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Chicago Anti Apartheid Movement collection
The end of the apartheid system was brought about, in part, by groups of people working locally around the globe who fought apartheid by endorsing economic sanctions and company boycotts. What we have broadly termed the “Chicago Anti Apartheid Movement” collection is made up of several local groups’ records. The Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection was assembled through the efforts of
Chicago Area Draft Resisters records
Newsletters, newspaper clippings, publications, fliers, correspondence, testimonials, and other records of the Chicago Area Draft Resisters (CADRE), which opposed the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, especially the U.S. selective services system that drafted men to serve in the armed forces during the war. Materials relate to CADRE's anti-war rallies, publications, legal counseling for draft resisters and conscientious objectors, and
Chicago Area Project photograph collection
Photoprints relating to inner-city neighborhood programs to prevent and treat juvenile delinquency. Includes shots of staff-members Clifford Shaw, Henry McKay, and Peter Scalise; scenes of youth programs such as the Italian Welfare Council's Jolly Boys Camp (Pistakee Bay, McHenry County, Ill.), Russell Square Community Committee's St. Michael's Boys Club, and neighborhood organizations such as the Russell Square and West Side
Chicago Area Project records
Correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, newsletters, financial records, and research data of the Chicago Area Project, a community oriented program established in the 1930s for delinquency prevention and research, administered by Clifford R. Shaw and Henry D. McKay; plus related files of the Institute for Juvenile Research; and files of the Illinois Youth Commission, particularly files of Anthony M. Sorrentino. Topics
Chicago Area Women's Sports Association records
Meeting minutes, reports, financial records, membership files, correspondence, brochures, newspaper clippings, newsletters, press releases, photographs, and other records of the Chicago Area Women's Sports Association (CAWSA). The majority of the collection relates to sporting events and activities offered by the organization, such as sports clubs, tournaments, races, conferences, and fundraising events. Also included are materials pertaining to fundraising and membership,
Chicago Bee Newspaper collection
Mr. Anthony Overton published the Chicago Bee, a Bronzeville community newspaper, which ceased publication in 1940.
Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection
Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the
Chicago Boys and Girls Club records
This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.
Chicago building clearance photographs
Primarily exterior views of property west, north, and south of the Loop, to be acquired by the City of Chicago in order to be demolished for various expressway and building projects. Most of structures depicted no longer exist. Almost all are in areas now occupied by the Kennedy, Eisenhower, and Stevenson expressways or by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Chicago Chapter, Congress of Racial Equality Archives
CORE, a national civil rights organization, began in Chicago in 1942, with protests to force desegregation of restaurants and other public accommodations. The Chicago Chapter of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Archives contain the papers of Chicago CORE, its Southside subchapter, Metropolitan CORE and the National CORE. This collection has been arranged by chapters, and includes constitutions and by-laws, committee
Chicago Children's Choir Records
Administrative files, promotional materials, photographs, clippings, audio tapes, information on personnel and singers, etc. Founded in 1956 by the Reverend Christopher Moore, and through 1980 an activity of Hyde Park’s First Unitarian Society of Chicago, the CCC grew into an independent music-education program-one of the largest in the country. Moore’s personal papers are also included in the collection.
Chicago Circle Center -- Campus Programs -- records
Campus Programs is an office in Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and within the Department of Campus unions. The office of the Vice Chancellor works to "create a student body that reflects the diversity of Illinois, facilitate graduation through special programs and services, and establish a positive and diverse learning environment that is necessary to expand student's
Chicago Citizens Police Committee. Records
The Chicago Citizens' Police Committee, 1929-1931, was formed to investigate the Chicago Police Department. The results of the study were published in The Chicago Police Problems. The records include correspondence of Leonard D. White, second chairman and treasurer of the Committee; financial statements; and minutes of the committee.
Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs
The city of Chicago established the mayor’s advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. Appointed members represented the geographic, cultural, ethnic, racial and socio-economic diversity of the city. The purpose of the commission was to assist the mayor in the “formulation of programs, policies and legislation relating to the female population of the City of Chicago and to coordinate, advise
Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights and related organizational records
Includes correspondence, minutes, and other files of the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights (CCDBR), organized in 1960 to protect rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and of forerunner organizations that shared office files, including the Civil Rights Congress of Illinois, the Lightfoot Defense Committee, and the Smith Act Families Committee. The CCDBR staff also functioned as the
Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights records
The Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, newspapers, court records, petitions, pamphlets, FBI files and handwritten notes. The collection mainly comprises correspondence and promotional literature such as pamphlets and newsletters from precursor organizations to the CCDBR, organizations affiliated with the CCDBR, as well as the CCDBR and its two executive directors.
Chicago Commons Association collection of additional photographs
Includes photographs documenting people, facilities and activities of the CCA. Adults and children are shown participating in educational groups, theatrical productions and a few athletic activities. Women are shown in group portraits and doing handicraft. Identified ethnic groups are Italian, Norwegian and (after 1940) African Americans. One photo series (ca. 1965-1979) shows social workers Rev. John Russell and William Brueckner
Chicago Commons Association records
Correspondence, minutes (1894-1960), annual and other reports, personnel records, records of clubs based at the settlement house, neighborhood census data and surveys compiled by the Chicago Commons, the second settlement house founded in Chicago, and by the Chicago Commons Association, which operated several additional settlement houses. Topics include employment, housing, education, and social conditions in the neighborhoods that the settlement
Chicago Commons Association visual materials
Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. Also includes scenes relating to nutrition, physical fitness and sports for children and teenagers; children's summer camp (ca. 1920-1969); portraits of various
Chicago Conference on Religion and Race collection
The Chicago Conference on Religion and Race was formed immediately following the National Conference on Race and Religion in January 1963. The National Conference was the first of its kind, and attracted over 700 clergy members who represented over 60 denominations from across the country. The collection highlights both the National Conference on Religion and Race as well as the
Chicago Conference on Religion and Race photograph collection
Visual materials from the CCRR, in particular the Tri-Faith Employment Program. Subjects include photos of staff and members; vocational training classes; the Tri-Faith offices; a visit from Vice President Humphrey in 1969; and a civil rights rally in 1964 with Martin Luther King speaking.
Chicago Conference on Religion and Race records
Correspondence, minutes, memos, financial records, press releases, and other administrative files of the Chicago Conference on Religion and Race (CCRR), which was founded after the January 1963 Chicago meeting of the National Conference on Religion and Race to facilitate inter-group cooperation without establishing a separate agency. Includes materials on the Tri-Faith Employment Project, a training and referral effort operated by
Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries Video Project records
"Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries is a 25-minute 1994 video produced by Kartemquin Films in association with the Spertus Museum to accompany an art exhibit addressing the relationships of African Americans and American Jews. The video explores the studios of 12 artists, six Black and six Jewish, as they prepare their work for the show.
Chicago Daily News negatives collection
Collection of black and white photographic negatives created by staff photographers of the Chicago Daily News. Primarily contains images of events, people, and activities in the Chicago area as well as national events that held a local interest. Topics include civic ceremonies, public demonstrations, court cases, festivals, ethnic celebrations, and persons in the news, especially politicians, local celebrities, and criminals.
Chicago Defender Archives Individuals Files
Founded by Robert S. Abbott in 1905, the Chicago Defender is one of America's longest-running African American newspapers. The Defender is best known for having spurred the Great Migration of African Americans from the southern United States to the nation's urban centers in the north—especially Chicago—during the first decades of the 20th century. The Defender also paved the way for