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The Book Circle records, 1943-1993

The Book Circle was a reading group organized by African-American women on the South Side of Chicago to “boost morale” during World War II. The group continued to meet on a monthly basis over the next fifty years. The collection includes meeting minute...

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Chicago Normal College records, 1913-1938

Chicago Normal College expanded the curriculum of its Normal School predecessors and began attracting students from Chicago’s immigrant communities. During the Depression, however, the school only managed to stay open through a fierce campaign on the p...

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Chicago Normal School records, 1896-1913

Chicago Normal School came into existence when the Chicago Board of Education took over the Cook County Normal School in 1896. The institution continued to enjoy an international reputation for progressive education under its principals, Francis Parker, Arnold Tomkins, and Ella Flagg Young. The c...

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Chicago Renaissance: A Festival Celebrating African American Art, 1997-2001

The collection consists of photographs, newspapers, memorabilia such as post cards, flyers and posters; administrative papers, and correspondence regarding the development of the Chicago Renaissance Art Festivals.

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Cook County Normal School records, 1867-1896

Cook County Normal School was a teacher training institute designed to serve the Cook County school system. Under the leadership of Francis W. Parker it developed in the 1880s and 90s into a leading center of progressive education. The collection includes catalogs, school reports, speeches, a gra...

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CSC Oral History Research Program papers, 1937-1974

The CSC Oral History Project conducted a Chicago-wide oral history program in the late 1960s. The collection is composed of tapes, transcripts, and preliminary research and contact information.

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Honorable R. Eugene and Alzata C. Pincham Collection, 1851-2010

The last series in Pincham’s collection is media. This series has almost a hundred of DVDs and CDs which focus Pincham’s activism in the community, politics, and court cases; his lectures and mock trials at various law schools. In addition, there are several DVDs contributed to CSU Archives and S...

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Illinois Commission on the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education records, 1979-2006

These records detail the planning and execution of the Commemorative Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education on May 17, 2004, hosted by Chicago State University. The collection includes financial records, programs, research notes, newspaper clippings, two CDs and...

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Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, 1979-2006

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus advocates for the interests of African Americans and other minorities in the Illinois General Assembly. This collection includes official papers produced and collected by the Caucus, particularly from the 1980's and early 1990's.

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Phi Delta Kappa records, 1988-2006

Phi Delta Kappa is an international association for professional educators with more than 35,000 members and 250 local chapters. The collection consists of meeting minutes, handbooks, newsletters, photographs, and other official records from the CSU chapter.

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