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Arthur L. Berman papers
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
Chicago Teachers Union visual materials
Black-and-white and color photographic prints, negatives, slides, and albums related to the work and promotion of the Chicago Teachers Union and its predecessors. Images depict union leaders, committees, conferences, meetings and activities, including demonstrations against payless paydays (1933) when the Chicago Board of Education could not pay its employees and later rallies and strikes. Also included are posters and placards;
Sylvia Alvino papers
Sylvia Alvino wrote her PhD thesis on Illinois state senator Arthur Berman and his efforts at legislative reform of Chicago schools.