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National Sampler:
Illinois Photographs From the Collections


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David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Delta blues musician David "Honeyboy" Edwards, who was recorded by Alan Lomax in 1942, performs at an event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture in 1978. Edwards has since won two Grammy Awards. Photo by Carl Fleischhauer.
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St. Andrew's Church, Chicago.
The Saint Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, Chicago, built in 1956. Photo by Carl Fleischhauer, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection, AFC 1981/004 CH77 #1-13.
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Capt. Francis O'Neill
Chicago's General Superintendent of Police ("Police Chief") Francis O'Neill (1848-1936). In about 1904, he made wax cylinder recordings of several renowned Chicago Irish folk musicians on his Edison Victrola. Publicity photo, ca. 1901. AFC 2005/001.
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Burl Ives
Burl Ives performing at an event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture, 1978. Photo by Carl Fleischhauer.
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Melecio Martinez
Melecio Martinez performing on Neptune Plaza at the Library of Congress, October 26, 1979. Photo by John T. Gibbs. The 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection, AFC 1979/006
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Lace in Greek needlework shop.
Embroidered runner, Greek needlework shop, Chicago. Photo by Jonas Dovydenas, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection, AFC 1981/004 CH77 #14-12.
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Mr. Franks, Manuel Lemos and Alberto Mendes
Peter Bartis interviewing John Hemonas. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project. Photo by Jonas Dovydenas, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection, AFC 1981/004 B41246 #7.
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Chicano Floricanto
Chicano Floricanto: Jesús, Rosa, and Bernardo Negrete, with Carlos Cumpian. Photo by Jonas Dovydenas, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection, AFC 1981/004 B52022 #19.
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Lace tablecloth in Greek needlework shop.
Crocheted lace tablecloth with fabric inserts, Greek needlework shop, Chicago. Photo by Jonas Dovydenas, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection, AFC 1981/004 CH77 #14-13.
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