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Alliance to End Repression records, 1969-1986.

Correspondence, memos, announcements, meeting minutes, topical files, and constituent organization files of the Chicago-based Alliance to End Repression, a fifty-member consortium of churches, labor unions, human relations, and community groups, concerned with issues such as opposition to the dea...

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Charlotte E. Senechalle papers, 1950-2001, bulk 1950-1990

Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regar...


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.

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Elmer Lynn Williams papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, autobiographical data, photographs, radio scripts, etc. of Elmer Lynn Williams, a Chicago minister. The materials chiefly relate to Williams' work against corruption and vice in Chicago, including information on his magazine Lightnin', the bombing of his house...

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Guide to the Harry Olson (1867-1935) Papers, 1906-1940

The Harry Olson Papers date from 1906 to 1940, and include biographical, correspondence, and subject files, with correspondence comprising the bulk of the series. This series represents the surviving portion of a larger body of papers, half of which were irretrievably damaged by mold, damp, and v...

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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 ...

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New World Resource Center (Chicago, Ill.) records, ca. 1965-1980, bulk 1971-1976

Correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, newspaper clippings, newsletter, pamphlets, book lists for prisoners, and other administrative records of the New World Resource Center, a non-profit, left-wing bookstore and meeting space in Chicago. The majority of the collection consists ...


Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...

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Photographic prints made by staff of the Chicago Daily News, ca. 1932-1970.

Photographic prints made by the Chicago Daily News staff, primarily showing people and events in Chicago (Ill.). Events include air and rail accidents, demonstrations, exhibitions, and political events. People include artists, entertainers, government employees, police, and politicians. Also incl...

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Project IRENE records, 1990-2012.

The records of Project IRENE span the years from 1990 to 2012 and consist mainly of project/subject files, reports, and some organizational records such as correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Subjects include women and welfare, Illinois State Government, temporary Aid f...


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...


Richard E. Friedman papers, 1970-1971

Correspondence, speech transcripts, materials relating to media relations, research files, newspaper clippings, and other papers primarily relating to Richard E. Friedman's 1971 campaign in the April general election against incumbent Richard J. Daley to become mayor of Chicago. Also inc...

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Roland Hansen collection of visual materials, ca. 1938-1949.

Primarily original cartoons and drawings, which were executed by Hansen while he was a student at Chicago's Lane Technical High School and later during his employ by the Chicago Daily News. Includes comic illustrations for the school newspaper or yearbook regarding school activities and organizat...


Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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William F. Kruse papers

Scrapbooks, biographical material, newspaper clippings, World War II trade documents, correspondence, and research files of William F. Kruse, relating to his roles as director of the Young People's Department of the Socialist Party's national office and national secretary of the Young People's So...

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