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James Shores Griffith papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffith
Abstract Materials from four binders about Griffith and his family. Two binders containing records of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local No. 147, 1882-1971, including records of wages of Mr. Griffith's grandfather, Griffith's own 1909 apprentice contract, records of union dues payments, notices of periodic wage and by-law changes, union assessments, elections, and other union activities. Also contains fiftieth and seventy-fifth anniversary souvenir booklets, and a...
Dates: 1882-1971; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1969

Rand McNally and Company Records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rand
Abstract Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Dates: 1856-1996

Singer Manufacturing Company Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Singer
Abstract Invoices, order forms, records, and correspondence, mainly from the Chicago office to the New York office of the Singer Manufacturing Company, 1861-1871.
Dates: 1861-1871

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