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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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Charles A. Davis Papers

Charles Davis was a journalist, a public relations specialist and an entrepreneur. During the 1940s, he served as the leading political reporter for the Chicago Defender. In the 1960s, he was one of the founders of the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations. Davis was director of the Nat...

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Chicago African American and Latino newspapers microfilm collection.

The issues from 40 different newspapers chosen for this Illinois Newspaper Project (INP) derive from neighborhood and independent African American and Latino papers in the Chicago area. The newspapers on these reels complement the runs of newspapers held by Chicago Public Library. The originals a...

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City Lit Theater Company records.

The City Lit Theater Company Records include scripts, programs, reviews, photographs, slides, administrative records, marketing materials, box office reports, correspondence, touring and outreach papers, Board of Directors notes and set drawings.

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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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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet records, 1981-1989

The collection documents the activities of the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this series consist primarily of the files of Robert L. Anderson, Howard Stanback and the departments that reported to the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet. Th...

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Harper Theatre Records, 1959-1971

Hyde Park Herald publisher, Bruce Sagan renovated and reopened the Harper Theater as a playhouse, dance and music venue in 1964. The Harper Theater Records include administrative records, correspondence, clippings and promotional materials highlighting theater and music performances during the 19...

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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...

Northlight Theatre Records, 1975-2000

Includes reviews and clippings, programs, press releases, promotional materials, posters and prompt scripts. The collection also includes playwright and play title indexes.

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Stage Left Theatre Records, 1986-2001

Includes reviews, programs, press releases, correspondence, photgraphs, promotional material, play schedules, mailing lists, subscription series, group sales, news clippings, and posters.

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