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Alliance to End Repression records, 1969-1986.

Correspondence, memos, announcements, meeting minutes, topical files, and constituent organization files of the Chicago-based Alliance to End Repression, a fifty-member consortium of churches, labor unions, human relations, and community groups, concerned with issues such as opposition to the dea...

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Carol Ronen papers, 1952-2009.

The Carol Ronen Papers consist of materials relating to Carol's public life, Democratic Party activism, and time in public office. These documents include personal items, campaign memorabilia, information on political causes, speeches, recommendations, correspondence, newspaper and magazine artic...

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Chicago Women's Graphics Collective posters

Two- and multi-color handprinted posters (19), many silkscreened, created by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective supporting the work and mission of its parent organization, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. Some posters advertise Union events, but most consist of graphic and written messa...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union photographs, 1968-1977.

Images related to the Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU). Activities and issues the group was involved with included equal job treatment and wages for women, abortion rights, women's heath, a legal clinic for women, rape project, graphics collective, and publications, such as "Womankind," CW...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union records

Correspondence, memos, committee minutes, membership lists, announcements, position papers, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, which was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization building on a multi-issue women's lib...


E.R.A. Central (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1970-1976

The E.R.A. Central records consist of staff correspondence, incoming letters (for and against the E.R.A.), minutes, memoranda, reports, news clippings and background materials, mailing lists, some pamphlets, and stray issues of newsletters. These materials accumulated by E.R.A. Central h...

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Estelle Carol materials on the Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) poster and phonograph record. Founded in 1969, the CWLU was a radical feminist organization. The 1972 record album features The Chicago Women's Liberation Rock Band and The New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band. Chicago Women's Graphic Collective created t...


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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Interviews with former members of Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Sound recordings, transcripts, and release forms of interviews conducted by Strobel with other former members of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, which was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization. Usually interviewees tell how they became involve...


Lee A. Newell II visual materials, ca. 1986-1996, bulk 1989-1993

Color photographic negatives (approximately 7,200), prints (approximately 5,500), and transparencies (135); black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 300) and prints (52); black-and-white contact sheets (24); and printed material documenting Chicago’s LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bis...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Thing (Magazine) records

Business and correspondence files, photographs, audio cassette interviews, and other records of Thing, an underground magazine on African American and gay issues, arts, and culture, published in Chicago (Ill.) from 1989 to 1993.