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Bessie Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Barnes
Abstract Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: 1896-1992

Carol Bauer collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-BauerC
Abstract Letters, 1893-1898, from the Friese family in Baltimore, to Christopher F. Friese in Chicago, discussing the kindergarten movement and women's work, a Chicago bicycle manufacturer, and family affairs; and holiday picture postcards from the early 1900s addressed to the Lang family of Chicago. Also advertisements, including one for a Chicago dentist (Boston Dental Parlors), and one postcard from the Cort Theatre (published by the Fine Arts Journal of Chicago).
Dates: 1893-1921

Frances Wells Shaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-ShawF
Abstract Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.
Dates: 1866-1976; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1937

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