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  • Cattle driven to slaughter /

    "A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every hour of the day"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue. Part of the Erie Railroad series. The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Parker, Wheeler
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Wright, Simeon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Corner Madison and State Streets, Chicago /

    "The busiest corner in Chicago. Cable cars and street traffic of all descriptions. Hundreds of shoppers. Fine perspective view looking north toward the Masonic Temple. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "Erie Railroad series...present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Armour's electric trolley /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards. Part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and Tombak Music from Illinois

    Persian hammered dulcimer (santour) virtuoso Kiu Haghighi is accompanied by Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh on the tombak, a Persian drum.

    • Contributor: Haghighi, Kiu
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-20
  • [Houdini and Mrs. Benninghofen, Chicago]

    4 photographic prints.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings - Film, Video
    • Date: 1926

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  • Sheep run, Chicago stockyards /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened by the surroundings and confusion, move very fast. Advertised as part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917 /

    Two segments of TR during a midwestern speaking tour in support of military preparedness. On September 27, 1917, TR visited the officers' training camp at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Views of troops marching past a reviewing stand for inspection by TR and several civilian and military personnel; identified on the platform with TR are Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand (wearing beret), a visiting Frenchman who instructed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New York, at GOP Convention, 1916, Chicago, Ill. /

    Scenes from the 16th Republican National Convention held in Chicago, June 7-10, 1916. Long shot of delegates outside the Congress Hotel. Medium shots, from left to right, of Mrs. Olive H. Whitman; Governor Charles S. Whitman of New York (1915-1918); Francis Hendricks, former New York State Senator (1886-1891); George W. Perkins, a leader in the Progressive movement (1912-1916); Chauncey M. Depew, former New York ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    A major figure in American blues and folk music, Big Bill Broonzy (1903-1958) left his Arkansas Delta home after World War I, headed north, and became the leading Chicago bluesman of the 1930s. His success came as he fused traditional rural blues with the electrified sound that was beginning to emerge in Chicago. This, however, was just one step in his remarkable journey: Big ...

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-11-16
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    Theodore Roosevelt in the great war [3] Catalog Record Only

    TR's beliefs and activities before and during WWI are presented. First ca. 49 ft. are out of sequence. Quotations and various scenes depict the beginning of the war in Europe and entry of the United States; views of President Woodrow Wilson signing the declaration of war. TR visits Gen. Leonard Wood at the Plattsburg camp. Urging active involvement in the war effort and supporting ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1930
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    TR himself [5] Catalog Record Only

    By using still photographs and motion picture footage, film traces TR's early life to his death in 1919. 1) Sequences from his early life including views of himself, his mother Martha Bulloch, his father Theodore, and his birthplace; 2) TR delivering his inaugural address at the Capitol, Mar. 4, 1905; 3) delegations to the Russo-Japanese peace conference in Portsmouth, N.H. on Aug. 8, 1905; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
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    Theodore Roosevelt in the great war [2] Catalog Record Only

    Film traces TR's concern before and during the United States' participation in WWI. Quotations and footage depict the beginning of the war in Europe and the entry of the United States; views of President Woodrow Wilson signing the declaration of war. TR visits Gen. Leonard Wood at the Plattsburg camp; soldiers visit Sagamore Hill. Urging active involvement in the war effort and supporting the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1930
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    The new explorers. Skeletons in the sand / Catalog Record Only

    Deep in the Sahara Desert, Paul Sereno and his team dig through a massive dinosaur graveyard, uncovering two new species. Demonstrates the rigors of the expedition and the historical impact of Dr. Sereno's discoveries.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Hoop dreams / Catalog Record Only

    Two African American boys struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    TR himself [6] Catalog Record Only

    By using still photos, film traces TR's early life to his death in 1919. 1)Scenes from his early life including views of himself, his mother Martha Bulloch, his father Theodore, and his birthplace; 2) TR delivering his inaugural address at the Capitol Mar. 4, 1905; 3) delegations to the Russo-Japanese peace conference arriving in Portsmouth, N.H. Aug. 8, 1905; they are greeted by Rear ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
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    Capturing Chicago / Catalog Record Only

    A publicity film in which Harry Watson, Jr., in the role of Musty Suffer, is welcomed by Acting Mayor William R. Moorhouse of Chicago. Musty participates in a motorcade, and visits Lincoln Park, where he clowns on a miniature train.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
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    M Squad. Catalog Record Only

    TV series inspired by the exploits of legendary Chicago crime fighter Det. Supt. Joseph Morris. Captain Grey heads an elite detective squad in the Chicago, Illinois Police Department dedicated to fighting organized crime. Lieutenant Frank Ballinger is one of the police officers who works alone to arrest the villains.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown. Edge code dates given in M/B/RS nitrate data base (NTS) as 1923 and 1924. The burial of Maj. General Biddle took place on Saturday, 3/24/23 per Marine Corps Historical Center; cannot determine number of International news for this newsclip; David S. Rose retired from public life in 1910 and then ran for mayor for the last time in 1924 per Biographical ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1923
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    The untouchables. Catalog Record Only

    Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Theodore Roosevelt in the great war [1] Catalog Record Only

    Film traces TR's concern before and during the United States' participation in WWI. Quotations and footage depict the beginning of the war in Europe and the entry of the United States; views of President Woodrow Wilson signing the declaration of war. TR visits Gen. Leonard Wood at the Plattsburg camp; soldiers visit Sagamore Hill. Urging active involvement in the war effort and supporting the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1930
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    Big deal / Catalog Record Only

    Amateur videotape of an unidentified performance of the Bob Fosse musical Big deal. Follows frustrated boxer Charley and a band of incompetent robbers in Depression-era 1930s Chicago.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
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    The untouchables. Catalog Record Only

    The Untouchables chronicles the campaign of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack), the young U.S. Prohibition Bureau agent determined to smash the beer and booze empire of Al Capone in 1920s Chicago.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    On the battlefield / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary account of racial hatred and violence in America. The film explores the small midwestern community of Cairo, Illinois, where the racial situation is one that a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report has described as "racism at floodtide."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1972