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Anna Jaros collection of visual materials

Printed materials and black-and-white, color (1), and hand-painted (1) photographs and photograph postcards related to and collected by Anna Jaros. Portraits depict members of the Halsted Street Church (located at Halsted and 20th Streets, Chicago); the Cervenka, Herda, Hraback, Jaros, and Perout...

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Chicago Historical Society collection of My History Is Your History visual materials, 1999.

Color photographic negatives, contact sheets, and videos produced by Chicago Historical Society staff for the My History Is Your History project, documenting the Good Friday Stations of the Cross ceremonies in the Lower West Side, Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago on April 2, 1999 and the Indian Ind...

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Chicago's neighborhoods, 1999.

Program explores the evolution of Chicago neighborhoods with respect to population growth, structures, and urban planning. Building types and architectural styles, particularly neighborhood houses of worship, illustrate the richness and diversity of communities in Chicago (Ill.). The film is Part...


Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...


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 ...


George F. Drury, Ph.D., papers, 1934-1998

The George F. Drury, Ph.D., papers comprise 2.0 linear feet spanning the years 1934 to 1998 (bulk 1943-1959) and include interviews, articles, notes, correspondence, yearbooks, programs, transcripts, minutes, lecture and talk notes, papers, schedules, reports, certificates, photos, books, magazin...

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Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church architectural drawing

Graphite and colored pencil rendering of The Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox church at 1900 W. Schiller, Chicago, Ill. (Wicker Park neighborhood), which opened in 1932.

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Illinois Catholic Historical Society records, 1906-1990

The Illinois Catholic Historical Society records comprise 9.25 linear feet spanning the years 1918 to 1990 and include correspondence, financial records, minutes, membership record, photographs, and journal issues.

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Iwona Biedermann photographs

Black-and-white and color photographic prints photographed and printed by Iwona Biedermann documenting the Polish Catholic community in Chicago. Images depict parades and vigils honoring Pope John Paul II after his death in 2005, a girl's first communion at St. Gabriel's parish and school in Cana...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago Section records, 1899-1973, bulk 1920-1970

Meeting minutes, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, periodicals, newsletters, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, directories, manuals, scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Chicago Section, a community servic...


Olivet Baptist Church photograph collection

Images of Olivet Baptist Church (Chicago, Ill.) clubs and members and ministers, including images of Baptist activities in Liberia (7); misc. photos (98); Rev. Dr. J.H. Jackson 8th Anniversary Dinner 1948 (8); various aspects of J.H. Jackson's career at Olivet and at the National Baptist Conventi...

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Rabbi Jacob J. Weinstein papers, 1918-1975, bulk 1940-1968

Correspondence, sermons, speeches, articles, biographical scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and photographs, and other papers of Rabbi Jacob J. Weinstein. Materials relate to his activities as a Reform rabbi in San Francisco, California, and at K.A.M. Temple in the Hyde Park neighborhood...

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Rabbi Robert J. Marx collection of videos, [ca. 1987-2002]

Videocassettes of programs relating to Rabbi Robert J. Marx's involvement in social issues. Includes Rabbi Marx appearing in most. Includes August 7, 1988, edition of "Sunday Morning" (CBS News) featuring Rabbi Marx and Rev. Jesse Jackson discussing Black/Jewish relations; "Black & Jews" produced...

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Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., sound collection

Sound recordings of Rev. J. Robert Orpen, Jr., of the Episcopal Church of the Advent (Chicago, Ill.), including sound tapes of his appearances on Chicago radio, a lecture series on African American history held at Grace Church in Oak Park (Ill.), recordings of religious services and choir perform...


Russian Apostolate, St. Procopius Abbey, Lisle, IL, records, 1917-1959

The Russian Apostolate St. Procopius Abbely, Lisle, IL, records consist of 2.0 linear feet spanning the years 1917-1959 (bulk 1933-1944) and include correspondence, telegrams, reports, minutes, photos, newsletters and articles, bank statements, and notes. Subjects include the Catholic Church Exte...

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Scrapbook vol. X, 1877-1890.

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as notes, encyclicals, pamphlets, and flyers. Subjects include Chicago history, Catholic history, Holy Family Parish (Chicago), labor, Pope Leo XIII, St. Ignatius College, the Order of Catholic Foresters, and Cardinal Manning.

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Snitow-Kaufman "Black and Jews" videotapes, 1997.

Videocassette copies, transcripts, and brochures related to Snitow-Kaufman Productions documentary, Blacks and Jews. Most of the footage consists of interviews with Rabbi Robert Marx, Dempsey Travis, and others about the Contract Buyers League. Also includes archival footage not owned by Snitow-K...

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Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., papers, 1810-2006.

The Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., Papers consist of research files pertaining to Dr. Hoy's publications on women religious orders. Most of the materials in this collection are copies of original documents located at other archival repositories and as a result the copyright for the materials resides with th...


The Woodlawn Organization records, 1959-1973

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, research materials, clippings, brochures, and other records of The Woodlawn Organization (TWO), a coalition of neighborhood and religious groups formed to improve the quality of life in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Topics i...