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Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Chicago Teachers Union photograph collection, 1899-1958, bulk 1931-1958.

Collection contains materials regarding the CTU, established in 1937 as Local 1 of the American Federation of Teachers, and its predecessors. Photographs depict union leaders, conferences, meetings and activities, including demonstrations against payless paydays (1933) when the Chicago Board of E...

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Guide to the Student Protests and Strikes at Northwestern University, 1965-1979

The Student Protests and Strikes Collection consists of diverse materials that document political demonstrations and protests organized by students, spanning from August 1965 through October 1979. Each event included in this collection documents a segment of the history of Northwestern students' ...

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John T. Rettaliata Papers, 1948-1972

Materials related to John T. Rettaliata during his tenure as the second president of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), 1948 – 1973. See below for folder level inventory of holdings.

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John T. Rettaliata Papers, 1954-1973

Bulks with typescripts of speeches by John T. Rettaliata during his presidency at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), on campus and external. One lot of biographical materials – vita, press releases, news clippings, etc. including 1947 press release concerning civilian service to U. S. Na...

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John T. Rettaliata Papers, 1970

Photographs of student protests on campus at Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) following the May 4, 1970 fatal shootings of four students at Kent State University (Kent, Ohio) by the Ohio National Guard. Subsequently eight million students (middle school, high school, and college) partic...

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Mollie Lieber West papers, 1916-2008.

The papers of Mollie Sheiman Lieber West span from 1916 to 2008. They are organized into thematic topics, and chronologically within each series. They document West's activities as a labor activist and women's rights advocate. Most of the materials are secondary sources she saved and closely refl...


Pitcher, W. Alvin. Papers, 1928-1993

W. Alvin Pitcher (1913-1996), professor, minister, community and social justice activist. The Pitcher Papers include manuscripts, correspondence, press clippings, and extensive records from numerous political and civic organizations. The papers document Pitcher’s scholarly career at Denison Unive...

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Timuel Black papers, 1956-1973, bulk 1964-1972

Reports, brochures, convention packets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, publications, course materials, and other papers of Timuel D. Black, Jr., a Chicago educator, civil rights and labor rights activist, and oral historian. Materials largely pertai...

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Visual materials of the Uptown Chicago Commission, [ca. 1955-1975]

Primarily includes photoprints of buildings and streets in the Uptown community of Chicago (Ill.) as well as the activities of the Uptown Chicago Commission. Also includes a set of ca. 75 slides that document the Old Town neighborhood. Most buildings and sites are identified.

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