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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...


Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.


A. T. Andreas papers

Letters, diaries (2 v.), and other documents by, to, or collected by A.T. Andreas, a Civil War soldier and later Chicago businessman and historian. Items from the Civil War period while Andreas served in the 12th Illinois Infantry include letters (16) to his future wife, diaries (1864, when he wa...