When Chicago steel magnate Everett D. Graff walked into Wright Howes’ bookshop on Michigan Avenue in the 1920s he sparked one of the most important friendships in the book world.
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The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is a reference work designed to provide information about the creation and boundary changes of every county in the United States, from the earliest county creation in the 1600s to 2000.
This exhibit contains a selection of unique black and white photographs focusing on Illinois scenes, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, and its workers.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The Newberry has contributed several manuscripts to this collection together with other institutions such as, the British Library, the New York Public Library and many others. *Access to this subscription database is only available on-site through any of the Newberry’s public computers.*