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8th Day Center for Justice records

Spurred by a call from the Urban Apostolate of Sisters in Chicago for a center for peace and justice in the city, six Catholic religious communities founded the 8th Day Center for Justice in 1974. These six communities included the Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dominicans, Adrian Dominicans, Sisters of Providence, and Sisters of

Arthur L. Berman papers

Arthur L. Berman represented the Rogers Park neighborhood in the Illinois House from 1966 to 1976 and the Illinois Senate (9th District) from 1977 to 2000. During his time in the Illinois House and Senate he was well known for championing educational issues and tackled such issues as funding, parks, playgrounds, teachers, unions, crime, illiteracy, and special education. His interest

B.G. Gross, Ph.D., papers

Bethuel “B.G.” Gross’s extensive career spanned both music and psychology. He served as the organist and music director at numerous churches, including the St. James Methodist Church in Chicago and the Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles, Illinois. Gross also held positions within university music departments, including the University of Akron, Shurtleff College (Alton, IL), and Loyola University

Bari-Ellen Roberts papers

In March of 1994, Bari-Ellen Roberts became the lead plaintiff in the largest class action discrimination suit in history. “I’ve never been afraid to compete with white people. I’ve been doing it since I was a child.” These are the challenging words that introduce Bari-Ellen Roberts to the reader of her book, Roberts vs. Texaco.

Church Women United in Illinois records

Church Women United in Illinois (CWUI) is the state chapter of the national organization, Church Women United (CWU). Formed in 1941, CWU is an ecumenical movement of interdenominational Christian women from diverse racial, ethnic, age, and economic backgrounds. The fundamental purpose of CWU is to bring Christian women together, united in their faith, to work towards the betterment of the

Dan Rostenkowski papers

Dan Rostenkowski (1928-2010) was elected as a Democrat to the Illinois State General Assembly where he served as a representative in the sixty-eighth general assembly (1952) prior to being elected to the Illinois state senate, where he served from 1954 to 1956. Rostenkowski was first elected to the eighty-sixth United States Congress in 1959 and served in seventeen succeeding Congresses

Dept. of Government and Community Affairs, Office of Community Programs, Mary Margaret Langdon, Director records

In 1977 Mary Margaret Langdon became director of the Community Programs Office at Loyola University Chicago, a position she retained until her retirement in 1993. Megs Langdon was instrumental in organizing personal safety programs on the Lakeshore Campus and in charge of the Walk-to-Work Program. She worked on the Loyola Lakefill Project, which was eventually halted by court order in

Eleanor F. Dolan papers

Eleanor Frances Dolan was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 30, 1907, the daughter of Harry Francis Roby and Lillie Eleanor (McFall) Dolan. She has one sister, Elizabeth M. Dolan of New York City. Eleanor F. Dolan received a B.A. (1927) from Wellesley College and her M.A. (1928) and Ph.D. (1935) from Radcliffe College. She served as an intern at Niantic

Henry J. Hyde papers

Henry J. Hyde was a Republican member of the House of Representatives from 1975 to 2007, representing the 6th district of Illinois. He chaired the Judiciary Committee from 1995 to 2001, and the House International Relations Committee from 2001 to 2007.

Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations records

In 1941, Ralph A. Gallagher, S.J., established the Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (HRIR) under the name the Institute of Social Administration (ISA) with the goal of cultivating a graduate level program covering the field of labor management relations. The program, the first of its kind in the Midwest, equips its students with economic, social, and political theories,

Loyola News and Loyola Phoenix newspapers

Loyola News was the campus newspaper and was published from 1924 to 1969. In 1969, the newspaper changed to its present day title, Loyola Phoenix.

Loyola University Archives Audio/Visual collection

Margaret (Peggy) Roach papers

Margaret (Peggy) Roach was born on the north side of Chicago, Illinois on May 16,1927 to James E. and Cecile Duffy Roach. Graduating from St. Scholastica High School in 1945 Peggy registered at Mundelein College where she graduated in 1949. In 1958 Peggy returned to Mundelein College as Alumnae Director. Peggy was very active in civil rights legislation and was

Marion Kennedy Volini papers

Marion Jean Kennedy was born on November 27, 1934, the daughter of Marion Mitchell and Edward Kennedy. Growing up on the south side of Chicago, she attended Maria High School, but came to the north side of the city to attend and graduate from Mundelein College. She married Camillo Volini, and they raised their five children in the Lakewood-Balmoral neighborhood

Marjorie Tuite collection

Marjorie Tuite, O.P., (1922-1986) was born and raised in New York City. She is described in the program at her memorial service following her death on June 28, 1986 as “a leading voice for an equal role for woman in the Roman Catholic Church, an advocate for the poor and an educator on a broad range of social justice issues.”

Mary Ann Smith papers

Mary Ann Smith is alderman of the 48th ward in Chicago; she was appointed in 1989 by Mayor Richard M. Daley to replace Kathy Osterman; she was first elected in 1991. Mary Ann Smith's papers pertain primarily to her tenure as Alderman of the 48th Ward, and are divided into eleven series with multiple subseries that address her aldermanic duties

Mary Griffin papers

Agnes Marie Griffin, English professor, feminist, and innovative educator, was the sixth child of Michael and Margaret Griffin, born on December 25, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois. She studied music education at Mundelein College, where she received a Bachelors of Music Education degree in 1939. In 1961,after completing her doctorate, Griffin returned to Mundelein College, serving as Academic Dean. During her

Mundelein College records

Mundelein was the first self-contained skyscraper college for women in the world and the last four-year women's college in Illinois at the time of its affiliation with Loyola. The women who were educated at Mundelein came from many ethnic and socio-economic groups and were often the first females in their families to attend college. Mundelein pioneered such areas as Weekend

Office of the President, Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., records

Patricia (Patty) Caron Crowley papers

Patricia (Patty) Caron was born 24 July 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, to Ovidas Joseph Caron, who owned and operated the Caron Spinning Co. of Rochelle, Illinois (now Caron International) and his wife, Marietta Higman Caron. She is the oldest of five children (Marietta, Richard, Joan, and John. In 1921, Patty attended school at the Sacred Heart Convent in Lake Forest,

Patricia A. Crowley, OSB papers

Patricia A. Crowley was born on May 13, 1939 in Chicago, the oldest daughter of Patrick and Patricia C. Crowley, founders of the Christian Family Movement. She became a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago in 1958, and went on to receive her B.A in 1965 from Mundelein College at Loyola University and in 1970 her M.A. in Catechetical

Renny Golden papers

Activist, poet, and academic Corinne (Renny) Golden was born in 1937 and raised in Chicago, Il. Golden entered the Dominican order of nuns when she was nineteen. She earned Bachelors of Arts degree from Sienna Heights College in 1960, a Masters of Education from Wayne State University in 1968, and a Doctorate of Ministry at Chicago Theological Seminary with a

Sheli Lulkin papers

Born in Israel, Sheli Lulkin moved with her family to the United States when her father got accepted to Stanford University. Unable to attend due to the Alien and Sedition Act passed by the federal government, her father decided to move to Chicago where other family members already lived. Lulkin grew up on the north side of Chicago attending Roosevelt

Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs records

Taproots records

Founded by Monica Cahill, BVM, Taproots began as a center for teenage mothers in the rectory of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in 1978. In 1980, Taproots (Teen-Age Parents Realizing Ongoing Orientation Toward Success) moved to a six-room flat at 2424 W. Polk St. Located on Chicago’s West Side, Taproots was offered its services to help ease the difficulties of teen-age