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Alison True - Chicago Reader Records, 1979-2007, 1979-2007

Administrative files of Chicago Reader editor Alison True, including production notes, letters, photographs, style manuals, surveys, and a collection of monographs by Reader contributors (both on staff and freelance). Also includes a box of materials realting to the proposed redesign of the paper...

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August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)

This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, news clippings, publications, memos, mailing lists, wage information, union contract and union label use negotiations, union election material, and grievances related to August Sallas and his positions within the C...

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Ben Meyers papers

Correspondence, affidavits, and other legal papers related to Ben Meyer's work as a lawyer for various labor unions, mainly the Chicago Newspaper Guild in its strike (1935-1940) against the Hearst newspapers in Chicago; for unions on strike against the Goldblatt Bros. (Goldblatt Brothers) departm...

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Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942

Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the

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Chicago Daily Journal records

Advertising ledgers (1924-1928), profit and loss ledgers (1910-1928), and other ledgers (1920-1928) of the Chicago Daily Journal newspaper. The collection also includes 3 receipts issued to John Thompson, 1847-1849.

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, [ca. 1901-1973]

Collection of black and white photographic negatives created by staff photographers of the Chicago Daily News. Primarily contains images of events, people, and activities in the Chicago area as well as national events that held a local interest. Topics include civic ceremonies, public demonstrati...

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Chicago Express (newspaper) operating records

Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, fliers, and other administrative records of Chicago Express, a counter-culture newspaper published weekly or biweekly from 1972 to 1974 by Shoestring Publishing Corporation. Materials chiefly pertain to the buying and selli...

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Chicago Journalism Review records

Office files of the organization that published the Chicago Journalism Review, a monthly magazine that critiqued Chicago press coverage of such controversial events as the 1968 riots around the Democratic National Convention and other Chicago area and national topics.

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Chicago Newspaper Guild records

Correspondence, minutes, strike bulletins, agreements, contracts, and other working files of the Chicago Newspaper Guild (1934-1971). Many papers relate to strikes against the Hearst newspapers.

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Chicago Reader collection of visual materials, [ca. 1973-1995].

Black-and-white (400) and color (2) photographic prints, printed materials (33), and videotapes (2) that accompanied press releases sent to The Reader, an alternative weekly newspaper based in Chicago (Ill.). Events pictured include the Oz Park Festival, CELEBRATE on State Street, the Chicago Pub...

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Chicago Reader Records, 1971-2000

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the

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Chicago Seed (newspaper) records

Sundry mailings, underground press announcements and brochures, a few letters, and other office files of Seed Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Seed, an alternative newspaper. Topics include the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, rights of...


Chicago Tribune strike collection

Flyers, informational handouts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting agendas, stickers, and other materials related to the Chicago Tribune strike, ca. 1985-1987. Most of the materials are from the perspective of the strikers; however, two manuals on techniques to respond to strikes are in...


Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 records

Constitution, bylaws, minute books, membership records, financial records, office files of correspondence and contract negotiations, and scrapbooks of printed matter and clippings, documenting the activities of the union, especially between the 1930s and 1950s, with some lists covering the years ...


Claude A. Barnett papers

Correspondence, clippings, reports, minutes, speeches, and financial records of Claude Albert Barnett, the director of the Associated Negro Press (ANP); news releases of the ANP (1928-1964) and of the World News Service (1961-1963). Topics include African American newspapers and journalists; coll...


David Davis papers, 1815-1964

Primarily copies of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, pamphlets, and newsclippings relating to Davis family matters or to Davis's career as a lawyer; a judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1848-1862; Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

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Emmett Dedmon papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, meeting minutes, and other personal and professional papers of Emmett Dedmon, author and newspaper editor for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily News. Also included are eleven scrapbooks that consist mostly of newspaper clippings. Topics include Ded...


Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.


Geringer family papers, 1842-1986

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel documents, and other papers, some written in Czech, of August Geringer, Rudolph Jaromir Psenka, Vlasta Adele Vraz, and Victor Edgar Vraz. Included are Geringer's birth and baptismal certificates and numerous clippings from Czech publications, likely inc...

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Horatio Winslow Seymour Papers, 1867-1948

Editorial columns, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, three photographs, and family materials from publisher and editorial writer Horatio Winslow Seymour.

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Interviews with Chicago journalists by Medill School of Journalism students

Interviews with newspaper, radio, and television journalists, reporters, and columnists; interviewed by students of Professor Richard A. Schwarzlose at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in Evanston (Ill.). Most of the men and women interviewed were based in Chicago (Ill.) when...

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Ivan Molek papers, 1900-1980

Correspondence between Ivan Molek, other Slovenian Americans, and people in Slovenia; typescripts of writings by Ivan Molek as well as essays, articles, short stories, poetry, and other works that he translated from Slovenian into English; pamphlets and books about Slovenians and Slovenian Americ...

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Jack Star papers, 1968-1994

Research material, clippings, publications, correspondence, article drafts, photographs, audio cassette tapes, and other papers of Jack Star, a Chicago magazine journalist for several publishers, including the Chicago Tribune Magazine, Chicago (magazine) and Look Magazine. A majority of ...

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James A. Mulligan papers

Correspondence, telegrams, student notebook, letterpress copy book, account books, journal (1862-1863), order books, and other papers by, to, or about James A. Mulligan, a Civil War army officer, Chicago lawyer, and journalist. Topics include Irish Americans, Catholics, Democratic politics, Mulli...