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Catholic Inter-Racial Council film
Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago poster collection
Includes handmade posters advertising support of equal housing, unionization, anti-war events, American Indians, and Catholic Inter-Racial Council events and awards, including the annual JFK awards. Some posters in the collection include photographs (pasted to board) of JFK-awardees, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1964) and Senator Paul Douglas (1970).
Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago records
CIC was established in 1945. The name is sometimes spelled Catholic Interracial Council.
Chicago Reporter (periodical) records
Correspondence, reports, research files, periodicals, news releases, news clippings, interview transcripts, mailing lists, data sheets, and other materials related to the Chicago Reporter organization as well as its publications concerning civil rights issues within the Chicagoland area. Contained are several research documents on Chicago’s handling of race relations, involving the minority populations’ rights and roles as they relate to city
Daniel Cantwell papers
Personal and official correspondence, sermons, memos, reports, minutes, newsclippings, articles, and pamphlets of Monsignor Daniel Cantwell. Materials primarily document Cantwell's work as a Catholic priest in Chicago from the 1940s onward, in the areas of race relations, fair housing practices, and working people's rights, including material about his role as co-founder and chaplain of activist Catholic lay groups such as
John A. McDermott papers
Correspondence, clippings, speeches and other materials documenting the life and career of John A. McDermott, an urban affairs and civil rights advocate who founded The Chicago Reporter in 1972, served as chairman of CONDUCT (Committee on Decent Unbiased Campaign Tactics) from 1984 to 1990, and served as executive director of the Catholic Interracial Council (CIC). In addition to the Catholic