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Carl Hansen Papers, Bulk, 1970-2010
Carl Hansen served on the Cook County Board of Commissioners from 1974 to 2006. He served as this body's lone Republican and was the second-longest serving Commissioner.
A Century of Progress - Series II: Government Correspondence
A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.
Guide to the Lorraine H. Morton (1918- ) Papers, 1942-2014
Lorraine Hairston Morton served as Evanston’s Mayor from 1993 to 2009. After completing graduate studies at Northwestern University, Morton was a teacher and principal in Evanston’s District #65. The Papers include six boxes of documents including speeches, correspondence, event programs, photogr...
Henry J. Hyde papers, 1974-2006.
The Henry J. Hyde papers consist of approximately 400 linear feet spanning the years 1974 to 2006.
Joanne Alter papers, 1939-1952
Joanne Hammerman Alter is a Chicago-based politician, activist and organizer who served as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago for 18 years. Her papers reflect her involvement in politics and cultural organizations, and contain primarily literature, photos, corre...
People for Community Recovery Archives
People for Community Recovery (PCR) is a community organization located in the Chicago Housing Authority's Altgeld Gardens project on Chicago's far Southeast Side. Founded in 1979 by Altgeld Gardens resident Hazel Johnson, PCR demanded cleanup of toxic waste surrounding the community and pressed ...
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...
Robert Ahrens papers, 1949-1982, bulk 1963-1967
Correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, program and meeting agendas, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, financial statements, press releases, fundraising proposals, reports, speeches, and promotional materials documenting the life and career of Robert J. Ahrens. Much of the collection document...
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...