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Albany Park Community Council records

Correspondence, minutes, by-laws, constitution revisions, newspaper clippings (1956), programs (1956), 39th Ward map, Teen-Parent Conference records (1956), contact list for presidents (1949-1956), invitation to May 1956 annual meeting, and other records of the Albany Park Community Council, a co...

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Alcoholics Anonymous, Chicago Area Chapter records

Correspondence (originals and photocopies), minutes, newspaper clippings, newsletters, life histories, and sound recordings (1959-1989) of oral histories by members of the Chicago Area Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous and of conference sessions and speeches.

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Alma Petersen papers

Correspondence, research files, photographs, and other papers of Alma C. Schmidt Petersen and her husband William Petersen, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Most of the collection are records from medical and social service organizations in which Alma Petersen partic...

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American Women's Voluntary Services, Chicago Metropolitan unit records, 1942-1987, bulk 1942-1960

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and annual reports of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS), Chicago Metropolitan Unit. Collection includes correspondence with members of the Chicago Metropolitan Unit of AWVS and allied organizations, 1943-1983; board min...

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American Women's Voluntary Services visual materials

Primarily photographs of nurseries in Chicago and in Hines (Ill.), staff and volunteers, military personnel, and various activities, such as fundraisers and book drives of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS). Also present are AWVS Christmas cards.

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Anthony Sorrentino papers, part 1 and part 2

Part 1 contains biographical materials, correspondence, articles, manuscripts, reports, studies, minutes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and other papers of Anthony Sorrentino, a Chicago sociologist, scholar, and civic leader of Italian descent. Included are articles and reports wri...


Asian Human Services of Chicago records, 1978-1996

Reports, press releases, correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, topical files, other printed materials, court documents, and other records of Asian Human Services of Chicago, an organization established in 1978 to analyze needs and provide social services for Asians in Chicago near ...


Association House of Chicago records, 1899-1972

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Pr...


Association House of Chicago visual materials, ca. 1900-1964

Black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives, photographic albums, postcards, photostats, clippings, and drawing related to residents, members, and activities of the Association House of Chicago in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Images depict children in groups, at...


Business and Professional Women's Club of Oak Park, Illinois, records

Scrapbooks (2 vol.) of newsclippings, photographs, dinner programs, and copies of "Echoes," the board minutes and meeting calls from 1958-1959; and a file on the Women's Share in Public Service organization of Chicago, including its meeting calls, board meeting minutes, and newsletters, 1987-1990.

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Center on Halsted architectural materials

Elevations and floor plans for the Center on Halsted's building at 3656 North Halsted, which opened in 2007. Floor plans include versions issued by Gensler for conceptual design, design development, and owner's review.

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Center on Halsted records, 1999-2007, bulk 2000-2007

Board minutes, fundraising and benefit materials, and administrative papers of the Center on Halsted, a social service organization for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community in Chicago, about planning, consolidating and extending social and health services in a ...

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Center on Halsted visual materials

Color architectural and design presentation boards (9) and digital photographic print (1) related to the planning and grand opening of the Center on Halsted's new building at 3656 North Halsted (opened in 2007). Photograph depicts the building ribbon cutting ceremony in June 2007. Presentation bo...

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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...


Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort records

Correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and other records of the Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort and of its Juvenile Justice Task Force, which worked to develop an integrated system of service delivery to youth, especially in the area of juvenile justice.


Chicago Area Project photograph collection, 1930-1978.

Photoprints relating to inner-city neighborhood programs to prevent and treat juvenile delinquency. Includes shots of staff-members Clifford Shaw, Henry McKay, and Peter Scalise; scenes of youth programs such as the Italian Welfare Council's Jolly Boys Camp (Pistakee Bay, McHenry County, Ill.), R...

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Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens records, ca. 1963-1973

Correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership lists, memoranda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, proposals, research files, and other administrative and legal documents of the Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens (CARC). The collection consists largely of ...

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Chicago Commons Association records

Correspondence, minutes (1894-1960), annual and other reports, personnel records, records of clubs based at the settlement house, neighborhood census data and surveys compiled by the Chicago Commons, the second settlement house founded in Chicago, and by the Chicago Commons Association, which ope...

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The Chicago Community Trust collection of visual materials, 1893-1959, bulk 1910-1939.

Visual materials primarily relating to the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund, a Chicago philanthropic organization which merged into The Chicago Community Trust in 1961. Subjects include adult and children's programs, including the Open-Air Schools, 1910-1918; parent nutrition training, social wo...


Chicago Conference on Religion and Race records

Correspondence, minutes, memos, financial records, press releases, and other administrative files of the Chicago Conference on Religion and Race (CCRR), which was founded after the January 1963 Chicago meeting of the National Conference on Religion and Race to facilitate inter-group cooperation w...

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Chicago Home for the Friendless records

Board meeting minutes (1858-1937), admissions registers (listing names, ages, religion, and reasons for coming to the home, 1858-1898), "Old Ladies Dept." volume (1933), a time book (detailing the hours worked by the employees), and by-laws for the Chicago Home for the Friendless, which served as...


Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Chicago Reporter (periodical) records

Research files, correspondence, and other office files of The Chicago Reporter, an investigative monthly periodical published by the Community Renewal Society beginning in 1972 that identifies, analyzes and reports on the social, economic, and political issues of metropolitan Chicago with a speci...

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Chicago social services photographs, [ca. 1954-1966]

Photographs of activities of various religious groups, social service agencies, and civil rights organizations in Chicago, especially on the city's South Side, Southeast Side, and West Side during the 1960s. Photographers mainly worked with social service organizations based in various neighborho...

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