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Auburn Park Property Restriction Association collection [manuscript]
Restrictive covenant ("Anti-Colored Restriction Agreement"), cover letter, and notary public form from the Association's president Walter Fulton to John F. Wagner of 7253 Emerald Avenue, Chicago. Requests that Wagner sign the covenant agreeing not to sell or lease his house to African Americans.
Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records
The records in this collection were created and collected by the Department of Urban Renewal, its predecessors and other Chicago city departments with duties related to planning and development. The majority of the collection is comprised of photographs, contact sheets, negatives and slides of Chicago neighborhoods considered and targeted for improvement, including images that show buildings and neighborhoods that were
Englewood Community Collection
The collection contains a range of articles, brochures, historical sketches, newsletters, photographs, programs and reports that focus on Englewood's neighborhood events, persons and organizations, particularly during the late 19th century to the early 1960s. Of particular note are the neighborhood photographs and the series devoted to schools in Englewood.
Englewood High School Records
The Englewood High School Records contains historical sketches, laboratory notebooks, photographs, programs, publications and yearbooks that chronicle school history and student activities.
Fuqua Family papers
The papers of Carl A. Fuqua, his wife Doris, and Mildred Fuqua Wilson, his sister, are intermixed. Carl Fuqua was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and served as pastor for five churches in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and Chicago. Carl attended Morehouse College, George Williams University, and Garrett Theological Seminary. In the 1960s, he served
Lawrence Laird Sutherland papers
Audits and other financial records, annual meeting material, and tenant correspondence pertaining to Sutherland's ownership and management of the Rowan Trees Hotel (500 W. Englewood, Chicago) for over fifty years. Also includes some personal materials of Sutherland, including greeting cards and correspondence received from relatives and some narrative family history material.
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago collection of visual materials
Visual materials that chronicle the initial years and subsequent growth of the YMCA, a social service organization in the Chicago metropolitan area. Subjects include staff members (individual and groups); annual meetings; program activities for adults, teens and children; camps in service including war work with the armed forces (both World Wars), and YMCA facilities. Most items are identified.