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Adele Heineman collection, 1908

Adele Heineman, a Swedish American, taught nursing classes at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago in the early 1900s. This collection consists of two postcards.

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Augusto Borselli papers, 1916-1966

Augusto Borselli was a prominent lawyer, diplomat, and educator born in Naples, Italy in 1891 who later became a U.S. citizen in 1943. He practiced law in Naples, Milan, and Rome during the 1920s and 1930s and his career included work on behalf of the Polish Consulate in southern Italy. Borselli ...

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Bethlehem Howell Neighborhood Center collection, 1894-1969

Bethlehem Center and Howell House were church-related neighborhood houses serving the Pilsen area on the Near West Side. They provided religious, social services, and personal welfare assistance to an immigrant community composed predominantly of Bohemians, Poles, and Czechs. The two centers coop...

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Black History collection, 1869-1983

This collection was assembled from various small manuscript items donated to the UIC Library Special Collections department starting in 1968.

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Bohemian Women's Publishing Company records, 1894-1900

The collection contains some material from Zenske Listy, photographs of the women who worked at the Bohemian Women's Publishing Company along with some items produced by the company such as programs and tickets for cultural events, forms used by businesses and professionals, advertisements, stati...

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Boswell Club of Chicago records, 1944-1972

The Boswell Club of Chicago was organized in 1942 as a literary club for men patterned after "The Club" of Samuel Johnson and James Boswell's eighteenth century England. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, announcements, agendas, membership lists, bulletins, clippings, photograph...

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Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society papers, 1846-1958

The Chicago German Hod Carriers' Union and Benevolent Society was founded in 1886. It was a charitable organization and trade union for construction workers of German descent in Chicago. The collection consists of constitutions, bylaws, insurance policies, agreements, contractor's statements, pro...

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Chinese American Civic Council of Chicago collection, 1956-1966

This collection includes statements, brochures, pamphlets, public relations materials, and issues of Chinese American Progress, the bulletin of the Chinese American Civic Council of Chicago.

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David G. Roth Papers, 1970-1995

David G. Roth (1940-1995) was an active member in the Chicago Jewish community and contributed internationally advocating multiculturalism toward progressive intergroup relationships. There are two series created in the David G. Roth Papers. The first section is comprised of correspondence from t...

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Egidio Clemente papers, 1903-1961

Egidio Clemente was an Italian-American labor leader and professional printer who edited La Parola del Popolo. The Egidio Clemente Papers include clippings, published articles, pamphlets, brochures, satirical poetry, correspondence, and notes. Original manuscripts by Domenico Saudino and miscella...

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Ely Aaron papers, 1896-1975

Ely Aaron was a Chicago lawyer who served with various organizations and civic committees related to civil rights, Jewish issues, and racial integration. The collection contains his personal papers related to these issues and reflect his work as a civic leader during the mid-twentieth century.

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Franz Joseph Beidel papers, 1898-1943

Franz Joseph Beidel (d. 1943) was a native of Germany who became an American citizen in 1904. He was a musician, composer and choral director in Chicago. This collection contains correspondence between Beidel and his wife Elisabeth Hentsch Beidel before and after their marriage. It also contains ...

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German Aid Society records, 1878-1977

The German Aid Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft von Chicago, was established in 1854 to assist German-speaking immigrants in Chicago. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, case histories, policy statements, and annual reports.

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German American National Congress collection, 1963-1967

The German American National Congress (Deutsch-Amerikanischer National-Kongress), a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of Illinois, was founded in 1958 with its main headquarters in Chicago. The collection contains administrative documents and the newsletter of the German Ameri...

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German Literary Society of Chicago collection, 1947-1978

The German Literary Society of Chicago or Literarische Gesellschaft Chicago was organized to foster the study and appreciation of German language, literature, philosophy and art. The German Literary Society of Chicago Collection includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, lectures, notes, corres...

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German-American League for Culture records, 1906-1958

On July 25, 1938, the German-American League for Culture was incorporated under the laws of Illinois. At that time its stated goal was "... to oppose by lawful means subversive propaganda against the Constitution of the United States of America, and to its guarantees of liberty, of free press, fr...

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Germania Club collection, 1965

The Germania Club was founded in Chicago in 1865 and incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1869. The Club's stated purpose is to bring together American citizens of German extraction, to foster and perpetuate German cultural ideals, and Gemuetlichkeit. The Germania Club Collection consists of ...

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Ira Berkow Records, Bulk, 1970-1975

Ira Berkow has been an active member in the public campaign to save the Maxwell St. Marketplace. This collection consists of tapes and transcripts of the interviews pertaining to Maxwell St. Market, the Near West Side neighborhood residents, Jewish immigrants, sweatshop laborers and the tenement ...

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Italian American collection, 1880-1980

The Italian-American Collection was compiled as part of the "Italians in Chicago" project by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and largely conducted during 1979 and 1980. Donations include...

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Jack Jatis papers, 1935-1965

This collection contains books, correspondence, clippings, reports, programs, bylaws, broadsides, photographs, impressions, minutes, precinct lists, and published materials. The material pertains to the Lithuanian-American community in Chicago, the Knights of Lithuania, the Chicago Democratic Par...

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Jacob Siegel papers, 1929-1961

Jacob Siegel served as managing editor of the Chicago edition of the Jewish Daily Forward and was active in Jewish labor organizations such as the Workmen's Circle. After the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC) formed in New York City in 1934, Jacob Siegel chaired the Chicago branch of the national orga...

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Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans of Chicago collection, 1952-1966

The collection consists of annual reports, clippings, bulletins, and pamphlets pertaining to the charitable, educational, cultural, and human relations activities of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans of Chicago, including programs which promoted the welfare of the Americans of Italia...

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Marian L. Larson papers, 1952-1974

Marian L. Larson was an award winning journalist and public relations expert who worked as an editor, writer, and government official. Larson's lifelong interest in Latin America is reflected in her papers which include photographs, clippings, press releases, government documents, conference mate...

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Orkney and Shetland Literary, Social and Benevolent Society records, 1885-1969

The Orkney and Shetland Literary, Social and Benevolent Society was a Chicago-based fraternal organization. The collection consists of meeting minutes, membership lists, photographs in minutes' books and ledgers, financial records, receipt books, decorative medals, constitution and bylaws, and li...

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