Tag Archives: University of Chicago

Have to go Eat and Cram

With final exams fast approaching, this postcard message from a student at the University of Chicago is very relatable: “The first day of exams is over and I think I did quite well- but I know my grades won’t compare … Continue reading

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20 Mile Run

“Dear Ruth;- I received your card. I practice in the gymnasium five times each week. I go over into West Chicago about a 20 mile run on the elevated R.R., and take a spinal adjustment each day, except Sunday. I’m … Continue reading

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago was founded in 1890 by the American Baptist Education Society with help from John D. Rockefeller and land from Marshall Field. Haskell Oriental Museum, University of Chicago. Postmarked 1917. Description on back reads: “The University of … Continue reading

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College Girls

In the spirit of finals week almost ending, this post is about the College Girl series, published by Ullman Manufacturing Co. Colleges shown in this series include University of Chicago, Leland Stanford, Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Harvard, and possibly Brown. There … Continue reading

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V.O. Hammon Publishers

V.O. Hammon Chicago cards are hands down my favorite Chicago cards ever produced. The cards always look to me like they are not far from being an actual color photograph. V.O. Hammon was a publisher located at ¬†215 Wabash Avenue,¬†Chicago … Continue reading

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