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Albert and Vera Buch Weisbord papers

Typescripts by Albert Weisbord of articles, notes, and outlines relating to works of Marx and Engels; typescripts of Vera Buch Weisbord's autobiography: A Radical Life (pub. 1977), unpublished novels and short stories, sketchbooks, and paintings; and personal and career correspondence of the Weis...

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Art Shay photograph collection, 1948-2002.

The photographic prints in this collection were made from original negatives (1948-2002) and selected in conjunction with: The Essential Art Shay: Selected Photographs, a retrospective exhibition of works by Chicago photojournalist Art Shay at the Chicago History Museum in 2007.

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Great Chicago Stories photograph collection, [ca. 1992]

A set of portraits of notable Chicagoans, by photographer Tom Maday, including portraits of Gwendolyn Brooks, Joe Mantegna, Roger Ebert, Sara Paretsky, Oprah Winfrey and others, which accompanied stories in the book Great Chicago Stories, published in 1994.

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Guide to Civic Federation Records

The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate...

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Independent Voters of Illinois records

Correspondence, minutes, financial information, reports, and research files concerning the founding and operation of the Independent Voters of Illinois, IVI, which merged with the Independent Precinct Organization, IPO, and became known as IVI-IPO. Topics include good government initiatives at th...

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Joseph T. Meek papers

Correspondence; campaign financial records, including bank statements and treasurer's reports; speeches; press releases; and other papers, related chiefly to Joseph T. Meek's 1954 campaign for the U.S. Senate against Senator Paul H. Douglas. The collection also includes materials pertaining to Me...

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Kale Williams papers, 1950-2008, bulk 1964-1995

Reports, publications, correspondence, memoranda, briefings, research materials, and newspaper clippings comprising the papers of Kale Williams, former director of the Midwest Office of the American Friends Service Committee and the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities. I...

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Olive Hulbert Scrapbook Collection, 1918 to 1923

Artifacts dating from 1918 to 1923, organized by past Alliance president, Olive Hubert. The scrapbooks contain documents from various dinners, events, and projects, and are related to individuals connected with the Alliance. They also chronicle the Alliance’s wartime and post-war reconstruction e...


Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers, ca. 1860-1966

Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and w...

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William H. Rentschler papers

Correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, campaign literature, speeches, press releases, and other papers chiefly documenting Rentschler's political activities, including such aspects of his leadership of Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaigns in Illinois and of his own candidacies i...

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