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Chauncey McCormick Papers, 1887-1955

Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chi...

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Earl B. Dickerson photographs, 1939-1985.

Includes photographs related to the career of Earl Burrus Dickerson, a Chicago area businessman, president of Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company, and politician. Dickerson is shown at banquets, at his desk, and with groups of men and women. Several photographs show Dickerson with Supreme Cour...

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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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Hedwig Loeb Peace collection, 1915-1965

Hedwig Loeb was a Chicago collector and peace activist. This collection contains pamphlets, speeches, newsletters, and articles regarding American foreign policy, the First and Second World Wars, and pacifism.

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John M. Ragland papers

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers regarding John Ragland, his family, and his career. John Ragland was executive director of the South Central Association (Chicago, Ill.) and was involved with the Tri-Faith Employment Program. Mr. Ragland also ran as the Republican candidate for alderman of...

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Leon T. Walkowicz collection of editorial cartoon drawings, 1939-1951.

Original cartoons depicting events in World War II by Chicago newspaper cartoonists Battenfield, Orr, Parrish, Plascke, Shoemaker and Werner.

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Leon T. Walkowicz editorial cartoon collection, [ca. 1935-1948]

Original cartoon drawings by editorial cartoonists for Chicago newspapers (Batenfield, Parrish, Plaschke, Shoemaker, and Werner) relating to political events in Europe preceding and following World War II. Three cartoons have inscriptions from the artists to Mr. Walkowicz.

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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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Mollie Lieber West papers, 1916-2008.

The papers of Mollie Sheiman Lieber West span from 1916 to 2008. They are organized into thematic topics, and chronologically within each series. They document West's activities as a labor activist and women's rights advocate. Most of the materials are secondary sources she saved and closely refl...


Sterling Morton papers

Correspondence, speeches, articles, travel journals, passports, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sterling Morton, a Chicago industrialist and resident of Lake Forest (Ill.), and Santa Barbara (Calif.), chiefly relating to Morton's businesses, philanthropies, family, and his conservative views on U...


William F. Kruse papers

Scrapbooks, biographical material, newspaper clippings, World War II trade documents, correspondence, and research files of William F. Kruse, relating to his roles as director of the Young People's Department of the Socialist Party's national office and national secretary of the Young People's So...

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