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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

Archibald J. Carey photograph collection

Photographs primarily from Carey's professional life as a lawyer and politician prior to his election as Cook County Circuit Court judge in 1966. Includes photos of Presidents Coolidge (with Rev. Archibald J. Carey, Sr.), Eisenhower and Nixon (prior to his presidency), and U.S. Senator Everett Dirksen. Several scenes show Eisenhower campaign participants. Includes formal and informal portraits of Carey and

Atkinson family collection of visual materials

Photographs and prints related to Isaac and Emma Atkinson and their descendants, one of the first African-American families to settle in Chicago. Isaac was the son of Richard Atkinson, who emigrated from Scotland to the United States, and Cecilia, a full-blooded Cherokee. Isaac married Emma Jane, who was half African American and half Cherokee, and they came to Chicago in

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters photograph collection

Primarily group portraits taken at conferences, meetings and events of the BSCP and International Ladies Auxiliary, established in 1925 and 1931, respectively. Includes meetings with U.S. presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Several photos depict unidentified Black speakers at these events. Also includes photos of founding members A. Philip Randolph and Milton P. Webster, and Halena Wilson, president

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Chicago Division, photographic archives

Primarily group portraits taken at conferences and meetings of the BSCP labor union. Scenes from the Chicago Division offices show an Afro-American staff at work. Includes small formal identified portraits of key Chicago members, a few unidentified portraits, and informal photographs of unidentified convention speakers. Several photographs depict a testimonial dinner for founder A. Philip Randolph. Also includes a few

Chapin Hall for Children photograph collection

Views concerning a charitable social service organization founded in 1860 as the Chicago Nursery and Half-Orphan Asylum, and known informally as the Chapin Hall for Children, to provide day-care services for working mothers and eventually served as an orphanage. Primarily shows children participating in holiday celebrations, birthday parties, talent shows, picnics, dancing, gardening, and graduation programs. Includes many informal portraits

Chicago Conference on Religion and Race photograph collection

Visual materials from the CCRR, in particular the Tri-Faith Employment Program. Subjects include photos of staff and members; vocational training classes; the Tri-Faith offices; a visit from Vice President Humphrey in 1969; and a civil rights rally in 1964 with Martin Luther King speaking.

Chicago Daily News negatives collection

Collection of black and white photographic negatives created by staff photographers of the Chicago Daily News. Primarily contains images of events, people, and activities in the Chicago area as well as national events that held a local interest. Topics include civic ceremonies, public demonstrations, court cases, festivals, ethnic celebrations, and persons in the news, especially politicians, local celebrities, and criminals.

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 Police Department collection

Personnel registers (3 v.: 1890-1897, 1897-1904, 1904-1910) providing departmental and biographical information on police officers appointed from 1866 to 1910 and one news clipping scrapbook (1 v.) relative to the police and to crime and criminals, 1912-1914. The personnel registers list name, birth date and place, former occupation, date of appointment, resignation, fines, promotions, etc. Entries are arranged by the

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;

Church Federation of Greater Chicago photograph collection, Part 1

Photographs relating to the Church Federation of Greater Chicago, an organization established in 1907 to unite Protestant denominations and later, other faiths in the Chicago area. Material depicts social service activities for youths, including Parkway Community House work project (1949); Mobile Seminar on Social Problems (1950, 1951), and Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (1950).

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.

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 Church of Deliverance photographs

Includes photographs related to the First Church of Deliverance, an African American church with at least two locations at 4633 South State Street and 3363 South Indiana Avenue in Chicago (Ill.). Primarily includes portraits of people associated with the church, including Reverends Clarence H. Cobbs and Mattye B. Thornton, and Edward Bolden, Harold Caldwell, Frances Hutto, and Ralph GoodPasteur. Also

Henry W. McGee photograph collection

Photoprints relating to McGee while he held the office of Chicago postmaster (1966-1973). The largest group shows the 1971 promotion campaign for early mailing and use of zip codes. Includes scenes from radio and television interviews, publicity appearances with an African American religious congregation and the Christmas Seal queen for 1971, and signs throughout the Chicago area. Also includes views

Jack L. Cooper collection of visual materials

Portrait photographs of Jack L. Cooper and relatives, friends, and business associates at social events and sometimes on Cooper's boat. Includes a few posters advertising his WSBC radio programs and the National Negro Business League. Cooper was an earlier leader in African American radio broadcasting.

Jack L. Cooper photograph collection

Visual materials pertaining to Jack Cooper, African American radio announcer in Chicago (1930s-50s) and his family and friends. Subjects include family gatherings (mostly snapshots), radio entertainers and vaudeville performers.

John M. Ragland collection of visual materials

Items relating to John Ragland, his family and his career, ca. 1917 to 1970's, working for the betterment of African Americans, economically and socially, in Ohio, in Chicago, in the U.S. Army during World War II; and as executive director of the South Central Association (Chicago). Also includes materials relating to his son, Albert Ragland while serving as executive director

Leon Despres photograph collection

Includes photographs relating to the career of former Chicago 5th ward alderman Leon Despres of Chicago (Ill.). Includes portraits of Despres and views of Despres with other Chicago municipal officials, such as mayors Jane Byrne and Harold Washington. Despres is shown at various events, such as ground breaking ceremonies, elections, and meetings. Includes a group of large format photographs showing

Mahalia Jackson photographs

Black-and-white photographic prints related to the career of gospel singer, Mahalia Jackson, including portraits of Jackson and images of her performing and receiving awards. Also included are an audience with Pope Paul VI, a photograph with Princess Grace of Monaco (signed), views of church revival services, and Jackson's concerts and public appearances during tours of Europe, India, and Japan. Several

Morris Williams family photograph collection

Includes visual materials related to the Morris Williams family, an African American family that came to Chicago (Ill.) in the 1920s. Includes two portraits of L. K. Williams, pastor of Olivet Baptist Church (Ill.), and a group portrait of members of the church including Willa. One halftone print shows the church. One portrait shows the Williams family, Morris and Annie,

Nathan Kellogg McGill photograph collection

Studio portrait photographs and informal photographs of African American lawyer Nathan K. McGill; his older brother Simuel Decatur McGill (also a lawyer); Nathan McGill's first wife Idalee McGill and their sons Simuel and Nathan, Jr. (ca. 1922-1929). A 1913 image shows Simuel and Nathan McGill behind the wheel of a car soon after Nathan's graduation from law school. Other images

Street types of Chicago: character studies photograph collection

Studio portraits of people commonly seen on the street in Chicago (Ill.) photographed with objects of their occupations. Subjects include repairmen, newspaper boys, beggars, street musicians, ethnic stereotypes, poor people, etc.

United Steelworkers of America, District 31 collection of visual materials

Photoprints relating to USWA, District 31, whose purpose is to provide plant level union leaders in northern Indiana (St. Joseph, LaPorte, Porter & Lake counties) and Illinois (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, Will & Kankakee counties) with services and skilled advice. Subjects include union leaders including the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (1930s), especially Joseph Germano, director of District 31 from