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Bernard Weisberg papers, 1939-2011, bulk 1964-1985

Correspondence, research files, legal documents, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, and other personal papers of Bernard Weisberg, a Chicago human rights lawyer. Materials relate to Weisberg's involvement with the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Con...


Charles Andrews Heath Papers, 1880-1999

Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago...

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Charles Roland photograph collection, 1968.

Images of activities outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, showing police, national guardsmen, anti-war activists, and demonstrations and protesters in Chicago (Ill.)

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Chicago Citizens Commission to study the Disorders of Convention Week. Records, 1968-1969

A citizens' commission, chaired by Edward J. Sparling, was formed to investigate the 1968 Chicago peace march that ended in police confrontation. The group reconvened to examine the violence associated with the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The second committee, named the Chicago Commissio...

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Chicago Vietnam Veterans Parade Committee records

Correspondence, newspaper articles, press releases, schedules, promotional material, and other records of the Chicago Vietnam Veterans Parade Committee. Materials relate to the planning and execution of the 1986 "Welcome Home" parade for veterans of the Vietnam War. Promotional materials include ...

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Declan Haun papers, 1959-1994

Professional, family, and personal correspondence of photojournalist Declan Haun as well as notes and reflections, mid-1960s; small notebooks (58 v.) about assignments, lists, etc., 1960-1990; date book calendars, 1967-1983; examples of Haun's published photo essays; items on education...

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Emily Frankenstein papers

Diary, 1918 Apr. 27-1920 May 30, and miscellaneous documents, including a ticket to a World War I era celebration for the 33rd Division in Grant Park. Diary (ca. 258 p.) written by Frankenstein, the daughter of Jewish physician Victor S. Frankenstein of 4501 Ellis Avenue in the Kenwood neighborho...

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Ernst Schmidt papers

Papers of Ernst Frederich Felix Schmidt, who was a Bavarian-born, Chicago (Ill.) physician, first coroner of Cook County (Republican), and supporter of the Haymarket Riot defendants. Materials include student medical notebooks, 1850-1851 (5 v.), for lectures given by Professors Virchow, Leydig, a...

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Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler Papers, 1869-1981

Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husba...

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Francis P. Kane papers

Military records, biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of Francis P. Kane, a Chicago military officer and local government official. Most of the collection consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his service with the Il...

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Franklin Rosemont-Haymarket Research Papers, 1877-1993

Research notes, photocopies, drafts, proofs, photographs, and correspondence comprising the papers used to research and produce the

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Guide to the 1968 Democratic National Convention Collection, 1965-1970

The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the days of the convent...

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Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty records, 1963-1986, bulk 1976-1980

Correspondence, research about individuals facing the death penalty, pamphlets, flyers, booklets, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty, an association of non-profit organizations that educated the public about and lobbied against capi...

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Illinois vs. August Spies et al. Haymarket Affair trial transcript collection

Trial transcript (17 v. of ca. 8,100 p.) and duplicates, abstracts, copy of the true bill voted by the grand jury to indict the defendants for murder, exhibits volume (with photographs of bombs), and other materials relating to Chicago court proceedings, including testimony and exhibits, of the t...

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J. H. Lawson papers

Letters (ca. 20), most sent to Lt. J.H. Lawson from his mother in Kewanee (Ill.), while he served with the 6th Illinois Infantry in East St. Louis during the 1917 race riot and in the 123rd Field Artillery, U.S. Army, in France during World War I. Also present are a picture postcard (Laddie in Kh...

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


Peter Bullock photographs of activities during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, 1968.

Snapshots taken by Peter Bullock showing National Guardsmen and anti-war protestors along Michigan Avenue near Balbo during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago (Ill.). Persons shown in the photographs include Julian Bond, Mary Travers, Dick Gregory, and Senator McCarthy.

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Raymond M. Hilliard papers, 1922-1967.

Correspondence, reports, speeches, minutes, news clipping scrapbooks, and other files relating primarily to Raymond Hilliard's career in public welfare administration in New York City and Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Early files, ca. 1934-1948, relate to the Illinois Emergency Relief Commissio...

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Schilling, George A., Papers, 1887-1936

George A. Schilling, labor movement leader and Secretary of the Illinois State Board of Labor Commissioners. The papers include five bound letterbooks, which span the period 1887 to 1907, correspondence, notes for and drafts of speeches, articles and letters, pamphlets, and miscellaneous items in...

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Scrapbook vol. XIII, 1872-1893.

Contains articles and clippings from newspapers and magazines. Subjects include United States Congress, Ireland, Belgium, Jesuits, William J. Onahan, Native Americans, elections, Catholic history, Kulturkampf laws, Chicago history, labor, Communism, Germany, Haymarket riots,Catholic Foresters, Wo...

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Scrapbook vol. XIII, 1872-1893.

Contains articles and clippings from newspapers and magazines. Subjects include United States Congress, Ireland, Belgium, Jesuits, William J. Onahan, Native Americans, elections, Catholic history, Kulturkampf laws, Chicago history, labor, Communism, Germany, Haymarket riots,Catholic Foresters, Wo...

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Sister Miriam Wilson's collection on the Pontiac Brothers prison reform movement

Newspaper clippings, pamphlets, flyers, correspondence, etc. on the prison reform movement focusing on the Pontiac Correctional Center, a state prison in Pontiac, Illinois, where 31 prisoners were prosecuted for roles in the 1978 rebellion, one of the largest prison riots in the United States. Se...

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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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West Side riots (Chicago) photograph collection, 1968.

Riots on Chicago's West Side following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in April 1968. Photographed in the vicinity of Marillac House, a community center at 2822 West Jackson, by a staff member, Sister Julia.

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