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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...


John Milton Hay letters

Letters from Hay, several posted from various U.S. embassies in Europe. One from Vienna to William A. Baker; wish my autograph were as good a one as yours. (1868 March 24; ALS; 1p). One from American Embassy, London; to Mrs. Potter Palmer; wishes to know if Mrs. Palmer will be in London the next ...

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Sidney Lens papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, newsletters, notes, manuscripts of Lens' major books, financial records, and sound recordings from his career as a Chicago labor organizer, peace activist, political candidate, lecturer, and writer. Includes materials from the Revolutionary Workers' ...


United Nations Association, Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions records, 1947-1980

Correspondence, newsletters, press releases, brochures, meeting minutes, financial records, itineraries, speeches, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and other records of United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions, the local ch...

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