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Abraham Feinglass collection of visual materials
Primarily depicts union meetings, conferences, conventions, in Chicago and other cities; and leaders of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union (I.F.L.W.U.) and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America while Feinglass served as I.F.L.W.U. president (1954-1955) and international vice-president of Fur & Leather Dept. of Amalgamated Meat Cutters (1956-1980). Includes a few photographs of demonstrations by
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Midwest records
Correspondence, legal files, topical files (especially 1968-1974 from Tom Herriman's office), pamphlets, and four scrapbooks of the Chicago and Central States Joint Board, as well as correspondence and minutes from various locals of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, AFL-CIO, including: Local 6 minute and cash books (in Czech), 1919-1940; Local 39 minute books, 1922-1927 and 1939-1949; Local 61
Archibald J. Motley, Jr. papers and photographs
Correspondence, publications, manuscripts, photocopies of sketches and sketchbooks, photographs, sound recordings, and a videocassette related to the life and work of Archibald J. Motley, Jr., a painter known for his portraiture and scenes of urban life. Included are his handwritten manuscript "The Negro in Art," documentation of his numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Foundation grant, items related to exhibitions in
Art Ensemble of Chicago photograph collection
Includes photographs of performances by the Art Ensemble of Chicago and other groups encouraged by the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), a jazz musicians' collective based in Chicago's South Side. The Art Ensemble of Chicago was noted for its performances in France, and some of the images may be from those sites.
Black Women in the Middle West Project collection
Correspondence, lists, publicity materials, and other records of the Black Women in the Middle West (BWMW) Project, a grant-funded project to document the lives of African American women and organizations in Illinois and Indiana and to encourage the donation of their historical records to research repositories. Includes files created by the project under the administration of Darlene Clark Hine, an
Bruce Washington papers
Correspondence, photographs, and personal papers of Bruce Washington, an African American World War I veteran. Included are event programs from the Bethel A.M.E. Church on Dearborn Street in Chicago (Ill.), of which Washington was an active member, and magazines from the 1920s and 1930s, including six issues of The Crisis.
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
Charlotte E. Senechalle papers
Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regarding Senechalle's work with the Citizens Schools Committee, such as meeting minutes (1988-1991), financial records, and observer reports regarding the Chicago
Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records
Annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, daily schedules, applications, forms, and photographs of the Chase House, a daycare center for preschool children in Chicago (Ill.). The materials mostly pertain to the daycare's general activities, but include information on health and child development as well as a history of the institution.
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 Federation of Labor collection of visual material
Visual materials from the office of the Federation News, owned and controlled by the CFL-IUC, the federation of unions in Chicago. Subjects include members and leaders, conventions and banquets, international events, interiors of their radio station WCFL, and their members participation in community affairs. Large oversize color photographs show the St. Patrick's Day parade (ca. 1970s) and a composite group
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;
Citizens Schools Committee photographs
Black-and-white photographs relating to the Citizens Schools Committee, the Lane Bryant Award, and portraits of identified award winners and other CSC affiliates.
City Club of Chicago photograph collection
Primarily events and members of the City Club of Chicago.
Clementine Skinner papers
Correspondence, newsclippings, scrapbook, minutes, and financial records relating to Dr. Clementine Skinner, an African American school teacher and librarian in Chicago, and her many civic and professional activities. Includes records of Kappa Delta Pi, an honor society in education (1968-1978) and records of the Sixth-Grace Presbyterian Church (1964-1981). A scrapbook of photographs documents Skinner's service in the WAACs during World
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,
Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform (Chicago, Ill.) records
Correspondence, photographs, grant proposals, speeches, board minutes, surveys, publications, and training materials of the Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform (CCCUSR). Notable items in the collection include raw data and interviews gathered for publications examining testing in six cities.
Deton Jackson Brooks, Jr., papers
Articles, biographical materials, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, reports, a scrapbook, speeches, studies, and other papers of Deton Jackson Brooks, Jr., an educator, journalist, administrator, and Chicago public servant. The collection contains reports and studies written by Brooks related to the topics of welfare and literacy; administrative records from Brooks' tenure as executive director of the Chicago Committee on
Earl B. Dickerson papers
Scrapbooks (7 v.) and unbound materials, including newsclippings, photographs, speeches, correspondence, campaign literature, legal briefs, and other materials of Earl B. Dickerson, a Chicagoan, relating to his career as a lawyer and his activities in politics, civil rights and civil liberties, and government service. Topics include his graduation from the University of Chicago Law School (the first African American to
Earl B. Dickerson photographs
Includes photographs related to the career of Earl Burrus Dickerson, a Chicago area businessman, president of Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company, and politician. Dickerson is shown at banquets, at his desk, and with groups of men and women. Several photographs show Dickerson with Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall at a civil liberties program held at an Elks convention in 1954.
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;
Eleanor Page Voysey collection of visual materials
Black-and-white photographic prints and black-and-white and color transparencies collected by Eleanor Page, Society Editor for the Chicago Tribune, that document Chicago social events from 1957-1985, including fundraisers, balls, dinners, as well as African American society, celebrities, and political figures of the time like Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. Page's annotations and writings accompany some images.
First Baptist Church of Chicago photograph collection
Images of the congregation, students, and choir, interior and exterior views of the buildings, and various church ceremonies and events. The collection also includes photographs of Dr. Jitsuo Morikawa, who became minister in 1943, and other ministers from the 20th century, as well as a child's handmade album, a scrapbook from 1946 of a youth fellowship program, and collages of
First Baptist Church of Chicago records
Membership records; minutes of trustees, church organizations and committees; clerk records and financial records; anniversary programs; scrapbooks; a diary of Mary Marx (1929-1930); and numerous clippings of newspaper articles relating to activities of the ministers and members of the First Baptist Church of Chicago (Ill.). Many clippings describe racial integration within the church, ministers, such as Dr. Jitsuo Morikawa (1943-1956)
Friendship House (Chicago, Ill.) records
Correspondence, staff meeting materials and annual convention reports, photographs, and other records, mainly from the Catholic interracial organization Chicago Friendship House (FH) and national headquarters; together with records from Friendship Houses in Shreveport (La.), New York City, Portland (Or.), and Washington, D.C. Includes information on the operation of the Friendship Houses, known as centers, and on the policies of the