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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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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 ...


Institute for Juvenile Research (Ill.) life histories collection, ca. 1921-1949, bulk 1929-1933 (partially processed collection)

The IJR records include written life histories compiled by the IJR, primarily dated 1929-1933 (although they range from 1921-1940s), and consisting of interviews with teenagers and young adults, most of whom were confined in Illinois detention facilities. The authors of the 133 life hist...


Lee A. Newell II visual materials, ca. 1986-1996, bulk 1989-1993

Color photographic negatives (approximately 7,200), prints (approximately 5,500), and transparencies (135); black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 300) and prints (52); black-and-white contact sheets (24); and printed material documenting Chicago’s LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bis...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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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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