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Easter Sunday

Edwin Rosskam, “Boy dressed up for Easter parade, Chicago”, April 1941, (108.2003) Russell Lee, “In front of the Pilgrim Baptist church on Easter Sunday, Chicago”, April 1941, (103.2003) Baptists were by far the South Side’s largest denomination. The photographers visited … Continue reading

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“How are you all?”

Unidentified Photographer, [W.L. Howell outside his studio. Olney, Illinois], 1910 (2014.15.2) Mrs. E. R. Pygott, Sesser, Ill. Olney, Ill, 29, 10 Dear Sister, How are you all? We are well and we would appreciate a few words from you to … Continue reading

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“A garden of memories.”

Vivian June Vollbracht, [Trufoto Photo Album], 1935-37 (2009.32.52) From a S.S. Kresge Co. 5-10-25 cent store (later renamed Kmart), 526 Maine Street, in Quincy, Illinois, a small (6 x 5 inches) and beautiful Trufoto album from the late 1930s. Kresege … Continue reading

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Rembrandt, [Unidentified women in a question mark], ca. 1915 (2006.62.1) I (heart) this photo (of possible punctuated paramours). The Rembrandt photography studio that made this unquestionably lovely photo was located at 314 N. Main St, Decatur, Illinois.

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Charles H. Traub: Beach portfolio

Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.a) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.c) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.d) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.f) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.g)

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