Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The collection includes correspondence (1870-1935), speeches and publications by Jane Addams (some in manuscript form), articles about and other papers relating to Jane Addams, an extensive file of newspaper clippings, and a subject file of reference material used by Addams. There are also diary and engagement calendars, passports, visiting cards, reviews of her books, the Nobel Peace Prize medal, photographs, and family papers, particularly those of her father, John Huy Addams (1822?-1881) -- Important correspondents include Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Dorothy Detzer, Madeleine Doty, Vilma Glücklich, Alice Hamilton, Lida Gustava Heymann, Hannah Clothier Hull, Aletta H. Jacobs, Paul Underwood Kellogg, Frances Kellor, Julia Clifford Lathrop, Cor Ramondt-Hirschmann, Mary Sheepshanks, Mary Rozet Smith, and Ellen Gates Starr
Chicago History Museum-- Research Center
Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, announcements, maps, surveys, financial records, phonograph records, newsclippings, and other administrative files of the Chicago Boys and Girls Club's central office, primarily relative to fundraising, policy making, expansion and equipping of the neighborhood Boys and Girls Clubs, and coordination of their activities. Topics include recreation and team and individual sports; camping at Camp Lucerne and Winona Lake Camp in Indiana and Kemah-Crane Camp in Wisconsin; juvenile delinquency, gangs, social group work; race relations; cooperation with other social service organizations, particularly the YMCA, the Chicago Area Project (1930s), and the Chicago Council of Social Agencies (later the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago); neighborhood needs assessments, and in the 1960s, participation in federal anti-poverty programs. Correspondents include administrators of CBGC, particularly John H. Witter, Irving Rudolph, Joseph N. Clemens, and ... Read More
Washington State Historical Society
Eleven letters (some in Spanish, 1881-1883) regarding the engineering and construction of the Farrocarril de Manzanillo y Laredo branch; together with Hurley's scrapbook (1881-1885) also relating to the project, containing ephemera documenting activities along the rail line, including death announcements, dance programs, poetry, a series of chromolithographs illusrating bull fighting, menu from the Palmer House in Chicago for a dinner commemorating U.S. Grant's death, and letter of recommendation for Hurley sent to Grant by John Russell Young
Chicago History Museum-- Research Center
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), District 31 and then District 32. Includes items from company unions that predated USWA, United Roll Turners Association, Employee Representation Plan of Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, Associated Employees of South Works, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation itself, the National Labor Relations Board, and the United Steelworkers of America (known as the Steel Workers Organizing Committee until 1946). Topics include union organizing, specific changes and improvements in working conditions sought by laborers, grievances, strikes, and contract negotiations. Also in ... Read More
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, speeches, reports, financial records, and printed materials
American Jewish Archives
Correspondence, mss. of writings, and other materials, relating to Reform Judaism, merger of Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, N.Y., to form Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, and Congregation Temple Isaiah, Chicago, Ill
American Jewish Archives
Includes correspondence, photographs, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, and bulletins
Evanston Historical Society
Sales and registration material related to Evanston, Ill., and city regulations of registrations and licenses; together with material related to the first auto race in the country, from Chicago to Evanston and back, and its winner J. Frank Duryea
Chicago Symphony Orchestra-- Rosenthal Archives
Legal documents and certificates including the original certificate of incorporation (1890), deeds, by-laws and their amendments and changes to the present day, meeting minutes including a complete set of minutes of the full board meetings as well as of every permanent and standing committee, directories of trustees and Governing Members, annual reports, and correspondence relating to the governance of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as well as the personal and business records of the members of the Board of Trustees -- Also includes substantial material relating to the financing and building of Orchestra Hall in 1904 and a sizeable collection of the papers of former Chairman of the Board, Louis Courtenay Sudler (1966-1976, chairman emeritus 1976-1992). Other board chairmen represented include George Adams, Bryan Lathrop, Eric Oldberg, and Edward L. Ryerson, Jr
American Jewish Archives
Records consist of scrapbooks which document the temple's activities


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