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Guide to the Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women, 1966-1971

The National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) was established on June 30, 1966 in Washington, D.C., by people attending the Third National Conference of the Commission on the Status of Women. Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women founded in 1966 i...

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Guide to the Carrie M. Walkup Diaries, 1861-1922

Three volumes of journals kept by Carrie M. Walkup, a student at Northwestern Female College in the 1860s. The journals provide insight into student life and rules as well as information on being a student during the Civil War, the Copperhead convention, and the Presidential election of 1864.

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Guide to the Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs, 1984-1985

The Chicago, Illinois city council established the mayor’s advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the mayor f...

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Guide to the Elizabeth Clarke Collection, 1980-1998

Elizabeth Clarke, a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, served on the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women and its successor, the Citizens Council on Women. Both councils reported to the Illinois General Assembly on issues important to women, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, employ...

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Guide to the Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Papers, 1871-1998

The Frances E. Willard papers are arranged in one half-size box and date between 1871 and 1978. Biographical materials, correspondence, materials related to a proposed marble statue, and a temperance pamphlet and petition are included.

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Guide to the Jenny Knauss Collection, 1971-1978

Jenny Knauss, a member of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, worked primarily on women’s education, health issues and day care. She also served as the director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health for two decades, from 1983-2002. The Knauss Collection consists of her personal topical f...

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Guide to the Jenny Knauss Papers, 1950-2005

Jenny Knauss, a member of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, worked primarily on women’s education, health issues and day care. She also served as the director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health for two decades, from 1983-2002. The Jenny Knauss Papers consist of personal material and...

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Guide to the Lorraine H. Morton (1918- ) Papers, 1942-2014

Lorraine Hairston Morton served as Evanston’s Mayor from 1993 to 2009. After completing graduate studies at Northwestern University, Morton was a teacher and principal in Evanston’s District #65. The Papers include six boxes of documents including speeches, correspondence, event programs, photogr...

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Guide to the Papers of the Clergy Consultation Service, 1967-1979

E. Spencer Parsons served as chairman of both the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies and the Illinois Clergy Consultation Service. This collection contains articles and newspaper ephemera on abortion, his files related to the National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortio...

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Guide to the Records of "Clara, Lu 'n' Em", 1923-2014

"Clara, Lu 'n' Em," one of the first radio soap operas (1930-1946), was created, written, and performed by three Northwestern University alumnae (Louise Starkey Mead, Isobel Carothers Berolzheimer, and Helen King Mitchell), who assumed the roles of small-town housewives exchanging gossip and opin...

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Guide to the Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences, 1899-1972

The Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences consist of historical documents, governing documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, and ledgers. While the records span the years 1899 to 1972, the bulk of the material dates from 1901 to 1943. Dating from 1911 t...

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Guide to the Records of The Woman's Club of Evanston, 1890-2010

The Records comprise 100 boxes, 51 scrapbook boxes, and 132 bound volumes, and span the years1890 to 2010. The records document the history of this Evanston institution and the work of its officers, board of directors, departments, and committees, including the activities of the Young Woman's Aux...

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Guide to the Records of The Woman's College of Northwestern University, 1872-1893

The Records of the Woman's College of Northwestern University span from 1872 to 1893, with the bulk of the series dating from 1874 to 1886. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, but a scrapbook, reports, minutes, bulletins and circulars are also included.

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