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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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Ann Stull Papers

Ann Stull was director of Friendship House in Chicago from 1951 to 1955. Friendship House was a Roman Catholic mission that preached and practiced racial tolerance in the pre-civil rights era. Her collection of rare serials and newspaper clippings documents racism, Catholicism's involvement in in...

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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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Church Federation of Greater Chicago photograph collection, Part 2, 1956-1965.

Photographs from the CFGC documenting television and radio programs originated by the Federation, meetings, staff members, religious services, community projects, and civil rights marches. Much material is unidentified.

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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials

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...


Daniel J. Mallette papers, 1941-1979.

Correspondence, autobiographical and other writings, brochures, and other papers of Father Daniel J. Mallette, Jr., a priest of the Chicago Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Materials include early personal papers and memorabilia, 1941-1969; incoming correspondence from fellow clergymen, friends, stude...

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Declan Haun collection of visual materials, [ca. 1958-1994]

The major images by photojournalist Declan Haun, including photographs made while working for the Charlotte Observer ,1958-1963; and as freelancer for the Black Star agency, 1963-1994, the bulk in 1963-1976 while he resided in Chicago, and a copy of a short motion-picture film: Real Self. The col...

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Guide to the Papers of the Clergy Consultation Service, 1967-1979

E. Spencer Parsons served as chairman of both the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies and the Illinois Clergy Consultation Service. This collection contains articles and newspaper ephemera on abortion, his files related to the National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortio...

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The history of Olivet Baptist Church of Chicago : a saga of a people [videorecording]

A documentary video recording produced, written, and hosted by the Rev. Dr. Michael A. Noble, Sr. The video surveys the 150-year history of the congregation, including segments on major figures such as the Rev. Dr. J.H. Jackson and Rev. Dr. L.K. Willaims.

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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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Irma Corcoran, BVM, papers, 1876-2001.

The Irma Corcoran, B.V.M., Ph. D., Papers span the years 1876 to 2001, but are predominantly from 1926 to 2001 and consist of calendars and diaries, dissertation materials, correspondence, research on Thomas Holme, poems, photographs, and manuscripts.

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Leonidas H. Berry papers, 1879-1994

Biographical materials, correspondence, reports, published articles, newsletters, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, administrative documents, and other papers of Leonidas H. Berry, a Chicago African American gastroenterologist. The materials relate to various aspect...

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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...


Mary Griffin, Ph. D., papers, 1920-1998.

The Mary Griffin, Ph. D, Papers span from 1920 to 1998 and cover her time as a professor and administrator at Mundelein College. These papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and books written by Dr. Griffin in addition to syllabi, papers, and lecture notes for both the graduate...

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Moses M. Shaw papers, 1920-1970, bulk 1940-1960

Correspondence; newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, and flyers; church and youth scrapbooks, a bank marketing expenses ledger; notebooks, speaker's notes, poems, jokes, song lyrics, etc.; and other papers of Moses M. Shaw, a Chicago businessman active in community and civil rig...

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Olivet Baptist Church photograph collection, [ca. 1920-1969]

Images of Olivet Baptist Church (Chicago, Ill.) clubs and members and ministers, including images of Baptist activities in Liberia (7); misc. photos (98); Rev. Dr. J.H. Jackson 8th Anniversary Dinner 1948 (8); various aspects of J.H. Jackson's career at Olivet and at the National Baptist Conventi...

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Olivet Baptist Church Records, ca. 1942-1972

Ledgers, minutes, scrapbooks, correspondence, sermons, and other records of Olivet Baptist Church based at 3101 South King Drive, on Chicago's South Side. The collection includes writings by and about Olivet's famous ministers: Dr. L. K. Williams (1916-1940) and Dr. J. H. Jackson (1941-1990); led...

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Pitcher, W. Alvin. Papers, 1928-1993

W. Alvin Pitcher (1913-1996), professor, minister, community and social justice activist. The Pitcher Papers include manuscripts, correspondence, press clippings, and extensive records from numerous political and civic organizations. The papers document Pitcher’s scholarly career at Denison Unive...

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Rabbi Robert J. Marx collection of videos, [ca. 1987-2002]

Videocassettes of programs relating to Rabbi Robert J. Marx's involvement in social issues. Includes Rabbi Marx appearing in most. Includes August 7, 1988, edition of "Sunday Morning" (CBS News) featuring Rabbi Marx and Rev. Jesse Jackson discussing Black/Jewish relations; "Black & Jews" produced...

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Rev. Clay Evans archive.

The Rev. Clay Evans Archive spans his 50 years of pastoral leadership at Chicago's Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church that he founded in 1950, and beyond his retirement in 2000. His ministry reached into the larger community with the What a Fellowship Hour broadcasts, gospel choir performances ...

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Rev. J. H. Jackson papers

Part 1 contains: Texts of many sermons and speeches and other writings, 1928-1988; notes for sermons; correspondence, programs, and planning papers; university and divinity school papers; and topical files of the Rev. Joseph Harrison Jackson relating primarily to his leadership as pastor of Olive...

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Snitow-Kaufman "Black and Jews" videotapes, 1997.

Videocassette copies, transcripts, and brochures related to Snitow-Kaufman Productions documentary, Blacks and Jews. Most of the footage consists of interviews with Rabbi Robert Marx, Dempsey Travis, and others about the Contract Buyers League. Also includes archival footage not owned by Snitow-K...

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Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., papers, 1810-2006.

The Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., Papers consist of research files pertaining to Dr. Hoy's publications on women religious orders. Most of the materials in this collection are copies of original documents located at other archival repositories and as a result the copyright for the materials resides with th...