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Estelle Carol materials on the Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) poster and phonograph record. Founded in 1969, the CWLU was a radical feminist organization. The 1972 record album features The Chicago Women's Liberation Rock Band and The New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band. Chicago Women's Graphic Collective created t...


Gerri Oliver papers

Fliers, tickets, menus, business cards, photos, publications, and newspaper clippings collected by Gerri Oliver for her business The Palm Tavern, 446 E. 47th Street, Chicago (Ill.). The Palm Tavern opened in 1933, and Gerri Oliver became its owner in 1956. It sometimes featured jazz and blues mus...


Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., sound collection

Sound recordings of Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., of the Episcopal Church of the Advent (Chicago, Ill.), including sound tapes of his appearances on Chicago radio, a lecture series on African American history held at Grace Church in Oak Park (Ill.), recordings of religious services and choir perform...


Sue Cassidy Clark papers

Sue Cassidy Clark was a music journalist and photographer who specialized in soul, gospel, and rock music in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Her papers include Clark's recorded interviews, interview transcripts, photographs, published articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, clippings, promot...

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Swiss Singing Society of Chicago records, 1869-1985

The Swiss Singing Society of Chicago was created during the U.S. Civil War. This organization, also known as the Schweizer Mannerchor and Swiss Male Chorus of Chicago, Inc., has played an active role in a number of local, state, and national cultural events such as the National Saengerfest of the...

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Theodore Charles Stone papers, 1921-2001

Theodore Charles Stone (1912-1998) was a Chicago-based opera singer and journalist who served as president of both the National Association of Negro Musicians and Chicago Music Association. The Theodore Charles Stone papers span from 1929-2001 and provide insight into the African American operati...


Zika Peterson Papers, 1940-1990

Treasurer's records of the Chicago Chamber Music Society, and yearbooks, correspondence, yearbooks and other materials of the Fortnightly Club of Chicago, and other miscellaneous Chicago club material.

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