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African American Police League (Chicago, Ill.) records
In 1968, five Black Chicago police officers founded the Afro-American Patrolmen's League (AAPL; renamed the Afro-American Police League in 1979 and later, the African American Police League), with the stated purpose of establishing a greater degree of professionalism in law enforcement, to elevate the image of the African American police person in the African American community, and to eliminate police
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
Ann C. DeRamus papers
Autobiographical data sheets, brochures, and sundry personal papers of Ann C. DeRamus, a Chicago social worker. Many items are photocopies of originals retained by Ms. DeRamus.
Brenda Eichelberger papers
Correspondence, flyers, press releases, form letters, financial records, news articles, membership applications, publications, membership contact files, photographs, and other papers of Brenda Eichelberger, primarily related to her work with the National Alliance of Black Feminists office in Chicago (Ill.) and to other feminists and organizations.
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
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 Alliance for Collaborative Effort records
Correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and other records of the Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort and of its Juvenile Justice Task Force, which worked to develop an integrated system of service delivery to youth, especially in the area of juvenile justice.
Chicago Area Project records
Correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, newsletters, financial records, and research data of the Chicago Area Project, a community oriented program established in the 1930s for delinquency prevention and research, administered by Clifford R. Shaw and Henry D. McKay; plus related files of the Institute for Juvenile Research; and files of the Illinois Youth Commission, particularly files of Anthony M. Sorrentino. Topics
Chicago Boys and Girls Club records
This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.
Chicago Commons Association records
Correspondence, minutes (1894-1960), annual and other reports, personnel records, records of clubs based at the settlement house, neighborhood census data and surveys compiled by the Chicago Commons, the second settlement house founded in Chicago, and by the Chicago Commons Association, which operated several additional settlement houses. Topics include employment, housing, education, and social conditions in the neighborhoods that the settlement
The Chicago Initiative records
Files of The Chicago Initiative (TCI), a collaborative effort of The Chicago Community Trust, The Human Relations Foundation, and the United Way of Chicago to ease racial and economic tensions in Chicago by developing an agenda for youth and young adults around both educational and employment opportunities. Funded by the above agencies and other foundations, TCI task forces screened grant
Chicago Old Settlers Social Club record books
Two volumes of club records for a social organization of African Americans who were long-time residents of Chicago. The members book contains alphabetized, handwritten entries for members, including name, address, date of arrival in Chicago, occupation, and death date for participants in the club. Attendance book lists names, year of settlement in Chicago, and date of death (through 1918) for
Chicago Seed (newspaper) records
Sundry mailings, underground press announcements and brochures, a few letters, and other office files of Seed Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Seed, an alternative newspaper. Topics include the 1968 Democratic Convention demonstrations in Chicago, the civil rights movement, rights of high school students, the war in Vietnam, and other national social and political issues.
Chicago Youth Centers records
Board meeting minutes of the Chicago Youth Centers.
Claude M. Lightfoot papers
Correspondence, speech and manuscript notes and drafts, publicity information, reviews of his books, and news clippings, drafts and copies of Lightfoot's newspaper columns in the Chicago Courier, award certificates, and other papers of Claude M. Lightfoot, an African American author, Chicago resident, political candidate, and member of the Communist Party U.S.A.'s national committee. Topics are court actions against him relating
Congress of Racial Equality, Chicago Chapter records
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.
Daniel Cantwell papers
Personal and official correspondence, sermons, memos, reports, minutes, newsclippings, articles, and pamphlets of Monsignor Daniel Cantwell. Materials primarily document Cantwell's work as a Catholic priest in Chicago from the 1940s onward, in the areas of race relations, fair housing practices, and working people's rights, including material about his role as co-founder and chaplain of activist Catholic lay groups such as
Elma Stuckey papers
Autobiography; biography by her son, Sterling Stuckey; manuscripts of published and unpublished poetry by Elma Stuckey, and reviews and commentaries on her work; correspondence; incoming greeting cards, financial and medical records, and other papers of Stuckey, a Chicago resident who became famous for her poetry, which often dealt with slavery and its legacy in the United States. Correspondents include her
Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project papers
Project documents and 27 oral history transcripts from Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project conducted by the Chicago History Museum in 2016.
Frank W. McCulloch papers
Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1948, when McCulloch accepted a staff appointment with Senator-elect Paul Douglas (Democrat; Illinois). Large portions
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
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
George A. Patterson papers
Correspondence, meeting minutes, grievance reports, membership lists, company-union material, agreements, newsclippings, pamphlets, and other papers regarding George A. Patterson's role as a leader in the unionization of steel workers in the Chicago area in the 1930s, and later organizing activities and service to steel workers' unions in Illinois and Wisconsin as a staff member of United Steelworkers of America (USWA),