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Harry Jackson Jr. Papers
Harry Jackson Jr. was a resident and postal worker in Evanston, Illinois. Jackson was a member of the 10 Pinners League, a local bowling league. This collection contains Jackson’s professional and personal papers, and personal library; which were donated by his wife after his death in 2012.
Jack and Jill North Shore Chapter Collection
This collection contains documents, records, photographs, videos and various publications from the Jack and Jill North Shore Chapter of America, Incorporated.
Lorraine Morton Papers
Lorraine Morton is known as an educator and the first African American Mayor in Evanston, Illinois. She worked with many non-for-profit groups to advocate for the education of Evanston residents. This collection spans from 1942-2011 and contains Morton’s personal and professional papers.
Mary Wilson Photograph Albums
Mary Wilson (1925-2012) worked for many years as a physical education instructor at Nichols Middle School in Evanston, Illinois. Wilson’s daughter donated the photograph albums after Mary Wilson’s death in 2012. This collection contains Mary Wilson’s photograph albums from her time as a physical instructor at Nichols Middle School in Evanston, Illinois. The photographs include images of students, staff, classes,
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Evanston Chapter Records
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909, “to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.” After the establishment of the national organization, smaller chapters were formed to provide a sense of community and belonging to the larger entity. Founded in 1928, the Evanston