THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Kensington

Annual Easter Prize Dance

Flyer for dance held on April 16, 1938 at the Benetian Ballroom in Kensington.

Subject: ; Kensington; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Gleaners Dance program

Printed announcement/program advertising Annual Easter Prize Dance, given by the Gleaners on April 16, 1938. Includes advertisements of local business sponsors.

Subject: ; Advertising; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Organizations_--_Other; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of essays and anecdotes related to social history of Pullman, Kensington and Roseland, written by Mario Avignone for publication in the Pullman Flyer and occasionally elsewhere. Typically typed and draft copies.

Subject: War_Memorial; Roseland_Community; Pullman_(General); Kensington; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Collected series of essays and anecdotes relating to social history of Pullman, Kensington and Roseland, written by Mario Avignone for publication in the Pullman Flyer and occasionally elsewhere. Mainly typed and draft copies, from 1996-1999.

Subject: War_Memorial; Roseland_Community; Pullman_(General); Kensington; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Interesting Things About Pullman, Past and Present

Collection of essays. Topics include columns from Pullman Flyer, Roseland American Legion Post 49er, Daily Southtown and Roseland Pullman Sports Hall of Fame. 22 pages, plus 4 copies of cover page.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Sports; War_Memorial; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Kensington

Koopman postcard showing Front Street in Kensington from the Illinois Central RR tracks looking west. Note in pencil on reverse of one of the postcards indicates date of 1905.

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Kensington; Format: Postcard

Kensington Av. Looking East

Stereo card showing group of people. View is looking east from Michigan Avenue. 1900

Subject: Kensington; Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Kensington celebrates installation of new street lights

Article from the Calumet Index, December 12, 1956.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Kensington Station

Four photocopy images of Kensington (115th Street) Illinois Central train station, 1914.

Subject: ; Illinois_Central_Railroad; Kensington; Train_Stations_-_other; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Kensington Station Looking North c. 1905

Ground level view on Illinois Central right of way, looking north at Kensington Avenue. Left to right, Front Street storefronts, 115th Street Stations with clock, pedestrian overpass in distance at Pullman/111th, brick building behind water tank appears to be original (1880s). Kensington Station was for through trains to New York, etc. The other station with the clock is likely the commuter station. Pullman smokestack in seen in the distance.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Kensington Transfer

Kensington streetcar transfer at Michigan Avenue & 115th Streets. 1903.

Subject: Kensington; Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Postcard

Map of Lands Owned by Pullman Land Association and Pullman's Palace Car Co.

Map on coated linen showing lands owned by Pullman. Probably early 1880's. Stamped "Pullman Company Engineers Office. File No. 1, Drawing No. 66. Undated.

Subject: Chicago_History; Kensington; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Map

Parise Family

Images of Valentino Parise and family. Parise immigrated to Chicago from Venice, Italy. He purchased land at 400 E. Kensington (Kinsinton and South Park) where he operated an office for the Cunard steamship lines and later opened the Kensington Buffet Company (a saloon), a restaurant and neighborhood bar. Also included is a paper written by Tony Parise on the history of his family and their businesses in Kensington for an American History class, 3/19/81.

Subject: ; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Mixed media

Pesavento's Restaurant

Matchbook from Roy Pesavento's Restaurant in Roseland. Address is shown incorrectly as 11500 E. Front Street; the correct address was 11500 S. Front Street. Pesavento's closed in the mid-late 1970s.

Subject: Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Bowling League

Mimeographed copy of standing for the 10 teams and individual standlings comprising the Pullman Bowling League, April 16, 1950.

Subject: Sports; Roseland_Community; Pullman_(General); Kensington; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Memories

Typed note from John Rodeghier, former Pullman resident. The letter details recollections of Pullman and Roseland from the early 1900s.

Subject: ; Kensington; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Pullman, Roseland, Kensington 4th of July Celebration, 1892

View east "down the hill" at 111th and Michigan, showing start of parade as it ascends the hill at Edbrooke Avenue. Koopman later shot the parade from street level showing union men.

Subject: Kensington; Roseland_Community; Pullman_(General); Format: Photograph (all forms)

Raymond Levine Bowling League 1938-39

Raymond Levine was a high-quality men's clothing store located on Kensington Avenue in the Kensington neighborhood. Levine was in business much of the 20th century.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Kensington; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Raymond Levine Men's Clothing

Interior image of men's clothing store, Raymond Levine, which was located on Kensinton Avenue, 1942.

Subject: Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Roseland 115th & South Park

Postcard showing corner of 115th & South Park Avenue (now Martin Luther King Drive), Kesington Ill.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Postcard

Roseland/Pullman/Kensington Human Relations Council

Various documents of the R/P/K Human Relations Council. 2009 Community Service Award criteria, nomination form, meeting minutes, etc.

Subject: Kensington; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Roseland/Pullman/Kensington Human Relations Council Unity Month Reception

Brochure for program celebrating Unity Month on Tuesday, September 30, 2008. Held at olive-Harvey College.

Subject: ; Kensington; Organizations_--_Other; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Sherwin-Wiliams Marks 100th Year

Article with advertisement. South End Reporter, May 4, 1966.

Subject: Advertising; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Sherwin-Williams Company

Photocopy of Sandborn Library map showing Sherwin-Williams paint factory located between 115th and Kensington, west of Stephenson (Champlain) avenue.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Map

Unidentified. (Banks Photograph)

Formal portrait of young child in a white dress sitting on a chair by W. R. Banks, Roseland/Kensington photographer.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Kensington; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Banks Photograph)

Formal portrait of child in a white dress. Photograph by W. R. Banks, Kensington.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Banks Photograph)

Formal portrait of a young girl ion a white dress. She is sitting on an ornate carved wood bench. Photograph by W. R. Banks, Kensington/Roseland photographer.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Banks Photograph)

Formal photograph of two women and girl, one woman standing and other woman and girl seated. Photographer W. R. Banks, Kensington.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Banks Photograph)

Formal portrait of a girl wearing a middy blouse by Kensington/Roseland photographer W. R. Banks.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Morgan photograph)

Formal protrait of two young girls in tartan dresses. Photograph by Morgan, 11432 Michigan Ave, Roseland.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Vernon Beck

Four-year old Vernon Beck and two-year old sister, Doris, at 364 East 116th Street in 1927. Photocopy of original image.

Subject: ; Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Winter 1900

HR Koopman stereo card showing a view from Michigan Avenue looking east down Kensington Ave. Group of people standing in the street on a snowy day.

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Kensington; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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