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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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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.