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Archibald J. Carey papers

Correspondence and other papers relating to Carey's activities as a lawyer, politician, and alderman (1947-1955) of the 3rd ward in Chicago; member (1955-1961) of the President's Committee on Government Employment Policy; and pastor of Quinn Chapel (African Methodist Episcopal Church). Collection...

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Elam, Melissia-Lauretta Peyton Papers

The Melissia Elam-Lauretta Peyton Papers were created from materials found at 4726 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, the former Elam Club Home for Working Girls. The materials were found by Ms. Dolores Easter, who was working on "spring cleaning" of the house for its trustee organization. Near...

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Quinn Chapel Archives, 1870-2006

The oldest African American congregation in Chicago, Quinn Chapel A.M.E. was founded in 1844. The archive includes anniversary books, programs, newsletters, membership registers, financial records and photographs.

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