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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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A Century of Progress - Series II: Government Correspondence

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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Charles R. Clark photograph collection, ca. 1898-1916.

Black-and-white photographic albums (3) and acetate and nitrate negatives of images relating to the history of Chicago. Includes cityscapes, streets scenes, and monuments of Chicago. Also includes copy photographs of images of the Chicago fire of 1871 and ruins, the Republican National Convention...

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Charles Roland photograph collection, 1968.

Images of activities outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, showing police, national guardsmen, anti-war activists, and demonstrations and protesters in Chicago (Ill.)

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Chicago 1992 Committee photographs, 1982-1992.

Photographs from the Chicago 1992 Committee, an activist organization formed in 1982 to monitor the plans for the 1992 world's fair in Chicago (Ill.), which was not held. Includes pictures of Lew Kreinberg of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs in a Western hat.

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Chicago Railroad Fair records, 1948-1952

The Chicago Railroad Fair, held during the summers of 1948 and 1949, was designed to demonstrate to the public the role which the railroads had played in the development of the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, financial records, minutes, sheet music, contracts, b...

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Chicago Seed (newspaper) records

Sundry mailings, underground press announcements and brochures, a few letters, and other office files of Seed Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Seed, an alternative newspaper. Topics include the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, rights of...


Collection of photographs by Michael Vollan, 1968-approximately 1970.

Black-and-white and color photographic digital prints (11 x 14 in.) showing the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago (5 items), a 1970 rally in support of the students and victims of the Kent State University shootings (2 items), and unidentified demonstrations held in Chicago (3 ...

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Democratic National Convention Records, 1965, 1968

The majority of this collection details the events of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, with some information about the protests and police response that occurred alongside the campaign to choose a democratic candidate for president.

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Descriptive inventory for the Bernard Weisberg papers, 1939-2011, bulk 1964-1985

Correspondence, research files, legal documents, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, and other personal papers of Bernard Weisberg, a Chicago human rights lawyer. Materials relate to Weisberg's involvement with the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Con...


George S. Bowen papers, 1856-1928.

Correspondence, diaries, financial records, legal documents, promotional materials, and newspaper clippings related to George S. Bowen's career as an entrepreneur and civic leader in Chicago and Elgin (Ill.). Topics include manufacturing and trade in woolen textiles and pottery and glassware (186...

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Guide to the 1968 Democratic National Convention Collection, 1965-1970

The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the days of the convent...

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Harry Golden, Jr., papers, 1967-1987.

Newspaper clippings and other papers of Harry Golden, Jr., a Chicago journalist. Newspaper clippings consist mainly of articles Golden wrote as City Hall correspondent for the Chicago Sun-Times. Also present are materials relating to Chicago politics, including a reel-to-reel audio tape of Mayor ...

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International Amphitheatre collection of visual materials, [1890-1979]

Materials primarily concern events held at the International Amphitheatre, built in 1934 in Chicago's Stockyards for the purpose of housing the International Live Stock Exposition. Additionally, the Amphitheatre was used for dairy shows, rodeos, sports events, flower shows, labor conventions, and...

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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...


Judge Walter J. LaBuy papers, 1931-1964

Judge Walter J. LaBuy (1889-1967) practiced law in Chicago from 1912 until his election the circuit court in 1933. Appointed to the U.S. District Court in 1944, Judge LaBuy presided over a famous antitrust case pitting the United States vs. E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company in 1954. Judge LaBuy'...

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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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Republican National Convention Records, 1958-1960 (Bulk date, 1960)

This collection details the events, speeches and candidates of the 1960 Republican National Convention in Chicago, held to choose a Republican presidential candidate.

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Richard E. Friedman papers, 1970-1971

Correspondence, speech transcripts, materials relating to media relations, research files, newspaper clippings, and other papers primarily relating to Richard E. Friedman's 1971 campaign in the April general election against incumbent Richard J. Daley to become mayor of Chicago. Also inc...

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Richard H. Newhouse, Jr. papers, 1953-1997, bulk 1963-1995

Correspondence, reports, news clippings, speeches, legal documents, biographical materials, and other papers of Richard H. Newhouse, Illinois State Senator, 1967-1989, from Chicago's South Side. Topics include discriminatory employment practices, especially in the construction industry; educati...

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Richard Schaller Papers, 1967-1973

Government reports, photographs, protest newspapers, speech transcripts, posters, and newspaper clippings assembled by Richard Schaller, Head of the Sabotage, Espionage, and Countersubversion Department of the Naval Investigative Service Office in Chicago, related to his surveillance of individua...


Robert Gruenberg Papers, 1947-1990

Correspondence, clippings, and personal materials of Chicago journalist Robert Gruenberg.


Robert Mier papers, 1968-1989, bulk 1982-1989

Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, discussion papers, and other working files of Robert Mier, a Chicago city planner, professor, and social activist who served as commissioner of economic development for the City of Chicago in the Mayor Harold Washington administration and as assi...

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Scrapbook no. XIX (19), 1890- 1892, 1919.

Contains articles from newspapers and magazines as well as pamphlets. Subjects include Catholic history, Indian schools, education legislation, the League of Nations, and Chicago's World Fair.

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