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Annetta M. Dieckmann papers, 1888-1974

Annetta Maria Dieckmann (1882-1974) was a pioneer in progressive causes that included the betterment of working peoples' lives, feminism and civil rights. This collection includes correspondence, clippings, notes, reports, minutes of meetings, biographical vitae, legal briefs, financial records, ...

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Arthur Hillman papers, 1930-1965

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Arthur Hillman (1910-1985) was a board member and director of the Chicago training office of the National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers as well as a professor of urban sociology at Roosevelt University. Associated with Roosevelt Un...

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Hyde Park Neighborhood Club records, 1936-1985

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) was founded in 1909 as part of the settlement house movement, to serve neglected or abandoned youth in Chicago's south side neighborhood of Hyde Park. It was deliberately named "the Club" as a reaction to the exclusivity of private clubs of the time. Over th...

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Hyde Park Travel Club collection, 1929-1971

The Hyde Park Travel Club was organized in the latter part of the 19th Century to provide lectures to its women members about travel, social issues, history, culture, and the arts. The club also hosted a number of social activities and was active in charitable work, especially aid to disabled vet...

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World's Columbian Exposition collection, 1891-1998

The World's Columbian Exposition was held from May to October 1893 in Chicago, Illinois to honor both the 400 year anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the new world and the rising power and prosperity of the United States. Over 27 million visitors attended the fair. The World's Columbian Exposi...

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