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Descriptive inventory for the George J. Iberle visual materials, ca. 1878-1976, bulk 1941-1948

George J. Iberle visual materials

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Descriptive inventory for the George J. Iberle visual materials, ca. 1878-1976, bulk 1941-1948

Prepared by Ina Cox, 2016.
  
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Chicago History Museum, Research Center
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614-6038
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: George J. Iberle visual materials, circa 1878-1976 (inclusive), 1941-1948 (bulk)
Creators: George J. Iberle
Henry Devoral Green Studio
Chicago Park District
Frank X. Olah
Kaiser & Mueller, Chicago
Kaufmann-Fabry, Chicago
L. Shenoha
M.S. Hart
Mueller Photo
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc. – Chicago Bureau
Rastetter Studio
Theatrical Chicago
Dates: circa 1878-1976 (inclusive), 1941-1948 (bulk)
Accession numbers: 1986.0043
1991.0040
1991.0484.1-.2
Bib number: 00004478
Call numbers: 1983.0043 PPL
1983.0043 PFL
Size: Approximately 9.5 linear feet, including 385 images (3 boxes, 2 folders)
Language of material:Collection is written in English, and German.

Provenance statement:

Gifts of the estate of George J. Iberle, 1986 (accession #: 1986.0043); Walter and Teresa Krutz, the niece of Mr. Iberle (accession#: 1991.0040); and George A. Iberle, the son of Mr. Iberle (accession#: 1991.0484.1-.2).

Terms governing use:

Credit photographer or photography studio where identified. Other copyrights may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Restriction(s):

Collection is open for access.

Please cite this collection as:

George J. Iberle collection of visual materials (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and series/box/folder/call number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center include the George J. Iberle papers (1991.0040), the Schwaben Verein (Chicago, Ill.) records (MSS Alpha S), the Henry Delorval Green photograph collection (1981.0065), and the Minna Schmidt image files (Image file People S).

Separated material:

Pins, hats, banners, and similar objects from accessions 1986.43 and 1991.40 are in the artifacts collection of the Chicago History Museum.

Collection Summary +/-

Black-and-white photographic prints and color posters from George J. Iberle’s time as a community leader in both Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood and the German American society, Schwaben Verein. The bulk of photographs were taken during World War II to document the homefront mobilization activities of Division 6 (the West Lakeview neighborhood) of the Chicago Commission on Civilian Defense (also referred to as the Office of Civilian Defense, or OCD). Photographs and posters from Schwaben Verein’s annual celebrations, as well as individual and group portraits of members, comprise the remainder of the collection.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

Geroge J. Iberle was born in Germany and worked in the Lakeview Neighborhood as a tailor, served as secretary and later as honorary secretary of Schwaben Verein, and as co-commander of the West Lakeview Community, Division 6, of the Chicago Commission on Civilian Defense. In his role as co-commander, Iberle was responsible for organizing block captains, mobilizing community participation in the war effort through donations, and planning for civilian protection. Schwaben Verein is a Chicago social club organized in 1878 by people from the Württemberg area of southwest Germany.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Civil defense--Illinois--Chicago
German Americans--Illinois--Chicago
German Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc.
Monuments and memorials--Illinois--Chicago
Parades and processions--Illinois--Chicago
Soldiers--American--Illinois--Chicago
War casualties--Illinois--Chicago
Women--War--Illinois--Chicago
World War, 1939-1945--Illinois--Chicago
Persons:
Iberle, George J., 1903-1984--Portraits
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962--Portraits
Schmidt, Minna Moscherosch, 1866-1961--Portraits
Organizations:
Schwaben Verein (Chicago, Ill.)
United States. Office of Civilian Defense. Chicago Metropolitan Area
Genre/Form:
Gelatin silver prints
German language items
Group portraits
Photographic prints
Posters
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Social life and customs
Hamlin Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Lakeview (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged into two series by subject:

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Office of Civilian Defense Photographs, ca. 1941-1948 (boxes 1-2)
Series 2. Schwaben Verein Photographs, Portraits, and Posters, ca. 1878-1976 (box 3 and oversize folders 1-2)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Ina Cox using Oxygen XML editor, 2016.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Other Finding Aids: Finding aid also submitted to the Explore Chicago Collections portal.
Processing Note:The George J. Iberle Office of Civilian Defense Photographs collection (1986.0043) was re-processed in 2016 to combine it with accessions 1991.0040 and 1991.0484.1-.2. The broadsides from accession 1986.0043, which had been transferred into the composite collection, are now reunited with the collection.
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