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Arthur Kaindl papers, 1926-1962

The Arthur Kaindl Papers primarily reflect Kaindl's political and professional activities between the years of 1926 and 1962. Documents in this collection demonstrate Kaindl's involvement with Chicago-area engineering projects and contain information about Kaindl's political career. This collecti...

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Barratt O'Hara papers, 1948-1968

Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969) enjoyed one of Illinois' longest legislative careers. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, legal records, congressional resolutions, agendas and minutes, maps, building plans, press releases, poll sheets, poems, sheet music, programs, bibliographies, an...

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Bertram Moss papers, 1917-1959

Bertram B. Moss practiced law for over forty years at the firm of Haas, Leffmann & Moss. His clients included the Association for the Jewish Blind and the Self-Help Home for the Aged. Active in Chicago's Democratic Party, Moss served as precinct captain and later as Alderman of the 5th Ward from ...

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Burton F. Natarus papers, 1971-2006

Burton F. Natarus served nine terms, from 1971 to 2007, as Chicago Alderman for the 42nd Ward. The 42nd Ward includes some of Chicago's prime real estate, encompassing Streeterville, the Gold Coast, the Magnificent Mile, River North, and the Loop. Natarus' papers cover the span of his Aldermanic ...

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Calvin R. Sutker papers, 1961-2013

Calvin R. Sutker (1923-2013) was active in Illinois politics from 1965 until 2006. Sutker, an attorney, gained political influence in Chicago's north suburbs before entering Illinois and Cook County politics. Sutker began his political career as a village trustee in Skokie. He was elected Democra...

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Darrow Family Scrapbooks, ca. 1881-1925

Four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, school papers and a few pieces of memorabilia. Scrapbooks contain many articles by and about the career of Clarence Darrow; also, some articles referring to Greeley, Colorado, sometime home of Clarence Darrow's son Paul, and a collection of Paul's early sch...

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Edgar Allan Jonas papers, 1918-1959

Edgar Allan Jonas (1885-1965) was an attorney and member of the Illinois House of Representatives. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, diaries, legal and financial records, minutes, and newspaper clippings.

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Esther Saperstein papers, 1949-1988

The collection consists of speeches, periodicals, correspondence with Jessie Binford, campaign literature, reports, clippings, correspondence, legislative background material, legislative minutes, invitations, newsletters, senate calendars, manuals, bulletins, annual reports, press releases, prog...

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Florence Kelley collection, 1894-1981

Florence Kelley (1859-1932) was a social worker, reformer, lawyer, suffragist, and confirmed socialist. In 1891, she left her husband and moved to Chicago with her three children to become a resident of Hull-House. In 1892, Kelley was appointed by Governer Atgeld as the state's first chief factor...

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Fred D. Hubbard collection, 1966-1967

The Fred D. Hubbard Collection includes issues of the Independent People's Organization (I.P.O) newsletter, plus a campaign flyer for his 1967 run for the Office of Alderman of Chicago's 2nd Ward.

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Harold Gilden papers, 1950-1969

The Harold Gilden papers consist almost entirely of dockets and evidence relating to labor disputes which were arbitrated by Mr. Gilden. The majority of these disputes concern the railroad brotherhoods, although some cases relate to the airlines and to manufacturing. Also included in the collecti...

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Helen Cirese papers, 1915-1974

Helen Cirese was one of the leading women jurists in Illinois. The collection includes nominating petitions, campaign letters, election handbills, certificates of election, a high school literary magazine, student records correspondence, an Inter-American Commission of Women bulletin, Illinois Ba...

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Joanne Alter papers, 1939-1952

Joanne Hammerman Alter is a Chicago-based politician, activist and organizer who served as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago for 18 years. Her papers reflect her involvement in politics and cultural organizations, and contain primarily literature, photos, corre...

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Joseph Logue De La Cour papers, 1894-1967

Joseph Logue De La Cour began his political career as a civil service examiner for Chicago in 1928 and later served as an Illinois House Representative and Senator. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, bulletins, speeches, legislative records, photographs pertaining chiefl...

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Philip Ream Clarke papers, 1917-1966

Philip Ream Clarke (1889-1966) was a Chicago investment banker, corporate director, and civic leader.

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Sidney T. Holzman papers, 1898-1979

The Sidney Holzman collection consists of biographical material, clippings, correspondence, editorials, photographs, press releases, speeches, statements, reports and roster concerning Holzman's career on the Board of Election Commissioners and his membership in various military and veterans orga...

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W. Russell Arrington papers, 1965-1971

This collection reflects Arrington's activities in the Illinois State Senate between the years of 1965 and 1971. The bulk of the information within pertains to legislation influenced by the Republican party between those years. Documents reflect communication within the Senate itself, as well as ...

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Walker Butler papers, 1929-1951

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, reports, newsletters, minutes, speeches, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and scrapbooks. The materials pertain to Walker Butler's career as a legislator and jurist. Topics include development projects in Chicago, police training, the Chicago...

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Wencel Hetman papers, 1914-1965

Wencel F. Hetman (1895 to ca. 1966) was a civic leader, politician, entrepreneur, and real estate developer. He was the founder of both the Catholic War Veterans and Polish War Veterans. Hetman was also the Secretary of the American Slav Congress, President of Legion Building and Loan Association...

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