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Archibald J. Motley, Jr. papers and photographs
Correspondence, publications, manuscripts, photocopies of sketches and sketchbooks, photographs, sound recordings, and a videocassette related to the life and work of Archibald J. Motley, Jr., a painter known for his portraiture and scenes of urban life. Included are his handwritten manuscript "The Negro in Art," documentation of his numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Foundation grant, items related to exhibitions in
Better Government Association records
Candidates' statements, topically-arranged investigation files, newsclippings, press releases, minutes, and correspondence of the BGA, a Chicago non-profit, investigative organization founded in 1923 that has focused media attention on waste and corruption in city, state, and federal government. Topics are primarily Chicago area cases, including the Alderman Thomas Keane case; investigations of government agencies, policies, and contracts, especially in health care,
Brenda Eichelberger papers
Correspondence, flyers, press releases, form letters, financial records, news articles, membership applications, publications, membership contact files, photographs, and other papers of Brenda Eichelberger, primarily related to her work with the National Alliance of Black Feminists office in Chicago (Ill.) and to other feminists and organizations.
Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago records
CIC was established in 1945. The name is sometimes spelled Catholic Interracial Council.
Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights records
The Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, newspapers, court records, petitions, pamphlets, FBI files and handwritten notes. The collection mainly comprises correspondence and promotional literature such as pamphlets and newsletters from precursor organizations to the CCDBR, organizations affiliated with the CCDBR, as well as the CCDBR and its two executive directors.
Chicago Federation of Labor records
Meeting minutes, 1903-1922, of the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL); broadsides containing lists of dues paid by local unions to the CFL and other reports, 1911-1918; office files of the CFL, ca. 1890s-1940s, containing letters, notes, reports, etc., mostly during the presidency of John Fitzpatrick; scrapbooks 1912-1947; later topical files, 1950s-1980s, mostly during the presidency of William Lee; Cook County
Chicago Teachers Union records
The records of the Chicago Teachers Union are primarily textual and include meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, reports, financial information, contracts, publications, clippings, flyers, scrapbooks, materials for mass distribution, and general office files created by the CTU, the Men’s Teachers Union, the Federation of Women High School Teachers, the Joint Board of Teachers’ Unions and the American Federation of Teachers.
Chicago Women's Liberation Union records
Correspondence, memos, committee minutes, membership lists, announcements, position papers, newsletters, and topical files of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, which was formed in 1969 as a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, feminist organization building on a multi-issue women's liberation movement. Committee work included Direct Action for Rights in Employment for equal treatment and wages for women, Abortion Counseling Service for community-based alternative
Citizens Schools Committee records
Correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, annual proceedings, speeches, scrapbooks, press releases, etc. relating to Citizens Schools Committee's (CSC) work promoting quality in Chicago public education and monitoring administration of the school system. Includes materials from parents' and teachers' organizations in 1920s and 1930s; Chicago Board of Education; Chicago Teachers Union; records of the annual Civic Assembly, sponsored by CSC
Cyrus Hall Adams, III, papers
The papers of Cyrus Hall Adams III date from 1874 to 1968 (mainly 1964 to 1968) and consist of correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, transcripts of board hearings and meetings, news clippings, and other printed materials related to the Chicago Board of Education and Adams' service as a member of the board (from 1964-1968). Adams corresponded with other members
Edward Sadlowski papers
Correspondence, legal documents, election and poll materials, financial records, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, and other papers of Ed Sadlowski, a labor leader who was elected director of District 31, United Steelworkers of America (USWA) in 1973 and then campaigned for the presidency of USWA. Most of the collection relates to Sadlowski's 1977 campaign against the incumbent, Lloyd McBride;
Elma Stuckey papers
Autobiography; biography by her son, Sterling Stuckey; manuscripts of published and unpublished poetry by Elma Stuckey, and reviews and commentaries on her work; correspondence; incoming greeting cards, financial and medical records, and other papers of Stuckey, a Chicago resident who became famous for her poetry, which often dealt with slavery and its legacy in the United States. Correspondents include her
Frank W. McCulloch papers
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
Hans Mattick papers
Correspondence, reports, and other files of Hans W. Mattick, a Chicago sociologist; topical files on criminal justice; and records of studies he directed, especially the Illinois Selective Service Felon Project (1950-53, re. World War II era), the Chicago Youth Development Project (1958-1966), and the Illinois Jails Survey (1967-68). Materials relate to Mattick's work as an academic, as an employee of
Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities records, part 1
Correspondence, financial statements, fundraising items, annual reports, audio recordings, by-laws, historical information, memoranda, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters, legal documents, and fliers of the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, LCMOC, relative to its efforts to eliminate racial discrimination in housing in the Chicago area. The collection also contains demographic data on communities in Chicago and the metropolitan area. The
Luis Kutner papers
Correspondence; news clipping scrapbooks; manuscripts of legal articles, fiction, poetry, short stories; some legal and business records; and sound recordings of radio interviews of Luis Kutner, a lawyer who became involved in public-interest lawsuits and other high-profile cases in Chicago and in national and international affairs; and an author whose writings ranged from philosophy and legal theory to poetry, fictionalized
Midwest Academy (Chicago, Ill.) records
Board meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets and fliers, budgets, grant applications and reports, annual reports, news clippings, news releases, research data and topical files, student files, and training curricula of Midwest Academy, a training school for grass-roots organizers in political action campaigns and community organizing. The collection also includes office files of Citizen Action (U.S.); files of the Citizen/Labor Energy Coalition;
MoMing Dance and Arts Center Records
MoMing was a center in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood for dance training and avant-garde performance as well as an art gallery. It was formed in 1974 by Jackie Radis, Jim Self, Susan Kimmelman, Eric Trules, Kasia Mintch, Tem Horowitz, and Sally Banes. Along with local artists, it hosted many guest dancers and artists of renown, including Trisha Brown, Bill T. Jones,
National Federation of Settlements, Training Center at Hull-House records
Correspondence, course applications, teaching and survey materials, newsletters, announcements, newspaper clippings, administrative and financial records, reports, publications, and other records of the Training Center at Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.), sponsored by the National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers. The majority of the collection relates to studies conducted and courses offered by the training center for social workers and leaders of
Paul H. Douglas papers
Chiefly research files and constituent correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, and other papers, from Douglas' career as U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois, 1949-1967), relating to Douglas' election campaigns, labor and unemployment issues, social security, the civil rights movement, preservation of natural resources and preservation of the Indiana Dunes, irrigation subsidies and the family farm, congressional ethics, government contracts, Truth in Lending bill, investigation
Sidney Lens papers
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, newsletters, notes, manuscripts of Lens' major books, financial records, and sound recordings from his career as a Chicago labor organizer, peace activist, political candidate, lecturer, and writer. Includes materials from the Revolutionary Workers' League; Local 329 of United Service Employees Union; National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam; and other groups. Also includes Lens'
Studs Terkel papers
Correspondence, playbills, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning the work, career, and interests of author and oral historian Louis "Studs" Terkel. The collection contains interview transcripts and manuscripts for a number of Terkel's books including “Division Street” (1967), “Hard Times” (1970), “Working” (1974), “American Dreams” (1983), the Pulitzer Prize winning “The Good War” (1984) and “Race” (1992).
Urban Preceptorship Program records
Correspondence, grant applications, class curricula, student files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other records of the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center, which taught medical students, health care professionals, and community health workers about medical care in urban areas. Topics include medical treatment for the poor, prison health, community based
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago records
Office files of the central office of the YMCA of metropolitan Chicago (Ill.) primarily concerning administration, fund raising and building campaigns, program development, and coordination of activities of YMCA departments in Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. Includes minutes of the board of trustees (1868-1975), the board of managers (1858-1975), the General Secretary's cabinet (1913-1962), and boards of directors of the branches,