 Jan.-1987 Dec.]

Includes portraits and informal scenes of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington during his tenure as the first African American mayor of the city. Views include public events (such as parades, ribbon-cuttings, award ceremonies, community and church meetings, galas, fundraisers, press conferences, city ...

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