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"And This Is Free". Film by Palazzolo, Tom. Kartemquin Films. ca. 1960.
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"Live on Maxwell Street". Recording by Robert Nighthawk, Rounder Records, 1965.
Mara Tapp Show/WBEZ, "Maxwell Street", October, 1992.
Mara Tapp Show/WBEZ, "Maxwell Street", April, 1993.
Studs Terkel Show/WFMT, "Maxwell Street", May, 1993.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Special Collections:
Marcy Newberry Collection
Chicago Historical Society Archives:
Architecture Department, 1986.713 Dubin
Job #28-627 1247 S. Halsted, sheet #1 (2)
Job #28-629 1304 S. Halsted, sheet #1
Library, Folder/Maxwell Street Civic Improvement Project
Prints and Photographs Department
Street Photographers, Streets
Older Views selections (anonymous) 1906-1926
Baskin, Linda. Granddaughter to Alfred Alschuler; Maxwell Street photographer.
Christopoulos, Jim. Grandson to Jimmy Stefanovic.
Diddley, Bo. Musician.
Eastwood, Carolyn. Cultural Anthropologist and published author.
Engert, Belle. Former area resident ca. 1900-1914.
Evans, David. Professor of Music, University of Memphis; blues authority.
Federman, Alan. Owner, Paul's Men's Wear.
Federman, Irving. Owner, Adam Joseph's Clothing Store.
Goldberg, Larry. Former resident and vendor.
Kraig, Bruce. Food Historian and Professor of History, Roosevelt University.
Mages, Mae. Sister to Morrie Mages.
Malkind, Sheila. Maxwell Street photographer ca. 1980's.
Police officer, anonymous. Chicago Police Department.
Shore, Tillie. Sister-in-law to Morrie Mages.
Silverberg, Joe. Former owner, Bigsby and Kruthers.
Stovall, Howard. Executive Director of the Blues Foundation.
Vass, Andy. Owner, Washington Sales.
In the Neighborhood of Hull House and the Maxwell Street Market: Chicago’s Near West Side, 1870-1930 (University of Illinois at Chicago History Department, website in progress)
Preserve Maxwell Street - Protect America's Heritage
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