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Chicago African American and Latino newspapers microfilm collection.
The issues from 40 different newspapers chosen for this Illinois Newspaper Project (INP) derive from neighborhood and independent African American and Latino papers in the Chicago area. The newspapers on these reels complement the runs of newspapers held by Chicago Public Library. The originals a...
Chicago Press Club Records, 1880-1987
The Chicago Press Club existed from 1880 to 1987 as a meeting place for journalists. The collection consists of the official newsletter of the Club, minutes of the Board of Governors' meetings 1949-1987, guest books of club visitors, miscellaneous records and portraits of Club Presidents by Chica...
Collections on Rev. Clay Evans.
The Collections on Rev. Clay Evans brings together materials related to Rev. Clay Evans and Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church during the 50-year span of his leadership from 1950-2000. These materials reflect member involvement in choirs, clubs, committees and community service opportunities fo...
Englewood Newspaper Collection, 1878-1934.
Newspapers published in the Englewood neighborhood.
John T. McCutcheon Cartoons, 1901-[194-].
This collection contains 79 original pen and ink cartoons on illustration board dating from 1901 through the early 1940s. The bulk of these were created during McCutcheon's time with the Chicago Tribune from 1903-1946. The subjects of the cartoons range from local to international events and issu...
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...
Max Meier Papers, 1906-1947
This collection documents Max Meier's 1947 exhibit of Chicago playbills, programs and scrapbooks at the Chicago Public Library. Collection includes photographs and clippings, as well as examples of Meier s correspondence.
Rev. Clay Evans archive.
The Rev. Clay Evans Archive spans his 50 years of pastoral leadership at Chicago's Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church that he founded in 1950, and beyond his retirement in 2000. His ministry reached into the larger community with the What a Fellowship Hour broadcasts, gospel choir performances ...
South Shore Newspaper Collection, 1894-1982.
The collection contains issues of 13 newspapers related to the South Shore neighborhood.
Theater portrait and clipping files, 1894-1945.
Collection consists of portraits and clippings relating to actors, actresses, dancers, singers and vaudeville performers who performed on Chicago stages as well as in New York, London and smaller venues across the United States and Europe.
Theater Scrapbooks "10-13", 1900-1928.
Materials include photographs and portraits clipped from sources such as newspapers, periodicals and programs, as well as parts of programs themselves, newspaper articles and reviews.