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Arthur W. Mitchell papers

Correspondence, speeches, newsclippings, and other papers of Mitchell, who served as U.S. Congressman from the First Congressional District, Chicago (Ill.), 1935-1943. Mitchell was the first African American Democrat to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, and his papers contain many incom...

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Charlotte E. Senechalle papers, 1950-2001, bulk 1950-1990

Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regar...

Chicago Herald and Examiner broadside collection, 1934.

Broadsides with late breaking news and promotional photographs, headlines, and short explanatory articles. Includes beauty contestants, sporting events and figures, government officials, and disasters.

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Ely Aaron papers, 1896-1975

Ely Aaron was a Chicago lawyer who served with various organizations and civic committees related to civil rights, Jewish issues, and racial integration. The collection contains his personal papers related to these issues and reflect his work as a civic leader during the mid-twentieth century.

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Jacob M. Arvey papers, 1911-1970, bulk 1960-1968

The collection contains correspondence, pamphlets, flyers, meeting minutes, committee reports, newsletters, personal calendars, election vote tallies, photographs and other papers of Jacob M. Arvey concerning his work in the Chicago City Council as 24th Ward Alderman (1923-1941) and on C...

Jacob Siegel papers, 1929-1961

Jacob Siegel served as managing editor of the Chicago edition of the Jewish Daily Forward and was active in Jewish labor organizations such as the Workmen's Circle. After the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC) formed in New York City in 1934, Jacob Siegel chaired the Chicago branch of the national orga...

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John R. Fischetti Collection, 1945-2003

John R. Fischetti (1916-1980) worked as an editorial and political cartoonist for over thirty years and was employed by several prestigious publications including Chicago Daily News, Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Times, The New York Herald Tribune, and Stars & Stripes. This collection of Fische...

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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...

New World Resource Center (Chicago, Ill.) records, ca. 1965-1980, bulk 1971-1976

Correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, newspaper clippings, newsletter, pamphlets, book lists for prisoners, and other administrative records of the New World Resource Center, a non-profit, left-wing bookstore and meeting space in Chicago. The majority of the collection consists ...

Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...

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...

People for Community Recovery Archives

People for Community Recovery (PCR) is a community organization located in the Chicago Housing Authority's Altgeld Gardens project on Chicago's far Southeast Side. Founded in 1979 by Altgeld Gardens resident Hazel Johnson, PCR demanded cleanup of toxic waste surrounding the community and pressed ...

Peter R. Scalise papers, 1912-1986, bulk 1956-1978

Personal and professional correspondence; bulletins, event programs, newsletters, and minutes from civic and community organizations; educational, religious, and other personal memorabilia; certificates of award and membership; and printed materials such as brochures, newspaper clippings, and pam...

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Puerto Rican Cultural Center collection, 1973-2009

Chicago's Puerto Rican and Latina/o community established the Juan Antonio Corretjer Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC) in 1973 as a non-profit community based organization. The collection contains printed documents produced and published by the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.

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Rudy Lozano papers, 1950-2003

This collection contains books, correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, posters, reports, and video and audio recordings. The material pertains to multiple Latino/a communities in Chicago, as well as the political career of Rudy Lozano.

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Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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Sidney R. Yates Papers, ca. 1931-1999

This collection documents the Congressional career of Sidney Yates (D-Illinois), who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1963 and 1965 to 1999. The materials are primarily textual and consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, ...

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The Woodlawn Organization records, 1959-1973

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, research materials, clippings, brochures, and other records of The Woodlawn Organization (TWO), a coalition of neighborhood and religious groups formed to improve the quality of life in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Topics i...