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Ernest H. Booth collection of color slides, 1942-1943.

Color photographic slides taken by Ernest H. Booth, block captain for the Office of Civil Defense, Chicago. Images depict Belmont-Cragin Victory Garden, Civil Defense parade and flag dedication, salvage depot, information poster, flag raising, and other related activities in Chicago during World ...

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Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...