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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...


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...


Doug Dobmeyer papers, 1978-2008

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Erie Neighborhood House photograph collection, 1908-1966.

Primarily photographs of activities and people of the Erie Neighborhood House, a social service organization located at 1347 West Erie Street in Chicago's near west side community named West Town. Includes interiors and exteriors of facilities, medical service, educational activities and special ...

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Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association General Administrative Records, 1892-1995

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 in a poor, primarily immigrant neighborhood on the near northwest side of Chicago to improve conditions and to help its residents through its clubs and classes, social events, camping programs, and relief and emergency service...


Jane Addams papers

Miscellaneous letters and other documents by and to Jane Addams. Includes the Nobel Prize certificate (1931). Letter to Mrs. Potter Palmer - does not wish her name used in Mrs. Palmer's dealings with Mr. Powderly and the Knights of Labor; unable to have dinner with her, but will be glad to stop b...


Lea Taylor papers

Correspondence, minutes, financial and statistical records, articles, sociological studies, arrangements for speaking engagements, and other papers of Lea Taylor, relating to her career as a social worker and head resident of the Chicago Commons settlement house, founded by her father Graham Tayl...


National Federation of Settlements, Training Center at Hull-House records, 1960-1972

Correspondence, course applications, teaching and survey materials, newsletters, announcements, newspaper clippings, administrative and financial records, reports, publications, and other records of the Training Center at Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.), sponsored by the National Federation of Settlem...


Sidney Lens and Shirley Lens collection of photographs, [ca. 1931-1982]

Materials relating to Sidney Lens and Shirley Lens (Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Lens), consisting primarily of photographs (most removed from albums) of labor organizing events, international travel, and friends; postcards; and some non-graphic material from the Lens' international travels. Photographs f...

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Thyra Edwards papers, 1932-1953

Correspondence, articles, scrapbook with photographs, and other papers of Thyra Edwards, a social worker at the Abraham Lincoln Centre in Chicago, Ill. Included are Edwards' observations on workers' education and social conditions in Europe and her feelings as an African American when tr...

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Urban Preceptorship Program records, 1968-1979

Correspondence, grant applications, class curricula, student files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other records of the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center, which taught medical students, health care pro...


Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, committee and division files, member agency files, annual and other reports, historical summaries, statistical information and printed materials of the Welfare Council relating to the evaluation and coordination of private charities and public health an...