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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...


Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...


Jewish Home for the Aged photographs from the 1950s and 1960s, 1950-1969.

Relating to the residents, staff and activities of the Orthodox Jewish Home for the Aged, Beth Moshav Z'Keinim, of Chicago (Ill.) in the 1950s-1960s. Subjects include religious ceremonies, therapy for the residents and dedication ceremonies for the 1960s addition to the Home.

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Leonidas H. Berry papers, 1879-1994

Biographical materials, correspondence, reports, published articles, newsletters, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, administrative documents, and other papers of Leonidas H. Berry, a Chicago African American gastroenterologist. The materials relate to various aspect...

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North Side Cooperative Ministry records, 1961-1972

The North Side Cooperative Ministry, formally organized in 1963, was a non-profit cooperative ministry composed of eight Protestant denominations concerned with such issues as racial discrimination in housing, day care facilities, mental health services, neighborhood public schools, and the Vietn...

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St. Bernard Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1881-1991.

This fonds consists of the records created and received by St. Bernard Hospital between its foundation in 1903 and 1991. Records predating 1903 also can be found in the fonds, in the form of real property records created prior to 1903 and given to the Sisters or Father Murray at the time of purch...

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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...