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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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Chicago Area Project records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, newsletters, financial records, and research data of the Chicago Area Project, a community oriented program established in the 1930s for delinquency prevention and research, administered by Clifford R. Shaw and Henry D. McKay; plus related files of the...

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Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights and related organizational records

Correspondence, minutes, and other files of the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights (CCDBR), organized in 1960 to protect rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and of forerunner organizations that shared office files, including the Civil Rights Congress of Illinois, the Lightfoot...

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Daniel J. Mallette papers, 1941-1979.

Correspondence, autobiographical and other writings, brochures, and other papers of Father Daniel J. Mallette, Jr., a priest of the Chicago Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Materials include early personal papers and memorabilia, 1941-1969; incoming correspondence from fellow clergymen, friends, stude...

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Girls Scouts of America, Troop #427 Records, 1941-1971

The papers that comprise the Girl Scouts of America, Troop #427 Collection, reflect the active participation and involvement of the scouts in the Lawndale-Crawford community, through brochures, correspondence, minute books, playscripts and programs.

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Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission photographs, ca. 1950-1965.

Primarily photographs of community improvement activities, officers and meetings of the GLCC. Includes views of residential blocks, buildings, and housing projects -- some of which are identified -- in the inter-racial Lawndale community of Chicago's west side. Also includes a draft copy of a doc...

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Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission records

Correspondence, board minutes, financial records, fund raising materials, newsletters, and newspaper clippings of the Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, a community organization operated by businessmen in Chicago's West Side community of Lawndale during the period when its population chang...

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Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission records, 1954-1968

The Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission was a community organization serving Chicago's central west side neighborhood of Lawndale. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, programs, legal and financial records, clippings, and published material.

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Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...


Jewish Community Centers of Chicago records, 1904-1985.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, community surveys, financial records, studies, membership statistics, student records, and scrapbooks of programs and newsclippings by and about the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago and its predecessors: the Chicago Hebrew Institute, 1903-1922, and the Jewish ...

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Lawndale Community Committee records, 1949-1975

Meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, legal documents, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, neighborhood maps, publications, and other records of the Lawndale Community Committee (LCC), a Chicago (Ill.) neighborhood organization that sponsored programs and activities associated w...


Lawndale Community Development Conference collection, 1977

The Lawndale Community Development Conference Collection Collection consists of six audio cassette tapes recorded during the Lawndale Community Development Conference.

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Lawndale-Crawford Community Collection, 1875-1979.

The collection contains information about people, businesses, religious institutions, clubs & organizations, schools, streets and transportation in the North and South Lawndale neighborhoods on Chicago's West Side.

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Lawndale-Crawford Historical Association Records, 1929-1978, 1984

The collection contains organizational records, directories, correspondence, a scrapbook and photographs of the Lawndale-Crawford Historical Association.

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North Lawndale Community records, 1872-1956.

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O'Quinn Family papers, 1943-1984.

The Cleodia D. and John W. O'Quinn Collection (OQC) consists of papers and photographs which reflect the O'Quinn's lifelong participation in Lawndale Community affairs and youth organizations. Papers in the OQC include biographical data, correspondence, speech drafts, awards, testimonials, progra...

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Rev. Thomas O'Gorman papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, minutes, financial records and other materials related to Reverend Thomas O'Gorman and his ministry work in the Lawndale and Garfield Park neighborhoods in west Chicago. Much of the materials pertain to Catholic social action committees and urban ministry, suc...

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Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...

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