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Harzig, Christiane : Christiane Harzig collection of Chicago postcards, approximately 1900-1910s

190 tinted photo postcards, mostly blank, of Chicago scenes and buildings, including the Newberry Library, parks, amusement parks, Chicago Loop buildings, Michigan Avenue residences, etc. Postcards were published by Chicago publishers Koelling & Klappenbach, V.O. Hammon, P. Schmidt, Franklin Card Co., Warren News Co., Schwartz and Co., International Postal Card Co., and others. Most were printed in Germany. Postcards with messages were mailed from Chicago by Wanda Ludyuska, and mainly addressed to the Wenck family of Berlin, Germany.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Ephemera, Photographs, Postcards, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Midwest MS Harzig
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