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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.
DuSable Museum archival photographs
The museum’s photograph collection includes a variety of clippings, commercial publicity portraits, head shots, and candid photographs of people and events, apparently from individual personal collections, donations to the museum, collecting by museum staff, and museum events themselves. The photographs are in large part identified, and follow two arrangements: some are stored in Hollinger boxes with indexes, and some, all
James Zartman papers on the Illinois Civil Rights Rally
James Zartman (1925- ) is an attorney who worked to defend civil rights for African Americans in the 1960s and 1970s. Zartman was first involved in civil rights through the Ad Hoc Committee for Civil Rights. In 1963, Zartman attended the March on Washington. He then served as treasurer for the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights, which organized Martin Luther
Kale Williams papers
Reports, publications, correspondence, memoranda, briefings, research materials, and newspaper clippings comprising the papers of Kale Williams, former director of the Midwest Office of the American Friends Service Committee and the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities. In 1951, he began his career with the American Friends Service Committee. Williams also worked as a part of the Chicago Freedom Movement with
Pitcher, W. Alvin. Papers
W. Alvin Pitcher (1913-1996), professor, minister, community and social justice activist. The Pitcher Papers include manuscripts, correspondence, press clippings, and extensive records from numerous political and civic organizations. The papers document Pitcher's scholarly career at Denison University and the University of Chicago, his ministerial work, and his participation in the civil rights movement and in various community organizations.
Rev. Clay Evans Archive
The Rev. Clay Evans Archive spans his 50 years of pastoral leadership at Chicago's Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church that he founded in 1950, and beyond his retirement in 2000. His ministry reached into the larger community with the What a Fellowship Hour broadcasts, Gospel choir performances and an engagement with the Civil Rights Movement along with numerous religious and community
Rev. Martin L. Deppe Papers
Rev. Martin L. Deppe created and collected the materials in this collection during his time working with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's (SCLC) Operation Breadbasket program, Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC), the Alliance to End Repression (AER) and the United Farm Workers (UFW). The collection is comprised of meeting materials, memos, flyers, photographs, posters, publications, reports, speeches, buttons and artifacts
Reverend J.H. Jackson papers
Reverend Joseph H. Jackson (1900-1990) was a missionary, pastor, diplomat, scholar, an outspoken Republican, and an African American Baptist leader during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Jackson was the pastor at Olivet Baptist Church on Chicago’s South Side from 1941-1990, and president of the National Baptist Convention (NBC) from 1953-1982. Before his tenure at Olivet Baptist Church,
Spike, Robert W. Papers
The Reverend Doctor Robert Warren Spike (1923-1966) was a minister, theologian, and activist who served as the first Executive Director of the Commission on Religion and Race of the National Council of Churches and Professor of Ministry and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. A leader in mobilizing church involvement
Sue Cassidy Clark papers
Sue Cassidy Clark was a music journalist and photographer who specialized in soul, gospel, and rock music in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Sue Cassidy Clark papers include Clark's recorded interviews, interview transcripts, photographs, published articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, clippings, promotional print material, and commercial sound recordings.
West Side Riots (Chicago) Photograph Collection
The West Side Riots (Chicago) Photograph Collection consists of documenting the riots on Chicago's West Side following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in April 1968. The photographs are from the vicinity of Marillac House, a community center at 2822 West Jackson, by a staff member, Sister Julia.