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Chicago Public Schools, Radio Council collection

Scripts; instructional materials; lessons in history, literature, science, Latin America and other foreign countries and languages; teacher manuals and broadcast schedules; short stories; poems; interviews; and other materials produced or adapted by the Radio Council of the Chicago public school ...

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Francis W. Parker School records and Flora J. Cooke papers [manuscript], 1884-1960.

Archives of Francis W. Parker School and personal and professional papers of its early principal, Flora J. Cooke. The collection is primarily comprised of 4 groups. First, Flora J. Cooke's professional and personal papers, most of them relative to her association with the Francis W. Parker School...

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Frank W. McCulloch papers, 1931-1988

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...

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Gads Hill Center records

Correspondence, minutes of meetings of the board of directors of the Gads Hill settlement house, various reports, financial and attendance records, newsclippings, articles, and other sundry papers. Topics include recreational, educational, and social programs and facilities of Gads Hill Center, a...


Guide to the Military Training Programs Records, 1939-1949

The bulk of the series consists of the records of the V-7 program, including graduation lists for classes 4-25, class lists for classes 1-7, and 15, graduation programs for classes 14-25, and a folder of clippings. It also includes a small amount of clippings, University publications, and corresp...

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Guide to the Naval V-12 Program Records, 1943-1946

The Naval V-12 program was established by the War Department on university campuses during World War II to provide the Navy with a continuous supply of officers. Northwestern's V-12 unit was formed in July, 1943. The records of the V-12 program consist of Regulation and Organization manuals, list...

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Helena Znaniecka Lopata papers, 1870-2005.

The Helena Znaniecka Lopata papers span the period 1870 to 2005. The materials largely reflect her professional interests. It includes materials regarding her presentations and publications on primarily the social role of women in society, especially as housewives and widows. The collection also ...

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John C. Fitzgerald papers, 1927-1992

The John C. Fitzgerald papers span the years 1927 to 1992 (bulk 1942 to 1992) and include correspondence, notes, brochures, photographs, and reports.

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John M. Ragland collection of visual materials, 1890s-1979, bulk 1960s-1970s.

Items relating to John Ragland, his family and his career, ca. 1917 to 1970's, working for the betterment of African Americans, economically and socially, in Ohio, in Chicago, in the U.S. Army during World War II; and as executive director of the South Central Association (Chicago). Also includes...

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Kane Collection, 1829-1945

The Kane Collection includes correspondence, reports, journals, minutes, photographs, glass plate negatives, blueprints, drawings, programs, flyers, booklets, theses, sheet music, and Photostat copies.

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Mollie Lieber West papers, 1916-2008.

The papers of Mollie Sheiman Lieber West span from 1916 to 2008. They are organized into thematic topics, and chronologically within each series. They document West's activities as a labor activist and women's rights advocate. Most of the materials are secondary sources she saved and closely refl...


YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago collection of visual materials, [ca. 1860-1962, bulk 1890-1959]

Visual materials that chronicle the initial years and subsequent growth of the YMCA, a social service organization in the Chicago metropolitan area. Subjects include staff members (individual and groups); annual meetings; program activities for adults, teens and children; camps in service includi...

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YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago Records, Bulk, 1941-1960

The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago was founded in 1876 at a time when a growing number of young single women came to Chicago looking for work. The YWCA provided services to these women, including safe housing, religious and vocational instruction, and help in improving labor conditions labor condit...

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