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Charlotte E. Senechalle papers, 1950-2001, bulk 1950-1990

Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regar...


Evelina Belden Paulson papers, 1911-2003

The materials pertain primarily to the social work career of Evelina Belden Paulson. They also include the papers of her husband and lawyer Henry T. Paulson, her daughter, religious journalist Mary Paulson Harrington and son, historian Belden Paulson. Pioneer social worker, Evelina Belden Paulson...

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Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, 1979-2006

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus advocates for the interests of African Americans and other minorities in the Illinois General Assembly. This collection includes official papers produced and collected by the Caucus, particularly from the 1980's and early 1990's.

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John M. Ragland papers

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers regarding John Ragland, his family, and his career. John Ragland was executive director of the South Central Association (Chicago, Ill.) and was involved with the Tri-Faith Employment Program. Mr. Ragland also ran as the Republican candidate for alderman of...

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Marilou Hedlund aldermanic papers, 1971-1975.

Correspondence, reports, memorandums, newspaper clippings, and topical reference files of Hedlund when she served as Alderman (Democratic) of the 48th Ward (Uptown and Edgewater community areas) in Chicago, Illinois. Papers concern neighborhood organizations, political issues and city ordinances,...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


Midwest Academy (Chicago, Ill.) records

Board meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets and fliers, budgets, grant applications and reports, annual reports, news clippings, news releases, research data and topical files, student files, and training curricula of Midwest Academy, a training school for grass-roots organizers in political...

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New World Resource Center (Chicago, Ill.) records, ca. 1965-1980, bulk 1971-1976

Correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, newspaper clippings, newsletter, pamphlets, book lists for prisoners, and other administrative records of the New World Resource Center, a non-profit, left-wing bookstore and meeting space in Chicago. The majority of the collection consists ...


Stephen Bubacz papers, 1931-1968

Stephen Bubacz (1909-1968) helped organize the first experimental neighborhood project within the city of Chicago, the Russell Square Community Committee. He was also a staff member of the Chicago Area Project and a supervisor of social agencies on the southeast side of Chicago. The collection co...

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Wayne McMillen collection, 1950-1971

Wayne McMillen served as a commissioner of the Chicago Housing Authority from 1943 to 1953 and as its Chairman from 1950 to 1953. The Wayne McMillen Collection includes published articles, photographs, and awards.

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