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Beverly-Morgan Park Collection, 1884-2002

Beverly is Chicago's Commnity Area 72, 12 miles south of the Loop, and Morgan Park is Community Area 75, 13 miles south of the Loop. The materials in this collection document the evolution of these related communities physically, politically and socially from 1884 to 2002. Of note is the material...

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Brenetta Howell Barrett Papers

A lifelong Chicagoan, Brenetta Howell Barrett was a leader and political activist in West Side community organizations. She served in the mayoral administrations of Harold Washington and Eugene Sawyer. Active in housing, environmental and civil liberties issues, she was also involved in community...

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Calumet Region Community Collection, 1850-1990.

This collection consists of an initial accession and four supplements. Initial accession: Series I: Biographical Data, 1850-1972 ; Series II: Business Establishments, 1890-1974 ; Series III: Religious Institution Records, 1905-1972 ; Series V: Community Historical Sketches and Newsclippings, 1868...

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Democratic National Convention Records, 1965, 1968

The majority of this collection details the events of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, with some information about the protests and police response that occurred alongside the campaign to choose a democratic candidate for president.

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Fern Gayden Papers, 1824-2007


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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Illinois State Representative records, 1957-1976

The collection reflects Harold Washington's activities while he was a State Representative in the Illinois General Assembly, most notably his work on the following legislation: Consumer Credit Reform Act of 1965, the Witness Protection Act of 1972, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Law of 1...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Development Sub-Cabinet records, 1983-1987

The collection documents the activities of the Development Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records consist primarily of files of the Mayoral Liaison Benjamin Reyes and his two assistants, Shelley Sandow and Juanita Burris, and the Departments that reported t...

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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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John T. McCutcheon Cartoons, 1901-[194-].

This collection contains 79 original pen and ink cartoons on illustration board dating from 1901 through the early 1940s. The bulk of these were created during McCutcheon's time with the Chicago Tribune from 1903-1946. The subjects of the cartoons range from local to international events and issu...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...

People for Community Recovery Archives

People for Community Recovery (PCR) is a community organization located in the Chicago Housing Authority's Altgeld Gardens project on Chicago's far Southeast Side. Founded in 1979 by Altgeld Gardens resident Hazel Johnson, PCR demanded cleanup of toxic waste surrounding the community and pressed ...

Republican National Convention Records, 1958-1960 (Bulk date, 1960)

This collection details the events, speeches and candidates of the 1960 Republican National Convention in Chicago, held to choose a Republican presidential candidate.

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Steve Askin papers.

The Steve Askin Papers span from 1969-1984 and document Harold Washington's unsuccessful attempt to secure the Democratic nomination for Mayor in 1977, and several speeches he gave as U.S. Congressman during the early 1980s. In addition to these files there are copies of Harold Washington's "Red ...

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