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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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East Garfield Park Community Collection, 1871-1964.

The collection is arranged into series: Biographical, Business Establishments, Religious Institutions, Clubs and Organizations, Historical Sketches, Residences, Schools, Streets, Transportation and Photographs.

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Mary Zimmerman Scrapbook, 1895-1948, 1953

The Zimmerman scrapbook appears to have been prompted by the presentation of the Kanne portrait in 1948, being a retrospective look at Miss Zimmerman's life. The book may have been put together by someone for Miss Zimmeramn, although the presence of many things which could have been supplied only...

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