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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 collection of visual materials, [ca. 1950-1960]

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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Hans Mattick papers

Correspondence, reports, and other files of Hans W. Mattick, a Chicago sociologist; topical files on criminal justice; and records of studies he directed, especially the Illinois Selective Service Felon Project (1950-53, re. World War II era), the Chicago Youth Development Project (1958-1966), an...

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Hixon family papers

Correspondence, wedding book, financial information, appraisal inventories, scrapbooks, notebooks, and other papers relating to Frank P. and Alice Green Hixon. Mr. Hixon was a Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Chicago. Mrs. Hixon w...

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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...


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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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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National Association of Social Workers, Chicago Area District records, 1921-1978.

Correspondence, reports, minutes, and topical files from the offices of the Illinois Chapter and of the Chicago Area District (also known as the Chicago Area Chapter) of the National Association of Social Workers and its predecessor, the Chicago Chapter of the American Association of Social Worke...

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Visiting Nurse Association records, 1898-1997.

The Visiting Nurse Association North collection spans the years from 1898 to 1997 and documents the history and activities of the organization. The collection has been divided into 7 series and consists of organizational materials, newspaper clippings, Evanston Hospital Corporation/Evanston North...

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YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago collection of visual materials, [ca. 1860-1962, bulk 1890-1959]

Visual materials that chronicle the initial years and subsequent growth of the YMCA, a social service organization in the Chicago metropolitan area. Subjects include staff members (individual and groups); annual meetings; program activities for adults, teens and children; camps in service includi...

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