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Carter Temple C. M. E. Church archives

Carter Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal church was founded in 1921. Carrie McMorris, a longtime member of the congregation, donated this collection.

Chicago Children's Choir Records

Administrative files, promotional materials, photographs, clippings, audio tapes, information on personnel and singers, etc. Founded in 1956 by the Reverend Christopher Moore, and through 1980 an activity of Hyde Park’s First Unitarian Society of Chicago, the CCC grew into an independent music-education program-one of the largest in the country. Moore’s personal papers are also included in the collection.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences -- Department of Geography -- Faculty papers -- James Landing papers

James Landing was born in Buffalo, New York on January 7, 1928. He joined the University of Illinois Circle Campus on September 1, 1968. At UIC he was a member of the Department of Geography for over thirty years and also served as Director of the Religious Studies Program and the successful program in Environmental Geography. He has over 100

First Church of Deliverance photographs

Includes photographs related to the First Church of Deliverance, an African American church with at least two locations at 4633 South State Street and 3363 South Indiana Avenue in Chicago (Ill.). Primarily includes portraits of people associated with the church, including Reverends Clarence H. Cobbs and Mattye B. Thornton, and Edward Bolden, Harold Caldwell, Frances Hutto, and Ralph GoodPasteur. Also

First Presbyterian Church records

Parish records, church bulletins and programs, business records, artifacts (including missionary artifacts), etc., of this church founded at Fort Dearborn in 1833 and now in Woodlawn. The congregation has included many prominent Chicago families such as the Shedds, Buckinghams, and Fields, and became one of the first racially integrated congregations in Chicago, in 1953. Also includes information on the Blackstone

Good Shepherd Parish Metropolitan Community Church records

The Good Shepherd Parish Metropolitan Community Church was chartered in Chicago in 1970 by the Reverend Arthur Green. The Metropolitan Community Church doctrine included open acceptance and welcoming of gays and lesbians, and Good Shepherd Parish was the first MCC to minister specifically to Chicago's gay community. Among its efforts at outreach to the community were its participation in the

Grace Presbyterian Church Slide Set

The Grace Presbyterian Church Slide Set includes images of the church and congregation of Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 3600 South Vincennes Avenue in Chicago (Ill.). The set was compiled in 1988 to accompany a typescript history of the church, titled Celebrate the Journey, in celebration of its centennial. 35mm slides.

Institute of the Church in an Urban Industrial Society (ICUIS) records

The Institute of the Church in an Urban Industrial Society was the umbrella organization for a number of Church organizations, including the Urban Training Center and Association for Christian Training. Founded in 1967, it acted as a clearing house, distributing literature on multiple topics related to the Church, civil rights, missionary work around the world, the environment, foreign and corporate

Olivet Baptist Church Photograph Collection

Olivet Baptist was known as the world's largest Protestant congregation during the pastorates of Drs. L.K. Williams (1916-1940 )and J.H. Jackson (1941-1990), who also served as presidents of the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. (NBC), which was known as the world's largest organization of African Americans. Jackson was an outspoken conservative leader during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and

Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church archives

The oldest African American congregation in Chicago, Quinn Chapel A.M.E. was founded in 1844.

Reverend Floyd Daniel Johnson and Sweetie C. Johnson papers, Zion Temple Missionary Baptist Church archives

The Reverend Floyd D. Johnson and Sweetie C. Johnson Papers, Zion Temple Missionary Baptist Church Archives includes papers from both Floyd and Sweetie Johnson and records pertaining to the history of Zion Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Floyd Johnson’s papers consist of conference journals and programs, correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, sermons and notes, Foreign Mission Board administrative records and travel records,

Reverend J.H. Jackson papers

Reverend Joseph H. Jackson (1900-1990) was a missionary, pastor, diplomat, scholar, an outspoken Republican, and an African American Baptist leader during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Jackson was the pastor at Olivet Baptist Church on Chicago’s South Side from 1941-1990, and president of the National Baptist Convention (NBC) from 1953-1982. Before his tenure at Olivet Baptist Church,

St. Edmund's Episcopal Church archives

The Church of St. Edmund, King and Martyr was founded in 1909, and is one of the oldest predominantly African American Episcopalian churches in Chicago.