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Aerial photographs, 1951-1961

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.11
Description of the Collection Four aerial views of campus and the surrounding area: 1) Black and white aerial view of campus and surrounding area, roughly Michigan Ave. to Canal St., 31st St. to Pershing. Dated 1951, image predates construction of Dan Ryan Expressway, and includes Wentworth Gardens, old Comiskey Park, the Mecca building, and original Armour Institute complex. A two square block area to the east of State St., later to be developed as McCormick Village (student housing complex) is outlined. ...
Dates: 1951-1961

Armour Mission records, 1881-1931

 Collection
Identifier: 002.03.01
Description of the Collection

Records of Armour Mission, Chicago, IL, 1881-1931. The collection includes records concerning church congregation membership and programs, official publications, financial records, real estate materials, and artifacts. These materials represent the only known official records of Armour Mission, a non-sectarian Christian church congregation and quasi-settlement house on Chicago's South Side in the late 1800s.

Dates: 1881-1931

Bronzeville 23rd St. Viaduct collection, 1925

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.07
Description of the Collection South Central Association Souvenir Twenty-third Street Viaduct Opening publication, a 116-page booklet, dated 1925, published by the South Central [or Central South?] Association, a Chicago citizens' membership organization. Includes list of members (individuals and businesses), advertisers, and short essays on numerous South Side establishments, and numerous photos and illustrations. Some of the topics, places, and businesses included are: Indiana Ave., Cottage Grove Ave., 22nd St., South...
Dates: 1925

Bronzeville Artifacts Grand Theatre tickets, 1950s

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.08
Description of the Collection

Three tickets to the Grand Theatre, 3110 S. State Street, Chicago with face value of 25 cents each. Artifact.

Dates: 1950s

Bronzeville Design Symposium collection, 1999

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.14
Description of the Collection

Materials related to "Bronzeville Design Symposium: The Impact of Design on Urban Communities," held at Illinois Institute of Technology October 29-30, 1999. Project was a joint activity of IIT, the College of Architecture, and Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dates: 1999

Bronzeville digital stories, 2000

 Collection
Identifier: 050.01.15
Abstract

bronzeville-stories as of June 7, 2000. Prof. David Coogan served as project advisor.

Dates: 2000

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

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