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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago records, 1928-1975

The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago was established in 1924 and incorporated in 1925 as the Chicago Forum Council. The purpose was "to promote understanding and good will by bringing people of different groups into friendly association with each other for discussion of problems related...

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Alma Petersen papers

Correspondence, research files, photographs, and other papers of Alma C. Schmidt Petersen and her husband William Petersen, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Most of the collection are records from medical and social service organizations in which Alma Petersen partic...

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Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994

Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...

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Association for Family Living records, 1926-1967

The Association for Family Living was an educational agency in Chicago concerned with improving marriage and family life. This collection covers the history and activities of the Chicago based Association for Family Living from its inception in 1926 through 1967.

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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. ...


Edward "Ned" Yeomans papers, 1915-1944

Edward "Ned" Yeomans was a friend of Jane Addams, an active contributor to Hull House, co-founder of the Yeomans Brothers Company, and a pioneer in educational reform. His papers include published and unpublished writings, clippings, and book reviews.

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Everett Literary Society records, ca. 1872-1922.

Records in 5 volumes and a scrapbook of the club composed of boys and young men, including treasurers' records with list of members, Feb. 1872-April 1877; minutes of meetings, weekly except in summer, including reports on the club's constitution, election of officers, place of meeting; on the app...

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Hyde Park Neighborhood Club records, 1936-1985

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) was founded in 1909 as part of the settlement house movement, to serve neglected or abandoned youth in Chicago's south side neighborhood of Hyde Park. It was deliberately named "the Club" as a reaction to the exclusivity of private clubs of the time. Over th...

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Lenora Linson photograph collection, ca. 1900-1960 (bulk ca. 1930-1960)

Photographs by Lenora Linson, a Wisconsin native who resided in Chicago while a nurse at Cook County Hospital, located on Chicago's Near West Side. Images include nurses and doctors of Cook County Hospital on duty, live birth scenes, hospital equipment in use, hospital interiors, the Cook County ...

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Mary Jo Deegan collection, 1979-1994

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Part of the Midwest Women's Historical Collection. Dr. Mary Jo Deegan is a Professor in the Sociology Department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of the monograph "Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School." This collection ...

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Mildred Mead photograph collection, 1951-1958.

Photographs, nearly all by Mildred Mead, a photographer for the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council, showing neighborhoods in Chicago (Ill.) targeted by the Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council for urban renewal. The photographs depict slum conditions, homes in revitalized areas (inclu...

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Newberry Avenue Center photograph collection, [ca. 1935-1936]

Photographs of activities and classes at the Newberry Avenue Center, located at the corner of Maxwell Street and Newberry Avenue in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.), including boxing, sewing, cooking, playing, storytelling, reading, English language instruction, health clinic, and playtime.

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Nina May Kenagy papers, 1897-1961

Nina May Kenagy (1878-1961) was a kindergarten teacher and teacher educator. The collection contains personal papers and photographs. It also contains sketches and photographs from the Mary Crane Nursery School and correspondence and photographs from the California School Project.

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The Scholarship and Guidance Association (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1916-1963

The collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, photographs, and tape recordings. The materials pertain to the education and vocational training of adolescents, child labor legislation in Illinois and to Chicago-area social service agencies.

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Vernon Bowyer papers [manuscript], 1919-1960, bulk 1922-1954

Reports, project proposals, correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, articles, teaching materials, tests, student papers, statistical data, and other papers of Vernon Bowyer, an educator who worked for the Chicago Board of Education and the Work Projects Administration (WPA) Adult Education...

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