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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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Bari-Ellen Roberts papers, 1975-2002.

The Bari-Ellen Roberts papers focus primarily on the Texaco litigation and the book that Roberts wrote about it. The collection features press clippings, legal documents, corporate records, audiotapes, videotapes, transcripts, correspondence, and documentation of conferences Roberts attended and ...

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Charles Phineas Schwartz papers, 1915-1970

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Charles P. Schwartz (1887-1975) was an attorney, civic leader, and educator in the social welfare movement. Schwartz served as chairman of the State of Illinois Committee on Citizenship and Naturalization and wrote many pamphlets for new citizens. Schw...

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Chicago Citizens Police Committee. Records, 1929-1931

The Chicago Citizens' Police Committee, 1929-1931, was formed to investigate the Chicago Police Department. The results of the study were published in The Chicago Police Problems. The records include correspondence of Leonard D. White, second chairman and treasurer of the Committee; financial sta...

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Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights records

The Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, newspapers, court records, petitions, pamphlets, FBI files and handwritten notes. The collection mainly comprises correspondence and promotional literature such as pamphlets and...

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Chicago Police Department Red Squad and related records

Card indexes; files containing reports and correspondence about persons and organizations investigated as possible political subversives, scattered photographs, and some materials created by the persons or organizations under investigation, such as newsletters, brochures, and correspondence; plus...

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Circuit Court of Cook County Retired Judges Oral History Project, 1996-2006

Interviews of retired Cook County judges. The collection includes transcripts and some audio cassettes or CDs.

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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...


Earl B. Dickerson papers

Scrapbooks (7 v.) and unbound materials, including newsclippings, photographs, speeches, correspondence, campaign literature, legal briefs, and other materials of Earl B. Dickerson, a Chicagoan, relating to his career as a lawyer and his activities in politics, civil rights and civil liberties, a...

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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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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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Francis P. Kane papers, 1937-1979, bulk 1962-1979

Military records, biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of Francis P. Kane, a Chicago military officer and local government official. Most of the collection consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his service with the ...


Guide to the Elizabeth Clarke Collection, 1980-1998

Elizabeth Clarke, a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, served on the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women and its successor, the Citizens Council on Women. Both councils reported to the Illinois General Assembly on issues important to women, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, employ...

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Jack Star papers, 1968-1994

Research material, clippings, publications, correspondence, article drafts, photographs, audio cassette tapes, and other papers of Jack Star, a Chicago magazine journalist for several publishers, including the Chicago Tribune Magazine, Chicago (magazine) and Look Magazine. A majority of ...

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Joseph D. Bibb papers, 1919-1966

Correspondence, political statements, newspaper clippings, four scrapbooks, and other materials of Joseph D. Bibb, a Chicago lawyer and newspaper columnist, an African American activist for equal rights and economic opportunity, and a state law enforcement official. Materials relate to the Republ...

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Joyce A. Hughes papers, 1968-1983, bulk 1979-1983

Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregat...

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Judge Sidney A. Jones, Jr. papers, 1931-1994

Correspondence, publications, programs, legal documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and writings by and about Judge Sidney A. Jones, Jr., attorney, alderman of the 6th Ward, Cook County Circuit Court judge, and mayoral appointee as director of the Mayor's License Commission under Mayor Har...

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Kale Williams papers, 1950-2008, bulk 1964-1995

Reports, publications, correspondence, memoranda, briefings, research materials, and newspaper clippings comprising the papers of Kale Williams, former director of the Midwest Office of the American Friends Service Committee and the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities. I...

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Luis Kutner papers

Correspondence; news clipping scrapbooks; manuscripts of legal articles, fiction, poetry, short stories; some legal and business records; and sound recordings of radio interviews of Luis Kutner, a lawyer who became involved in public-interest lawsuits and other high-profile cases in Chicago and i...


Max Naiman papers, 1923-1975

Correspondence and career papers of Max R. Naiman, and a much larger lot of topical files that contain reports, fliers, brochures, mailings, and some correspondence relating to Naiman's role as a lawyer and staff member of the International Labor Defense (ILD); and to his participation or interes...


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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Red Squad Chicago court case collection of open files

Legal documents, reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to the legal cases assembled against the Chicago Police Department's Surveillance Unit, commonly known as the Red Squad, for its surveillance of alleged political subversives and persons engaging in leftist poli...


Roland V. Libonati papers

Correspondence with friends and political constituents; copies of speeches, reports, drafts of legislation, and appointment books; reference files containing newsclippings, letters, and brochures on various civic and political organizations, and other papers of Roland Victor Libonati, a Chicago l...

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Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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