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Emily Washburn Dean papers

Correspondence, printed materials, and other papers reflecting Mrs. Dean's activities in the fields of social service and politics, including her candidacy for Cook County Commissioner (1922) and campaigning for Cermak against Thompson for Mayor of Chicago (1931), for President Hoover, for C. Way...

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Interviews about Mayor Harold Washington, 2003 Sept.

Collection of video recordings and accompanying transcripts of interviews about Chicago Mayor Harold Washington that were conducted by Jeff Spitz at ABC Studios for the Chicago Historical Society. Provides some insiders' views of Mayor Washington and his administrations on the twentieth anniversa...

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Madeline Wallin Sikes papers

Correspondence, minutes, monographs, reports, recommendations, handbills, newsclippings, notes, poems, and other papers of Madeline Wallin Sikes, a Chicago teacher and clubwoman and wife of George Cushing Sikes. Includes correspondence with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Wallin, and material...


Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...