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Description of the Collection Four items documenting The Central South Area Plan to redevelop the Bronzeville neighborhood adjacent to the Illinois Institute of Technology campus: One-page flyer with explanation of the plan, printed brochure (fold-out) with map, text, and photographs. Map: "Chicago Central South Area" by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Architects; no date. Printed plat map showing property lines with four areas penciled in red and marked as areas A, B, C, and D, respectively being 37 acres, 50 acres, 43...
Scope and Contents Fifteen 35 mm color slides of scenes around the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, circa 1951. Original cardboard mounts read: Ansco Color/Processed by ColorLure Inc., Date/Chicago 36, Ill. Images are as follows: five slides of fraternities in the historic mansions on Michigan Ave. during Technorama, two slides of Chicago fire department vehicles near Michigan and 33rd Sts., two slides of historic Armour Institute of Technology/IIT buildings: Main Building, Amour...
Description of the Collection Glass slides apparently used in two early presentations about IIT. Slides were found in a drawer with two empty slide boxes labeled as follows: 1) Complete set used for UET presentation; 2) Used 6-4-40 Alumni Banquet. Images include photographs and drawings of Mies-designed buildings on IIT campus (probably taken by Hedrich-Blessing), aerial photographs and diagrams of campus and surrounding Bronzeville neighborhood, graphs & charts with statistical information regarding...
Dates: circa 1940 -1955
Description of the Collection Film and scrapbook made by W. Ronald Johnson concerning Illinois Institute of Technology ca. 1951-1955 when he was a student there. The film was made in May, 1997 using historic images primarily from the IIT student yearbooks (1951 - 1955) and photos taken by Johnson during those years, except as noted below. Video details in particular Delta Tau Delta and Fire Protection Engineering program, those in which the narrator participated. Film includes segments on the history of IIT, the...
Description of the Collection Thirty-four 35mm color transparency slides, ca. 1955, documenting buildings and street scenes on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus. Includes views of Gunsaulus Hall and apartment buildings, Crown Hall, Carr Chapel, landscaping, parking lots, historic buildings, research buildings (possibly the Association of American Railroads), classroom buildings, etc. All are exterior shots, most are long distance views, and some are images apparently taken from the upper stories of the...