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Chicago Central Area Committee collection, 1958-1966

The Chicago Central Area Committee, active in the late 1950s through the mid 1960s, sought to plan and guide the future growth and development of Chicago's central area. The collection consists of urban planning reports regarding housing, parking and lakefront development.

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Construction of waterworks in Chicago collection of visual materials, 1920-1932.

Collection contains part of a lantern slide program to show the public the construction of waterworks, including water filtration plants and water intake cribs (possibly the Dever crib). Subjects include removing sludge from tunnels, pumping and drilling machinery, piles in Lake Michigan and the ...

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Guide to the Lawrence O. Lawson (1842-1912) Scrapbook, 1880 - ca.1941

The series consists of an oversized scrapbook of materials detailing the exploits of Lawson and the crews of the U.S. Lifesaving Station at Evanston. Included are newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, and a few photographs dating largely from the period 1880-1912. A small number of cl...

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Negative of the replica of the Santa Maria ship in Jackson Park harbor, [ca. 1933]

Includes negative of the replica of the Santa Maria ship in Jackson Park harbor.

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Open Lands Project records, 1961-1999, processed portion (partially processed collection)

Correspondence, minutes, reports, news releases, and other records of the Open Lands Project (OLP) concerning the conservation of land for public purposes in the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois. Contains information on conservation, recreation, and other environmental issues impacting la...

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Samuel Ingham letter

Letter from Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, D.C., to the Hon. J.D. Doty, U.S. Judge for the Territory of Michigan. Requests information on the expediency of constituting Chicago or Green Bay as ports of entry.

Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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