Leonard and Virginia Currie collection, 1950-1979.

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Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-. Leonard and Virginia Currie collection, 1950-1979.

Leonard and Virginia Currie collection, 1950-1979.

This collection contains photographs of the Near West Side from the 1970s, as well as plat surveys, reports, and pamphlets regarding urban renewal in the Near West Side.

1 linear ft.

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Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-

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The Leonard and Virginia Currie Collection documents the changes to Chicago's Near West Side neighborhood in the 1960s and 1970s. These include the City of Chicago's Urban Renewal projects, the destruction of most of the Hull-House settlement complex, and the establishment of the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. From the description of Leonard and Virginia Currie collection, 1950-1979. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56991801 ...