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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...


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 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 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 Youth Centers records

Board meeting minutes of the Chicago Youth Centers.

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Children's Memorial Hospital support groups' records

Auxiliary Board minutes (1908-14, 1921-50), Dept. of Nursing and School of Pediatric Nursing reports (1932, 1940-46), Social Service Committee minutes (1911-15, 1935-52), news clippings (1920-43, 1950-77), press releases (1965-77), and other files of Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) s...


The Commons, An Institute of the Independent Sector (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, reports, minutes, project proposals, grant applications, and topical files of The Commons: An Institute of the Independent Sector, which was sponsored by several religious denominations. Materials were compiled by Alan Anderson, a director of the organization, in 16 loose-leaf not...

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Emerson House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, clippings, newsletters, minutes, constitution, by-laws, lists of directors, brochures, handbook, black and white photographs of Emerson House, a settlement house and community service organization located at 645 N. Wood Street in Chicago, which merged with the Chicago Commons Asso...


Foundation for Developmentally Disabled Children records, 1929-1991, bulk 1945-1988

Meeting minutes, financial records, committee reports, newsletters, correspondence, publicity and fundraising materials, scrapbooks, and other records of the Foundation for Developmentally Disabled Children (FDDC) and its predecessor organizations affiliated with Michael Reese Hospital i...

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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...


John Howard Association records [manuscript], 1898-1976, bulk 1920-1976

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, topical files, speeches, press releases, and other records of the John Howard Association (JHA), a Chicago-based penal reform organization focused on jail and prison conditions within Illinois along with some studies concerning other U.S. priso...


Louise Hadduck DeKoven Bowen collection

Scrapbooks (4 v.; 13 1/2 x 16 in.) compiled in honor of Mrs. Bowen, a Chicago social reformer and philanthropist, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other printed materials, photographs, and other items relating to her views on the social evils of her time and her conce...


Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago Section records, 1899-1973, bulk 1920-1970

Meeting minutes, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, periodicals, newsletters, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, directories, manuals, scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Chicago Section, a community servic...


National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago Section, visual materials

Black-and-white and color photographic prints, black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, and printed matter related to the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Chicago Section, a community service organization. Images depict the activities of the organization, primarily between the 194...

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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...


Northwestern University Settlement Association records

Consists primarily of materials received by the Northwestern University Settlement Association from various organizations, including the Chicago Council of Social Agencies (later the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago), the Chicago Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers, the East...


Uhlich Children's Home records, 1867-1987, bulk 1919-1958

Ledgers, bound and unbound, containing records relating to the founding, residents, staff, finances, and administration of the Uhlich Children's Home, a private institution caring for Chicago children who had lost their parents or whose parents could not care for them adequately. The col...

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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...


West Side Christian Parish (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1945-1968, bulk 1952-1962

Scrapbooks, questionnaires, interviews, meeting minutes, reports, speeches, press releases, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other records related to the West Side Christian Parish (WSCP), an interdenominational religious and social service organization....


Wieboldt Foundation (Chicago, Ill.) records

Meeting minutes (1921-1950), financial records, newsclipping scrapbook, and grant project files (ca. 1921-1980) of the Wieboldt Foundation (Chicago, Ill.) concerning its support for social service work by various non-profit organizations, primarily related to children and to community development...

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