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Baird & Warner records

Title searches, correspondence, financial records, and reports pertaining to the management and operation of the Baird and Warner real estate firm of Chicago (Ill.) and various of its properties. Most of the properties were located in the Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Near North, Hyde Park, a...

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Chicago African American and Latino newspapers microfilm collection.

The issues from 40 different newspapers chosen for this Illinois Newspaper Project (INP) derive from neighborhood and independent African American and Latino papers in the Chicago area. The newspapers on these reels complement the runs of newspapers held by Chicago Public Library. The originals a...

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Chicago Journal photograph collection, [ca. 1976-1984]

Photographs from The Chicago Journal: The South Side's Free Newsweekly, a neighborhood newspaper. Includes images of Chicago's south side, such as residential streets, public housing, and businesses. Includes images of the Pullman and Douglas communities. Many photographs show people, often invol...

Coalition to Save the South Shore Country Club Archives

This collection contains blueprints and drawings of the renovation of South Shore Country Club, administrative records, statistical reports, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia.

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Daniel Burnham South Shore Drive architectural drawing

Five-panel pencil and color/wash on paper architectural rendering of Daniel Burnham's South Shore Drive and lakefront plan dated October 1896. The drawing represents an early visualization of Burnham's concepts and was possibly prepared for his presentation to the South Park Comissioners on Octob...

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago records, 1904-1985.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, community surveys, financial records, studies, membership statistics, student records, and scrapbooks of programs and newsclippings by and about the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago and its predecessors: the Chicago Hebrew Institute, 1903-1922, and the Jewish ...

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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...

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Photographs of students at Myra Bradwell Grammar School, 1932, 1938.

Photographs of students at Myra Bradwell Grammar School, located at 7718 South Burnham Avenue, Chicago (Ill.).

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South Shore Commission records

Topical files, operating files, financial records, newsclippings, membership cards, and other records of the South Shore Commission, a community organization serving the Far South Side of Chicago. During a period of racial change in the neighborhood, the Commission attempted to manage integration...

South Shore Community Collection, 1839-1978

The collection contains manuscripts, maps, photographs, ephemera, yearbooks and newspaper clippings about the South Shore neighborhood.

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South Shore Country Club color photographs, ca. 1950-1969.

Includes views of people at the South Shore Country Club, located in the South Shore community area of Chicago (Ill.).

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South Shore Country Club records, 1905-1975.

Membership files, certificates and indexes, audits, committee minutes, some correspondence, and scrapbook of the South Shore Country Club, one of Chicago's oldest and most exclusive social clubs up to its closing in 1974. Membership applications include the applicant's name, address, occupation, ...

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South Shore Historical Society records, 1907-1985, bulk 1978-1982

Membership materials, correspondence, research files, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal documents, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, by-laws, and other records of the South Shore Historical Society, an organization based in the South Shore community area on the fa...

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South Shore Historical Society Records, 1935-1960

The collection contains the Society's constitution, membership lists, treasurer's reports, meeting minutes and programs as well as a short history of the Society. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1930s and 1940s. Of particular interest are two noes from author and humorist Opie Read in t...

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South Shore Newspaper Collection, 1894-1982.

The collection contains issues of 13 newspapers related to the South Shore neighborhood.

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South Shore Open House Committee records

Questionnaires, news clippings, and posters produced by and about the neighborhood group called the South Shore Open House Committee, which organized in 1963 to stabilize the South Shore community of Chicago (Ill.), at a time of racial change and white flight. Topics include the hosting of annual...

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Theodore Charles Stone papers, 1921-2001

Theodore Charles Stone (1912-1998) was a Chicago-based opera singer and journalist who served as president of both the National Association of Negro Musicians and Chicago Music Association. The Theodore Charles Stone papers span from 1929-2001 and provide insight into the African American operati...

Tom Neumann collection of visual material

Primarily includes visual materials relating to the South Shore community in Chicago (Ill.) and the South Shore Historical Society. Includes views of apartment houses and single family houses, streetscapes, railroad stations, and businesses. Some images show the South Shore Country Club and peopl...