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African American Police League (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, court files, fundraising items, historical information, minutes, reports, correspondence, clippings, topical files, newsletters, police brutality report files, and publications and flyers relative to the ongoing work of the Afro-American Police League (AAPL) and its education and ...

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Art Shay photograph collection, 1948-2002.

The photographic prints in this collection were made from original negatives (1948-2002) and selected in conjunction with: The Essential Art Shay: Selected Photographs, a retrospective exhibition of works by Chicago photojournalist Art Shay at the Chicago History Museum in 2007.

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Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Barnet Hodes papers, part 2, 1931-1975 (partial inventory)

Correspondence, election materials, financial records, press releases, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Barnet Hodes, a prominent Chicago attorney and Democratic politician. Most of the collection relates to Hodes' involvement in city, state, and national politics, including his pa...

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Chicago Federation of Labor collection of visual materials, 1914-1984.

Visual materials from the office of the Federation News, owned and controlled by the CFL-IUC, the federation of unions in Chicago. Subjects include members and leaders, conventions and banquets, international events, interiors of their radio station WCFL, and their members participation in commun...

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Chicago Special Olympics visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and color photographic copies documenting activities of the Special Olympics in Chicago, primarily in the 1980s, including images of basketball, tee-ball, bowling, gymnastics, swimming, and track and field events at Grant Park and other Chicago parks, as well a...

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Chicago stories, [ca. 2002-2003]

Documentary videos and interviews about Chicago history and social groups. John Callaway served as interviewer and narrator. Many images show collection items of the Chicago Historical Society. Topics include politicians, activists, laborers, athletes, people in arts and entertainment, philanthro...

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Chicago Teachers' Federation records, 1864-1968

Correspondence, minutes of meetings 1898-1966 (incomplete 1906-1920), reports, excerpts of court transcripts, newsclippings, pamphlets, speeches, and other office files, primarily on subjects of interest to teachers. Includes material on the Federation's relationship with organized labor and its ...

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Christopher C. Wimbish papers, 1870-1962.

Sundry papers including Army bulletins and orders (1917-1918), newsclippings, legal documents and trial transcripts, correspondence, and speeches of Wimbish, an African American lawyer, and his family, most pertaining to his career as a First Lieutenant in the 366th Infantry Brigade, 92nd Divisio...

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Fellowship House photograph collection, ca. 1880-1960, bulk 1920-1939.

Photographs relating to Fellowship House, a Chicago settlement house located at 831 W. 33rd Place. Includes card photograph portraits, snapshots of group activities, exterior views of the structure and an unidentified street scene. Richard J. Daley as mayor is shown with a group at reopening cere...

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Harry Golden, Jr., papers, 1967-1987.

Newspaper clippings and other papers of Harry Golden, Jr., a Chicago journalist. Newspaper clippings consist mainly of articles Golden wrote as City Hall correspondent for the Chicago Sun-Times. Also present are materials relating to Chicago politics, including a reel-to-reel audio tape of Mayor ...

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Infant Welfare Society of Chicago collection of visual materials

Collection of views of activities of Chicago's IWS, a social service organization which resulted from a merger of the Milk Commission of Chicago and the Children's Hospital Society. Includes scenes at IWS stations with mothers and children being examined by health care staff. Photoprints and lant...

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International Amphitheatre collection of visual materials, [1890-1979]

Materials primarily concern events held at the International Amphitheatre, built in 1934 in Chicago's Stockyards for the purpose of housing the International Live Stock Exposition. Additionally, the Amphitheatre was used for dairy shows, rodeos, sports events, flower shows, labor conventions, and...

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John Fischetti cartoon collection, [ca. 1967-1980]

Original cartoon drawings, proofs, and photostats by editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times (in the 1970s) and also for the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. Topics include social issues, the Vietnam War, inflation, racism, foreign relations, and nat...

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John Fischetti cartoon collection, [ca. 1967-1980]

Original cartoon drawings, proofs, and photostats by editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times (in the 1970s) and also for the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. Topics include social issues, the Vietnam War, inflation, racism, foreign relations, and nat...

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John Fischetti collection of visual materials, ca. 1940-1980.

Visual material relating to the career of editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times in the 1970s. Primarily cartoons of U.S. presidents Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Carter and their policies; Vietnamese conflict; economic issues such as inflation; racism; and foreign relations...

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Len O'Connor papers

Radio and television newscast scripts (1950-1969), correspondence (1964-1969), personal documents, and sound recordings of Len O'Connor, a Chicago (Ill.) commentator on political, social, criminal, and human interest matters and personalities in Chicago and elsewhere. Includes letters from audien...

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Milton Pikarsky papers, 1942-1984

Correspondence, speeches, and articles, 1962-1978; scrapbooks, 1965-1973; appointment books, 1974-1977; reports, newspaper clippings, awards, and other papers of Milton Pikarsky, a civil engineer who served as commissioner of public works for the City of Chicago, Illinois (1964-1973); and chairma...

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Milton Pikarsky photograph collection, ca. 1964-1975.

Photographs relating to Milton Pikarsky, Chairman of the Chicago Transit Authority and the Regional Transit Authority during the 1970s. Includes portraits of Pikarsky, group portraits of Pikarsky with local political figures including Richard J. Daley, official openings of elevated train stations...

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Photograph of Mayor Daley and photograph of the Emerald Society, [ca. 1965-1985]

Photograph of Mayor Richard J. Daley with his wife Eleanor Daley, known as Sis Daley. Also group portrait of the Chicago Police Department's Emerald Society, autographed by members of the group ca. 1985.

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Richard E. Friedman papers, 1970-1971

Correspondence, speech transcripts, materials relating to media relations, research files, newspaper clippings, and other papers primarily relating to Richard E. Friedman's 1971 campaign in the April general election against incumbent Richard J. Daley to become mayor of Chicago. Also inc...

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Robert Mosher photograph collection, [ca. 1971-1973]

Photographs made by Mosher of the beaches, streets, and people of Chicago's Loop and Near North Side, creating a portfolio of street photography prints that revealed his interest and attention to the variety and texture of the urban landscape. Mosher's photographs look at people often caught unaw...

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Roman C. Pucinski collection of visual materials, [ca. 1959-1991]

Primarily photographs of Roman C. Pucinski while serving as U.S. Congressman for Illinois' 11th District (1959-1973) and as Chicago alderman (1973-1991), including participation in various social and official governmental functions. He often is shown with other Democratic politicians, including J...

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Scrapbooks about the death of Christina Marie Vitacco

Scrapbooks (2) containing sympathy letters and cards to the Vitacco family after the death of their daughter, Christina Marie Vitacco (born March 12, 1945), in the fire at Our Lady of the Angels School on December 1, 1958. Includes expressions of sympathy from people throughout the country, inclu...

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