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AIDS Pastoral Care Network video recording [videorecording], 1995.

Color video of the May 29, 1995, Memorial Day Liturgy for persons affected by HIV/AIDS at St. Clements Church in Chicago, sponsored by AIDS Pastoral Care Network. The service was held at St. Clements Church, located at 642 West Deming Street in the Lakeview area of Chicago.

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Anthony Sorrentino papers, part 1 and part 2

Part 1 contains biographical materials, correspondence, articles, manuscripts, reports, studies, minutes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and other papers of Anthony Sorrentino, a Chicago sociologist, scholar, and civic leader of Italian descent. Included are articles and reports wri...


Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago records

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial and fund raising records concerning the Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago's efforts to promote racial justice within the Archdiocese of Chicago (Ill.), the Roman Catholic Church, and in society in general. Topics include specific instances of r...

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Chicago Police Department Red Squad and related records

Card indexes; files containing reports and correspondence about persons and organizations investigated as possible political subversives, scattered photographs, and some materials created by the persons or organizations under investigation, such as newsletters, brochures, and correspondence; plus...

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Chicago Women's Graphics Collective posters

Two- and multi-color handprinted posters (19), many silkscreened, created by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective supporting the work and mission of its parent organization, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. Some posters advertise Union events, but most consist of graphic and written messa...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union photographs, 1968-1977.

Images related to the Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU). Activities and issues the group was involved with included equal job treatment and wages for women, abortion rights, women's heath, a legal clinic for women, rape project, graphics collective, and publications, such as "Womankind," CW...


Chicago Women's Liberation Union records

Correspondence, memos, committee minutes, membership lists, announcements, position papers, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, which was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization building on a multi-issue women's lib...

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E.R.A. Central (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1970-1976

The E.R.A. Central records consist of staff correspondence, incoming letters (for and against the E.R.A.), minutes, memoranda, reports, news clippings and background materials, mailing lists, some pamphlets, and stray issues of newsletters. These materials accumulated by E.R.A. Central h...

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Estelle Carol materials on the Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) poster and phonograph record. Founded in 1969, the CWLU was a radical feminist organization. The 1972 record album features The Chicago Women's Liberation Rock Band and The New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band. Chicago Women's Graphic Collective created t...


Frank W. McCulloch papers

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...


Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty records, 1963-1986, bulk 1976-1980

Correspondence, research about individuals facing the death penalty, pamphlets, flyers, booklets, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty, an association of non-profit organizations that educated the public about and lobbied against capi...

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Illinois Defender Project records, 1964-1976, bulk 1972-1974

Surveys, questionnaires, interviews, correspondence, notes, grant applications, reports, survey tallies, newsletters, standards, manuals, publications, and other records of the Illinois Defender Project, a project to improve the legal representation of indigent defendants in the criminal appeals ...

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John Howard Association records [manuscript], 1898-1976, bulk 1920-1976

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, topical files, speeches, press releases, and other records of the John Howard Association (JHA), a Chicago-based penal reform organization focused on jail and prison conditions within Illinois along with some studies concerning other U.S. priso...


John Howard Association visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and black-and-white and color 16mm moving image film related to the John Howard Association and penal reform. Film titles include, "The Odds Against" (1966), "The Revolving Door" (1968), and "Drug Abuse" (1970); most photographs are unidentified.

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Joyce A. Hughes papers, 1968-1983, bulk 1979-1983

Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregat...

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Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities collection of visual materials, 1967-1982, bulk 1967-1975

Black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 1059), photographic prints (383) and contact sheets (76); color transparencies (238) and photographic prints (4) depicting the activities of the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities (LCMOC) and affiliated organizations...

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Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities records, part 1

Correspondence, financial statements, fundraising items, annual reports, audio recordings, by-laws, historical information, memoranda, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters, legal documents, and fliers of the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, LCMOC, relative to it...


Madeline Wallin Sikes papers

Correspondence, minutes, monographs, reports, recommendations, handbills, newsclippings, notes, poems, and other papers of Madeline Wallin Sikes, a Chicago teacher and clubwoman and wife of George Cushing Sikes. Includes correspondence with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Wallin, and material...


Max Naiman papers, 1923-1975

Correspondence and career papers of Max R. Naiman, and a much larger lot of topical files that contain reports, fliers, brochures, mailings, and some correspondence relating to Naiman's role as a lawyer and staff member of the International Labor Defense (ILD); and to his participation or interes...


Northwest Community Organization (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, committee minutes, topical files, newsclippings, and announcements (some in Spanish) from the administrative office of the Northwest Community Organization (NCO), a coalition of community organizations on the North and Northwest Sides of Chicago. Included are a...


Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Red Squad Chicago court case collection of open files

Legal documents, reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to the legal cases assembled against the Chicago Police Department's Surveillance Unit, commonly known as the Red Squad, for its surveillance of alleged political subversives and persons engaging in leftist poli...


Saul Alinsky papers

Copy of speech by Saul Alinsky delivered to the Association of Community Councils of Chicago at 1957 annual meeting.

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Thelma Kirkpatrick Wheaton papers

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, newsletters, meeting minutes, flyers, brochures, and other papers of Thelma Kirkpatrick Wheaton, a Chicago (Ill.) social worker and civil right activist. Materials mostly relate to religious, educational, and civil rights organizations in which Wheaton pa...