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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago records, 1928-1975
The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago was established in 1924 and incorporated in 1925 as the Chicago Forum Council. The purpose was "to promote understanding and good will by bringing people of different groups into friendly association with each other for discussion of problems related...
Annetta M. Dieckmann papers, 1888-1974
Annetta Maria Dieckmann (1882-1974) was a pioneer in progressive causes that included the betterment of working peoples' lives, feminism and civil rights. This collection includes correspondence, clippings, notes, reports, minutes of meetings, biographical vitae, legal briefs, financial records, ...
Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994
Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...
Association for Family Living records, 1926-1967
The Association for Family Living was an educational agency in Chicago concerned with improving marriage and family life. This collection covers the history and activities of the Chicago based Association for Family Living from its inception in 1926 through 1967.
Bertram Moss papers, 1917-1959
Bertram B. Moss practiced law for over forty years at the firm of Haas, Leffmann & Moss. His clients included the Association for the Jewish Blind and the Self-Help Home for the Aged. Active in Chicago's Democratic Party, Moss served as precinct captain and later as Alderman of the 5th Ward from ...
Charles F. Armstrong papers, 1959-1968
Charles F. Armstrong (1919-1965) served the 22nd District in the Illinois House of Representatives for five consecutive terms, from 1957 until his death in 1965. A Democrat with a strong interest in public education, Armstrong sponsored H.B. 113 (1963) amending the Illinois School Code to require...
Chicago Annenberg Challenge records, 1994-2002
This collection contains the records of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, which oversaw the dispersal of the Annenberg Challenge grant to individual projects within the Chicago Public Schools. It includes grant proposals, reports, correspondence, and financial information.
Chicago Area Women's History Council records, 1981-2000
This collection contains the administrative records of the Chicago Area Women's History Council including membership lists, directories, meeting minutes, and correspondence. It also contains pamphlets and promotional material advertising CAWHC events.
Citizens Action Program records, 1970-1974
The Citizens Action Program was formed in 1970 by veterans of the Industrial Areas Foundation as the Campaign Against Pollution to protest contamination from Commonwealth Edison. The Citizens Action Program Records include annual reports, memoranda, agendas, posters, leaflets, broadsides, press r...
Civic Federation of Chicago collection, 1918-1960
The collection contains bulletins, pamphlets, reports, and newspaper clippings dating from 1918 until 1960. The materials pertain to Chicago municipal government, salaries of government workers and to education.
Cook County School of Nursing records, 1883-1981
The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. CCSN emerged out of two pressing factors: the need to provide continued n...
Cook County School of Nursing records, Addenda, 1881-1979
The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. In 1949, the Cook County School of Nursing, along with three other local ...
Edith T. Ross collection, 1894-1974
Edith Ross was an English teacher at Chicago's Du Sable High School during the 1960s. The Edith T. Ross Collection contains flyers relating to Ida B. Wells, religious materials, and materials relating to Edith Ross' education and her activities as a teacher.
Education in Chicago Pamphlet collection, 1895-1905
This collection reflects the missions and policies of several private schools in Chicago during the late 19th and early 20th century. It also includes information on the activities of Chicago's Special Park Commission. Documents in this collection include pamphlets and an announcement. Folders ar...
Edward "Ned" Yeomans papers, 1915-1944
Edward "Ned" Yeomans was a friend of Jane Addams, an active contributor to Hull House, co-founder of the Yeomans Brothers Company, and a pioneer in educational reform. His papers include published and unpublished writings, clippings, and book reviews.
Frank McCallister papers, 1923-1971
Frank McCallister (1908-1970) was an organizer and leader in labor education. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, programs, calendars, speeches, financial records, clippings, photographs, and published material.
Frayn Garrick Utley papers, 1963-1975
The Frayn Garrick Utley papers concern her work as Supervising Coordinator for Educational Programs at the Cook County School of Nursing. These materials include administrative files, reports, memoranda, correspondence, policy statements, minutes, and clippings.
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.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club records, 1936-1985
The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) was founded in 1909 as part of the settlement house movement, to serve neglected or abandoned youth in Chicago's south side neighborhood of Hyde Park. It was deliberately named "the Club" as a reaction to the exclusivity of private clubs of the time. Over th...
Illinois Training School for Nurses records, 1881-1980
The records of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) document the history of the school from its inception until well after it ceased operation. The collection has been divided into four series: Student records, Administrative records, Oversize items, and Indexes. Student records (1881-1...
Institute for Sex Education records, 1916-1971
In July 1916, Budd C. Corbus, Samuel Carson, and Roger Sherman formed the Red League, forerunner to the Illinois Social Hygiene League, to combat the spread of venereal disease in Chicago, Illinois. In 1969, citing a desire to "clearly state what the League's function is," the Board of Directors ...
Judge Walter J. LaBuy papers, 1931-1964
Judge Walter J. LaBuy (1889-1967) practiced law in Chicago from 1912 until his election the circuit court in 1933. Appointed to the U.S. District Court in 1944, Judge LaBuy presided over a famous antitrust case pitting the United States vs. E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company in 1954. Judge LaBuy'...