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Arthur L. Berman represented the Rogers Park neighborhood in the Illinois House from 1966 to 1976 and the Illinois Senate (9th District) from 1977 to 2000. During his time in the Illinois House and Senate he was well known for championing educational issues and tackled such issues as funding, parks, playgrounds, teachers, unions, crime, illiteracy, and special education. His interest
Dept. of Government and Community Affairs, Office of Community Programs, Mary Margaret Langdon, Director records
In 1977 Mary Margaret Langdon became director of the Community Programs Office at Loyola University Chicago, a position she retained until her retirement in 1993. Megs Langdon was instrumental in organizing personal safety programs on the Lakeshore Campus and in charge of the Walk-to-Work Program. She worked on the Loyola Lakefill Project, which was eventually halted by court order in
Photographs of residents of apartments in the Rogers Park community area of Chicago (Ill.) whose rents were subsidized through the Chicago Housing Authority’s Section 8 program, allowing them to relocate from public housing projects that were in the process of being dismantled. Includes informal portraits of people inside their homes, usually posing or interacting with family members.
Mundelein was the first self-contained skyscraper college for women in the world and the last four-year women's college in Illinois at the time of its affiliation with Loyola. The women who were educated at Mundelein came from many ethnic and socio-economic groups and were often the first females in their families to attend college. Mundelein pioneered such areas as Weekend