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Alumni Relations Materials
Unprocessed slides, presumably from the Office of Alumni Relations and apparently prepared for presentations. The slides consist of images of IIT’s campus, students, faculty, and staff. The majority of the subjects are unidentified. A small subset of slides consists of images of the Bronzeville neighborhood from 1954-1958 and depicts buildings and streets marked for redevelopment. The slides identify buildings, street
Harold Bretz Papers and 35 mm slides
Harold Bretz was an Illinois Institute of Technology faculty member, 1957 to 1986 and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, (ca. 1969 – 86). From 1958 – 1963, Bretz acted as Camp Administrator at Camp Armour, IIT’s civil engineering camp on Upper Trout Lake, Wisconsin. He lived in campus faculty housing, apartment 701 Cunningham Hall.
Unprocessed photos collection
Illinois Institute of Technology was created in 1940 by the merger of two Chicago technical colleges (both opened in the 1890s), Armour Institute of Technology (AIT) and Lewis Institute. IIT continued the engineering, architecture, science, humanities, and home economics programs taught by Armour and Lewis, making higher education available to both men and women. IIT’s student body has always included