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Faith Rich (1909-1990) was a white community activist, educator and volunteer with numerous organizations including the Chicago Westside Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Independent Voters of Illinois (IVI), the 15th Place Block Club, the Literacy Council of Chicago and local PTAs. She focused her organizing efforts
Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1948, when McCulloch accepted a staff appointment with Senator-elect Paul Douglas (Democrat; Illinois). Large portions
Bulletins, newsclippings, reports, correspondence, and political leaflets of Kearney, a Chicago teacher, Catholic social activist, and administrator of various public and private social service agencies. Topics include race relations, open residency, Hispanic empowerment, Kearney's campaign to be a delegate to the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Convention, and two organizations that Kearney served as director, Independent Voters of Illinois and Friendship House.
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
Reports, brochures, convention packets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, publications, course materials, and other papers of Timuel D. Black, Jr., a Chicago educator, civil rights and labor rights activist, and oral historian. Materials largely pertain to the civil rights movement in education. Also present are materials by or about the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the Negro American Labor Council,