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ACT UP Chicago. Records, 1969-1996

ACT UP Chicago was a grassroots, direct action, activist group formed to bring attention to the AIDS crisis. The group also agitated for increased AIDS funding and research, as well as protection of the rights of people with HIV/AIDS. Correspondence, notes, clippings, and newsletters in the colle...

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Alice Hamilton collection, 1913-1995

This collection includes published material by Alice Hamilton, newspaper clippings regarding her career, a commemorative U.S. postage stamp, and a book review of Barbara Sicherman's biography. Correspondence with Nicolette Malone, Lea D. Taylor, Russell Ward Ballard, and Francesca Molinaro is als...

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Ann Credidio, BVM papers, 1989-2005.

The bulk of the papers documents Sr. Ann Credidios work at Damien House.

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Catherine McHugh, BVM papers, 1974-2009.

The Catherine McHugh, BVM Papers consist of materials relating to Katie's professional life, particularly her efforts to obtain housing for aging religious and her work to get the Catherine McHugh Apartments built. These documents include correspondence, newsletters, and newspaper articles. The m...

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Center on Halsted records, 1999-2007, bulk 2000-2007

Board minutes, fundraising and benefit materials, and administrative papers of the Center on Halsted, a social service organization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community in Chicago, about planning, consolidating and extending social and health services in a ...

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Chicago Abortion Fund records, 1973-2005

The administrative records of the Chicago Abortion Fund, a non-profit organization in Chicago that promotes reproductive choice and provides economic assistance and education to low-income women in obtaining safe abortion services.

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Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens records, ca. 1963-1973

Correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership lists, memoranda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, proposals, research files, and other administrative and legal documents of the Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens (CARC). The collection consists largely of ...

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Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit. Collection, 1911

The Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit was held 11-25 May, 1911. It was the largest and most comprehensive exhibition devoted to child welfare of its time. It sought to combat rising infant and child mortality in Chicago by raising awareness about health, education, and recreation.

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The Chicago Community Trust records

Executive committee minutes, account books and other financial materials, scrapbooks, and office files concerning administration and distribution of the Chicago Community Trust (CCT) funds to Chicago area charitable organizations. Includes records of the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund (1908-63...


Chicago Department of Health photograph collection, 1984-1987.

Primarily public relation photographs of department activities. Includes pictures of Mayor Harold Washington and Health Commissioner Lonnie C. Edwards while public speaking, or participating at events such as the department anniversary. Includes a few scenes at department administered clinics--a ...

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Chicago Hearing Society records

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, and newsclippings of the Chicago Hearing Society, a service organization for adults and children who are deaf or have impaired hearing, founded in 1916 as the Chicago League for the Hard of Hearing, that sponsors educational, social, employment...


Chicago Heart Association. Records, 1918-1950

The Chicago Heart Association Records comprise three linear feet of files containing mainly off-prints, typescripts and pamphlets collected by the Association for distribution to the public. Some correspondence is also included. The material essentially deals with the topics of heart disease, con...

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Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Chicago Maternity Center photograph collection, [ca. 1936-1937]

Includes photographs relating to the Chicago Maternity Center, a home-childbirth service and pre-natal clinic in the Maxwell Street area of the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). This center probably was associated with the Chicago Lying-in Hospital. Includes portraits of Dr. J.B. DeLee, Dr. Frank...

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Chicago Medical Society records

Minutes of general meetings, council meetings, and trustee meetings, constitutions, a register of members, and other records of the Chicago Medical Society. Includes resolutions passed by the organization on public health issues and titles of talks given at meetings but generally not the content ...

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Chicago School of Nursing Collection, 1905-1921

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Chicago Women's Graphics Collective posters

Two- and multi-color handprinted posters (19), many silkscreened, created by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective supporting the work and mission of its parent organization, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. Some posters advertise Union events, but most consist of graphic and written messa...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union photographs, 1968-1977.

Images related to the Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU). Activities and issues the group was involved with included equal job treatment and wages for women, abortion rights, women's heath, a legal clinic for women, rape project, graphics collective, and publications, such as "Womankind," CW...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union records

Correspondence, memos, committee minutes, membership lists, announcements, position papers, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, which was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization building on a multi-issue women's lib...


Christopher B. Cohen papers, 1944-2002

Christopher Cohen is an attorney who served as alderman in Chicago’s 46th Ward from 1971 to 1977, when he resigned to join the Carter administration as Midwest Regional Director of the U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, later the Department of Health and Human Services. In 1981, ...

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Church Women United in Illinois records, 1912-2009.

The Church Women United in Illinois (CWUI) Records span from 1912 to 2009, with the bulk of material from 1980 to 1998. The collection is arranged thematically, with no subseries. The material pertains mainly to the organization and administration of the CWUI and includes the records of the Execu...

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Church Women United of Wilmette records, 1946-2007.

CWUW spans 1946-2007, with the majority of the records dating from 1970s to 2007. The collection is arranged into four thematic series: Administrative History, Activities & Campaigns, Publications, and Oversized Materials. The bulk of the collection corresponds to the history and administrative h...

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City Club of Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, newsclippings, forum notices, financial and membership materials, and other records of the City Club of Chicago, an organization founded in 1903 to investigate and improve municipal conditions in Chicago (Ill.). Topics include city and state government, revenue, ...


Cook County School of Nursing records, Addenda, 1881-1979

The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. In 1949, the Cook County School of Nursing, along with three other local ...

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