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Descriptive inventory for the Institute for Juvenile Research (Ill.) life histories collection, ca. 1921-1949, bulk 1929-1933 (partially processed collection)

The IJR records include written life histories compiled by the IJR, primarily dated 1929-1933 (although they range from 1921-1940s), and consisting of interviews with teenagers and young adults, most of whom were confined in Illinois detention facilities. The authors of the 133 life hist...


Hans Mattick papers

Correspondence, reports, and other files of Hans W. Mattick, a Chicago sociologist; topical files on criminal justice; and records of studies he directed, especially the Illinois Selective Service Felon Project (1950-53, re. World War II era), the Chicago Youth Development Project (1958-1966), an...

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Hazel MacDonald Papers, 1928-1967

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works by Chicago reporter and foreign correspondent Hazel MacDonald.

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Mary Heftel Hooton papers

Correspondence and other papers of Mary Heftel Hooton, a Chicago lawyer and Cook County Circuit Court judge. Includes materials about Hooton's judicial elections (1976-1988); materials from organizations (the Joint Committee on the Women's Court and Detention Home, Chicago; the Citizens Committee...

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Miscellaneous topical file from the Chicago Sun-Times

Brochures, printed materials, press releases, correspondence, information sheets, newsletters, reports, and other materials relating to Chicago (Ill.) people, organizations, and events from the Chicago Sun-Times' Library. Topics include art, social clubs and events, business, crime, ethnicity, fo...

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William F. Kruse papers

Scrapbooks, biographical material, newspaper clippings, World War II trade documents, correspondence, and research files of William F. Kruse, relating to his roles as director of the Young People's Department of the Socialist Party's national office and national secretary of the Young People's So...

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