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Arthur G. Levy real estate papers, 1910-1951.
Carbon copies of outgoing letters and other correspondence, primarily relating to the real estate business of Arthur G. Levy. Correspondence nearly all centers around real estate negotiations carried on by the Levy brothers, although some personal correspondence is present as well. Includes a lis...
Chicago Renaissance: A Festival Celebrating African American Art, 1997-2001
The collection consists of photographs, newspapers, memorabilia such as post cards, flyers and posters; administrative papers, and correspondence regarding the development of the Chicago Renaissance Art Festivals.
Henry Koopman photograph collection, 1886-ca. 1910.
Photographs by professional photographer Koopman, of Pullman and Roseland communities in Chicago. Includes an unidentified parade, Pullman Company workers in the street during lunch hour, the dining room of the Hotel Florence and staff of black waiters. Scenes of Palmer Park include construction ...
Jan Helge photograph collection, ca. 1924.
Primarily progress photographs of the construction of the fire station at 35th and Lowe Streets in Chicago. Also includes two photographs of house construction on an unidentified street in Roseland community in Chicago. Negatives show same subjects.
Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection, 1858-1940.
The Campbell photographs are strongest in two areas. The first is city-wide street scenes, particularly in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lakeview, Rogers Park, Portage Park, and Logan Square. Of special interest are many pairs of photos showing the same inte...
Princeton Park Homes collection
Letters, promotional brochure, newspaper and journal articles on Princeton Park Homes (Chicago, Ill.) housing development built in the 1940s for African American defense workers, especially from the South. Later letters from O'Toole and Russell Higgins recall their roles in financing and construc...
Ton Family Papers, 1865-1974
Arranged into two series. Series I: Biographical and personal papers, 1865-1964. Includes biographical sketches, a school certificate of good conduct, correspondence and related personal material of the family. Series II: Annual reunion, 1896-1955. The material in this series focuses on the famil...