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B. Heller & Co. Collection The B. Heller & Co. Collection
Founded by Benjamin Heller, whose family practiced sausage-making for generations, Chicago-based B. Heller & Co. began in 1893. Eager to take advantage of new developments in food science and chemistry as well as his skills as a salesman, Benjamin Heller was the quintessential American entrepreneur.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
March 1 — June 30, 2009
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Subjects
Advertising
Chicago and Illinois
banks_and_bubbles.jpg Banks and Bubbles: The Earl J. Hamilton Collection on the History of Economics
Exhibition of works on the history of economics, in particular, the development of commerce and trade in England, France, and Spain in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
June 1 — Oct. 31, 1995
Subjects
Economics
History
frank knight.jpg Frank Knight 1885-1972
Best known as the founder of the "Chicago School" of free market economics, Frank Knight was an influential member of the University faculty for more than twenty years.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Jan. 31, 1986
Subjects
Economics
Default Placeholder Photo Karl Marx in the Rosenberger Library of Judaica
Drawing on sources in the Ludwig Rosenberger Library of Judaica, this exhibit explores Karl Marx's complex relationship to Jews and Judaism and his writings on these subjects.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Oct. 1 — June 30, 2007
Subjects
Jewish Studies
Economics
Cracker Jack advertisement Sweet Home Chicago: Chocolate and Confectionery Production and Technology in the Windy City
Drawing from items in the substantial cookery collection at the John Crerar Library, this exhibit explores the history of chocolate and confectioners in the city and the science and technology of the candy making process.
Locations
Crerar Library, 1st Floor
Oct. 10 — June 11, 2011
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Subjects
Advertising
Chicago and Illinois
Technology