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Arthur L. Berman papers, 1977-2003

The Arthur L. Berman papers consist of 17 linear feet spanning the years 1977 to 2003 (bulk 1990 to 2002) and contain biographical information, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs, awards, campaign materials and memorabilia.

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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 ...

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Carolyn Farrell papers, 1942-2006.

The Carolyn Farrell Papers span the years 1942 to 2006 and document her B.V.M. work, public service, and career as an administrator in higher education. Included in these papers are correspondence, campaign materials, pictures, interviews, and speeches.

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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...

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Charlotte E. Senechalle papers, 1950-2001, bulk 1950-1990

Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regar...


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.

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Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry records

Files of printed information (reports, brochures, incorporation papers) submitted by Chicago community service organizations seeking the endorsement of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), an organization of business and professional people dedicated to the commercial and fina...


Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Chicago Seed (newspaper) records

Sundry mailings, underground press announcements and brochures, a few letters, and other office files of Seed Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Seed, an alternative newspaper. Topics include the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, rights of...


Christopher C. Wimbish papers, 1870-1962.

Sundry papers including Army bulletins and orders (1917-1918), newsclippings, legal documents and trial transcripts, correspondence, and speeches of Wimbish, an African American lawyer, and his family, most pertaining to his career as a First Lieutenant in the 366th Infantry Brigade, 92nd Divisio...

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City Club of Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, newsclippings, forum notices, financial and membership materials, and other records of the City Club of Chicago, an organization founded in 1903 to investigate and improve municipal conditions in Chicago (Ill.). Topics include city and state government, revenue, ...


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.

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Documentary photographs by students at University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-1986.

Photographs submitted for Art & Design course 269 taught by Robert Stiegler at UIC, Spring 1986. Photographs primarily show street scenes in residential areas, focusing on Bridgeport, Lakeview and Pilsen communities. Some photographs depict small businesses or restaurants and their owners. Others...

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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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Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Guide to Civic Federation Records

The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate...

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Guide to Records of the Latino Institute

The Latino Institute Records span the dates 1965 to 2001. The collection is arranged into eighteen series. Each series title, highlighted in bold, is briefly described in order of their arrangement in the collection. Researchers should note that series 1-7 were arranged and described in 1988 and ...

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Guide to Teresa Fraga Papers

This collection documents Fraga's participation in various community organizations in order to affect change in a neighborhood that faced urban decay, overcrowded schools, the stigmas of race and immigration, and few committed resources from the city. The papers also chronicle her personal journe...

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Guide to the Anti-Vietnam-War Strike Materials, May 6 - 12, 1970

The Anti-Vietnam War Strike Materials Collection comprises a diverse assortment of documents and other materials relating to the University-wide strike that took place over a seven day period in May of 1970. The collection of newspaper clippings, press releases, flyers, and memos records the even...

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Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection, part 2, [ca. 1969-1989, bulk 1970-1979]

Photographic archive of primarily 1970s work produced by Hedrich-Blessing, a Chicago-based commercial photography firm specializing in architectural and design photography. Images show exterior and interior views of buildings and structures, including commercial, cultural, educational, government...

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James McHugh Construction Company photograph collection, [ca. 1939-1962]

Consists primarily of commercial photographs documenting construction projects located mainly in the Chicago area, with others in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D. C., and Wisconsin. Buildings are shown in all phases of construction. Interior and exterior views of apartment...

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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'...

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