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Chicago Woman's Aid records, 1903-1988
The Young Ladies Aid Society, organized in 1882, was incorporated by the State of Illinois in 1895 and renamed the Chicago Woman's Aid. The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, minutes, and photographs dating from 1903 to 1988.
Citizens Alert records, 1967-2012
Citizens Alert was created in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois as an organization to help victims of police brutality. Since that time, it broadened its role into that of police watchdog group and sought to improve relations between the police and the communities they served.
Edith and Grace Abbott collection, 1909-1951
Edith and Grace Abbott lived at Hull-House and were founders of the Immigrants' Protective League. The Edith and Grace Abbott collection consists of articles, book reviews, newspaper clippings, yearbook, letters, memorials, reports, addresses, and writings.
Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission records, 1954-1968
The Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission was a community organization serving Chicago's central west side neighborhood of Lawndale. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, programs, legal and financial records, clippings, and published material.
Juvenile Protective Association records, 1897-1999
The Juvenile Court Committee was established in Chicago in 1904 by women reformers five years after they organized for the Cook County Juvenile Court. The Juvenile Court Committee offered aid to dependent and delinquent children during the period before the Juvenile Court itself was able to take ...
Miriam Tyler papers, 1935-1968
Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Miriam Tyler worked as a case worker for the Juvenile Protective Association from 1945 to 1955 in the section of the city bordered by Division St. on the north and 45th on the south. Miriam Tyler also lived in the Jane Club for eight years. In 1954, sh...