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Abortion Rights Association of Illinois records, 1963-1976

The records of Illinois Citizens for the Medical Control of Abortion, later the Abortion Rights Association of Illinois document their efforts to change Illinois abortion law in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Adele Heineman collection, 1908

Adele Heineman, a Swedish American, taught nursing classes at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago in the early 1900s. This collection consists of two postcards.

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Albert Mindlin photograph album, [ca. 1900-1925]

Photograph album assembled by Albert Mindlin, a Chicago dentist, showing scenes of family life, with special emphasis on children and recreational gatherings at parks and beaches. Sporting activities that appear in the images include swimming, rowing, tennis, and bicycling. Also includes some dom...

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Alice Hamilton collection, 1913-1995

This collection includes published material by Alice Hamilton, newspaper clippings regarding her career, a commemorative U.S. postage stamp, and a book review of Barbara Sicherman's biography. Correspondence with Nicolette Malone, Lea D. Taylor, Russell Ward Ballard, and Francesca Molinaro is als...

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American Women's Voluntary Services visual materials

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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Anne Zimmerman papers, 1942-2003

Collection includes material from Anne Zimmerman’s career in Montana, California, and Illinois, including her years at Loyola University in Chicago. It includes documents from her involvement with the California State Nurses’ Association (CSNA, now the CNA), the Illinois Nurses’ Association (INA)...

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Bertha Van Hoosen papers, 1931-1960

Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen was the first female faculty member of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She experimented with the use of scopolamine-morphine anesthesia in surgery and received the highest score in the 1913 Civil Service Board examinations for gynecological staff at Cook Coun...

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Boston system of dentistry negative collection, ca. 1930s.

Activities and structures relating to the Boston system of dentistry as practiced in Chicago. Includes interiors: scenes of waiting rooms, dentists and a female attendant working with patients and a tooth extraction. Also includes exteriors of offices at 412 E. 47th Street, 6306 and 6311 S. Halst...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Thomas Hocker, 1987-1988.

Documentary photographs of the Hispanic population in East Chicago (Ind.). People are shown eating; working as laborers or repairing cars; participating in recreational activities, such as parades and weight training; in an operating room; and at a wedding.

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Chicago Area Pharmacy Photograph Collection, 1955

This collection of 35 mm color slides of Chicago and suburban drugstores was created by an unidentified photographer in 1955. It depicts pharmacies in various Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. This collection was donated by Dr. Richard J. Anzalone, an alumnus of the College of Pharmacy, and reti...

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The Chicago Community Trust collection of visual materials, 1893-1959, bulk 1910-1939.

Visual materials primarily relating to the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund, a Chicago philanthropic organization which merged into The Chicago Community Trust in 1961. Subjects include adult and children's programs, including the Open-Air Schools, 1910-1918; parent nutrition training, social wo...


Chicago Council on Community Nursing photograph collection, [ca. 1960s]

Primarily unidentified photographs of council affairs, plus many photos of nurses at work in hospitals and in the field.

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Chicago Council on Community Nursing records, 1919-1971

Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial reports, policies and procedures, academic papers, speeches, training materials, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Chicago Council on Community Nursing (CCCN) and its predecessor, the Central Council on Nursing Education. Most of ...

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Chicago Department of Health photograph collection, 1984-1987.

Primarily public relation photographs of department activities. Includes pictures of Mayor Harold Washington and Health Commissioner Lonnie C. Edwards while public speaking, or participating at events such as the department anniversary. Includes a few scenes at department administered clinics--a ...

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Chicago Hearing Society photograph collection, 1910-1982.

Over 300 images that chronicle the history of the Chicago Hearing Society (CHS), which include various activities (bazaars, costume parties, plays and other entertainment productions, camping trips, CHS anniversaries, etc.), lipreading classes from ca. 1938 to ca. 1973 taught by Torrey and other ...

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Chicago Heart Association. Records, 1918-1950

The Chicago Heart Association Records comprise three linear feet of files containing mainly off-prints, typescripts and pamphlets collected by the Association for distribution to the public. Some correspondence is also included. The material essentially deals with the topics of heart disease, con...

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Chicago neighborhoods glass negative collection, ca.1890's, bulk 1895.

Primarily images of small businesses in Chicago neighborhoods taken by an unknown photographer, ca. 1895. Many of the photographs show the people who owned or were employed in these businesses. Included are views of grocery stores, barrooms, commercial laundries, barbershops, restaurants, pharmac...

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Chicago Nursing Students Collection, 1922-1993

This collection holds small collections of nursing education materials from nursing students.

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Chicago Psychological Association. Records, 1924-1989

Founded in 1924. The Chicago Psychological Club changed its name to Chicago Psychological Association in 1979. Typed, mimeographed, printed, and handwritten material, including minutes, conferences, bylaws, and other records.

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Chicago School of Nursing Collection, 1905-1921

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Chicago Veteran Druggists' Association Records, 1839-1967

The Chicago Veteran Druggists’ Association (commonly abbreviated as CVDA) was a social and pharmaceutical organization founded by Thomas Nevins Jamieson in 1898. This collection documents the history of the CVDA, with some documentation of its sister organizations in Minnesota.

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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...


Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials

Primarily photoprints of Afro-Americans collected during Barnett's career as founder and director of the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (1919-1964), some images photographed by Gordon Parks. Includes Black events and significant personalities in diverse fields supplied to the ANP for distri...


Cook County School of Nursing records, 1883-1981

The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. CCSN emerged out of two pressing factors: the need to provide continued n...

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