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Chicago African American and Latino newspapers microfilm collection.

The issues from 40 different newspapers chosen for this Illinois Newspaper Project (INP) derive from neighborhood and independent African American and Latino papers in the Chicago area. The newspapers on these reels complement the runs of newspapers held by Chicago Public Library. The originals a...

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Lillian C. Brown papers

Reminiscences, by Brown in 1959, of her childhood in Chicago, in 1881-1890, describing the area around 35th to 39th Streets and her 1890 graduation from Oakland High School. Also included is an 1867 letter to her grandfather William B. Mosley, from E.G. Curtis, salesman for John V. Farwell & Co. ...

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