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George J. Iberle visual materials, ca. 1878-1976, bulk 1941-1948

Black-and-white photographic prints and color posters from George J. Iberle’s time as a community leader in both Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood and the German American society, Schwaben Verein. The bulk of photographs were taken during World War II to document the homefront mobilization...

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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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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...


Roger Faherty papers

Correspondence, minutes, membership information, speech transcripts, financial materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, and other papers of Roger Faherty, regarding the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago (Ill.). Included is correspondence of Michael J. Faherty, Liam T. Cosgrave, Will...

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Studs Terkel papers, 1944-2008

Correspondence, playbills, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning the work, career, and interests of author and oral historian Louis "Studs" Terkel. The collection contains interview transcripts and manuscripts for a number of Terkel's books including “Division Str...