1 to of 17 Archival Collections shown

Chicago Abortion Fund records, 1973-2005

The administrative records of the Chicago Abortion Fund, a non-profit organization in Chicago that promotes reproductive choice and provides economic assistance and education to low-income women in obtaining safe abortion services.

View tags

Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit. Collection, 1911

The Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit was held 11-25 May, 1911. It was the largest and most comprehensive exhibition devoted to child welfare of its time. It sought to combat rising infant and child mortality in Chicago by raising awareness about health, education, and recreation.

View tags

The Chicago Community Trust records

Executive committee minutes, account books and other financial materials, scrapbooks, and office files concerning administration and distribution of the Chicago Community Trust (CCT) funds to Chicago area charitable organizations. Includes records of the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund (1908-63...


Chicago Department of Health photograph collection, 1984-1987.

Primarily public relation photographs of department activities. Includes pictures of Mayor Harold Washington and Health Commissioner Lonnie C. Edwards while public speaking, or participating at events such as the department anniversary. Includes a few scenes at department administered clinics--a ...

View tags

Chicago Hearing Society records

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, and newsclippings of the Chicago Hearing Society, a service organization for adults and children who are deaf or have impaired hearing, founded in 1916 as the Chicago League for the Hard of Hearing, that sponsors educational, social, employment...


Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Chicago Women's Graphics Collective posters

Two- and multi-color handprinted posters (19), many silkscreened, created by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective supporting the work and mission of its parent organization, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. Some posters advertise Union events, but most consist of graphic and written messa...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union photographs, 1968-1977.

Images related to the Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU). Activities and issues the group was involved with included equal job treatment and wages for women, abortion rights, women's heath, a legal clinic for women, rape project, graphics collective, and publications, such as "Womankind," CW...


Deborah's Place records, 1984-2007.

The Deborah's Place records span from 1984 to 2007 and include mainly the administrative records, program reports and evaluations, meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, planning materials, and general program philosophy. The committees include the Multi-cultural Committee, Housing and Physica...


Erie Neighborhood House (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1897-2004, bulk 1960-2004

Administrative files, correspondence, contracts, minutes, financial records, annual reports, newspaper clippings, research papers, and other materials from Erie Neighborhood House, a community center and social service organization, located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Files ...


Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


Illinois League of Women Voters and Cook County League of Women Voters records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, and other records created and/or collected by the Illinois League of Women Voters and the Cook County League of Women Voters, both nonpartisan political organizations. Materials relate to the organizations' activities in the areas of health care, housin...


Infant Welfare Society of Chicago records, 1903-1976.

Minutes, reports, and scrapbooks of the Infant Welfare Society, IWS, organized in 1911 to distribute pure milk to families in some of the city's poorer neighborhoods and to provide nurses to instruct mothers in the care of their babies; and of its predecessors the Children's Hospital Society and ...

View tags

Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

View tags

Project IRENE records, 1990-2012.

The records of Project IRENE span the years from 1990 to 2012 and consist mainly of project/subject files, reports, and some organizational records such as correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Subjects include women and welfare, Illinois State Government, temporary Aid f...


Taproots records, 1978-2000.

The Taproots records include by-laws, personnel manuals, board members profiles, meeting minutes, and committee reports. Also included are outreach and caseworker reports, some finance information related to budgets, long range planning, newsletters, brochures, fliers, general correspondence, sli...

View tags

Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, committee and division files, member agency files, annual and other reports, historical summaries, statistical information and printed materials of the Welfare Council relating to the evaluation and coordination of private charities and public health an...