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  • Collection ID 1980.0084
  • Creator Names Chicago Community Trust.
  • Title The Chicago Community Trust collection of visual materials [graphic].
  • Dates 1893-1959, bulk 1910-1939.
  • Physical description
    • 76 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 2 paintings : watercolor painting ; 26 x 36 cm. (10 x 14 in.)
    • 1 motion picture film ; 16 mm. Closed.
  • Access and usage restrictions In order to view an original motion picture film, it is necessary for a research copy to be made.
  • Collection summary Visual materials primarily relating to the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund, a Chicago philanthropic organization which merged into The Chicago Community Trust in 1961. Subjects include adult and children's programs, including the Open-Air Schools, 1910-1918; parent nutrition training, social work with nurseries and kindergartens in the early 1900s; the Voluntary Child Welfare Committee's Central American visit in the 1930s; and portraits of trustees. Also present are two watercolors painted by Elizabeth McCormick (1892-1905).
  • Acquisition information Gift of The Chicago Community Trust (1980.0084; 1985.0466).
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available online (80-084).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note
    • Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include The Chicago Community Trust photograph collection (1998.0193); The Chicago Community Trust records; and many CCT publications. Additional photographs of 848 N. Dearborn are in Image file, Topics.
    • University of Illinois at Chicago, Special Collections Dept. holds extensive records of the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
    • Ownership of copyright and other rights to the motion picture film is unclear, and it is closed to users.
    • Credit photographer(s).
  • Names
    • McCormick, Elizabeth, 1892-1905.
    • Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund Photographs.
    • Chicago Community Trust Photographs.
    • Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund
  • Subjects
    • Adult education Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Charitable organizations Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Children eating & drinking Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Children Clothing & dress Illinois Chicago 1890-1959.
    • Children Health & welfare Illinois Chicago. 1890-1959.
    • Children playing outdoors Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Children reading & writing Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Classrooms Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Nurseries Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Open-air schools Illinois Chicago 1890-1959. lctgm
    • Private libraries Illinois Chicago. 1890-1959. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Dearborn Street North 848.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 1890-1959.
  • Genre
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1980/84.htm