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August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)

This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, news clippings, publications, memos, mailing lists, wage information, union contract and union label use negotiations, union election material, and grievances related to August Sallas and his positions within the C...

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California Manufacturing Company records

Ledgers and other account books, cancelled checks (for payroll and supplies), letterpress volumes, work estimates, and other records generated by the California Manufacturing Company of 2257 South Troy Street in Chicago (Ill.), a millworking and wooden fixtures manufacturing firm. Accounts reflec...

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Chicago Boys and Girls Club records

This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.

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Geringer family papers, 1842-1986

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel documents, and other papers, some written in Czech, of August Geringer, Rudolph Jaromir Psenka, Vlasta Adele Vraz, and Victor Edgar Vraz. Included are Geringer's birth and baptismal certificates and numerous clippings from Czech publications, likely inc...

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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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Jerry Srp collection of photographs, [ca.1940-1960]

Photographs of or pertaining to Jerry A. Srp, president of the Lawndale National Bank, located at 3333 West 26th Street, Chicago (Ill.). Collection is composed primarily of publicity photographs of bank executives at various functions but also includes photographs of secretaries at desks, an inte...

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Mark Widhalm photograph collection, 1994.

Views of interior of automobile mechanic's garage with workmen in the Little Village Community Area (Pilsen neighborhood) of Chicago (Ill.) and exterior surroundings of the garage at 21st Street and Washtenaw Avenue, including graffiti and public telephone (12 items, 1994 Sept.) and images of stu...

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Millard Avenue Woman's Club records

Minutes and scrapbooks of the Millard Avenue Woman's Club (founded as the Woman's Literary Club in 1878), a literary society located in Chicago's South Lawndale neighborhood (near Shedd Park) until the 1960's. Includes minutes of regular meetings, 1881-1915, 1921-1923, 1925-1930, 1932-1942, and 1...

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Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project oral histories and transcripts

Recorded oral histories and community meetings, as well as transcripts (including some interviewer check list forms, topic sheets, log sheets, and release forms) that were made as part of the project, Neighborhoods: Keepers of Culture. Some oral history interviews were made by students at Loyola ...

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Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project video archives, [ca. 1958-1999]

Items collected as part of the "Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture" project of the Chicago Historical Society, which focused on the following community areas: Near West Side, East Garfield Park, Lower West Side (Pilsen), South Lawndale (Little Village), Rogers Park, West Ridge, and Douglas and Gra...

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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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Richard Kruzick musical scores for a dance band

Musical scores, primarily printed, that belonged to members of a dance band based in Chicago's South Lawndale neighborhood, plus original arrangements for the band and a few original compositions. Most items belonged to Richard Kruzick or to Edward J. Tyle of 2800 South Central Park Avenue; other...

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Sokol Chicago records

Meeting minutes (3 v.), written in Czech, of Chicago affiliates of Sokol Chicago, a Czech American athletic and cultural organization headquartered in the South Lawndale (Little Village) neighborhood. Collection also includes a daybook and a certificate of incorporation.

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South Lawndale Community Collection, 1911-1952.

Materials contained in this collection include newsclips, programs, school publications and other materials, newsletters and minutes.

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