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Ann Stull Papers

Ann Stull was director of Friendship House in Chicago from 1951 to 1955. Friendship House was a Roman Catholic mission that preached and practiced racial tolerance in the pre-civil rights era. Her collection of rare serials and newspaper clippings documents racism, Catholicism's involvement in in...

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Austin High School Records, 1879-1971

An initial accession divided into six series and one supplementary accession, arranged alphabetically or chronologically. Series I: General records, 1895-1950s; Series II: Historical essays and sketches, 1879-1931; Series III: Newspaper clippings, 1900-1970s; Series IV: Parent/Teacher Association...

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Englewood High School Records, 1876-1959

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Fenger High School Records, 1925-1965

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Frances Minor Papers, 1863-2009

A Chicago public school educator, South Side Community Art Center and African American history activist, Frances Minor's papers focus on African Americans in Chicago, Minnesota, and Mississippi. Other topics include her late husband, school administrator Byron Minor, Judge Irvin C. Mollison, and ...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Community Services Sub-Cabinet records, 1975-1988

The collection documents the activities of the Community Services Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this collection are primarily from the offices of Kari Moe, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, and her three assistants: Charlotte Chun, Toya Dor...

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Howalton Day School Archives, 1946-1999

Noted as the oldest African American private, non-sectarian school in Chicago, Howalton School (1947-1986) was established as an early alternative school stressing creativity, the arts and humanities. Its founders were sharply critical of the failings of Chicago's public schools in the African Am...

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Leonard Wash Papers

Leonard Wash, a writer and an educator at the City Colleges of Chicago, was active in the Black Arts, Black Consciousness and Black Power movements beginning in the mid-1960's. He attended every annual Black Studies Conference at Olive-Harvey College, recording much of the proceedings. His papers...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


Timuel D. Black, Jr. Papers

Professor emeritus at City of Chicago Colleges of Chicago, Timuel D. Black is a prominent historian, author, human rights activist and expert on Chicago's African American history. During the 1960's, he was president of the Negro American Labor Council, Chicago Chapter and organizer of Chicago pa...

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