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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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T.H. McAllister Co. lantern slide collection about the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1893]

Lantern slides of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (Ill.) including views, buildings, interiors, exhibits, and "slice-of-life" scenes. The lantern slides were manufactured by T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, and attributed to photographer F. Dundas Todd. T.H. McAllister wa...

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