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ACT UP Chicago. Records, 1969-1996

ACT UP Chicago was a grassroots, direct action, activist group formed to bring attention to the AIDS crisis. The group also agitated for increased AIDS funding and research, as well as protection of the rights of people with HIV/AIDS. Correspondence, notes, clippings, and newsletters in the colle...

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Catherine McHugh, BVM papers, 1974-2009.

The Catherine McHugh, BVM Papers consist of materials relating to Katie's professional life, particularly her efforts to obtain housing for aging religious and her work to get the Catherine McHugh Apartments built. These documents include correspondence, newsletters, and newspaper articles. The m...

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Christopher B. Cohen papers, 1944-2002

Christopher Cohen is an attorney who served as alderman in Chicago’s 46th Ward from 1971 to 1977, when he resigned to join the Carter administration as Midwest Regional Director of the U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, later the Department of Health and Human Services. In 1981, ...

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City Club of Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, newsclippings, forum notices, financial and membership materials, and other records of the City Club of Chicago, an organization founded in 1903 to investigate and improve municipal conditions in Chicago (Ill.). Topics include city and state government, revenue, ...


Guide to the Quentin Young Papers, 1937-2013

The Quentin Young papers consist of 47 boxes, and contain a wide variety of papers relating to Young's personal life and the organizations he was affiliated with. Since the 1960's, Young has been an advocate for progressive policy reform in medicine, having founded both the Medical Committee for ...

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Illinois League of Women Voters and Cook County League of Women Voters records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, and other records created and/or collected by the Illinois League of Women Voters and the Cook County League of Women Voters, both nonpartisan political organizations. Materials relate to the organizations' activities in the areas of health care, housin...


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 ...


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 ...


Project IRENE records, 1990-2012.

The records of Project IRENE span the years from 1990 to 2012 and consist mainly of project/subject files, reports, and some organizational records such as correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Subjects include women and welfare, Illinois State Government, temporary Aid f...


Vinton W. Bacon papers

Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, and administrative documents relating to Vinton W. Bacon's tenure as general superintendent of the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago. Bacon's attempts to fight corruption, political patronage, and scandals were the center of much contr...

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