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Richard J. Daley Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

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Barratt O'Hara papers

Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969) enjoyed one of Illinois' longest legislative careers. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, legal records, congressional resolutions, agendas and minutes, maps, building plans, press releases, poll sheets, poems, sheet music, programs, bibliographies, and photographs.

Dr. Preston Bradley papers

The collection contains correspondence, diaries, lectures, essays, sermons, minutes, scrapbooks, and clippings as well as published and unpublished writings. Dr. Preston Bradley was the founder of the Peoples Church of Chicago. In 1912, Dr. Bradley withdrew from the Presbyterian ministry to establish an independent church based on a creed of "the Good, the True, and the Beautiful." The Peoples Church

Lloyd O. Lewis Family papers

This collection contains the personal papers and a collection of the personal and professional publications of Lloyd and Emma Lewis, reflecting their careers as minister and teacher, and librarian, respectively. It also documents the Lewis’ continued interest in African American history and civil rights.

Martin H. Kennelly papers

Martin H. Kennelly (1887-1961) served as the mayor of Chicago from 1947 until 1955. The Martin H. Kennelly Papers consists primarily of speeches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings from Kennelly's three campaigns for the Chicago mayoralty and his eight years in office, from 1947-1955. In addition, there are materials relating to Kennelly's business ventures and to his tenure as the head

Near West Side Community Committee records

The Near West Side Community Committee was founded as the West Side Community Committee in 1938 to improve Chicago's 20th ward. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, directories, newsletters as well as the constitution and by-laws of the organization dating from 1947 to 1966.

Off-The-Street Club records

The Off-The-Street Club (OTSC), Chicago's oldest boys and girls club, is a club for children and young adults located on Chicago's west side. The collection consists of annual reports, correspondence, organizational charts, newspaper clippings, newsletters, radio and television scripts, surveys, manuals, programs, published material, and photographs.

Sierra Leone collection with supplements about the Atlantic Slave Trade

This collection focuses primarily on the British administration of Sierra Leone, 1691-1833. The collection consists of items related to the British administration of Sierra Leone, including public and private papers of British officials in the colony of Sierra Leone, 1792-1825.