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Bronzeville expansion collection, 1950-2017

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.06
Description of the Collection Materials from a variety of sources and dates documenting the past and present of the African-American neighborhood of Bronzeville, historically known as the Black Metropolis, located on the South Side of Chicago. This collection serve as a drop file of materials not otherwise accessioned and catalogued in the IIT Archives. Contains loose papers and soft cover books. Partial listing of individual items/publications: Illinois Institute of Technology in the Community, 1996 (with references to...
Dates: 1950-2017

Bronzeville historic slides, 1950s

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.10
Description of the Collection A collection of 35 mm black and white slides numbered 1 to 12 (there are 2 copies of slide no. 1 for a total of 13 slides) of street scenes, people and housing in the historically black south Chicago community know as Bronzeville. Images include some interior house scenes and some "projects" (public housing). All of these images were used in "The Poorhouse: Subsidized Housing in Chicago, 1895 - 1976" by Devereux Bowly, Jr. (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1978). Presumably the...
Dates: 1950s

Bronzeville photo, 1961

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.09
Description of the Collection One aerial color photograph (by unidentified photographer) of buildings, primarily residential, covering the 3400 south blocks of Michigan Ave., Indiana Ave., Prairie Ave., and Calumet Ave. in Chicago. Photo is apparently taken from the roof of De La Salle Institute (located at 3455 S. Wabash) and shows a two-bay red and green "Dutch" type building at center bottom with a sign reading "Sparks Hotel" (located at 3433 So. Michigan per 1961-62 telephone book white pages). A white Cadillac, ca....
Dates: 1961

Building Reference files, 1896-2013

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.01
Scope and Contents The Building Reference Files collection consists of a mix of primary and secondary source material relating to the buildings and campuses of the Illinois Institute of Technology and its predecessor institutions. These files formerly served as "drop files" where archives staff collected clippings, ephemera, and photographs related to the buildings and campus, and as a result, many of the files consist wholly of secondary material (including photocopies and clippings from university...
Dates: 1895-2013

C. Arne Arenberg papers, 1948

 Collection
Identifier: 003.06.03
Description of the Collection

Three ring-binder with handwritten class notes from lectures and outside readings for what appears to be three different courses: Physics 512 (Spring 1948), Diatomic Molecules (Fall 1948), Atomic Structure (Spring 1948). Also typescript titled "Calculations of the Spectroscopic and Physical Constants of NO [nitric oxide] and also the Thermodynamic Properties." Binder is gray fabric covered with IIT logo of the 1940s stamped in red.

Dates: 1948

Campus and South Side Development posters, 1989-1999

 Collection
Identifier: 037.06.03
Description of the Collection

Oversize mounted posters used in connection with the campus redevelopment program at Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1990s. Lesser numbers of the posters deal with the development of the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's South Side adjacent to the university's campus, and the university's downtown campus. Posters group into five series: I) Main Campus II) Landscaping III) McCormick Tribune Campus Center IV) Downtown Campus V) Chicago South Side Development

Dates: 1989-1999

Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. papers, 1960-2000

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Identifier: 031.07.04
Description of the Collection Collection of articles authored by Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. for the Armour Research Foundation newsletter concerning jazz clubs, theaters, and historic buildings on the south side of Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s. Items included in the collection: ARF News (photocopy), Dec. 1959; article on Mecca Flats ARF News (photocopy), Jan., 1960; article on Arcade building (AKA Jesse Binga Bank building) ARF News (photocopy), March, 1960; article on the Vendome Theater ARF News, April-May, 1960;...
Dates: 1960-2000

Charles Leonard Lynch papers, 1933-1988

 Collection
Identifier: 004.01.01
Description of the Collection The Lynch papers are arranged in four groupings. The three-ring binder includes: A photocopy of Charles Lynch's obituary from 1988 A sheet (on gold paper) announcing an "All Armour Night at the famous Joseph Urban Room of the Congress Hotel where Charles Gaylord and his New York-Hollywood orchestra is serving the tops in uptown-lowdown rhythm. Friday, May 3rd" (no year...
Dates: 1933-1988

Chicago Morning

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.05
Description of the Collection Reel-to-reel tapes, video and audio, related to the production of a film by Institute of Design students made on April 16, 1952. Collection includes the following items as identified on the canisters or reels: 1. IIT Work Print, Chicago Morning; 16 mm, b&w, sound, 547 feet, 7½" d., ca. 15 min. [on hub] 2. Boris Yakovlett "Chicago Morning" Negative, Dup Negative Picture [on hub] 3. Boris Yakovlett "Chicago Morning" 1952, 16 mm, b&w, Sound, 7½" d., ca. 15 min., multiple splices [On...
Dates: 1952

Commons Commentary collection, 1971-1973

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.04
Description of the Collection

One issue (1971) of Commons Commentary, a newsletter of the South Commons residential community on the Near South side of Chicago. Also a 1973 reference to the newsletter, noting that it was merging into the Hyde Park Herald.

Dates: 1971-1973

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