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Adams, Milward, 1857-1923: Milward Adams Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1910

Collection of portraits of statesmen, orators, lecturers, musicians, singers, composers, and conductors collected by and autographed to Milward Adams, manager of Chicago's Auditorium Theater from 1889 to 1910.

Allied Arts Corp. (Chicago, Ill.).: Allied Arts Records, 1913-1997

Clippings, artist correspondence, box office records, concert programs, and photographs of the Allied Arts Corporation. Allied Arts Corporation management was taken over by Harry and Sarah Zelzer in 1948 and became the premier agency for bringing performing artists to Chicago. Important artists and groups include the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Glenn Gould, and singers Tito Schipa and Judy Garland. Collection also includes original photographs taken in venues in Chicago and New York from the late 1930s to the early 1940s.

Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941: Anderson, Sherwood. "City Gangs Enslave Moonshine Mountaineers" article and photograph, 1935

Copy of Sherwood Anderson's article "City Gangs Enslave Moonshine Mountaineers" that appeared in the November 2, 1935 issue of "Liberty." Also includes a copy of a photograph taken during the 1935 trail of the Franklin County liquor conspiracy case in Roanoke, Virginia.

Augur, Christopher Columbus, 1821-1898: Christopher C. Augur Collection of Photographs of the Western United States, 1846-1889

Mounted albumen prints and stereographs primarily of western Indians and scenes, ca. 1865-1881, taken by Alexander Gardner, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, William Soule and a few other photographers, plus three large lithographic prints of Mexican War military scenes. Also, a box containing a stereoscopic viewer.

Barrett, Oliver R., (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950 : Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers, ca. 1860-1966

Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and photographs of Sandburg and Barrett. Also, a large collection of stereographs (scenes of the American Civil War, world views and many slides of Chicago before and after the fire of 1871) and cabinet and carte de visite portraits.

Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934: D.F. Barry photographs of Hunkpapa Indians, ca. 1881-1920

Studio portraits of Hunkpapa chiefs Crow King, Gall, Sitting Bull, and Rain in the Face, as well as Standing Holy (Sitting Bull's daughter), Shooting Star (identified as a Sioux squaw), and D.F. Barry with Rain in the Face.,The images were taken at Fort Buford in 1881, at Bismarck in 1885, and possibly elsewhere in the Dakota Territory, but most of them were printed from the negatives and sold from Barry's Superior, Wisconsin, studio in the 1890's or later.

Barzel, Ann: Ann Barzel Dance Research Collection, ca. 1830-2010

Materials collected by dance critic Ann Barzel, documenting the history of dance in Chicago and worldwide. Research collection includes brochures and other publicity, newsclippings, programs, souvenir books, audiovisual material, posters and prints, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts.

Binder, David: David Binder Papers, 1935-2007

Papers of foreign correspondent David Binder, who was the New York Times East Europe correspondent in Belgrade (1963-1967) and Germany correspondent (1967-1973). Includes dispatches articles from Germany to the Institute of Current Affairs (1957-1960), scrapbooks containing Binder's New York Times articles from Eastern Europe and Germany and his earlier articles for the Louisville Courier Journals, Chicago Daily News Foreign Service and Minneapolis Tribune.

Capes, R.: John Crerar Library Photographs, ca. 1900, ca. 1900

3 photographs by R. Capes depicting the interior of the John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago. The photographs have been mislabelled as the Newberry Library.

Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.).: Philadelphia Centennial Stereograph Collection, ca. 1876

8 stereographic views of the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, Niagra Falls, New York, and an unidentified workroom.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Chicago Album, 1934

1934 Chicago Century of Progress album containing postcards and small photographs of the fair.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Photographs, 1933

Collection contains 20 photographs from the Century of Progress, the World's Fair held in Chicago in 1933. Photographs include buildings (particularly the Travel and Transit, the Chrysler, and the GM buildings). Additionally, photographs depict scenes from fair events such as Ripley's Believe it or Not.

Chatfield-Taylor, H. C., (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 : Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor Photograph, ca. 1935

Portrait photograph, approximately 6" x 4". By Pirie MacDonald of New York. On the verso is the rubber stamp of the Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston. No date.

Chicago American Indian Photography Project.: D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History. Chicago American Indian Photography project, ca. 1958-1985

The Chicago American Indian Photography Project aimed to document the American Indian community in Chicago by creating an archive of photographs taken by interested community members, including Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cababa, Joe Kzumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw. The images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. They depict the group life and activities of the American Indian Center (AIC) such as camera club outings, pow wows, the basketball team, and expositions. There are also shots of family members of the American Indian photographers (Battise, Bearskin, and Wesaw).

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: News Collection, 1973-2007

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: Performance Collection, ca. 1960s-2006

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.

Clark, C.R., (Charles R.): C.R. Clark Photograph Book, ca. 1865-1872, 1911

Volume of individually mounted photographs compiled by C.R. Clark for Byron L. Smith, ca. 1911, showing scenes of Chicago before and after the 1871 fire. Includes a letter relating to Smith’s acquisition of the photograph book, and the original front and back covers.

Copelin Commercial Photographers. (Chicago, Ill.).: Copelin Commercial Photographers - Newberry Library Photograph Album, 1891-1893

Photograph Album (unbound) of 22 sepia photographs mounted on linen and stamped on verso: Copelin - Commercial & Landscape Photographers - Chicago - 308-316 Dearborn Street." Photographs document the construction of the Henry Ives Cobb-designed Newberry Library building from May 8, 1891 to April 12, 1893, and also show parts of Washington Square Park and buildings in the surrounding area.

Crews, Claire Lieber: Claire Lieber Crews Century of Progress Notebook, 1933-1934

Loose leaf notebook kept by eleven year old Claire Lieber, in which she recorded her own handwritten descriptions of the fair and its venues, and illustrated them with printed seals, stamps, playing cards, season tickets, event tickets, memo books, postcards, and other illustrations. Also included are “motion pictures” and photographs of Lieber taken at the fair.

D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History, 1985.: Seeing Indian in Chicago Exhibition Records, 1958-1985

Photographs from the Seeing Indian in Chicago American Indian photography exhibit, July 22-September 21, 1985, Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery, The Newberry Library. Also exhibition labels.

Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders.: Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders Records, 1900-1927

Two photo albums of buildings, mainly in Chicago, constructed by Dahl-Stedman firm. Photographs of excavation, construction, and completed buildings, both interior and exterior. Included are images of the Lumber Exchange Building, Marquette Cement Co., Harrington & King Building, Federal Electric Company, Chicago Racquet Club, St. Vincent Infant Asylum, Baskin Store, and several Ann Arbor schools. Also a manuscript guide to construction costs prepared by George Dahl, ca. 1900-1920, and three guides related to brick construction, 1920-1926.

Darrow family: Photograph portrait of Amirus Darrow, Clarence Darrow, and Paul Darrow, ca. 1900

Black and white portrait photograph of Amirus Darrow, Clarence Darrow, and Paul Darrow, Chicago, ca. 1900. From left to right: Amirus (Clarence's father), Paul (Clarence's only child), and Clarence.

Davis, Charles A., fl. 1900: Charles A. Davis Papers, 1854-1901

Charles A. Davis left Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 22, 1900, to take a job as a court reporter in Manila after the Americans had taken control of the Philippines. His wife, Bess, joined him in Manila in 1901. This collection consists of letters and photographs that describe Mr. and Mrs. Davis' lives in Manila. It also includes a travel journal in Spanish from 1854, titled "Memorias sobre las Yslas Filipinas," that Mr. and Mrs. Davis acquired.

Easterly, Thomas Martin, 1809-1882: Thomas Martin Easterly Daguerreotypes, ca. 1846-1849

These images of Sauk, Fox, and Iowa Indians, as well as one Caucasian man, are part of the Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection.

Faulk, Andrew Jackson, 1814-1898: Andrew Jackson Faulk Collection of Photographs of the Dakota Territory and Yankton, Santee, and Teton Sioux, ca. 1855-1909

A collection of 56 photographs acquired by Faulk, mostly consisting of large-format albumen prints, but also a few stereographs and carte de visites. Dakota Territory scenes include views of Yankton, its buildings, and its citizens; photographs of Fort Dakota and Fort Randall by B. H. Gurnsey; the Congregational Church and parsonage at Faulkton; the Big Sioux River and Sioux Falls; and Indian camps. The collection also includes 32 oval portraits of Yankton, Brule, Two Kettle, and Santee Sioux chiefs, interpreters, and others, taken during treaty negotiations at the Addis Gallery in Washington, D.C. These photographs are part of the Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection.

Fay, W.D: W.D. Fay Photographs, 1871

Five small unmounted albumen prints taken in the aftermath of the Chicago Fire of 1871 by W.D. Fay of Joliet. Depicted are the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Wabash and Congress, Trinity Church near Wabash, the Church of the Holy Name, Mr. McCagg's greenhouse, and the courthouse. At least the first two images were marketed by Fay as part of a stereograph set showing the devastation in Chicago.

Fort Custer (Mont.).: Collection of blueprint photographs of Indians and scenes in and near Fort Custer, Montana, ca. 1896

One photo is of a ms. descriptive list of some of the scenes presented; another is dated May 14, 1896; the final photo is of a ms. inscription: Finis. Fort Custer, Montana. W.C.S.E.E.P.S.

Frederick D. Countiss Photography.: Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park Photographs, ca. 1975

Sixteen professional photographs of the area of Chicago known as the Stockyards Industrial Park which was developed after the closing of the Union Stock Yards in 1971. The Industrial Park is home to various small factories, none of which are involved in meatpacking. Few of the original structures remain, excepting the great limestone arch erected in 1879 to mark the stockyard entrance.

Freeman, Emma B., 1880-1928: Emma B. Freeman photographs of Yurok and Hupa Indians, 1914-1918

Posed images of Yurok and Hupa Indians taken in the studio and in outdoor settings in Eureka and Humboldt County, 1914-1918.,Soft-focused and stylized, the portraits are not accurate representations of Indian dress or ways. Included are images of Robert Spott, Bertha Stevens, Vivian Chase, Hazel Ferris, Grace Wayman, and Ed. Pearch. There are also a few shots of older Indians taken at the Hoopa and Klamath reservations, and there is one portrait of Emma B. Freeman.

Graham, Ralph L., 1919-1986: Ralph L. Graham Yalta Conference Photographs and Scrapbook, 1945

Material related to the activities of the United States Department of State during the months of January-March, 1945 with a particular focus on the Malta Conference, the Yalta Conference, the Inter-American Conference on Problems of War and Peace, and the travels of Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius in Northern Africa and Central America. The collection is composed of a State Department-created scrapbook with an assortment of photographs taken by the US Army Signal Corps and relevant newspaper clippings as well as a group of photographic negatives and accompanying contact sheets taken by Ralph L. Graham, an assistant to Secretary Stettinius during his travels in 1945.

Hackett, Fred B., ca. 1880-1975: Fred B. Hackett Papers, 1882-1963

Materials pertaining to Fred B. Hackett, a member of the Chicago Corral of The Westerners, who, for a time, lived and worked among the Oglala Sioux at the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. The material includes a report of the proceedings of the council held on September 21-22, 1903 at Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota between Congressman E. W. Martin and the delegates of five different tribes of Indians, relative to the Black Hills treaty of 1876; a typed description of the Sun Dance held at Pine Ridge in 1929 to which Fred Hackett was witness; and approximately 180 photographs, the majority of which portray the Sioux Indians in South Dakota. The photographs range from as early as 1882 to as late as 1963.

Harzig, Christiane: Christiane Harzig collection of Chicago postcards, ca. 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.

Hillers, John K., 1845-1925: John K. Hillers Photographs of Zuni, Hopi and Rio Grande River Pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona, 1879-1882

From 1879 to 1882, John K. Hillers traveled to the Southwest with Frank Hamilton Cushing and James Stevenson under the auspices of the Bureau of American Ethnology. This collection of 72 photographic prints consists of Hillers’ photographic record of the pueblos, archeological ruins, and peoples of Arizona and New Mexico taken during this trip. These photographs are part of the Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection.

Hubbard Street Dance Company.: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Records, 1971-2014

Hubbard Street Dance Company (renamed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 1993) was founded by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte in 1977 and has become one of the most successful and most internationally known dance companies to hail from Chicago. Records include administrative files, publicity materials, and audiovisual records of performances of the company.

Hudson, Grace Carpenter, 1865-1937: Photographic copies of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians, ca. 1920-ca. 1937

Black and white gelatin photographic prints (ca. 1920-1937), captioned with numbers and mounted on sheets of cardboard, of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians.,Included are portraits and scenes, primarily of children, but also of adults. The children are often depicted with dogs or other animals.

Huebner, Jospeh: Joseph Huebner Dance Photographs, ca. 1970-ca. 2005

Joseph Huebner was the University of Notre Dame Library's Fine Arts Bibiliographer for 30 years, retiring in 1998. He donated souvenir books, programs, and dance ephemera which were interfiled into the Barzel Dance Research collection, and also donated framed dance photographs showing many ballet stars, including George Ballanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins, Natalia Makarova, and Ivan Nagy. Also includes a framed photograph of Joffrey dancers Trinity Hamilton and Sam Franke performing "Light Rain" by photographer Herb Migdoll.

Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931 : L.A. Huffman photographs, 1883-1907

Sixteen photographic portraits of Indians and photographs of scenes in the West by Huffman, a professor of journalism (University of Illinois, Northwestern University, University of Denver) and western frontier historian.

Hurckes, Richard W.: Richard and Louise Hurckes Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-ca. 1900

Collection of 33 stereograph images issued by various publishers, including images of animals, American scenes, staged domestic views and images of Hell. There are views of Niagara Falls, Yosemite, the "Mammoth" trees in California, the Hudson River and Thousand Islands in New York, Vermont, Washington, D.C., and Rome. Also suspension bridges over the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls, Central Park in New York, and Patterson Park in Baltimore. Includes some tinted and tissue images. Also stereoscope.

Illinois Labor History Society.: Photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Soldier Field, July 10, 1966, July 10, 1966

Black and white photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Soldier Field, July 10, 1966. Copy of original photograph from the Illinois Labor History Society.

Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942: W. H. Jackson Photochrom Print Collection, 1898-1906

Color lithographic prints, made using the "Photochrom" process, published by Detroit Photographic Company from negatives made by W.H. Jackson.

Johns, William Douglas, 1858-1942: William Douglas Johns Papers, 1895-ca. 1941

Typescript of an undated manuscript entitled The Early Yukon, Alaska and the Klondike Discovery, written by Seattle journalist and gold prospector William Douglas Johns. Also, 49 photographs to accompany Johns’ draft of the book which includes the early history of Alaska, the development of the gold rush, life in the mining camps and in Dawson City, and Johns’own explorations and hardships while traveling in the region starting in 1895.

Johnson, Carol: Carol Johnson Chicago portrait photographs, 1860-1900

Twenty-five unidentified nineteenth century cabinet photographs of babies, children, adults and weddings taken by Chicago photographers. Also, one CD titled "Carol Johnson," which are individual jpg digitized images of the photographs (front and back), and a pdf document that is an amalgamation of the photographs (front and back, and captioned).

LaRue, Mervin W., 1918-2005: Mervin W. LaRue Papers, ca. 1930-1934

A scrapbook put together by Mervin W. LaRue that contains newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the Century of Progress World's Fair held in Chicago in 1933. Also included in the papers are several negatives and photographs (ca. 1930-1934) and one copy of the Chicago Daily News' 1933 World's Fair Photogravure Issue.

Levy, Ruth: Ruth Levy Dance photographs, 1970-1974

Levy, who performed as a dancer with the Pavley/Oukrainsky Ballet Company, received a masters degree in photography at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1972. This collection includes her negatives, proof sheets, and glossy prints of dancers in several companies, including the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theatre, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Joffrey Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet among others. Some of these photographs were exhibited at the Chicago Public Library in 1974.

Luick, Lars: Lars Luick Papers, 1972-2008

Luick, a Chicago photographer, has been published in Ballet News and Dance Magazine. This collection of his work includes photographs of Balanchine's funeral, the Boitsov Classical Ballet Company, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Also includes framed and loose photographs and works of art and collages, cassettes, and slides.

Lundgren, Harriet, 1907-1996: Harriet Lundgren Papers, 1917-1991

Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.

Malkind, Sheila: Sheila Malkind Photographs, 1982-2001

Malkind, a Chicago photojournalist, was the director of the Ruth Page Foundation from 1981 to 1992. In this capacity, she came to know many members of the Chicago dance community, including individuals such as Ann Barzel, Katherine Dunham, Larry Long, and Maria Tallchief. Her photographs are primarily candid shots of dancers and dance companies in Chicago: notable subjects include the individuals mentioned above, as well as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dame Margot Fonteyn, and Rudolph Nureyev. Additional photographs document Ruth Page Foundation activities and a variety of formal, informal, and street gatherings, as well as photographs of Lincoln Park in every season. The collection also includes published feature articles that Malkind wrote for the Lerner newspapers, the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Tribune.

McNally, Andrew, 1836-1904: Andrew McNally album of photographs of a trip to New Mexico, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon, ca. 1897

Album of photographic prints, documenting a trip through New Mexico, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon, probably around 1897, by Andrew McNally, and a group which may have included his eleven year-old grandson, Andrew McNally II, and possibly photographers W.H. Jackson and C.A. Higgins, whose signed photographs of the McNallys are contained in the album.

More family: More Family Papers, ca. 1850-ca. 1950

Materials pertaining to the More family, consisting mainly of photographs and photograph albums, but also letters and documents, diaries (oldest Wheaton, IL, 1868, 1871), scrapbooks, postcards, Rand McNally maps, university catalogs (Wheaton and Northwestern, 1870s), Calumet, IL theatre programs, and other materials pertaining to the More and related families, e.g. the Leibrocks. There is also considerable material collected by Pauline More of Calument, IL and the Bailey family of Wheaton, IL and Iowa (E.K. Bailey was a Presbyterian minister in Iowa). The More family is related to the Blatchford family by the marriage of Louise Pettit (daughter of Dorothy Blatchford Pettit) and James Kent More.

Morrison, Helen Balfour: Helen Balfour Morrison Papers, 1906-2001

Personal and professional papers of American photographer and artist Helen Balfour Morrison. Born in Evanston, Illinois in 1900, Morrison undertook several artistic photography projects that were exhibited throughout the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Her longtime collaboration with dancer Sybil Shearer involved further artistic endeavors through stage lighting designs and filmmaking.

Olshansky, Eugene: Eugene Olshansky Photographs, 1935-1986

Photographs of productions staged by the Original Ballets Russes (aka the Ballet Russes du Col. W. de Basil) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo between 1935 and 1941, taken by Chicago businessman and balletomane Eugene Olshansky. Also, two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs, and several pieces of ephemera.

Osgood, Charles, 1941-: Charles Osgood Photographs, 1968-1998

Mainly 35 mm black and white photographic negatives taken by Chicago Tribune photographer Charles Osgood documenting Chicago scenes and events, 1970-1998. Also two boxes of negatives that Osgood saved from the garbage that were shot by other Tribune photographers and document the 1968 Democratic Convention and other events during 1968-1969.

Ottenstraer family: Ottenstraer Family Photographs, ca. 1885-ca. 1930

Photographs of three generations of the German American Ottenstraer family of Chicago, consisting mainly of individual and group shots, together with images of family homes, employees at the Mechanical Manufacturing Company, and members of the St. Ludwig Jaeger Ct. No. 247 Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps. Rudolph Otterstraer was born in Germany in 1844, and emigrated to the U.S. at about age 22, settled in Chicago where he worked for Armour and Company, and retired to Grand Haven, Michigan about 1906. His sons August and John lived their entire lives in Chicago, and another son, Rudolph Jr., lived in both Grand Haven and Chicago.

Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.).: Photograph Album of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915

Photograph album containing 93 photographs from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Photographs are mostly of buildings and gardens.

Parsons, G. W., (George W.): G.W. Parsons photographs of Osage Indians,, ca. 1880-ca. 1900

Studio photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1900, of Osage Indians posed as individuals and family groups. With the exception of Red Eagle, Minnie Deloria, and Bilie Connor, the Indians are unidentified. There is also one outdoor shot with the caption "War Dance."

Probasco, Henry, 1820-1902: Henry Probasco home ("Oakwood") and family photographs, ca. 1890

Copies of photographs, ca. 1890, of Henry Probasco's family on the front steps of his home, "Oakwood", in Cincinnati. Also interior views, including the library. Probasco was a prominent businessman and civic leader in Cincinnati, whose large rare book collection was acquired by the Newberry Library in 1890.

Railroad Photograph Collection.: Railroad Photograph Collection, ca. 1868-1914

Two groups of railroad photographs, including 15 reproductions related to the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, ca. 1868-1869, and 34 snapshots and postal cards of railroad men, engines, cars, stations and wrecks apparently taken in Wisconsin, ca. 1913-1914.

Renslow, Chuck: Chuck Renslow dance photographs, ca. 1960-ca. 1980

Photographic prints and electronic files (CD and DVD) of the Illinois Ballet Company and dancer/artist Dom Orejudos by professional photographer Chuck Renslow.

Samelius, William Henry: William Henry Samelius Collection of World's Columbian Exposition Slides, 1893

A collection of glass plate slides of various buildings and attractions from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Most images are from the fair with multiple views of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, Electric Tower, and the Colonnade. Features an image of a day pass to the fair on Chicago Day. There is one slide that is not from the fair of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.

Sloan, Percy H. (Percy Haydn), b. 1867 : Percy H. Sloan Collection of Photographs, ca. 1890-1942

Collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Chicago and environs, which includes aerial views of the city and some suburbs (1925-1930), and a large collection of church, civic, commercial and domestic architecture. Also, views of Chicago monuments and statuary and a group of Sloan’s checklists of his work. Most images are annotated with addresses and but not dates.

Sluby, Paul E.: Sluby collection of portrait photographs, ca. 1850-1953

Paul E. Sluby, Sr., a genealogist and historian from Washington D.C., compiled this collection of early photographs of identified individuals. Many of the photographs were acquired at flea markets and antique stores in the northeastern United States. Also included are some letters, funeral notices, and a high school diploma.

Tassin, Pepe: Newberry Library Postcard Collection, 1898-1945

Collection of postcards with images of the Newberry Library, most mailed with messages to addressees, dating mainly from 1898-1915. Several copies of a later postcard with postmarks dating from 1939 to 1945, shows the Newberry Library, the John Crerar Library, the Harper Memorial Library, and the Chicago Public Library.

Templeton, George M., d. 1870: George M. Templeton papers,, 1852-1958

Includes Templeton's diaries for the years 1862-1868 when he was stationed at Fort C.F. Smith in Montana. The Fort was established in 1866 and abandoned in 1868. Collection also includes correspondence, etc., of the various collectors who have held the collection or parts of it.

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.: Chicago Lakefront and River Photographs, ca. 1890

58 prints of Chicago lakefront and river scenes, found in a manila envelope marked: “Prints from glass negatives produced by the Corps of Engineers c. 1890; originals now with the Chicago Maritime Society.”

Unknown: Civil War Photographs, ca. 1861-ca. 1865

Ten carte de visite photographs of Union soldiers, camps, and buildings in Southern locations.

Unknown: Maxwell Street Market Photograph, May 1962

One black and white photograph of Maxwell Street Market from May 1962.

Unknown: Edna St. Vincent Millay Photograph, ca. 1925

One black and white photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay, an American lyrical poet and playwright who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923.

Unknown: [Photographs of Quiriguá], ca. 1920-1946

Nine black-and-white photographic prints of the Mayan ruins at Quiriguá, Guatemala in the Motagua Valley. Depicted are eight steles, pillar-like carved slabs of stone, and one zoömorph. The photographs are signed "Janette W. Dixon." The photographer remains unknown. The photographs are undated, but were a gift of Janette Dixon of Chicago from May 29, 1946.

Valentine, May L.: May Valentine Opera Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1972

Photographs of opera singers and conductors, collected by May Valentine, chorus director and music librarian for the Chicago Lyric Opera for 44 years. Mostly undated professional stills of individuals, plus a few stage scenes and miscellaneous group shots.

Waterman, Charles E. : Second Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry Photographs, ca. 1898-ca. 2009

34 photographs depicting soldiers from the 2nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. The majority of the photographs were taken in Jacksonville, Florida in 1898 and Havana, Cuba in 1899. Also included are 8 typed pages written by the collection's donor, Craig Pfannkuche, containing information concerning the photographer and the subjects of the photographs; print-outs from the Database of Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans; obituaries; and the History of the 2nd Regiment Infantry - Illinois Volunteers, which includes the Adjutant General's Report.

Watson, Elmo Scott, 1892-1951: Elmo Scott Watson Photographs, ca. 1860-1936

Primarily albumen and gelatin photographic prints plus five glass plate negatives which have been removed from the western history subject files of the Elmo Scott Watson Papers. Consists mainly of nineteenth and twentieth century portraits and images of Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow and Sioux Indians, some group photos, and a miscellany of half and full stereographs of non-western locations.

Weil, F. Peter, 1913-1997: F. Peter Weil Collection of Photographs of the Tosia Mundstock Dance Group, ca.1946-1950

85 photographs of an amateur Detroit modern dance group led by a German dancer named Tosia Mundstock.

Wellington, J. W. (Joseph W.): J. W. "Duke" Wellington Slide Collection, ca. 1950-1975

Copies of color 35 mm. slide sets, slide captions, and commentaries documenting Assiniboine and Gros Ventre ceremonies performed at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana, ca. 1950-1952, prepared by J. W. "Duke" Wellington, who was Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent at the reservation, 1947-1954.

Westervelt, Louise St. John: Louise St. John Westervelt Collection of Theatrical and Musical Photographs, 1869-1930

Photographs, mainly cabinet photographs, of nineteenth-century musical and theatrical persons.

Wheeler, Olin D. (Olin Dunbar), 1852-1925: Olin D. Wheeler Collection of Photographs of Yosemite Valley, ca. 1880-1925

This collection of 179 photographic prints contains 71 views of Yosemite National Park, including tourists traveling in Yosemite Transportation vehicles and private cars. Wheeler also compiled a collection of photographs of the landscapes and Native Americans along the route of the Lewis and Clark expedition while researching his two-volume book The Trail of Lewis and Clark. This collection is part of the Edward E. Ayer Collection of Photographs.

Whiteman, Ira M., 1871-1944: Ira M. Whiteman Collection of Photographs and Military Paraphernalia, 1898-1899

Sixteen photographs and fourteen artifacts of military paraphernalia belonging to Ira M. Whiteman, relating to the Spanish-American War. Includes commercial photographs by Waterman of Chicago showing Cuba in 1899 and Camp Cuba Libre in Jacksonville, Fla.; other photos are of Havana Harbor, of Whiteman and other soldiers, and of “Muster-Out Day”. Military artifacts include badges, buttons, an epaulet, medals and a reputed piece of the USS Maine.

Worcester, Dean C., (Dean Conant), 1866-1924: Dean C. Worcester Collection of Philippine Photographs, early 20th century

Early 20th Century ethnographic photographs collected by Dean C. Worcester, a professor, zoologist and authority on Philippine History. The over 8,000 photographs represent thirty-six linguistic groups of the people of the Philippines. In this collection there are also photographs from negatives owned by Dr. A.B. Meyer, friend of Jose Rizal.

World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).: World's Columbian Exposition Lantern Slides, 1893

56 glass lantern slides showing environs, buildings and exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago.