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Alpha Gamma Pi records
Correspondence, meeting minutes, membership records, newspaper clippings, financial materials, photographs, event materials, and other records of Alpha Gamma Pi, an African American sorority organized to honor progressive women, serve as role models, and provide college scholarships. Programs recognized women for their academic and social achievements, especially those from low-income backgrounds. Included are by-laws, directories, resumes, treasurer reports, receipt books (4
Association House of Chicago records
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Presbyterian-sponsored settlement house based in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago, concerning its administration, fund-raising, training of social workers and religious service workers, welfare services, day
Carol Moseley Braun papers
Carol Moseley Braun was born and educated in Chicago. She became the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Catholic Adult Education Center records
Correspondence, financial records, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, photographs, and other administrative records of the Catholic Adult Education Center (CAEC) in Chicago (Ill.). Included are materials from CAEC courses on intellectual and social matters, the CAEC Chicago Center for Film Study, Chicago World Peace Center, and Summer Biblical Institutes. In addition are records from Father Daniel Cantwell's work at the center
Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago records
CIC was established in 1945. The name is sometimes spelled Catholic Interracial Council.
Chapin Hall for Children records
Correspondence, minutes of meetings, 1867-1958, admission and dismissal ledgers, financial records, case files, and other records of the organization, which provided day-care services for working mothers and served as a temporary shelter for dependent children and as an orphanage. The Chicago Nursery and Half-Orphan Asylum was known since the 1930s as Chapin Hall for Children (the name of its building
Charles Williams papers
Bank books, loan documents and other financial records documenting African-American owned businesses and the personal finances of Charles Williams. Also included are copies of St. Mark's Messenger church bulletins.
Chicago Area Women's Sports Association records
Meeting minutes, reports, financial records, membership files, correspondence, brochures, newspaper clippings, newsletters, press releases, photographs, and other records of the Chicago Area Women's Sports Association (CAWSA). The majority of the collection relates to sporting events and activities offered by the organization, such as sports clubs, tournaments, races, conferences, and fundraising events. Also included are materials pertaining to fundraising and membership,
Chicago Boys and Girls Club records
This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.
Chicago Conference on Religion and Race records
Correspondence, minutes, memos, financial records, press releases, and other administrative files of the Chicago Conference on Religion and Race (CCRR), which was founded after the January 1963 Chicago meeting of the National Conference on Religion and Race to facilitate inter-group cooperation without establishing a separate agency. Includes materials on the Tri-Faith Employment Project, a training and referral effort operated by
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.
Church Federation of Greater Chicago records
Correspondence, minutes, reports, and financial records on ecumenical activities of the Church Federation of Greater Chicago, chiefly involving Protestant churches and agencies in Chicago and suburbs, and records of related organizations, including the Chicago Cooperative Council of City Missions; the Protestant Women's Protectorate minutes and scrapbooks, 1917-40s; the Chicago Council of Religious Education, 1920s-30s; and the Chicago Conference on Religion
Citizens Committee on the Media (Chicago, Ill.) records
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, surveys, petitions, newsletters, press releases, and other records of Citizens Committee on the Media (CCOM), a non-profit organization to improve media programming and access. Most of the collection relates to cable television in Chicago and work with organizations such as the Cable Access Corporation (CAC), Alliance to End Repression, Action for Children's Television (ACT), the Committee
Contemporary Art Workshop (Chicago, Ill.) records
Administrative records, correspondence, artist files and portfolios, financial documents, exhibition planning and publicity materials, press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records of the Contemporary Art Workshop (CAW), a non-profit, artist-run gallery, community center, and studio space located in Chicago (Ill.). The collection relates primarily to CAW's daily operations, including renting studios to artists, mounting exhibitions, offering community outreach programs,
Corneal A. Davis papers
Correspondence, financial materials, speeches, publications, newspaper clippings, newsletters, pamphlets, and other papers of Corneal A. Davis, an African American minister and community leader in Chicago, primarily relating to his work as chairman of the American Negro Emancipation Centennial Commission in Illinois and as a Democratic representative from the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago in the Illinois General Assembly.
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;
Gads Hill Center records
Correspondence, minutes of meetings of the board of directors of the Gads Hill settlement house, various reports, financial and attendance records, newsclippings, articles, and other sundry papers. Topics include recreational, educational, and social programs and facilities of Gads Hill Center, and living conditions within the Lower West Side community of Chicago. Includes the nursery school; various clubs and groups of
Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission records
Correspondence, board minutes, financial records, fund raising materials, newsletters, and newspaper clippings of the Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, a community organization operated by businessmen in Chicago's West Side community of Lawndale during the period when its population changed from predominantly Jewish to almost totally African American. Topics include the response of the local business community to the commission's pleas for
Haute Couture Club records
Newsletters, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership data, newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and other working files of the Haute Couture Club (Chicago, Ill.).
Homeowners' Federation records
Newspaper clippings, reports, petitions, transcripts of talks, legal papers, correspondence, printed materials, financial records, and other materials of the Homeowners' Federation (Chicago, Ill.) that primarily operated in the far Southwest Side neighborhoods. Topics include policies of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, redlining, derelict neighborhoods, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) legislation, real estate, neighborhood crime, and mortgages. Fannie Mae
Joint Youth Development Committee (Chicago, Ill.) records
The Joint Youth Development Committee (JYDC) was established by the city of Chicago in 1962 to fight juvenile delinquency. The JYDC emphasized the role of community institutions in the rehabilitation of youth by using a decentralized approach with numerous sub-committees. In preparing project proposals, the JYDC often focused on Chicago's Near North Side and Lincoln Park community areas, which included
Joyce A. Hughes papers
Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregation and related financial issues. Includes records of the Chicago Board of Education (CBE) Desegregation Committee, Audit and Finance Committee, and Real
Lake View Citizens' Council records, part 1 and part 2
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, clippings, and printed materials of the LVCC, a civic organization. Early files primarily relate to the conservation and improvement of homes, apartment buildings and businesses in the Lake View and Lincoln Park community areas of Chicago; later files include broader social service topics, such as parades and festivals, services for children and seniors, and
Logan Square Neighborhood Association records
Committee reports, correspondence, financial records, fundraising and publicity materials, meeting agendas and minutes, news clippings, newsletters, petitions, press releases, surveys, and other records related to daily operations, program planning, and projects of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA), a nonprofit community organization serving the Logan Square community in Chicago (Ill.). Topics include race relations, education, school desegregation, public health, transportation,