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Edward W. Schneider papers

Edward W. Schneider, a native of Chicago, was born on December 1, 1913. In 1936 he graduated from Loyola University Chicago, where he was a star athlete and president of the Monogram Club. From 1934 to 1942, and again from 1959 to 1960, he served as the Sports Publicity Director at Loyola. In 1944 he joined the Tribune sports desk

Fritz Pollard papers

An early and exceptional football star, Fritz Pollard played for Lane Tech High School, Brown University, and in the National Football League.

Hoop Dreams Film Project records

Hoop Dreams is a 176-minute 1994 film directed by Steve James and Produced by Kartemquin Films. First exhibited at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the audience award for best documentary, Hoop Dreams is a reflection on contemporary American inner-city culture, following two ordinary young men on the courts of the game they love. Plucked from the streets

Kartemquin Films Film and Video Project elements

Kartemquin Films is a not-for-profit documentary and educational film production company founded in 1966 in Chicago by Gordon Quinn, Jerry Temaner and Stan Karter, three University of Chicago graduates who wanted to make documentary films guided by their principle of ""Cinematic Social Inquiry."" They were later joined by Jerry Blumenthal, who along with Gordon Quinn remains with the organization today.