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Materials created by several organizations, including American Civil Liberties Union, Chicago Chapter executive committee minutes (1950-1952) and press releases (1950s); Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination board minutes (1950-1952); Chicago Committee on Christian Race Relations minutes (1950); Local Community Research Committee annual report (1927-1928); and 3 typed essays by S.F. Rigg: "The Chicago Flat Janitors Union," "The Journeymen Barbers
Correspondence, research files, legal documents, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, and other personal papers of Bernard Weisberg, a Chicago human rights lawyer. Materials relate to Weisberg's involvement with the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Convention and to his legal work, especially as general counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois. Topics include police activities, the 1968
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,
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,
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
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
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
Correspondence, minutes, reports, newsclippings, forum notices, financial and membership materials, and other records of the City Club of Chicago, an organization founded in 1903 to investigate and improve municipal conditions in Chicago (Ill.). Topics include city and state government, revenue, taxation, planning, elections, courts, civil service, transportation, utilities, welfare, education, employment, housing, health, racial discrimination and social services in general.
Correspondence, clippings, reports, minutes, speeches, and financial records of Claude Albert Barnett, the director of the Associated Negro Press (ANP); news releases of the ANP (1928-1964) and of the World News Service (1961-1963). Topics include African American newspapers and journalists; colleges, especially Tuskegee Institute and the Conference of Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges; businesses, especially advertising, beauty products, and
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, press releases, articles, newspaper clippings, maps, brochures and booklets, advertisements, newsletters, testimonials, and other administrative documents of the Congress of Racial Equality, Chicago Chapter (CORE); plus papers from CORE's national office and local branches in various regions of the United States; the Chicago Urban League; the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations; and other civil rights organizations.
Meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, legal documents, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, neighborhood maps, publications, and other records of the Lawndale Community Committee (LCC), a Chicago (Ill.) neighborhood organization that sponsored programs and activities associated with the Fillmore Youth Center. Includes materials regarding consultant director John T. Harris; and administrative files involving other Lawndale organizations, such as the Near West Side
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,
Correspondence, meeting minutes, press releases, newsletters, committee reports, legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, fliers, and other papers of Lois Rosen, a Chicago political activist and labor union advocate, who was a leader in several civic and social service organizations from the 1960s-1990s. Most of the collection relates to Rosen's work within the Mayor's Commission on Women's Affairs, which became
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, discussion papers, and other working files of Robert Mier, a Chicago city planner, professor, and social activist who served as commissioner of economic development for the City of Chicago in the Mayor Harold Washington administration and as assistant for development and planning in the Mayor Eugene Sawyer administration. Materials pertain to projects with which Mier was
Office files of the Southwest Community Congress (SCC) in Chicago (Ill.) including topical files, newspaper clippings, committee minutes, correspondence, SCC publications, press releases, annual SCC delegate information sheets, SCC constitution, financial and accounting records, personnel records, fundraising records, photographs, and other organizations' publications. Primarily records of SCC's activities regarding Daley College, Midway Airport, pre-purchase counseling for FHA mortgage buyers, the
Professor Stuckey was born in 1932 and holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.
Correspondence, newsletters, press releases, brochures, meeting minutes, financial records, itineraries, speeches, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and other records of United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions, the local chapter of a nonpartisan organization to increase awareness of the work of the United Nations. The majority of the collection pertains to meetings and events
Meeting minute books, attendance ledgers, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, grievances, pamphlets, and other administrative records of the United Steelworkers of America, Local 1033. Topics include political and union elections, union policies, safety issues, and relations with Republic Steel Corporation and its successors. Local 1033, with an office at 11731 South Avenue O on the far Southeast Side, represented workers at
Scrapbooks, questionnaires, interviews, meeting minutes, reports, speeches, press releases, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other records related to the West Side Christian Parish (WSCP), an interdenominational religious and social service organization. Includes materials collected and interviews of WSCP employees conducted by Raymond Owens, whose master's thesis on the organization is included in the collection. Also present are articles,