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Austin community collection, 1860-1981.

The Austin Community Collection is an historical source for researchers concerned with the demographic, economic, cultural, social, political and religious development of Austin.

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Austin Daughters of the American Revolution Papers, 1930-1938

The six scrapbooks compiled and collected by ADAR members contain press clippings, photographs and yearbooks describing ADAR functions and members.

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Austin High School Records, 1879-1971

An initial accession divided into six series and one supplementary accession, arranged alphabetically or chronologically. Series I: General records, 1895-1950s; Series II: Historical essays and sketches, 1879-1931; Series III: Newspaper clippings, 1900-1970s; Series IV: Parent/Teacher Association...

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Austin newspapers collection, 1876-1997.

The bulk of the collection consists of runs of the The Austin Herald (1876), The Austin News (1970-1975), and The Austinite (1911-1980). Additionally, the collection holds an issue each of Austin Topics and The Austin Vindicator in oversize folders. Recent donations of contemporary Austin area ne...

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Austin Woman's Club Records, 1912-1965

Divided into three series. Series I: Newspaper clippings, 1912-1944. Contains newspaper clippings about AWC's activities and members. Most of the clippings are from Austin newspapers. Series II: Yearbooks, 1934-1965. AWC yearbooks contain directory information, financial reports, a record of club...

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Brenetta Howell Barrett Papers

A lifelong Chicagoan, Brenetta Howell Barrett was a leader and political activist in West Side community organizations. She served in the mayoral administrations of Harold Washington and Eugene Sawyer. Active in housing, environmental and civil liberties issues, she was also involved in community...

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Charles S. Cutting photograph collection, [ca. 1900]

Primarily photographs of Charles S. Cutting, a Chicago judge, and his family at their residences in Palatine (Ill.) and at 372 Waller Avenue in the Austin community area of Chicago (Ill.) and taking part in leisure activities such as boating, swimming, and golfing. Includes early Kodak snapshots,...

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Christian Action Ministry records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, by-laws, printed materials, financial documents of the Christian Action Ministry and its Center for Human Development based in the South Austin neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Topics include educational programs, adult day care, child development, nursing homes, ...

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Goldwin E. Anderson Notebooks, 1937-1938

Goldwin E. Anderson collected newsclippings of Austin events and people for a period of two years. The events depicted in the notebooks mainly cover the activities of Austin social clubs and prominent Austinites. While this is a small collection, it does offer researchers a two year compilation o...

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Henry Johnson papers

Correspondence, certificates, etc. of Henry Johnson and his family, including materials about his father August Johnson's ministry in Rockford, Ill., 1897-1939; honorable military discharge and related papers of Henry Johnson from World War I, 1917-18, 1936; two address books (n.d.); National Cit...


The park in my neighborhood, [1994]

Videotape showing a project of the Chicago Parks District and the Young Urban Preservationists Society at Columbus Park. Eighth grade students were trained as park tour guides and led groups of third graders through the park, which was designed by Jens Jensen in 1916-1920.

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Public Art Workshop records, 1968-1995, bulk 1970-1982

Correspondence, research files, financial records, grant proposals, newsletters, press releases, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Public Art Workshop (PAW), a non-profit community art center and mural workshop founded by muralist Mark Rogovin in Chicago (Ill.). Much of the...

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