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Barrash, Annette Medow. Collection
Annette Medow Barrash (b. December 21, 1923, d. July 26, 2019) was a teacher and community activist with a focus on public education and school desegregation in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and mathematics and became involved with the Citizens Schools Committee. As Vice President of the Committee, Medow
Bonnie and Charles Remsberg Interviews
Transcripts of interviews conducted by Bonnie and Charles Remsberg in 1965 and 1966. The interviews are with Chicago teachers, principals, and school psychologists about the Chicago public school system. Topics include segregation, facilities, supplies, student and teacher attitudes, racial issues, and other problems. Jenner, Von Stuben, Calvin Park, Marshall, Hirsch, Crane, Dunbar, and several other high schools are mentioned. Also
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
Chicago Teachers Union records
The records of the Chicago Teachers Union are primarily textual and include meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, reports, financial information, contracts, publications, clippings, flyers, scrapbooks, materials for mass distribution, and general office files created by the CTU, the Men’s Teachers Union, the Federation of Women High School Teachers, the Joint Board of Teachers’ Unions and the American Federation of Teachers.
Chicago Teachers Union visual materials
Black-and-white and color photographic prints, negatives, slides, and albums related to the work and promotion of the Chicago Teachers Union and its predecessors. Images depict union leaders, committees, conferences, meetings and activities, including demonstrations against payless paydays (1933) when the Chicago Board of Education could not pay its employees and later rallies and strikes. Also included are posters and placards;
Citizens Schools Committee records
Correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, annual proceedings, speeches, scrapbooks, press releases, etc. relating to Citizens Schools Committee's (CSC) work promoting quality in Chicago public education and monitoring administration of the school system. Includes materials from parents' and teachers' organizations in 1920s and 1930s; Chicago Board of Education; Chicago Teachers Union; records of the annual Civic Assembly, sponsored by CSC
Coordinating Council of Community Organizations collection
The CCCO Collection contains a flyer and a press release related to a 1965 school boycott and march protesting Chicago Superintendent of School, Ben Willis.
Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform (Chicago, Ill.) records
Correspondence, photographs, grant proposals, speeches, board minutes, surveys, publications, and training materials of the Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform (CCCUSR). Notable items in the collection include raw data and interviews gathered for publications examining testing in six cities.
Joyce A. Hughes papers
Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregation and related financial issues. Includes records of the Chicago Board of Education (CBE) Desegregation Committee, Audit and Finance Committee, and Real
Katherine Flowers (1896-1982) Papers, 1934-1981
The papers of Katherine Flowers reflect a life dedicated to the art of dance, particularly African-American dance. They document Flowers' long career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. The papers lend insight into the popularization of African-American dance in the twentieth century, a process in which Flowers and her contemporary, Katherine Dunham, played a significant role.
Lincoln Park Conservation Association records
The Lincoln Park Conservation Association (LPCA) was formed in March of 1954 to combat the physical deterioration of Lincoln Park. As an umbrella organization, LPCA connected neighborhood associations to one another as well as to the Lincoln Park Community Conservation Council (LPCCC) and the Department of Urban Renewal (DUR). Organized efforts to combat the physical degradation of Lincoln Park began
Philip M. Katz papers
Correspondence, educational reports, guidelines for teaching and evaluation, biographical information, newsletters, research files, notes, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Philip M. Katz related to his work with the Chicago (Ill.) public school system, particularly in regards to school desegregation and decentralization. Katz was the principal of several elementary schools in Chicago, including Irving Park School, Ward School, and Lewis-Champlin
University of Chicago. Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations. Records
The University of Chicago Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations Records cover the period 1944 to 1962 and also include the records of two cooperative organizations: American Council on Race Relations; and National Organization of Intergroup Relations Officials. The collection contains correspondence, financial and personnel records, published materials, research project and proposal data, reports and studies, seminar