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Edward F. Worst photograph collection, [ca. 1895-1936]

Items relating to career of Edward F. Worst, an educator and craftsman, who taught manual arts (especially textile weaving) in Chicago and in Penland, N.C. Subjects include portraits; students, including a series depicting their involvement in the stages of linen production; displays of his stude...

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Photographs of the Sanitary and Ship Canal, 1892 Sept. 3-1900 May 1.

Progress photographs documenting the construction of the Chicago Drainage Canal, which spanned approximately five miles from Damen Avenue in Chicago to Lockport (Ill.). Includes scenes from groundbreaking to dedication showing blasting the terrain with dynamite, equipment and vehicles, finding fo...

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