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Performing Arts

This is a guide to historical sources on performing arts focusing on the collections in the Chicago Collections Consortium.

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Archival Sources

Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer. [Colonial Theater entrance with people standing under the marquee], 1909. Chicago History Museum, http://explore.chicagocollections.org/image/chicagohistory/71/st7f628/

Books and Other Published Sources

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