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Anti-Defamation League, Chicago Office records

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is an international non-governmental organization based in the United States. Founded in 1913 by The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, a Jewish service organization, its original mission statement was "to stop, by appeals to reason and conscience and, if necessary, by appeals to law, the defamation of the Jewish people. Its ultimate purpose is to secure

Contract Buyers' League Interview and Meeting Tapes

39 reel-to-reel tapes (plus digitized (MP3) copies), containing interviews conducted by Jeffrey Fitzgerald with Contract Buyers' League members, lawyers, and supporters, together with recordings of group meetings in Woodlawn, 1969-1971.

Edward Holmgren papers

Fred Wall collection

Fred Wall joined the staff of the Chicago Courier in 1959 and became Editor and Publisher in 1968. The Courier was the largest weekly at the time of his death in 1973, with a circulation of 32,000. He served as Associate Pastor at Progressive Baptist Church and was former secretary to Rep. William L. Dawson (D., Ill.). He was a

Seminarians Organized for Racial Justice records

Correspondence, newsletters, reports, memos, and history of Seminarians Organized for Racial Justice (SORJ), a Chicago-area group organized in 1968 to eliminate racism, promote Catholic Church ties with affirmative action businesses, and construction of low-income housing for minorities in Arlington Heights. Most of the newsletters discuss "Project Equality," an attempt to raise awareness from within the dioceses on SORJ’s activities. Box

Sheli Lulkin papers

Born in Israel, Sheli Lulkin moved with her family to the United States when her father got accepted to Stanford University. Unable to attend due to the Alien and Sedition Act passed by the federal government, her father decided to move to Chicago where other family members already lived. Lulkin grew up on the north side of Chicago attending Roosevelt

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Kimpton Administration. Records

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of Lawrence A. Kimpton, who served as Chancellor of the University of Chicago from 1951-1960. While he kept the title of "Chancellor" held by his predecessor, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Kimpton’s duties were consistent with those held throughout the institution’s history by the University President.

Woodlawn Property Owners Association records

Tax bills and receipts and other papers related to the Woodlawn Property Owners Association, a community organization. Participation in the organization reached as far south as 74th Street in the late 1920s, beyond the official boundaries of the Woodlawn Community Area of Chicago (Ill.). According to one letter (Apr. 3, 1929), this organization of white people sought to restrict ""Woodlawn