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Adena Miller Rich papers, 1905-1961

After Jane Addams' death in 1935, Adena Miller Rich took over the position of head resident of Hull House. The Adena Miller Rich papers include Hull House records, official correspondence, letters, memos, memorial services, statistical reports, Board of Trustees papers, membership lists, events a...

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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago records, 1928-1975

The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago was established in 1924 and incorporated in 1925 as the Chicago Forum Council. The purpose was "to promote understanding and good will by bringing people of different groups into friendly association with each other for discussion of problems related...

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Bethlehem Howell Neighborhood Center collection, 1894-1969

Bethlehem Center and Howell House were church-related neighborhood houses serving the Pilsen area on the Near West Side. They provided religious, social services, and personal welfare assistance to an immigrant community composed predominantly of Bohemians, Poles, and Czechs. The two centers coop...

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Cathedral Shelter of Chicago records, 1921-1970

The Cathedral Shelter was established in 1919 as a social service agency of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. The collection consists of annual reports, case files, correspondence, by-laws, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, and published material pertaining to the operation ...

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Catholic Charities collection, 1940-1950

Catholic Charities is a network of charitable organizations in the United States consisting of more than 1,600 community based organizations, often sponsored by the local Roman Catholic religious hierarchy. The Catholic Charities Collection consists of two extensive reports regarding activities i...

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Charitable Institutions collection, 1871-1897

The Charitable Institutions collection reflects an array of charitable work throughout the state of Illinois during the late 19th century. Materials primarily include annual and biennial reports, legislative reports, and constitutions.

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Doug Dobmeyer papers, 1978-2008

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Edith and Grace Abbott collection, 1909-1951

Edith and Grace Abbott lived at Hull-House and were founders of the Immigrants' Protective League. The Edith and Grace Abbott collection consists of articles, book reviews, newspaper clippings, yearbook, letters, memorials, reports, addresses, and writings.

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Elizabeth Breckinridge papers, 1950-1979

This collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, memoranda, and printed material documenting Elizabeth Breckinridge's career as a social worker and advocate for the aged. Much of the material was gathered in preparation for the White House Conference on Aging of 1961.

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Elsie P. Wolcott papers, 1906-1933

Elsie P. Wolcott was a social worker in Chicago and part of the larger circle of social reformers and activists surrounding Jane Addams. Wolcott studied under Edith Abbott at the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy. She researched practical problems faced by poor families such as food prese...

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Esther Loeb Kohn papers, Bulk, 1920-1965

Esther Loeb Kohn (1875-1965) was a Hull-House resident, social reformer and lobbyist for progressive child labor laws in Illinois. The collection contains personal correspondence, clippings and photographs as well as records of Chicago area social service agencies including the Immigrants Protect...

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Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago records, 1882-1980

The collection contains records from the Society's founding in 1882 to the present. The materials include the constitution and bylaws, reports, minutes, correspondence, financial and legal records, membership lists, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings and programs. The Ethical Humanist...

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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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Gudrun Rom papers, 1957-1966

From 1909, until about 1912, Chicago social worker Gudrun S. Rom was a caseworker with United Charities. She then worked for the Bureau of Public Welfare, the Juvenile Protective Association, and the Juvenile Court before returning to United Charities in 1918 to work in the Near North Side distri...

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HOSPITES: American Social Workers Hospitality Group collection, 1933-1935

HOSPITES was established in 1933 to render assistance to German social work colleagues, both Jewish and Christian. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, receipts, Executive Committee meeting minutes, and a report.

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Ione A. Du Val collection, 1937-1965

The Ione Du Val Collection contain published reports on jobs and housing, several items related to Chicago author Studs Terkel, and a 1945 radio broadcast.

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Louise Cottrell collection, 1918-1958

Louise Cottrell was a social worker with the Evanston Hospital Association's Social Service Department. This collection contains minutes, articles, speeches, programs and pamphlets regarding social work, unmarried mothers, adoption and the Eastland Disaster relief effort.

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Malvin Morton papers, 1939-1976

Malvin Morton combined a talent for writing with an interest in people in her career in public relations for social welfare organizations. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, radio scripts, annual reports, conference programs, newsletters, brochures, repr...

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Mary Hastings Bradley papers, 1903-1976

The collection contains correspondence, notebooks, diaries, clippings, photographs, published and unpublished writing, speeches, and subject files. The materials pertain to Bradley's travels in Africa, the Second World War in Europe, Chicago social and philanthropic organizations, and Bradley's c...

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North Side Cooperative Ministry records, 1961-1972

The North Side Cooperative Ministry, formally organized in 1963, was a non-profit cooperative ministry composed of eight Protestant denominations concerned with such issues as racial discrimination in housing, day care facilities, mental health services, neighborhood public schools, and the Vietn...

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Russell Ward Ballard papers, 1917-1971

Social worker and teacher, Russell Ward Ballard served as Head Resident of Hull-House between 1943 and 1962. The collection contains correspondence, case histories, clippings, photographs, annual reports, speeches.

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Sophonisba Breckinridge collection, 1912-1940s

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Sophonisba Breckinridge (1866-1948) was a welfare worker who led the social work education movement in the United States. Breckinridge graduated from Wellesley College in 1888 and continued her studies in law and political science at the University of ...

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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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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee collection, 1960-1965

The collection consists of the records of the Chicago SNCC Freedom Center, a local branch which was developed in order to establish programs attacking poverty and poor housing conditions, and to create community action projects and youth council programs. It includes mimeographed correspondence, ...

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