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Djalaal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Djalaal
Abstract

Chicago performer and instructor in dance and exercise. Djalaal has studied Middle Eastern, Indian, North African, modern, flamenco and other exotic dance forms, and for thirty years has been teaching belly dancing at area colleges and cultural organizations. Small collection consists of advertising and publicity items, clippings, photographs, programs, and a few of her writings.

Dates: 1974-2000

Dolores Haugh Riverview Amusement Park collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Riverview
Abstract Riverview Park archival records, including correspondence, accounts, publicity materials, concession contracts, minutes and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and advertising materials, salvaged by Dolores Haugh from the abandoned park office one week before it burned down. Reports, minutes, correspondence, and other documents date mainly from the early years of the park. Advertising materials, clippings, and photographs are mainly from the last decades of park operation. There is...
Dates: 1904-2004; Majority of material found within 1904-1977

Doris Humphrey Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Humphrey-Society
Abstract

Records of the Doris Humphrey Society, a cultural non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of dance and dance theory. Includes administrative and promotional files for the Society from the 1980s to late 2000s. Collection also includes photographs, audiovisual, biographical, and promotional materials of Doris Humphrey and her dance career, with personal photographs of her childhood and family. Also includes a small number of materials from the MOMENTA dance company.

Dates: 1870-2011; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

Dorothy Hild papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Hild
Abstract Former Director of Entertainment at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago and founder of the dance troupe Africana Dancers. Papers include correspondence, clippings, financial information, photographs, publicity, sheet music for her productions and dance numbers at the Edgewater Beach Hotel as well as the auto and fair shows Dorothy Hild directed under the auspices of Barnes - Carruthers, and files from her instruction at various YMCA and YWCA locations in Chicago. Additionally, the papers...
Dates: 1847-1984; Majority of material found within 1929-1980

E. Winston and Ina D. Williams NAACP Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williams-NAACP
Abstract

Papers of Chicago NAACP and labor union leader E. Winston Williams, who served as president of the Chicago Southside NAACP chapter from 1971-1974. Papers also reflect activities of Ina D. Williams (wife of E. Winston Williams), who played an integral behind-the-scenes role in Williams' administration. Collection includes photographs, clippings, programs, brochures, and correspondence documenting the activities of the NAACP chapter and Williams’s involvement with Chicago labor unions.

Dates: 1940s-1986; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1986

Edith Allard papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Allard
Abstract

Letters, postcards, telegrams, contracts and schedules, clippings, photographs and programs of dance performances in Israel and Sweden, two art prints and a small collection of medals.

Dates: 1955-1991

Edith Farnsworth papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farnsworth
Abstract

Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960s.

Dates: 1900-1977

Edna L. McRae papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums...
Dates: 1910-1990

Edna Lucile Baum Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Baum
Abstract

Material relating to Chicago dance teacher and author Edna Lucile Baum, which includes incoming correspondence, writings, photographs, programs, dance notations and other miscellaneous printed items, scrapbooks and notebooks.

Dates: 1890-1981

Edward Eagle Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendants in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.

Dates: 1749-1955; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1900

Edward Price Bell papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract

Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.

Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900-1942

Edwards family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract

Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.

Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847-1908

Edwin R. Capron letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Graff-579
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from Capron's sister to her mother, a letter to Capron from his parents and one letter from Henry C. Barrett to Nannie and Cyrus Fairley, Camp Cleveland, Ohio, 29 December 1863. Written from Fort Kearney and Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska Territory. Also includes 12 envelopes and a daguerreotype portrait of Capron.

Dates: 1863-1866

Elaine Madlener papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Madlener
Abstract

Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.

Dates: 1916-1966; Majority of material found within 1944-1965

Ellen Goldsmith papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goldsmith
Abstract Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of...
Dates: 1933-2007

Elmo Scott Watson papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Watson
Abstract

Personal papers of journalist, professor of journalism, and western / frontier historian Elmo Scott Watson, consisting mainly of topical files on western subjects and journalism. Also included are Watson's manuscripts and published writings, and his correspondence and teaching-related files.

Dates: 1816-1951; Majority of material found within 1920-1951

Elmo Scott Watson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-box-71-73, 87
Abstract

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.

Dates: approximately 1860-1936

Emily Elliot Daland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-155
Abstract

Mainly letters from Emily Elliot Daland of Massachusetts to Helen Gerard in Florence, Italy, with a few to Gerard’s daughter Pauline, for whom Daland was acting as guardian of her small estate. Topics in letters include World War I shortages and hardships, the influenza epidemic, Hoover’s presidency, Prohibition, and the Great Depression. Also, three letters from Helen Gerard, a clipping, and a small collection of family snapshots.

Dates: 1916-1933

Emma B. Freeman photographs of Yurok and Hupa Indians

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-box-99-101
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1918

Endicott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Endicott
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to the Endicott family and relatives of the Redden, Castle, and Smith families. These families lived primarily in the towns of Greenville, Stubblefield, and Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, Illinois. Topics discussed in the correspondence include marriage, domestic life, illness, and religion. Miscellaneous items include an account book, a paper written about dairy farming, and calling and greeting cards.

Dates: 1868-1986

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Ensemble Espanol
Abstract

Material collected by Libby Komaiko, founder of the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, relating to her and the dance company. Consists mostly of photographs of Komaiko and other dancers, plus a few clippings, flyers, posters, programs, and miscellaneous pieces. Also, two copies of a videotape entitled “The First 20 Years, 1976-1996.”

Dates: 1974-2003

Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Wheeler-Voegelin
Abstract

Notes and draft materials for writings on Native Americans, and Indian Claims Commission case documents and research reports, created by anthropologist Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin. Also field notebooks, photographs and correspondence.

Dates: 1934-1985

Ernest A. Griffin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family
Abstract

Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.

Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

Ernestine Stodelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Stodelle
Abstract

Collection of files kept by Ernestine Stodelle regarding her professional life as dancer, teacher, author and dance critic. Material relates to Stodelle’s own career and her association with dance figures Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Jose Limon and Louis Horst. Consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, programs, reviews, tributes, photographs, dance descriptions and reconstructions.

Dates: 1925-2006

Erwin Watkins-Simeon Whiteley papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3024
Abstract Erwin Watkins and Simeon Whiteley worked for the Office of Indian Affairs in the 1870s and 1860s, respectively. While the Watkins papers contain mainly official government reports and correspondence, the Whiteley papers consist of mostly personal correspondence accompanied by several photographs, three maps, and two issues of a Wyoming newspaper. The Watkins papers include: incoming correspondence and instructions from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs and other officials, copies of...
Dates: 1863-1920; Majority of material found within 1863-1878

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