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Albert Pick, Jr. and family papers, 1920-1979, bulk 1940-1977

This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, newspapers, newspaper clippings, certificates, plaques, audio recordings, and other papers belonging to Chicago philanthropist and hotel executive Albert Pick, Jr. and to his family. Much of the collection consists of commemorative certi...

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Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, daily schedules, applications, forms, and photographs of the Chase House, a daycare center for preschool children in Chicago (Ill.). The materials mostly pertain to the daycare's general act...


Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort records

Correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and other records of the Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort and of its Juvenile Justice Task Force, which worked to develop an integrated system of service delivery to youth, especially in the area of juvenile justice.


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 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 Home for the Friendless records

Board meeting minutes (1858-1937), admissions registers (listing names, ages, religion, and reasons for coming to the home, 1858-1898), "Old Ladies Dept." volume (1933), a time book (detailing the hours worked by the employees), and by-laws for the Chicago Home for the Friendless, which served as...


Children's Memorial Hospital support groups' records

Auxiliary Board minutes (1908-14, 1921-50), Dept. of Nursing and School of Pediatric Nursing reports (1932, 1940-46), Social Service Committee minutes (1911-15, 1935-52), news clippings (1920-43, 1950-77), press releases (1965-77), and other files of Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) s...


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...


Frank H. Woods, Jr. Papers, 1890-2000

Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.

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Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., scrapbooks, 1912-1933.

Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, tickets, invitations, membership cards, announcements, pins, and course bulletins covering the career of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., at Loyola University. Subjects include Frederic Siedenburg, women students, feminists, Loyola University, charity, ...


Jewish Home for the Aged records

Minutes, annual reports, correspondence, financial records, including budgets and donations, medical reports, speeches, histories, and patient case files and daily logs of activities from the Orthodox Jewish Home for the Aged, Beth Moshav Z'Keinim, of Chicago (Ill.), whose name was changed in 196...

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John Howard Association records [manuscript], 1898-1976, bulk 1920-1976

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, topical files, speeches, press releases, and other records of the John Howard Association (JHA), a Chicago-based penal reform organization focused on jail and prison conditions within Illinois along with some studies concerning other U.S. priso...


Louise Hadduck DeKoven Bowen collection

Scrapbooks (4 v.; 13 1/2 x 16 in.) compiled in honor of Mrs. Bowen, a Chicago social reformer and philanthropist, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other printed materials, photographs, and other items relating to her views on the social evils of her time and her conce...


National Federation of Settlements, Training Center at Hull-House records, 1960-1972

Correspondence, course applications, teaching and survey materials, newsletters, announcements, newspaper clippings, administrative and financial records, reports, publications, and other records of the Training Center at Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.), sponsored by the National Federation of Settlem...


Olivet Community Center records, 1885-1966, bulk 1940-1960

Correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, case files, reports, newsletters, scrapbooks, abstracts of title, and other records of the Olivet Community Center (formerly known as Olivet Institute), a Chicago settlement house and community center in the Near North Side. For many ye...

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Philip F. Lord papers

Chiefly scrapbooks consisting largely of newspaper clippings and theatrical programs, reflecting all stages of Lord's career, including his early stage career in California, later activities in Pennsylvania, and residency in Chicago beginning in the early 1930s, where he became active in radio an...


Selfhelp Home (Chicago, Ill.) papers

Annual reports, biographies, book reviews, correspondence, financial records, licenses, newsletters, and other materials related to the Selfhelp Home in Chicago, also known as the Self-Help Home, and the life of Dorothy Becker, its long-time advocate; as well as Ursula Levy's book about her: "The...

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Uhlich Children's Home records, 1867-1987, bulk 1919-1958

Ledgers, bound and unbound, containing records relating to the founding, residents, staff, finances, and administration of the Uhlich Children's Home, a private institution caring for Chicago children who had lost their parents or whose parents could not care for them adequately. The col...

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United Charities of Chicago collection of visual materials, [ca. 1909-1967]

Includes photoprints primarily relating to the activities, facilities, and people serving and using UCC. Activities show children in educational, play, camp, and health care settings, and participating in and receiving food service. Some scenes show infants and small children at Mary Crane and ot...


Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago photograph collection

Photoprints relating to the Welfare Council, which evaluated and coordinated the work of private charities and public health and welfare services in Chicago and suburbs. May contain images relating to social workers and social conditions, such as housing, disease, delinquency, employment, recreat...

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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...