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Bethel New Life Records, 1870-1986
The collection contains photographs, manuscript material and oral histories (videotape and audiotape). The core of the collection is the photographs, which record a wide range of African American history on the West Side of Chicago.
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...
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...