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American Civil Liberties Union. Illinois Division. Records, 1920-1982

Documents the activities of the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union from its founding through the early 1980s. Includes case files, finances and fundraising information, individual and institutional correspondence, minutes, newsletters and publications, film, audio cassettes, ...

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Barnes Crosby sample album, 1903-1912.

Includes photographs of Chicago produced by the Barnes Crosby Company for a display sample album. There are images of bodies of water, bridges, buildings (commercial, educational, governmental, religious, and social services), parks, stockyards, street views, transportation facilities, and zoos.

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Carolyn Farrell papers, 1942-2006.

The Carolyn Farrell Papers span the years 1942 to 2006 and document her B.V.M. work, public service, and career as an administrator in higher education. Included in these papers are correspondence, campaign materials, pictures, interviews, and speeches.

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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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Chicago Conference on Religion and Race collection, 1962-1967

The Chicago Conference on Religion and Race was formed immediately following the National Conference on Race and Religion in January 1963. The National Conference was the first of its kind, and attracted over 700 clergy members who represented over 60 denominations from across the country. The co...

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Chicago illustrated, 1866-1867.

Images of Chicago (Ill.) in the early nineteenth century that were lithographed from original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterworks, and gas works. St...

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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials, 1890-1969, bulk 1920-1969.

Primarily photoprints of Afro-Americans collected during Barnett's career as founder and director of the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (1919-1964), some images photographed by Gordon Parks. Includes Black events and significant personalities in diverse fields supplied to the ANP for distri...


Collection of prints published by Jevne & Almini of Chicago (Ill.), 1866-1867.

Contains original lithographic prints of Chicago (Ill.) in the early ninteenth century that were based on original drawings by Louis Kurz. Scenes include prominent buildings, streets, and views of Chicago. Buildings include public buildings, hotels, railroad stations, churches, theaters, waterwor...

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Dr. Preston Bradley papers, 1905-1975

The collection contains correspondence, diaries, lectures, essays, sermons, minutes, scrapbooks, and clippings as well as published and unpublished writings. Dr. Preston Bradley was the founder of the Peoples Church of Chicago. In 1912, Dr. Bradley withdrew from the Presbyterian ministry to estab...

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Frank W. McCulloch papers, 1931-1988

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...

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Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Institute on the Church in an Urban-Industrial Society (ICUIS) records, 1950-1988

The Institute of the Church in an Urban Industrial Society was the umbrella organization for a number of Church organizations, including the Urban Training Center and Association for Christian Training. Founded in 1967, it acted as a clearing house, distributing literature on multiple topics rela...

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J. W. Taylor photograph album, [ca. 1885-1900]

Primarily views of Chicago's main streets, large commercial buildings, and residences of prominent Chicagoans. Streets include Clark, Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Randolph, South Water and State Streets. Commercial buildings include major hotels, Board of Trade, Real Estate Board, Chamber o...


James McHugh Construction Company photograph collection, [ca. 1939-1962]

Consists primarily of commercial photographs documenting construction projects located mainly in the Chicago area, with others in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D. C., and Wisconsin. Buildings are shown in all phases of construction. Interior and exterior views of apartment...

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Lucille V. Kosinske photograph collection, 1950s.

Various views, mostly in Chicago in the 1950s. Subjects include airports and aircraft, skyline, parks, religious services, the 1952 Republican presidential convention, the 1952 Democratic presidential convention, and the Stockyards. Also included are views of Stateville Prison.

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Lyrl Clark Van Hyning, papers, 1881-1982.

The materials in this collection are mainly related to Lyrl Clark Van Hyning's activities as a political activist. This collection also includes many items regarding Lyrl's family. Generally, the materials include correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, handwritten notes, journals, books, p...

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Margaret (Peggy) Roach papers, 1927-2006.

The papers of Margaret Roach span the years 1955-2001 and document her work in social and racial justice issues. Addendum 1 spans the years 1958-2003 and includes materials on Wednesdays in Mississippi. Addendum 2 spans the years 1938 to her death in 2006. The collection primarily consists of pho...

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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...


North Loop News collection of visual materials, ca. 1950-1970.

Primarily photographs of newsworthy events and people relating to Chicago's Loop commercial district and near North side. A large portion is comprised of individual and group portraits, approximately half of which are identified. Group portraits document political and organizational events; prese...


Photographic prints made by staff of the Chicago Daily News, ca. 1932-1970.

Photographic prints made by the Chicago Daily News staff, primarily showing people and events in Chicago (Ill.). Events include air and rail accidents, demonstrations, exhibitions, and political events. People include artists, entertainers, government employees, police, and politicians. Also incl...

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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...


Scrapbook vol. IV, 1877-1900.

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as flyers and bulletins. Subjects include Catholic History, Jesuits, labor, the temperance movement, education, missions, journalism,Chicago history, and politics.

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Women Alive! Exhibit records, 1980-2003

The Women Alive! Exhibit collection spans from 1980 to 2003. This collection is divided into three series: Series one relates primarily to planning and implementation of the exhibit, Series 2 includes all applicable AV material, and Series 3 actual exhibition items.

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Women, Ministry and the City records, 1946-2002.

The Women, Ministry, and the City Records span the period 1946 to 2002.

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