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A Century of Progress Memorabilia collection, 1933-1999

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Chicago in 1833. The A Century of Progress Memoribilia collection includes printed materials such as pamphlets, broc...

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Photographs of lunch and dinner parties in Chicago (Ill.), [ca. 1940-1949]

Includes images of the tables and participants at various lunches and dinners, probably held in Chicago (Ill.). Some images show Major Lenox R. Lohr, then president of the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) and other MSI staff members. One image is identified as the Ranglers Club luncheon at th...

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Samuel Insull papers, 1799-1970

The Insull papers contain correspondence, photographs, autobiographical accounts, manuscripts, resolutions, minutes, press releases, speeches, publications, corporate reports, legal documents, account books, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. The bulk of material covers the life and car...

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