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Elam, Melissia-Lauretta Peyton Papers

The Melissia Elam-Lauretta Peyton Papers were created from materials found at 4726 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, the former Elam Club Home for Working Girls. The materials were found by Ms. Dolores Easter, who was working on "spring cleaning" of the house for its trustee organization. Near...

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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...


Open Space Section Records, 1894-2011, (bulk 1991-2010)

The collection documents Open Space's varied initiatives to increase the amount of and improve the access to green space for all Chicagoans. The records include publication drafts, notes, and final products; correspondence; maps and plans; meeting minutes and agendas; photographs, slides, and neg...

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