|Size:||8 linear feet, 335 photographs, 87 glass plate slides|
|Repository:||Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605|
|Provenance:||The collection was originally housed at Chicago Public Library’s South Shore Branch Library. In the 1980s, with a grant from the Dr. Scholl Foundation, Special Collections transferred and processed the collection to make it fully available for research by the public.|
|Citation:||When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: South Shore Community Collection Records [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library.|
The South Shore neighborhood is 9 miles southeast of the Loop. The neighborhood runs along the Lake from 67th Street south to 79th. The area was annexed into Chicago in 1889. South Shore is number 43 of the 77 official communities that make up Chicago.
For an overview of South Shore, see
- "South Shore," Encyclopedia of Chicago
- "CA43 -- South Shore," Local Community Fact Book, Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1990
Scope and Content
The South Shore Community Collection (SSCC) has been subdivided into 12 subject series ranging from Biographical Data to War Time Activities. Within these Series arrangement is usually alphabetical by proper name—in cases for which another arrangement has been used, the organization of the material is detailed in the individual Series Descriptions. Some subjects of particular interest are:
- Community Development Plans and accompanying maps.
- Chicago White Sox World Series Ticket, 1917.
- Elia Peattie, Donald Culross Peattie.
- Family Genealogies.
- Hayakawa, S.I. (photograph).
- South Shore Commission, civic organization.
- Waterfront Development and Major Henry Lee.
Photographs from the South Shore Community Collection have been placed in the Neighborhood History Research Collection A/V file. Each photo is individually cataloged in the NHRC-AV photo card file. Shelf lists of both the photographs and the glass plate lantern slides follow the Box and Folder Inventory.
Oversize material and maps
All Oversize material has been removed from the collection and placed in separate Oversize filing areas. See listing following Series Descriptions below for complete list. Cross references to Oversize material is frequently offered in the text of the Box and Folder Inventory.
Boxes 12 and 13 contain scrapbooks. Each is briefly described below in the Box and Folder Inventory. There are some cross references to these scrapbooks in the text of the Box and Folder Inventory as well.
A large group of family histories and genealogies prepared by David Bird, a member of the South Shore Historical Society have been stored as Oversize 1. See Oversize Materials listing following Series Descriptions below for complete list of families covered in this material. Cross references to the genealogies appear in the Box and Folder Inventory for the series of biographies.
See Separation Record following Series Descriptions below for a list of material removed from the South Shore Community Collection and housed elsewhere in Special Collections or discarded entirely.
Series 1: Biographical Data. Predominantly 1930s.
Most of the manuscript material included in this Series was solicited or compiled by members of the South Shore Historical Society during the late 1930s and 1940s. David Bird of the Society was an amateur genealogist and it was he who drew up the many family genealogies and personal biographies found here. The collection also contains material contributed by South Shore residents—personal reminiscences and many photographs.
Items in both the Biographical Data Manuscript Series and the Portrait & Family Photographs Series of the Photographs are arranged alphabetically by family name.
Series 2: Business Establishments. 1890s-1940s.
This Series contains material about or produced by South Shore area businesses. Kinds of material include company newsletters; theater and concert programs; brochures; and a ticket to the 1917 World Series at Comiskey Park.
Items are arranged alphabetically by name of the business and cross references are provided to other manuscript Series and to the Photographs.
Series 3: Religious Institutions. 1902-1908.
Newsletters; Dedication programs; Yearbooks.
Items are arranged alphabetically by Church name and cross references to the Photographs and other manuscript Series are provided.
Series 4: Clubs & Organizations. 1890s-1940s.
This Series contains material having to do with the many social groups and civic or business organizations that have operated in South Shore. The kinds of material found here include organization publications and working papers—newsletters, financial reports, membership lists and the like—as well as several brief histories describing the development and purposes of various groups. Items having to do with club activities are also included—programs, invitations, meeting announcements, etc.
Materials are arranged under three broad subheadings according to the purposes and interests of the group. These headings are "Civic," "Business," and "Social." Within these subdivisions items are arranged alphabetically by the name of the organization.
Records from organizations affiliated with particular institutions that themselves have files in other manuscript Series will be found with the records of those parent organizations, e. g. School PTAs.
The Clubs & Organizations section of the Photographs contains many photographs of people prominent in South Shore organizations, most notably the portraits of the Presidents of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor Park Woman’s Club.
Cross references are included in the Box and Folder Inventory.
Series 5: Community & Historical Essays & Sketches. 1900-1978.
This Series contains a wide variety of material having to do with the South Shore area in general, much of it produced by members of the South Shore Historical Society. The Series includes crayon drawings and brief historical reminiscences by South Shore residents; more formal community histories, often written by South Shore residents; copies of urban renewal and community development plans; voter registration lists; telephone books; lakefront and harbor development plans; commercial and industrial background, etc.
Extensive cross references are made to other manuscript Series, to the photographs in the Photographs, to Oversize material and to the collection of maps.
Items are arranged in chronological order. Those looking for particular kinds of material are advised to glance through the contents listing for this Series and to note pertinent cross references.
Series 6: Municipal Agencies. 1930s-1976.
This Series is made up largely of material connected with the South Shore Branch of the Chicago Public Library. Several files are concerned with municipal water supply.
Items are arranged according to the agency’s name and cross references to the Photographs are provided.
Series 7: Parks. 1941; 1957.
South Shore Park Dedication, 1957; Dedication program for the Wacker Drive Washington monument, 1941.
Cross references are made to the Photographs which includes photographs of area beaches.
Series 8: Residences. Various dates, late 1930s-1973.
Newspaper clippings and notes concerning local buildings.
The Residences section of the Photographs contains numerous photographs of local homes, many taken by David Bird of the Historical Society in the late 30s and early 40s. These photographs are listed in the contents description by family’s last name and a cross reference to the Audio Visual file.
Series 9: Schools. 1892-1977.
This Series contains material relating to the many schools in the South Shore area. Included are records from elementary schools, high schools and vocational and community colleges. The kinds of material to be found include yearbooks; personal reminiscences; commencement programs; school newspapers; course listings and PTA material.
Items are arranged alphabetically by the name of the school.
The Schools sections of the Photographs contains many class photographs from around the turn of the century, as well as numerous photographs of school buildings. Photographs are listed in the contents listing for this Series.
Series 10: Street Scenes. 1911; 1918.
The manuscript materials in this Series are a copy of the Daily News Street Guide to Chicago for 1911 and the binder cover for a series of progress photographs of the North Michigan Avenue Bridge Substructure Construction in 1918 by a South Shore Company, The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, owned by South Shore resident Martin Hausler.
These progress photographs are contained in the Photographs, which also includes most of the material for this Series.
Items are listed in two ways in the contents listing—numbered Streets are listed in ascending order, named avenues in alphabetical order. Corner location are listed twice.
Series 11: Transportation. 1909-1940s.
This Series contains material related to several kinds of transportation: Railways; Subways; Waterways and Bus Routes. In general items are arranged according to the kind of service involved. Railway material however is nearly all under the heading "Illinois Central Railroad." Additionally, the heading "Public Transportation," in both the manuscript Series and the Photographs, contains material on Subways and Street Cars. There are also several folders containing material on the history of transportation in Chicago.
Series 12: War Time Activities. 1940-45.
This Series contains several items concerned with civilian defense and civilian preparedness practices. The majority of the Series however is devoted to "pen-pal" type letters from servicemen to members of the South Shore Branch Library staff. These letters are arranged alphabetically by the writer’s last name.
The War Time Activities section of the Photographs contains a number of group photographs of service inductees. Individuals in these pictures are almost certainly unidentified however, and no dates are provided.
Series 1 Biographical Data
|Oversize 1 (Folio)||Bird, David B., Sr., Genealogical charts of South Shore families, 1934-1941:
|Oversize 2||Lee, Wright W., commission from governor Charles S. Deneen, delegate to "Lakes to the Gulf Deep Waterway Assn." Convention, 1908 Sep 30.|
|Oversize 3||Taylor, Edward D., land grant from Martin Van Buren, land at Chicago, 1839 Oct 1.|
Series 2 Business Establishments
|Oversize 4||Bennett, Frank I. & Co., leading dealers in first class Chicago real estate Hyde Park residence and World’s Fair properties... Advertisement map, 32x22" [1893?]|
|Oversize 5||Bird Center Opera House. . .Cap. Fry’s Surprise Party June 16th 1905. Playbill, 32 x 8 1/2"|
|Oversize 6||Middagh & Howell, Real Estate! Loans and Insurance. . .Windsor Park. Advertisement map, undated|
|Oversize 7||Ringer Real Estate. Bill of sale of Windsor Park Golf Course, 1920.|
Series 4 Clubs and Organizations: Political
|Oversize 8||7th Ward. Election precincts. Issued by Board of Election Commissioners. Map; 1931 July 16.|
|Oversize 9a, 9b||7th Ward. Election precincts. Issued by Board of Election Commissioners. Map; 1937 Nov 1. Two copies: one annotated in pencil accompanied by 18 sheets of voter tally, 1941.|
|Oversize 10||8th Ward. Election precincts. Issued by Board of Election Commissioners after redistricting, 1916 Dec.|
Series 5 Community History
|Oversize 11||Daily Columbian, #150. 1893 Oct 21. Newspaper.|
Series 6 Municipal Agencies
|Oversize 12||South Shore Library. Community map annotated numbers of library users. On verso of Chicago Park Symphony poster. 1930s.|
|Oversize 13||South Shore Library. Registration Chart, 1929-1939.|
|Oversize 14||South Shore Library. [Registration Chart], 1932-1936. With 3 x 5 card of penciled statistics.|
|Oversize 15a, 15b||South Shore Library. Number of card holders on each street of the South Shore district... Two charts, [1930s].|
Series 7 Parks
|Oversize 16||Map of Jackson Park, World’s Columbian Exposition. 1893. On rice paper, 16 x 18".|
Series 9 Schools
|Oversize 17||Duncan Avenue School. Graduation certificate to George F. Nord, 1891 June 26.|
|Oversize 28||South Shore High School. The Shore Line (45:1), 1962 Sept. 24.|
Series 10 Streets
|Oversize 18||Map of South Shore Hyde Park Cook Co. Ill. 20 x 16 1/2". Inset: Map of the north part of Hyde Park. Engraved by R. W. Dobson. [1880?]|
|Oversize 19||Dillinger, John. [South Shore]. Pencil, noting some historic landmarks and contemporary schools. 1939 May 18.|
|Oversize 20||[Westfall subdivision of 208 acres. . .Twp. 38N, Range 15W.] Title added in pencil. Printed title: Index to Fracl. Secs. 29 & 30 T.38 R.15.|
|Oversize 21||West Windsor Park. Real estate map [1892?]|
Series 11 Transportation
|Oversize 22||Illinois Central Railroad. Certificate to W. H. Shoemaker, traveler for 40 years. 1933 Sept 14.|
|Oversize 23||Wanted! 3,000 laborers on the 12th division of the Illinois Central Railroad. . .July, 1853. Facsimile, with caption at top, "Laborers by the thousands were brought. . .in 1853."|
|Oversize 24||Illinois Central Railroad. Pass issued to Abraham Lincoln as an attorney for the company. 1857 December. Photo blow-up mounted on masonite.|
|Oversize 25||"Illinois Central suburban trains set a record carrying passengers to the Columbian Exposition on Chicago’s south side. The scene is Van Buren Street in 1893." Title is from added caption. Photo blow-up on masonite. Same scene as photo SSCC 1.313 (cataloged as Randolph Street station).|
|Oversize 26||"No. 201 represented the finest in Chicago suburban locomotives when grandfather rode the Illinois Central in the ‘Gay Nineties.’" Title is from added caption. Photo blow-up mounted on masonite.|
|Oversize 27||"From Chicago, Illinois Central streamliners serve a wide portion of the United States, reaching New Orleans, Miami, St. Louis, Birmingham, Memphis, and Waterloo, Iowa." Title is taken from added caption. Photo blow-up mounted on masonite.|
Transferred Materials: The following items have been removed to different collections:
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 12||Geologic Atlas of the United States: Chicago Folio. Washington, DC: U. S. Geologic Survey, 1902.|
|Century of Progress Collection||Map of Chicago for the year 1933 ... With key to Century of Progress buildings. Bird’s eye view. T. N. T. Co., 1932.|
|Century of Progress Collection||[Map of central Chicago showing Century of Progress International Exposition Grounds.]|
|Civil War and American History Research Collection||"The Abraham Lincoln Log Cabin. . . Farmington, Illinois, 1831." Photo, copyright: Abraham Lincoln Log Cabin Association, 1891.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 44||A Map of Chicago incorporated as a town August 5, 1833. Compiled from original "Map of Chicago about 1833," Walter Conley & O. E. Stelzer, 1933.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection 48:4||School Map of Chicago. Chicago: Board of Education, 1914.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 23||Congressional Districts. January, 1931. Map.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 21||Ward Map City of Chicago. 50 Ward Plan passed by the city council. . . July 22, 1921.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Folio Oversize 74||Ward Map City of Chicago. Boundaries as established by ordinance of July 10, 1931.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection 47: 21||The Lakefront Plan of Chicago. Chicago: December 1972.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 41||Map of Chicago in 1830. Copyright by A. T. Andreas, 1884. Later photostat.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection||"Chicago the western city of towers." Photograph, with key to 20 towers.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection||Cornerstone laying, Chicago City Hall, LaSalle Street, 1909. Two photos.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Folio Oversize 73||Chicago Plan Commission, Preliminary Comprehensive City Plan of Chicago, January, 1946. Map, colored.|
|Chicago City-Wide Collection Oversize 29||Map of Chicago Showing Growth of the City by Annexations and Accretions. Chicago: Dept. Of Public Works, 1935.|
|Calumet Collection, Folio Oversize 1.15.||Calumet & Indiana Harbor. Map: U.S. Army Region Community Corps of Engineers, Chart no. 755. 1960.|
The material from South Shore has been divided into three record groups. The South Shore Community Records contain the material concerning the history of the South Shore neighborhood. The South Shore Historical Society Collection contains material related to the foundation and organization of the Historical Society. Newspapers have been placed in the South Shore Community Newspaper Collection. See separate finding aid for the latter two collections.
Duplicate materials and photocopies of selected manuscript material have been returned to the South Shore Branch Library.
Series I: Biographical Data
**The Scrapbook in folder 12:2 contains a series of obituaries from South Shore area newspapers dated roughly 1935-1937.
|Box 1||Folder 1||ABLE, GEORGE: Genealogical sketches; sympathy card, 1942.|
|Box 1||Folder 2||ADLER, ISAAC:
ALEXANDER, Mrs. H.T.:
ANDERSON, BRIAN K., see Series 9 Schools, South Shore High School, Graduation Announcement, 1959.
|Box 1||Folder 3||APGAR FAMILY: Genealogical sketch; correspondence, 1938. [See also Genealogies: Apgar.]|
|Box 1||Folder 4||ATWATER, RICHARD & FAMILY: Correspondence, circa 1938. [See also Photographs: Portrait & Family, Atwater.]|
|Box 1||Folder 5||BALL FAMILY: Correspondence, 1943. [See also Genealogies: Ball.]|
|Box 1||Folder 6||BARNSBACK, ARTHUR & FAMILY:
|Box 1||Folder 7||BELKNAP, ANNA (ROHN) & FAMILY:
BENEDICT, CAROL, see Photographs: Portrait & Family: Benedict.
BENT, JOHN, see Photographs: Portrait & Family: Bent.
BERQUIST FAMILY, see Genealogies: Berquist.
|Box 1||Folder 8-9||BIRD, DAVID:
|Box 1||Folder 10||BLACK, DR. ROBERT: Excerpts from eulogies; invitation to dedication of Robert A. Black School, 1967.|
|Box 1||Folder 11||BOYLAN FAMILY:
BRADLEY FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Bradley.
|Box 1||Folder 12||BRADWELL, MYRA:
BRANDENBURG FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Brandenburg.
|Box 1||Folder 13||
BRASSE FAMILY: Biographical sketch, undated
BRIODY FAMILY, see Genealogies: Briody & Henry Families.
|Box 1||Folder 14||BROWN, J.H. & LYDA:
BUNDESON FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Bundeson.
|Box 1||Folder 15||
BUTLER, JUDGE WALKER: Newspaper clipping, 1959.
CAMPBELL FAMILY, see Genealogies: Campbell
|Box 1||Folder 16||CLEMENSON, CHRISTEN & FAMILY:
CODY, DR., see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Cody.
CRAIG, ALEXANDER, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Craig.
DANCERS: Photograph, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, "Dancers."
|Box 1||Folder 17||DANIELSON FAMILY:
DAVIS FAMILY, see Genealogies: Davis.
DEAN FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences: Dean.
|Box 1||Folder 18||DEDMON, EMMETT: Biographical sketch, 1946.|
|Box 1||Folder 19||DILLINGER, JOHN:
DONAHUE FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Donahue.
|Box 1||Folder 20||DOWDING, GEORGE:
DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A., see Series 5 Community & Historical Essays: Examination of Title, 1906, 6:5.
DUPLISSIS FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Duplissis.
|Box 1||Folder 21||ERLANDSON, EMIL J.: Newspaper clippings, 3/24/60.|
|Box 1||Folder 22||FAIR, GEORGE: Historical sketch, 1935.|
|Box 1||Folder 23||FARRELL FAMILY:
|Box 1||Folder 24||
FENN, ISADORE: Publication, 1943.
FERRIS FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Ferris.
|Box 1||Folder 25||FITCH, MORGAN:
|Box 1||Folder 26||
FOLEY FAMILY: Biographical sketch, 1938.
FORT, IRENE, see Series 9 Schools: Myra Bradwell. 8:34. [See also Photographs: Schools, Myra Bradwell.]
|Box 1||Folder 27||FOX, GRESHAM GEORGE:
FREDBLOOM, A.C., see Series 9 Schools: Myra Bradwell—short history, 1936, 8:35.
GAUGHAN, MARY, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Gaughan, Mary.
GAUGHAN, THOMAS, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Gaughan, Thomas.
GAUHN FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Gauhn.
|Box 1||Folder 28||GERDS, CHARLES:
|Box 1||Folder 29||
GORMAN FAMILY: Biographical sketch, 1939. [See also Genealogies: Gorman.]
GOTTWALD FAMILY, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Gottwald.]
|Box 1||Folder 30||
GRAFF, MRS. RILLA: Obituaries, 1936.
GRANT, CAPT. W.L.: Letter to school children, 1919. [See also Series 9 Schools: Myra Bradwell, 8:31.]
GRANTHAM/SKEEN FAMILIES, see Photographs: Residences, Grantham/Skeen.
|Box 1||Folder 31||GRIDLEY, ELEANOR:
|Box 1||Folder 32||GROSHAN FAMILY:
|Box 1||Folder 33||GUNNARSON, CHARLES:
HALL FAMILY, see Genealogies.
HANSBERG FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Hansberg.
HANSON FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Hanson.
|Box 1||Folder 34||HAUSLER, MARTIN:
HAYAKAWA, S.I., see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Hayakawa.
|Box 1||Folder 35||HENRY FAMILY:
HERTZMAN, ANNA, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Hertzman.
|Box 1||Folder 36||HEYDORN, FRANK:
HIRCHMAN & Boylan Families, see Genealogies: Hirchman & Boylan.
|Box 1||Folder 37||HOWELL, ALDERMAN CYRUS H.:
HUFTON FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Smith/Hufton.
HUTCHINSON, O.N., see Series 5 Community & Historical Essays: "Grand Crossing," 1938; "South Shore: It’s Past & Future," 1941.
JOHNSON, GEORGE, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Johnson.
JOHNSTON FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Johnston.
|Box 1||Folder 38||
KAHL, WILLIS: Biographical sketches, 1938-40.
KENDALL, W. BEVERIDGE: "History of the Class of 1922." [See also Series 9 Schools: Bryn Mawr, 8:15.]
|Box 1||Folder 39||KIDD, WILLIAM: Biographical sketch, circa. 1938-40.|
|Box 1||Folder 40||
KIMBALL, ALICE: biographical sketch, 1951.
KIRKPATRICK FAMILY, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Kirkpatrick; Residences, Kirkpatrick.
|Box 1||Folder 41||
KOHL, W.C.: Biographical sketch, 1937; correspondence, 1937-41.
KRAUSE FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Krause.
|Box 1||Folder 42||LEACH, MRS. N.: Correspondence, 1935.|
|Box 1||Folder 43||LEE, MAJOR HENRY:
|Box 1||Folder 44||LEYS, WAYNE:
|Box 1||Folder 45||LYONS, ELIZABETH: Biographical sketch, 1935.|
|Box 1||Folder 46||MATHER, KIRTLEY: Correspondence, 1937; speeches, 1935, 1938.|
|Box 1||Folder 47||MATHIAS, DAVID:
|Box 1||Folder 48||
McKENNY, THOMAS: Biographical sketch, 1938.
MERCERS FAMILY, see Genealogies: Mercers.
|Box 1||Folder 49||MINCER, DR. EDWIN: Biographical sketch, 1938.|
|Box 1||Folder 50||MORGAN, EVAN:
|Box 1||Folder 51||NELSON, JOHN: Biographical sketch, 1936; correspondence, 1951.|
|Box 1||Folder 52||NICHOLS FAMILY:
NORD, GEORGE F.: Board of Education Certificate, 1891, see Oversize SSCC 17.
O’CONNOR FAMILY, see Genealogies: O’Connor.
|Box 1||Folder 53||
OSMER, ORVILLE: Genealogical sketch, 1940.
O’SULLIVAN, FATHER, see Photographs: Residences, O’Sullivan.
|Box 1||Folder 54||PEATTIE, ELIA; DONALD CULROSS; & FAMILY:
|Box 1||Folder 55||PEDDERSEN, JOHN: Memorial Program, 1944.|
|Box 1||Folder 56||
PENNEWELL, ALMER: Poems, 1935-55.
|Box 1||Folder 57||PETERSEN FAMILY: Genealogical sketches.|
|Box 1||Folder 58||PETRAKIS, HARRY: Press Release, 1964.|
|Box 1||Folder 59||PHELPHS, JOHN & MARY: Pension Certificate, 1899.|
|Box 1||Folder 60||POWELL, WILLIAM & FAMILY:
|Box 2||Folder 1-2||QUIZ KIDS:
REED & YATES FAMILIES, see Genealogies: Reed & Yates.
|Box 2||Folder 3||REYNOLDS, CATHERINE: Obituary, 2/17/48.|
|Box 2||Folder 4||RICE, WALLACE:
|Box 2||Folder 5||ROBBINS, JUDGE: Biographical sketch, 1938.|
|Box 2||Folder 6||ROHN FAMILY:
RUBEY FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Rubey.
RYAN, JAMES W., see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Ryan.
|Box 2||Folder 7||SAYRE FAMILY:
SEAMAN, GEORGIA, see Series 9 Schools: Myra Bradwell, 8:33, 8:34.
|Box 2||Folder 8-10||SHOEMAKER, W.H. & FAMILY:
SKEEN/GRANTHAM FAMILIES, see Photographs: Residences, Skeen/Grantham.
SMIETANKA FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Smietanka.
|Box 2||Folder 11||SMITH, WARREN:
SPRAY, JOHN C., see Series 5 Community & Historical Essays: "Chicago’s Great South Shore," 1930.
STAHL, FRANK W., see Series 9 Schools: Bowen High School—Talk transcript, "Bowen High School," undated, 8:10.
STEHLIN FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Stehlin.
STEPHENS FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Stephens.
STEVENSON FAMILY, see Photographs: Residences, Stevenson.
|Box 2||Folder 13||SWOPE, JAMES:
|Box 2||Folder 14||
TAFT, LORADO: Letter, 8/30/36.
TODHUNTER, MRS. JOSEPH, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Todhunter
TRASK, KATHERINE & FAMILY:
|Box 2||Folder 15||TREDUP FAMILY:
|Box 2||Folder 16||TURNER FAMILY: Biographical sketch, 1938.|
|Box 2||Folder 17||
VAIL, RICHARD: Newspaper clippings.
WEIGHTMAN FAMILY, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Weightman.
WILLIAMSON, BERT, see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Williamson.
|Box 2||Folder 18||WRIGHT FAMILY:
YATES FAMILY, see Genealogies: Reed & Yates.
YOUNG, O.F., see Photographs: Portrait & Family, Young.
Series 2: Business Establishments
|AMERICAN EXPRESS OFFICE, see Photographs: Business Establishments|
|Box 2||Folder 19||
AUDITORIUM THEATER: Program, "America," 1893.
AVALON THEATER, see Photographs: Business Establishments.
BENNETT, FRANK I. & CO.: Real Estate Map, World’s Fair Frontage, circa. 1893, see Oversize SSCC 4.
BIRD CENTER OPERA HOUSE:
CALUMET BREWERY, see Photographs: Business Establishments.
|Box 2||Folder 20||GARNEGIE-ILLINOIS STEEL: Pamphlets, 1936; Company newsletters, 1936, 1938; 1940.|
|Box 2||Folder 21||
CHICAGO WHITE SOX: World Series Ticket, 1917.
|Box 2||Folder 22||
COLUMBIA ROLLING CHAIR COMPANY: Rate card, undated
FAHSBENDER’S BARBER SHOP, see Photographs: Business Establishments.
|Box 2||Folder 23||
FRIDRICH’S DRUG STORE: Advertising Brochure, 1947.
GERDS GARAGE/WINDSOR PARK AUTO STATION:
GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK COMPANY:
HOMELAND HOTEL, see Photographs: Business Establishments
|Box 2||Folder 24||
JENNINGS REAL ESTATE LOAN COMPANY: Receipts, 1906.
MERRILL APARTMENT HOTEL, see Photographs: Business Establishments
MIDDAGH & HOWELL REAL ESTATE COMPANY:
|Box 2||Folder 25||NICHOL’S PIER:
|Box 2||Folder 26||ORCHESTRA HALL: Program for 1940-41.|
|Box 2||Folder 27||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1950 and 1909 fasc.|
|Box 2||Folder 28||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1951.|
|Box 2||Folder 29||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1952.|
|Box 2||Folder 30||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1953.|
|Box 2||Folder 31||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1954.|
|Box 2||Folder 32||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1955.|
|Box 2||Folder 33||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Newsletter, 1956-57.|
|Box 2||Folder 34||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.: Brochures, undated; correspondence, 1950.|
|Box 2||Folder 35||RINGER REAL ESTATE CO.:
|Box 2||Folder 35a||71st & South Shore Building Corporation; 1935|
|Box 2||Folder 36||SOUTH CHICAGO SAVINGS BANK: Brochure & invitation, 1953.|
|Box 2||Folder 37||SOUTH SHORE NATIONAL BANK: Brochure; Reports; Pamphlet, 1940-53.|
|Box 2||Folder 38||SOUTH SHORE SECURITIES CO.: Brochure, 1929.|
|Box 2||Folder 39||
SOUTH SHORE STATE BANK: Brochure, 1922.
SOUTH SHORE VIEW HOTEL, see Photographs: Business Establishments
SOUTHMOOR HOTEL, see Photographs: Business Establishments
STONY ISLAND STATE SAVINGS BANK, see Photographs: Business Establishments
|Box 2||Folder 40||STUDEBAKER THEATER: Program, 1937.|
|Box 2||Folder 41||
SWANSON’S DRUG STORE: Newsletter, 1911.
SWOPE’S DRUG STORE, see Photographs: Business Establishments
|Box 2||Folder 41a||The Tattler (irregular periodical); 192-May.|
|Box 2||Folder 42||
WINDSOR BEACH HALL: Dance card, 1893.
WINDSOR PARK AUTO STATION, see Series 2 Business Establishments: Gerds Garage.
Series 3: Religious Institutions
|Box 3||Folder 1||AVALON PARK COMMUNITY CHURCH: Church Book, 1953.|
|Box 3||Folder 2||BETHAM CONGREGATION: Dedication Program, 1957.|
|Box 3||Folder 3||BETHEL CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL: Annual outing flyer, 1902.|
|Box 3||Folder 4-5||BRYN MAWR COMMUNITY CHURCH:
CHRISTIAN SERVICE, see Photographs: Religious Institutions.
|Box 3||Folder 6||FIRST CONGREGATIONAL: Newsletter, 1902. (East Chicago, IN.)|
|Box 3||Folder 7||
OUR LADY OF PEACE CHURCH: Dedication pamphlet, 1935.
|Box 3||Folder 8||SAINT BRIDE’S:
|Box 3||Folder 9||SAINT JOHN’S METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Newspapers, 1943.|
|Box 3||Folder 10||SAINT LAURENCE: Dedication Book, 1912; Golden Jubilee invitation, 1935.|
|Box 3||Folder 11||
SAINT MARGARET’S EPISCOPAL: Newsletter, program, 1949; Yearbook, 1959-60.
SAINT MICHEL’S, see Photographs: Religious Institutions.
|Box 3||Folder 12||SAINT PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC: Newsletters, 1949; 1956; pamphlets, 1928; 1942; 1952.|
|Box 3||Folder 13||SAINT PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC: In Memoriam, Reverends Kinsella and Parker, 1941; 1961.|
|Box 3||Folder 14-19||
SAINT PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC: Woman’s Club Yearbooks, 1940-59.
SAINT PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC: [See also Photographs: Schools.]
|Box 3||Folder 20||77th STREET METHODIST EPISCOPAL:
|Box 3||Folder 21||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY CHURCH:
|Box 3||Folder 22||SOUTH SHORE PRESBYTERIAN: Directory and Programs, 1939-41.|
|Box 3||Folder 23||SOUTH SHORE TEMPLE: Newsletter, 1943-54.|
|Box 3||Folder 24||SOUTH SIDE HEBREW CONGREGATION: Programs, 1947.|
|Box 3||Folder 25||WINDSOR PARK BAPTIST CHURCH:
|Box 3||Folder 26||WINDSOR PARK EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN: Anniversary Program, 1938.|
|Box 3||Folder 27||WINDSOR PARK PRESBYTERIAN: Dedication pamphlets, 1909; Subscription list, 1906.|
Series 4: Clubs & Organizations
Subseries A: Civic
|Box 4||Folder 1||
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILARY: Woodlawn Unit 175, Prayer Book, 1961.
BOY SCOUTS, BRYN MAWR, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
|Box 4||Folder 2||BRYN MAWR-HIGHLANDS JULY 4TH COMMITTEE: Program, 1925.|
|Box 4||Folder 3||
BRYN MAWR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL: By Laws and Meeting Notices, 1943.
CHICAGO PLAN COMMISSION:
|Box 4||Folder 4||LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: Directories, 1943, 1950; Dodger for play, "The Protégé," undated|
|Box 4||Folder 5||
LION’S CLUB: Newspaper clipping, 1948.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD INSTITUTE (TNI), see Series 5 Community & Historical Essays: South Shore Cultural District Plan, 1980.
|Box 4||Folder 6||SENIOR CITIZEN’S: Information & Referral Bulletin, circa 1976.|
|Box 4||Folder 7||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Proposed By-Laws, 1954.|
|Box 4||Folder 8||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Final Report of Schools Committee, 1954.|
|Box 4||Folder 9||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Descriptive brochure, "The Community With A Future," 1955.|
|Box 4||Folder 10||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Membership lists, 1955-57.|
|Box 4||Folder 11||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Publicity Flyers, 1955-56.|
|Box 4||Folder 12||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Newsletters, 1955-60.|
|Box 4||Folder 13||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Meeting Minutes, 1955-56.|
|Box 4||Folder 14||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Newspaper clippings, 1956; 1958.|
|Box 4||Folder 15||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Directory, 1957.|
|Box 4||Folder 16||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Proposed Amendment to By-Laws, undated|
|Box 4||Folder 17||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: SOUTH SHORE SCENE, Feb. 1963.|
|Box 4||Folder 18||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Town meeting agenda, 10/16/76.|
|Box 4||Folder 19||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Area Council, Bryn Mawr East: News article, "BMEAC Map Goals," from South Shore Scene, 11/24/76.|
|Box 4||Folder 20||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Area Council, Bryn Mawr East: Annual Meeting Announcement, "The Line-O-Rap," 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 21||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Area Council, Bryn Mawr West: Annual Report, 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 22||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Area Council, Jeffery-Yates: Annual Report, 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 23||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Youth Committee, Annual Report, 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 24||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Schools Committee, Annual Report, 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 25||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: Program and Annual Report, 1977.|
|Box 4||Folder 26||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 9/20/78.|
|Box 4||Folder 27||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 10/4/78.|
|Box 4||Folder 28||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 11/15/78.|
|Box 4||Folder 29||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 11/29/78|
|Box 4||Folder 30||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 12/13/78.|
|Box 4||Folder 31||SOUTH SHORE COMMISSION: South Shore Scene, 6/25/82.|
|Box 4||Folder 32||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Description and By-laws, undated|
|Box 4||Folder 33||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Passbook and Ledger, Accounts with South Shore National Bank, 1940-43.|
|Box 4||Folder 34||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Bank Statements, Accounts with South Shore National Bank, 1940-43.|
|Box 4||Folder 35||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Financial correspondence, 1941-43.|
|Box 4||Folder 36||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Membership list, 1940.|
|Box 4||Folder 37||SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION: News clippings, 1961.|
|Box 4||Folder 38||33rd WARD IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION: Reception invitation, 1899.|
|Box 4||Folder 39||WINDSOR PARK & CHELTENHAM PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION: Report, 1894.|
|Box 4||Folder 40||Y.M.C.A.: Newspaper clipping concerns groundbreaking ceremony, 4/14/49.|
|Box 4||Folder 41||Y.M.C.A.: Invitation to building dedication, 5/13/76.|
|Box 4||Folder 42||Y.M.C.A.: Promotional and publicity brochures, 1942-55.|
|Box 4||Folder 43||Y.M.C.A.: Newsletters, 1949-55.|
|Box 4||Folder 44||Y.M.C.A.: Committee members, 1946.|
|Box 4||Folder 45||Y.M.C.A.: Meeting programs, 1937; 1956.|
|Box 4||Folder 46||Y.M.C.A.: Programs of activities, 1935; 1936; 1950-51; 1955; 1956.|
|Box 4||Folder 47||Y.M.C.A.: Histories, South Shore and National, 1937; 1942.|
|Box 4||Folder 48||Y.M.C.A.: Program schedule; 1961-62.|
Series 4: Clubs and Organizations
Subseries B: Business
|See scrapbook in folder 12: 1 for Chamber of Commerce.|
|Box 5||Folder 1||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Constitution and By-Laws, 1960.|
|Box 5||Folder 2||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Programs for Annual Installation Dinners, 1931; 1933; 1937; 1939.|
|Box 5||Folder 3||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Brochure, "It Did Happen Here!" 1937.|
|Box 5||Folder 4||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Information pamphlet, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 5||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Directories, 1938; 1950-51; 1956.|
|Box 5||Folder 6||CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
|Box 5||Folder 7||SOUTH CHICAGO BUSINESSMAN’S ASSOCIATION: Yearbooks, 1921; 1923; Dinner Program, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 8||"SOUTHEAST CHICAGO BUSINESSMAN’S BULLETIN:" Newsletter, Feb, 1963.|
|Box 5||Folder 9||WINDSOR PARK BUSINESSMEN’S ASSOCIATION:
|Box 5||Folder 10||WINDSOR SHORE CLUB:
Series 4: Clubs and Organizations
Subseries C: Social
|Box 5||Folder 11||BOOK OF THE HOUR CLUB: Program, 1936.|
|Box 5||Folder 12||BRYN MAWR GIRL SCOUTS: Brochure, 1948.|
|Box 5||Folder 13||CHELTENHAM PLEASURE CLUB: Dance cards, 1891; 1892; 1893.|
|Box 5||Folder 14||GEORGE ELIOT CLUB: Constitution and By-Laws, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 15||GEORGE ELIOT CLUB: Program, 1897-98.|
|Box 5||Folder 16||GEORGE ELIOT CLUB: Program, 1899-99.|
|Box 5||Folder 17||GEORGE ELIOT CLUB: Program, 1900-01.|
|Box 5||Folder 18||GEORGE ELIOT CLUB: Program, 1901-02.|
|Box 5||Folder 19||GOODFELLOW’S CLUB OF SOUTH WORKS, ILLINOIS STEEL:
JACKSON PARK GOLF COURSE, see Photographs: Parks.
|Box 5||Folder 20||
JACKSON PARK YACHT CLUB: Dance Invitation, 1937.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
METHODIST SEWING GROUP, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
|Box 5||Folder 21||ODDFELLOWS: Brief history of Oddfellow’s Hall, "as told to Mrs. Lindquist by Mr. Frank Heydorn," undated|
|Box 5||Folder 22||PORPOISE CLUB:
RUSSELL SQUARE BASKETBALL TEAM (WOMEN’S), 1908, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
RUSSELL SQUARE GYMNASIUM CLASS (WOMEN’S), 1908, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
|Box 5||Folder 23||SOUTH BRYN MAWR WEDNESDAY CLUB: Program, 1933-34.|
|Box 5||Folder 24||SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB:
|Box 5||Folder 25||SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB: Follies Program, 1955.|
|Box 5||Folder 26||SOUTH SHORE GARDEN CLUB:
|Box 5||Folder 27||
SOUTH SHORE WOMEN’S CLUB: Handbook and Program, 1922-23.
SOUTH SIDE TENNIS CLUB, CIRCA 1923-27, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
|Box 5||Folder 28||WANDERER’S CLUB: Brief history, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 29||WINDSOR PARK BATHING CLUB, 1900-1903: Brief history, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 30||WINDSOR PARK BOOK CLUB: Programs, 1930-35.|
|Box 5||Folder 31||WINDSOR PARK BOOK CLUB: Brief history, circa 1935.|
|Box 5||Folder 32||WINDSOR PARK MASONIC LODGE: Brief History, undated|
|Box 5||Folder 33||WINDSOR PARK MASONIC LODGE: Monthly Calendar, 1922.|
|Box 5||Folder 34||WINDSOR PARK MASONIC LODGE: Concert program, 1897.|
|Box 5||Folder 35||WINDSOR PARK MASONIC LODGE:
|Box 5||Folder 36||WINDSOR PARK WOMAN’S CLUB: President’s Reminiscences, various dates, Mrs. H.T. Alexander includes a poem by Elia Peattie.|
|Box 5||Folder 37-39||WINDSOR PARK WOMAN’S CLUB:
WOLF LAKE CLUB HOUSE, January 6, 1904, see Photographs: Clubs & Organizations
|Box 5||Folder 40||WOMEN’S SOUTH SIDE STUDY GROUP:
|Box 5||Folder 41||WOMEN’S SOUTH SIDE STUDY GROUP: Yearbook, 1897-98-99.|
Series 5: Community & Historical Essays
|LAND PATENT CERTIFICATE:
|Box 6||Folder 1||FERGUS’ CHICAGO DIRECTORY OF 1839: Reproduction, 1876 [?].|
|Box 6||Folder 2||"SAND DUNES:"
LINCOLN LOG CABIN:
DAILY COLUMBIAN, Oct. 21, 1893, see Oversize 11.
|Box 6||Folder 3||VOTER LIST: Precinct 2, Ward 8, 1902.|
|Box 6||Folder 4||2nd WARD PRECINCT MAPS, 1906.|
|Box 6||Folder 5||EXAMINATION OF TITLE:
|Box 6||Folder 6||VOTING RETURNS: 8th Ward Alderman, 1910.|
|Box 6||Folder 7||"SOUTH CHICAGO: ITS HISTORY & PROGRESS:" Booklet, Compliments of Calumet National Bank, 1927.|
|Box 6||Folder 8||"THE PHYSIOGRAPHY OF THE REGION OF CHICAGO:" Booklet, by F. M. Fryxell. Includes Maps. 1927.|
|Box 6||Folder 9||"CHICAGO’S GREAT SOUTH SHORE:" Booklet, John C. Spray, 1930.|
|Box 6||Folder 10||"SOUTH CHICAGO CENTENNIAL:"
|Box 6||Folder 11||"BEACHES:" Sketch, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 12||DAILY CALUMET 60th ANNIVERSARY: Sketch by Helen Babcock, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 13||"EARLY BRYN MAWR:" Address by George Clingman, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 14||"PARKSIDE:"
|Box 6||Folder 15||"BRYN MAWR HISTORY & FAMILIES:" Sketch, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 16||"CHICAGO’S FIRST SCHOOLTEACHER:" Sketch, reproduced from the Annual Report of the Business Manager, Chicago Board of Education, 12/13/29, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 17||"BRYN MAWR:" Sketch, circa 1936.|
|Box 6||Folder 18||"MEMORIES OF SOUTH CHICAGO:" Scrapbook of newspaper columns, "Looking Backward" and "Flashbacks," 1936. Items are dated 1920s and 30s.|
|Box 6||Folder 19||"79th STREET SKETCHES:"
|Box 6||Folder 20||"HISTORY OF STONY ISLAND AVENUE:"
|Box 6||Folder 21||"SOUTH SHORE:"
|Box 6||Folder 22||"GRAND CROSSING:"
|Box 6||Folder 23||"7th WARD HISTORY:"
|Box 6||Folder 24||"SOUTH SHORE: ITS PAST AND FUTURE:"
|Box 6||Folder 25||"SOUTH SHORE DISTRICT:" Daily Calumet article, 10/25/41.|
|Box 6||Folder 26||"FOURTY-FOUR CITIES IN THE CITY OF CHICAGO:"
|Box 6||Folder 27||"INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BACKGROUND FOR PLANNING CHICAGO:"
TELEPHONE BOOKS, 1944; 1946; 1947; 1951; 1953; 1954, see 7:1-6.
|Box 6||Folder 28||"HISTORICAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHICAGO:" from material prepared by Frederick Rex, distributed, by the Municipal Reference Library, 1957.|
|Box 6||Folder 29||"TRANSPORTATION HELPS WRITE THE HISTORY OF SOUTH SHORE:"
"THE LAKEFRONT PLAN OF CHICAGO:" Pamphlet, The City of Chicago and the Chicago Plan Commission, 1972.
|Box 6||Folder 30||"SOUTH SHORE: A PROFILE OF STABILITY?" Photocopy from the Breadwinner, April, 1974.|
|Box 6||Folder 31||"PARADE SHOWS COMMUNITY SPIRIT:" South Shore Scene, 1/12/77.|
|Box 6||Folder 32||"SOUTH SHORE PROSPECTS:" Community redevelopment study, 1978.|
|Box 6||Folder 33||"SOUTH SHORE CULTURAL DISTRICT PLAN:" Pamphlet report by The Neighborhood Institute, 1980.|
|Box 6||Folder 34||South Shore—History—Slides (original inventory of glass plate slides).|
|Box 7||Folder 1||TELEPHONE BOOK: March, 1944.|
|Box 7||Folder 2||TELEPHONE BOOK: March, September, 1946.|
|Box 7||Folder 3||TELEPHONE BOOK: March, 1947.|
|Box 7||Folder 4||TELEPHONE BOOK: December, 1951.|
|Box 7||Folder 5||TELEPHONE BOOK: December, 1953.|
|Box 7||Folder 6||TELEPHONE BOOK: December, 1954.|
Series 6: Municipal Agencies
|CHICAGO CITY HALL CORNERSTONE LAYING: LaSalle Street, July 29, 1909. Two photographs, see Chicago City Wide Collection.|
|Box 7||Folder 7||
CIVIL DEFENSE: National Plan, Annex 2, 1959.
FIRE DEPARTMENT, see Photographs: Municipal Agencies, Fire Department.
POST OFFICE, see Photographs: Municipal Agencies, Post Office.
|Box 7||Folder 8||SOUTH SHORE BRANCH LIBRARY: "Census of Old-Timers," Survey form, undated|
|Box 7||Folder 9||SOUTH SHORE BRANCH LIBRARY: Leaflets for meetings, 1938; 1943; 1945; 1950.|
|Box 7||Folder 10||SOUTH SHORE BRANCH LIBRARY: Program for 25th Anniversary, 1954.|
|Box 7||Folder 11||
SOUTH SHORE BRANCH LIBRARY: Letter to Police, 1976.
SOUTH SHORE BRANCH LIBRARY:
|Box 7||Folder 12||South Shore Commission: The South Shore Community Plan, 1967 April|
|Box 7||Folder 13||Water supply: War Emergency Petition, circa 1941-45.|
|Box 7||Folder 14||Water supply:
Series 7: Parks
|CITY PLAYGROUND, circa 1930s, see Photographs: Parks.|
|JACKSON PARK, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Parks.|
|JACKSON PARK GOLF COURSE, 1927, see Photographs: Parks.|
|RAINBOW BEACH PARK, 1927, see Photographs: Parks.|
RUSSELL SQUARE, 1909, see Photographs: Parks.
See also: Photographs: Clubs & Organizations, Russell Square Basketball Team (Women’s); Russell Square Gymnasium Class (Women’s),1909.
|76th STREET BEACH, circa 1927, see Photographs: Parks.|
|Box 7||Folder 15||SOUTH SHORE PARK DEDICATION: Newspaper clipping, 1957.|
|Box 7||Folder 16||WASHINGTON MONUMENT UNVEILING: Wacker Drive, December, 1941. Program.|
|UNIDENTIFIED PHOTOGRAPHS, see Photographs: Parks, Unidentified. 3 photographs of unidentified groups in parkland.|
Series 8: Residences
ADLER, 7419 Paxton, 1937, see Photographs: Residences.
See also: Series 1 Biographical Data: Adler.
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 69th & Paxton, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 72nd & Constance, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 72nd & Cregier, 1927, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 73rd & Constance, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 74th & South Shore Drive, 1927, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDING, 77th & Saginaw, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|APARTMENT BUILDINGS, see Scrapbook in 13:1, 13:2 includes newspaper clippings on South Shore buildings, 1930s & 40s.|
|BARNSBACK, circa 1900-1910:
|BIRD, 7351 Coles, 1937:
|BRADLEY, 7651 South Shore Drive, circa Early 30s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|BRADENBURG, 7631 South Shore Drive, circa early 30s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|BROWN, 74th Place, 1898, see Photographs: Residences.|
|Box 7||Folder 17||BRYSON APARTMENT BUILDING: Newspaper clipping, 1973.|
|BUNDESON, 1936, see Photographs: Residences.|
|CLEMENSON, 81st & Burnham, 1908:
|COTTAGE COLONY, 1915, see Photographs: Residences.|
COUNTRY CLUB APARTMENTS, 1927, see Photographs: Residences.
DANIELSON, 74th & Phillips, 1937-1938:
|DEAN, 73rd & Coles, circa 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|DILLINGER, 1054 W. 98th, circa 1930-50:
|DONAHUE, 7832 South Shore Drive, circa 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|DUPLISSIS, 72nd & Exchange, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|FARRELL, 7440 Paxton, 1938:
|FERRIS, 7560 South Shore Drive, circa early 30s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|GAUHN, 7729 South Shore Drive, circa 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|GERDS, circa 1940:
|GRANTHAM, see SKEEN.|
|GROSHAN, 7326 Coles, 1938:
|HANSBERG, 7447 Coles, 1937, see Photographs: Residences.|
|HANSON, Phillips Avenue, circa 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|HAUSLER, PAXTON Avenue, 1938:
|HEYDORN, 7816 South Shore Drive, 1930s:
|HOWELL, circa 1930s:
|HUFTON, see Smith/Hufton.|
|Box 7||Folder 18||JEFFERY MANOR: Daily Calumet article, "Jeffery Manor Grew Out of Swamp," 1/25/63. Picture shows 9650 and 9652 Jeffery.|
|JOHNSON, 7620 South Shore Drive, circa 1930s:
|JOHNSTON, 76th & East End Avenue, 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|Box 7||Folder 19||KESSLER/STEVENS, 7327 Bond, Historical sketch, circa 1938.|
|KIRKPATRICK, 78th & Coles, 1896:
|KRAUSE, 78th & Jeffery, 1898, see Photographs: Residences.|
|McCHESNEY’S COTTAGES, 1938, see Photographs: Residences.|
|NICHOLS, 76th & South Shore Drive, undated:
|O’SULLIVAN, FATHER, Cheltenham & South Shore Drive, undated, see Photographs: Residences.|
|RUBEY, 7401 Oglesby, 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|SAYRE, 73rd & Paxton, 1937:
|Box 7||Folder 20||75th & EXCHANGE: Note by David Bird, 1937.|
|7729 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE, 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|68th & Euclid, 1927, see Photographs: Residences.|
|SKEEN/GRANTHAM, 7750 South Shore Drive, 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|SMIETANKA, 74Th & OGLESBY, 1938, see Photographs: Residences.|
|SMITH/HUFTON, 7761 South Shore Drive, 1930s:
|STEHLIN, 7439 Coles, 1930s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|STEPHENS, see Photographs: Residences.|
|STEVENSON (?), circa 1920s, see Photographs: Residences.|
|STONY ISLAND LODGE, circa 1880s-1900, see Photographs: Residences.|
|TRASK, 7664 South Shore Drive, circa 1900-20:
|Box 7||Folder 21||WILKINSON, 7660 South Shore Drive:
|UNIDENTIFIED RESIDENCES, circa 1880s-90s, see Photographs: Residences, Unidentified. 1 photograph.|
Series 9: Schools
|Scrapbook in folder 13:1 contains material from local newspapers concerning South Shore schools.|
|Box 8||Folder 1||SOUTH SHORE AREA: "William J. Bogan 1869-1936." Biographical Pamphlet, 1943.|
|Box 8||Folder 2||SOUTH SHORE AREA: "Rules of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago." Pamphlet, 1922.|
|Box 8||Folder 3||SOUTH SHORE AREA: Excerpts from Rohn Biographical, undated Concern several South Shore area schools during the 19th Century.|
|Box 8||Folder 4||SOUTH SHORE AREA:
|Box 8||Folder 5||AQUINAS DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Commencement Programs, 1917; 1918; 1921; 1951.|
|Box 8||Folder 6||AQUINAS DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Programs. Spring Concert, 1955; Senior Play, undated; Choral Orchestra, 1959.|
|Box 8||Folder 7||AQUINAS DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: 50th Anniversary Invitation, 1965.|
|Box 8||Folder 8||AQUINAS DOMINICAN MOTHER’S CLUB: Booklets, 1947-48; 1960.|
|Box 8||Folder 9||AQUINAS DOMINICAN: Catholic Art Association, 12th Regional Meeting, 1949.|
|BLACKWELL SCHOOL, see Series 9 Schools: Excerpts from Rohn Biography.|
|Box 8||Folder 10||BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL: "Bowen High School." Talk transcript, Frank W. Stahl, undated|
|Box 8||Folder 11||BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL: Bowen High Yearbook, 1923.|
|Box 8||Folder 12||BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL: Commencement Programs, 1926; 1929.|
|Box 8||Folder 13||
BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL: The Bowen Arrow, 11/13/56; 12/21/56.
See also: Series 9 Schools: South Chicago High School.
|Box 8||Folder 14||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: Teacher’s Program, undated|
|Box 8||Folder 15||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: "History of the Class of 1922." By W. Beveridge Kendall.|
|Box 8||Folder 16||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: P.T.A. Yearbook. 1926-27.|
|Box 8||Folder 17||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: P.T.A. Card Party Announcement, 1928.|
|Box 8||Folder 18||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: The Bryn Mawr News, Nov. 1936; Feb. 1939.|
|Box 8||Folder 19||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL: Letter from Katherine Durkin, 5/10/46.|
|Box 8||Folder 20||BRYN MAWR SCHOOL:
|Box 8||Folder 21||CHICAGO VOCATIONAL: Brochure, Address by the President of the Board of Education, 1942.|
|FABER SCHOOL, see Series 9 Schools: South Shore Area—Excerpts from|
|Box 8||Folder 22||FAULKNER SCHOOL: Invitation to Groundbreaking, 1958.|
|GERMAN SETTLEMENT SCHOOL, see Series 9 Schools: Excerpts from Rohn Biography.|
|Box 8||Folder 23||HORACE MANN:
|Box 8||Folder 24||HYDE PARK HIGH SCHOOL: Hyde Park Weekly, Jan. 19, 1939.|
|Box 8||Folder 25||HYDE PARK HIGH SCHOOL: Invitation and program for opening, January, 1939.|
|Box 8||Folder 26||HYDE PARK HIGH SCHOOL: Room Layout. Diagram, circa 1939.|
|Box 8||Folder 26a||MADISON SCHOOL:
|Box 8||Folder 27||MYRA BRADWELL: Dedication program, 1895.|
|Box 8||Folder 28||MYRA BRADWELL: Commencement programs, 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1917.|
|Box 8||Folder 29||MYRA BRADWELL: The Myra Bradwell News, Sept. 1897-June 1898; December, 1899.|
|Box 8||Folder 30||MYRA BRADWELL: Entertainment programs, 1896; 1905.|
|Box 8||Folder 31||MYRA BRADWELL: Letter from Captain W. L. Grant, 1919.|
|Box 8||Folder 32||MYRA BRADWELL: Newspaper clipping, proposed addition, 1925.|
|Box 8||Folder 33||MYRA BRADWELL: The Bradwell Co-Worker, Dedicated to the memory of Georgia Seaman, 2/18/29.|
|Box 8||Folder 34||MYRA BRADWELL: Notes, Irene Fort; Georgia Seaman, undated|
|Box 8||Folder 35||MYRA BRADWELL: Short history by A. C. Fredbloom, 1936.|
|Box 8||Folder 36||MYRA BRADWELL: Founder’s Day Address, Mrs. John A. Lundquist, 1940.|
|Box 8||Folder 37||MYRA BRADWELL: P.T.A. Newsletter, 1935, and clipping describe history of P.T.A. organization.|
|Box 8||Folder 38||MYRA BRADWELL, see Photographs: Schools, Myra Bradwell.|
|Box 8||Folder 39||O’KEEFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Program for groundbreaking, school addition, 1936.|
|Box 8||Folder 40||O’KEEFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: P.T.A. Program 1948-49.|
|Box 8||Folder 41||O’KEEFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Newspaper Clipping, Appointment of Samuel Ozaki as Principal, 1967.|
|Box 8||Folder 42||OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE: Adult Education schedule, 1977.|
|OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL, see Photographs: Schools.|
|Box 8||Folder 43||PARKSIDE GRAMMAR SCHOOL: Diploma, Roy Owens, 1892.|
|Box 8||Folder 44||PARKSIDE GRAMMAR SCHOOL:
|Box 8||Folder 45||ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL OF NURSING: Admissions brochure, circa 1970s.|
|ST. BRIDE’S, see Photographs: Schools.|
|Box 8||Folder 46||ST. MICHAEL’S: The Michaelite, 1942-43.|
|ST. PHILIP NERI:
|Box 8||Folder 47||SOUTH CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL:
|Box 8||Folder 48||SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY CHURCH NURSERY-Kindergarten:
|Box 9||Folder 1||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1941.|
|Box 9||Folder 2||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1944.|
|Box 9||Folder 3||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1945.|
|Box 9||Folder 4||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1946.|
|Box 9||Folder 5||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1947.|
|Box 9||Folder 6||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL:
|Box 10||Folder 1||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1952.|
|Box 10||Folder 2||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1953.|
|Box 10||Folder 3||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Yearbook, 1954.|
|Box 10||Folder 4||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Open House Announcement, 1940.|
|Box 10||Folder 5||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: P.T.A. Handbook, 1940-41.|
|Box 10||Folder 6||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Program for Senior Play, 1954.|
|Box 10||Folder 7||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Newspaper clippings concerning principals, 1948-56.|
|Box 10||Folder 8||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: "Our School." Handbook, 1956-57.|
|Box 10||Folder 9||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Program for Recognition Assembly, 1957.|
|Box 10||Folder 10||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Brian Anderson, Graduation Announcement, 1959.|
|Box 10||Folder 11||SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL: Brief History; List of Principals, circa 1976.|
|Box 10||Folder 12||SOUTH SHORE SCHOOL: Brochure, circa 1910-1920.|
|SULLIVAN, 1907, see Photographs: Schools.|
|UNIDENTIFIED GROUP: Class photograph, see Photographs: Schools, Unidentified.|
Series 10: Street Scenes
|Box 10||Folder 13||DAILY NEWS HANDY POCKET GUIDE TO CHICAGO, 1911.|
|Box 10||Folder 14||NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE:
|73rd & EXCHANGE, 1908, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|73rd & JEFFERY, circa 1920, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|74th PLACE BETWEEN COLES & RAILROAD, May, 1908, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|79th & EUCLID, 1900, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|79th & EXCHANGE, circa 1910-1920s:
|88th & COMMERCIAL, 1900, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|89th & COMMERCIAL, 1900, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|92nd STREET BRIDGE, 1900; circa 1900-1915, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|92nd STREET & I.C.R.C. TRACKS, 1900, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|BOND, see Series 10 Street Scenes: Parade at 74th & Bond.|
|COMMERCIAL, see Series 10 Street Scenes: 88th &; 89th & .|
|EUCLID, see Series 10 Street Scenes: 79th &.|
|EXCHANGE, see Series 10 Street Scenes: 73rd &; 79th & .|
|FUNERAL FOR CRIB FIRE VICTIMS, Jan 23, 1909:
|LAKE SHORE FROM 78th STREET, 1917, see Photographs: Street Scenes. Shows erosion damage on beach.|
|NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE:
|PARADE AT 74th & BOND, 1917, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|STONY ISLAND AVENUE, circa 1920s, see Photographs: Street Scenes.|
|UNIDENTIFIED DIRT ROAD, February 16, 1904, see Photographs: Street Scenes, Unidentified.|
|UNIDENTIFIED, January 6, 1904, see Photographs: Street Scenes, Unidentified.|
Series 11: Transportation
|Box 11||Folder 1||TRANSIT HISTORY:
|AERIAL VIEW: Southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, undated, see Photographs: Transportation, Aerial View.|
|AUTOMOBILE: Charles Gerds, 1903, see Photographs: Transportation, Automobile.|
|BICYCLE: Tandem Bicycle, 1902, see Photographs: Transportation, Bicycle.|
|Box 11||Folder 2||BUS: Bus route proposals. Newspaper clipping from the Calumet Record, July 27, 1939.|
|Box 11||Folder 3||HIGHWAYS: "Cook County Highways." Volume 5, number 8, January 1958.|
|Box 11||Folder 4||HIGHWAYS: Calumet Skyway, Brochure and clipping, 1958.|
|HORSE-DRAWN BUGGY, circa 1912, see Photographs: Transportation, Horse-Drawn Buggy.|
|ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD:
|For the following, see Photographs: Transportation, I.C.R.R.
|Box 11||Folder 5||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Newspaper clippings concerning Illinois Central Suburban service, various dates.|
|Box 11||Folder 6||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Tickets & Timetables, various dates, 1886-1920.|
|Box 11||Folder 7||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, September 1926.|
|Box 11||Folder 8||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, Illinois Central Magazine, April, 1927.|
|Box 11||Folder 9||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, June 1927.|
|Box 11||Folder 10||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, June 1931.|
|Box 11||Folder 11||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, April 1936.|
|Box 11||Folder 12||ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: Illinois Central Magazine, August 1937.|
|NEW YORK CENTRAL OVERPASS, circa 1900-1910, see Photographs: Transportation, New York Central.|
|NEW YORK CENTRAL ELEVATION, circa 1900-1910, see Photographs: Transportation, New York Central.|
|For the following, see Photographs: Transportation, Public Transportation
|Box 11||Folder 13||PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION—Subways. Chicago Subways, Oct. 1943.|
|Box 11||Folder 14||Waterways:
|Box 11||Folder 15||Waterways:
|Box 11||Folder 16||Waterways:
|Box 11||Folder 17||Waterways:
|Box 11||Folder 18||Waterways:
|Box 11||Folder 19||Waterways:
Series 12: War Time Activities
|Box 11||Folder 20||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Babigan, Aram.|
|Box 11||Folder 21||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Bonadurer, Peter.|
|Box 11||Folder 22||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Gardner, Johann K.|
|Box 11||Folder 23||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Grosman, Ned.|
|Box 11||Folder 24||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Hall, Chester.|
|Box 11||Folder 25||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Jones, Loretta.|
|Box 11||Folder 26||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Larmon, Bill.|
|Box 11||Folder 27||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Nicmer, Dan.|
|Box 11||Folder 28||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Palmer, Robert.|
|Box 11||Folder 29||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Pridgen, Ramsay.|
|Box 11||Folder 30||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Renkosiewicz, Casimer.|
|Box 11||Folder 31||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Richards, C.L.|
|Box 11||Folder 32||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Ronan, Joe.|
|Box 11||Folder 33||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Sterling, Richard T.|
|Box 11||Folder 34||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Suloway, Irving.|
|Box 11||Folder 35||LETTERS FROM SERVICEMEN, various dates: Withers, Bob.|
|Box 11||Folder 36||"AMERICANISM IS. . .": V.F.W. Poster, undated|
|Box 11||Folder 37||CHICAGO COMMISSION ON NATIONAL DEFENSE: Meeting notice and agenda, December 11, 1941.|
|Box 11||Folder 38||CIVIL DEFENSE NOTICES: various dates and subjects.|
|Box 11||Folder 39||"CIVILIAN DEFENSE ALERT:" Newspaper, 12/9/42.|
|Box 11||Folder 40||THE COMMUNITY AND WAR FUND: Brochures, circa 1942.|
|Box 11||Folder 41||COUPON RATION BOOKS:
|Box 11||Folder 42||"HOME MANUAL FOR DEFENSE:" Civil Defense pamphlet, undated|
|Box 11||Folder 43||“HOW TO FIGHT FIRES RESULTING FROM AIR ATTACKS:" Civil Defense Pamphlet, undated|
|Box 11||Folder 44||"KEEP IT UNDER YOUR HAT!" Civil Defense poster, undated|
|Box 11||Folder 45||OPA CEILING PRICE LISTS: 1943 & 44.|
|Box 11||Folder 46||"THE PROTECTION OF AMERICA’S CULTURAL HERITAGE:" Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, National Resources Planning Board, 1941|
|Box 11||Folder 47||REVIEW OF FIRST MEETING OF THE SOUTH SHORE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION, December 15, 1941.|
|Box 11||Folder 48||"SELECTIVE SERVICE:" Volume 5, number 2, February 1945.|
|Box 11||Folder 49||SERVICEMAN’S CLUB: Letter to Helen Babcock, 1943.|
Boxes 12 and 13 contain scrapbooks with material concerning South Shore people, places and events. They consist mainly of newspaper clippings from the 1930s and 1940s.
|Box 12||Scrapbook 1||12:1 Chamber of Commerce, mostly 1934-41. Subjects include not only Chamber of Commerce news (such as installation of officers) but also information on local civic affairs.|
|Box 12||Scrapbook 2||12:2 Obituaries, 1935-42. Newspaper clippings arranged in alphabetical order.|
|Box 12||Scrapbook 3||12:3 South Shore Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 1934-54. Items include library news and public events. Numerous photographs.|
|Box 13||Scrapbook 1-2||13:1-2 Two scrapbooks on a wide variety of topics including Religious Institutions, Schools, Buildings, People, Streets, Library, and Clubs. 1934-42.|
Series 1 Biographical Data / Portraits & Family Photos (Surname only given here)
Series 2 Business Establishments
|Photograph 1.1||American Express Office|
|Photograph 1.2||Avalon Theatre Block, 1927|
|Photograph 1.3||Barnsback grocery wagon, 1908|
|Photograph 1.4||Barnsback store, 1907|
|Photograph 1.5||" " , "|
|Photograph 1.5a||Bennett Paints, circa 1910?|
|Photograph 1.6||Calumet Brewery, 1902|
|Photograph 1.7||Clemenson Greenhouse, 1904|
|Photograph 1.8||Dowding Store, 1910|
|Photograph 1.9||Fahsbender’s Barber Shop, circa 1905|
|Photograph 1.10||Gerds Garage/Windsor Park Auto, circa 1910-20|
|Photograph 1.11||Groshan’s Grocery, 1930s|
|Photograph 1.12||Homeland Hotel, 1927|
|Photograph 1.13||Merrill Apartment Hotel, 1927|
|Photographs 1.14-1.24||Ringer Real Estate|
|Photograph 1.25||Southmoor Hotel, 1927|
|Photograph 1.26||South Shore View Hotel, 1927|
|Photograph 1.27||Steel Works|
|Photograph 1.28-1.29||Stony Island State Savings Bank, 1927|
|Photograph 1.30||Swopes Drug Store|
Series 3 Religious Institutions
|Photograph 1.31||Bryn Mawr Community|
|Photograph 1.32-1.33||Christian Science|
|Photograph 1.34||Parkside Methodist|
|Photograph 1.35||St. Brides Roman Catholic|
|Photograph 1.36||St. Brides Convent|
|Photograph 1.37||St. Michael’s Roman Catholic|
|Photograph 1.38||77th St. Methodist choir, 1907|
|Photograph 1.39-1.40||Windsor Park Baptist|
|Photograph 1.41-1.42||Windsor Park Presbyterian|
Series 4 Clubs & Organizations
|Photograph 1.43||Bryn Mawr Boy Scouts|
|Photograph 1.44-1.49||Chamber of Commerce—photos of officers, 1920s & 30s|
|Photograph 1.50||Knights of Pythias|
|Photograph 1.51||Methodist Sewing Group, circa 1900-1910|
|Photograph 1.52-1.53||Porpoise Club, 1890s|
|Photograph 1.54-1.55||Russell Square Basketball Team (women), 1908|
|Photograph 1.56-1.57||South Shore Country Club|
|Photograph 1.58||South Shore Garden Club, 1938|
|Photograph 1.59-1.60||South Side Tennis Club, circa 1923-27|
|Photograph 1.61||Windsor Park Masonic Lodge, circa 1930|
|Photograph 1.62-1.70||Windsor Park Woman’s Club—photos of officers, 1906-39|
|Photograph 1.71||Wolf Lake Club House, 1904|
|Photograph 1.72||Woman’s South Side Study Club, 1893|
|Photograph 1.73||Y.M.C.A., 1930s|
Series 6 Municipal Agencies
|Photograph 1.74||Fire Department|
|Photograph 1.75||Post Office, 75th St.|
|Photograph 1.76-1.81||South Shore Branch Library|
|Photograph 1.82||Water Diversion, 1943|
Series 7 Parks
|Photograph 1.83||City Playground, 1930s|
|Photograph 1.84||Jackson Park, 1920s|
|Photograph 1.85||Jackson Park Golf Course, 1927|
|Photograph 1.86||Rainbow Beach Park, 1927|
|Photograph 1.87-1.90||Russell Square, 1909|
|Photograph 1.91||76th Street Beach|
|Photograph 1.92-1.94||Unidentified people in parks|
Series 8 Residences
|Photograph 1.174||Adler, 7419 Paxton|
|Photograph 1.175||APARTMENTS: 69th & Paxton|
|Photograph 1.176||Apartments: 72nd & Constance|
|Photograph 1.177||Apartments: 72nd & Cregier|
|Photograph 1.178||Apartments: 73rd & Constance|
|Photograph 1.179||Apartments: 74th & South Shore Drive|
|Photograph 1.181||Brown, 74th Place|
|Photograph 1.182||APARTMENTS: 77th & Saginaw|
|Photograph 1.184||Bradley, 7651 South Shore Drive|
|Photograph 1.185||Bradenburg, 7631 South Shore Drive|
|Photograph 1.188||Cottage Colony, 1915|
|Photograph 1.189||Danielson, 74th & Phillips|
|Photograph 1.190||Country Club Apartments|
|Photograph 1.191||Danielson, 74th & Phillips (barn)|
|Photograph 1.192||Dean, 73rd & Coles|
|Photograph 1.193||Dillinger, 1054 W. 98th St.|
|Photograph 1.194||Donahue, 7832 South Shore Drive|
|Photograph 1.195||Duplissis, 72nd & Exchange|
|Photograph 1.196||Farrell, 7440 Paxton Avenue|
|Photograph 1.197||Ferris, 7560 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.198||Gauhn, 7729 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.200||Grosham, 7326 Coles Ave.|
|Photograph 1.201||Hansberg, 7447 Coles Ave.|
|Photograph 1.202||Hanson, Phillips Ave.|
|Photograph 1.203||Hausler, Paxton Ave.|
|Photograph 1.204||Heydorn, 7816 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.206||Johnson, 7620 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.207||Johnson, 76th & East End|
|Photograph 1.208||Kirkpatrick, 78th & Coles|
|Photograph 1.209-1.210||Krause, 78th & Jeffery|
|Photograph 1.213||Nichols, 76th & South Shore|
|Photograph 1.215||Rubey, 7401 Oglesby|
|Photograph 1.216||Sayre, 73rd & Paxton|
|Photograph 1.218||68th & Euclid|
|Photograph 1.219||Skeen/Grantham, 7750 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.220||Smietanka, 74th & Oglesby|
|Photograph 1.221||Smith/Hufton, 7761 S. Shore|
|Photograph 1.222||Stehlin, 7439 Coles|
|Photograph 1.223||Stevenson (?)|
|Photograph 1.224||Stony Island Lodge|
|Photograph 1.225||Trask, 7664 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.226||Wilkinson, 7612 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.227||Wilkinson, summer home|
|Photograph 1.228||Wilkinson, 7660 South Shore|
|Photograph 1.229||Unidentified, 1880s-90s|
Series 9 Schools (Buildings, Faculty, and/or Students)
|Photograph 1.230-1.239||Bradwell, Myra|
|Photograph 1.231||Bryn Mawr|
|Photograph 1.242||Mann, Horace|
|Photograph 1.243||Our Lady of Peace|
|Photograph 1.247||St. Brides|
|Photograph 1.248||St. Phillip Neri|
|Photograph 1.249||South Chicago High School|
|Photograph 1.251||Group of school dancers|
|Photograph 1.252-1.258||Quiz Kids (national TV) from South Shore, 1941|
Series 10 Street Scenes
|Photograph 1.260||73rd & Exchange|
|Photograph 1.261||73rd & Jeffery|
|Photograph 1.262||74th & Bond (parade)|
|Photograph 1.263||74th & Railroad|
|Photograph 1.264||79th & Euclid|
|Photograph 1.265||79th & Exchange|
|Photograph 1.266||92nd & Illinois Central Railroad|
|Photograph 1.267-1.268||92nd Street Bridge|
|Photograph 1.266||Commercial & 88th|
|Photograph 1.270||Commercial & 89th|
|Photograph 1.271-1.295||North Michigan Bridge Substructure|
|Photograph 1.296||Stony Island Ave.|
|Photograph 1.297-1.298||Unidentified (ALSO 1.298)|
Funeral for Crib Fire Victims, 1909
[See also: South Chicago Community Collection, photos 1.167—1.169]
|Photograph 1.302||Lake Shore from 78th Street|
Series 11 Transportation
|Photograph 1.303||Aerial view|
|Photograph 1.304||Automobile of Charles Gerd’s|
|Photograph 1.307||Illinois Central Railroad: Cheltenham Station|
|Photograph 1.308-1.309||Illinois Central Railroad: General|
|Photograph 1.310||Illinois Central Railroad: 83rd Street Station|
|Photograph 1.311||Illinois Central Railroad: Parkside Station|
|Photograph 1.312-1.315||Illinois Central Railroad: Randolph Street Station|
|Photograph 1.316||Illinois Central Railroad: South Shore Branch|
|Photograph 1.317||Illinois Central Railroad: South Shore Station|
|Photograph 1.318-1.319||Illinois Central Railroad: Windsor Park Station|
|Photograph 1.320-1.321||Illinois Central Railroad: Woodlawn Station|
|Photograph 1.322-1.323||New York Central Railroad|
|Photograph 1.323-1.332||Public Transportation: photos of streetcars|
|Photograph 1.333||South Chicago Barns, 1900|
|Photograph 1.334||Street Cars|
Series 12 War Time Activities
|Photograph 1.135-1.372||Service inductees, unnamed|
GLASS PLATE SLIDES
See Photo Card Catalog for more detailed descriptions. Nearly all of these images are recorded in a list, "South Shore—History—Slides," prepared when these slides were either in the possession of the Branch Library or the South Shore Historical Society. See this list in folder 6:34 for the arrangement given these plates at that time. Many of these plates are duplicated in the SSCC photo file—see inventory of Photographs above for similar identifications.
Series 1 Biographical Data / Portraits & Family
|Glass Plate 36||Alexander, Archibald & wife|
|Glass Plate 37||Alexander, H.T. & family|
|Glass Plate 38||Barnsback, Arthur|
|Glass Plate 39||Belknap, Anna Rohn|
|Glass Plate 40||Bent, John|
|Glass Plate 41||Bird, David|
|Glass Plate 42||Bradenburg, Edith|
|Glass Plate 43||Brown, J.H. [See also: 60, 62]|
|Glass Plate 44||Brunt, Richard|
|Glass Plate 45||Dillinger, John|
|Glass Plate 46||Eiger, Norman|
|Glass Plate 47-52||Fralick family|
|Glass Plate 53||French, Samuel|
|Glass Plate 54||Fitch, Morgan L.|
|Glass Plate 55-56||Gaughan family|
|Glass Plate 57||Gunnarson, Charles|
|Glass Plate 58||Howell, Cyrus H.|
|Glass Plate 59-62||Kirkpatrick family|
|Glass Plate 63||Lindquist, S.A.|
|Glass Plate 64||Morse, Rev. A.G.|
|Glass Plate 65||Petersen, Reno H.|
|Glass Plate 66||Peterson, Enoch|
|Glass Plate 67-68||Ringer, Charles|
|Glass Plate 69-70||Rohn family|
|Glass Plate 71-75||Schnackenberg family|
|Glass Plate 76||Wilkinson family|
|Glass Plate 77||Wright family|
|Glass Plate 78||Young family|
|Glass Plate 79-96||Unidentified|
Series 2 Business Establishments
|Glass Plate 1||Barnsback grocery staff, circa 1910|
|Glass Plate 2||Barnsback grocery wagon|
|Glass Plate 3||Unidentified grocery store interior, circa 1910|
|Glass Plate 4||J.H. Brown Coal Office, 1898|
|Glass Plate 5-7a||Clemenson Greenhouse|
|Glass Plate 8||Fahsbender’s Barber Shop|
|Glass Plate 9||Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. group portrait|
|Glass Plate 10||Ringer Real Estate, 1900|
|Glass Plate 11||Stone Quarry|
Series 3 Religious Institutions
|Glass Plate 12||Bryn Mawr Community Church|
|Glass Plate 13||Congregational Church|
|Glass Plate 14||Parkside Methodist Church|
|Glass Plate 15-16||St. John’s Methodist Episcopal|
|Glass Plate 17||77th Street Methodist|
|Glass Plate 18||St. Michael’s Roman Catholic|
|Glass Plate 19||South Shore Methodist Episcopal|
|Glass Plate 20-21||South Shore Presbyterian|
|Glass Plate 22||Windsor Park Baptist|
|Glass Plate 23||Windsor Park Methodist Episcopal|
|Glass Plate 24-25||Windsor Park Presbyterian|
Series 4 Clubs & Organizations
|Glass Plate 26-27||Masonic Temple, Windsor Park|
|Glass Plate 28||Woman’s South Side Study Club|
Series 7 Parks
|Glass Plate 29||Jackson Park|
|Glass Plate 30||Manhattan Beach|
|Glass Plate 31-31a||Nickals Beach|
|Glass Plate 32||Washington Park|
|Glass Plate 33-35||Washington Park|
Series 8 Residences
|Glass Plate 97||Clingman home|
|Glass Plate 98||Donahue home|
|Glass Plate 99||Ferris home|
|Glass Plate 100||Fralick home|
|Glass Plate 101||Grantham home|
|Glass Plate 102||Trask home|
|Glass Plate 103||Wilkinson home|
|Glass Plate 104-106||Unidentified|
Series 9 Schools
|Glass Plate 107||First school in South Shore|
|Glass Plate 108-112||Myra Bradwell School|
|Glass Plate 113||Bryn Mawr School|
|Glass Plate 114-115||Duncan Avenue School|
|Glass Plate 116-117||Parkside School|
|Glass Plate 118||St. Brides School|
|Glass Plate 119-122||Unidentified school group|
Series 10 Streets
|Glass Plate 123||Bennett Avenue|
|Glass Plate 124||Euclid & 72nd Place|
|Glass Plate 125||75th & Exchange|
|Glass Plate 126||79th Street east from Exchange|
|Glass Plate 127||79th & Exchange, southwest corner|
|Glass Plate 128||Unidentified street|
Series 11 Transportation
|Glass Plate 129||Automobile, W.L. Main’s Circus Horseless Carriage, 1905|
|Glass Plate 130-131||Automobile belonging to Charles Gerds|
|Glass Plate 133||Illinois Central RR engine & train, 1884|
|Glass Plate 134||Illinois Central RR tracks|
|Glass Plate 135||[Illinois Central RR?] tracks alongside dirt street|
|Glass Plate 136||Illinois Central RR crossing|
|Glass Plate 137||Illinois Central RR—Bryn Mawr Station, 1926|
|Glass Plate 138||Illinois Central RR—Hyde Park Depot|
|Glass Plate 139||Illinois Central RR—Randolph Street Station, 1895|
|Glass Plate 140||North Chicago Street RR (first Streetcar in Chicago)|