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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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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials, 1890-1969, bulk 1920-1969.

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...


Guide to Civic Federation Records

The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate...

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Guide to the Quentin Young Papers, 1937-2013

The Quentin Young papers consist of 47 boxes, and contain a wide variety of papers relating to Young's personal life and the organizations he was affiliated with. Since the 1960's, Young has been an advocate for progressive policy reform in medicine, having founded both the Medical Committee for ...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Finance and Administration Sub-Cabinet records, 1979-1988

The collection documents the activities of the Finance and Administration Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this collection are from the offices of Lucille R. Dobbins, Assistant to the Mayor for Finance and Administration and Kevin A. Price, Fiscal ...

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Illinois League of Women Voters and Cook County League of Women Voters records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, and other records created and/or collected by the Illinois League of Women Voters and the Cook County League of Women Voters, both nonpartisan political organizations. Materials relate to the organizations' activities in the areas of health care, housin...


Lawrence Jacques photograph collection, ca. 1930-1949.

Primarily includes images relating to medical treatments, such as physicians and nurses engaged in surgery. Many images relating to the Republic Steel Strike. A few images show police officers, politicians, children, and persons engaged in photograph development. Other images show office interior...

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League of Women Voters of Cook County records, Bulk, 1950-1980

The collection contains minutes of Board of Directors' annual meetings, correspondence, programs, studies, memoranda, pamphlets, annual reports, and surveys from 1923 until the present. The materials pertain to such issues as corrections, housing, health care, elections, the environment, and the ...

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Roland V. Libonati papers

Correspondence with friends and political constituents; copies of speeches, reports, drafts of legislation, and appointment books; reference files containing newsclippings, letters, and brochures on various civic and political organizations, and other papers of Roland Victor Libonati, a Chicago l...

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Virgil J. Vogel Research and Personal Papers, 1941-1993

Writings and research material on American Indian place names and other subjects relating to Native Americans of the Chicago author and professor Virgil J. Vogel. Also includes newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and a few photographs.

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