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Ernest McGaffey letters and poems

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-168
Abstract Four letters and three poems from poet Ernest McGaffey, sent to Matthew Mills in 1939. Also includes one undated signed photograph of Ernest McGaffey.
Dates: 1939

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing
Abstract Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Dates: 1928-1980

Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Zeisler
Abstract Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husband Sigmund; works of Sigmund Zeisler relating to his legal career and involvement in the Haymarket riots of 1886; also assorted memorabilia of Fannie Zeisler and the Zeisler family, photographs of the...
Dates: 1869-1981; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1931

John V. LeMoyne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LeMoyne
Abstract Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsylvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.
Dates: 1851-1889; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1875

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Mark J. Satter papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Satter
Abstract Papers of Chicago lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his crusade against wage garnishment, his writings against public aid and for a new Works Progress Administration to provide jobs for the under and unemployed, and his battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of contract selling. Includes correspondence, clippings, articles and essays, speeches, research notes, audiovisual materials, photographs, and personal items.
Dates: 1931-1965; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1965

Martin A. O'Brennan Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brennan
Abstract Papers pertaining to Martin A. O’Brennan, an Irish nationalist activist, lawyer, newspaper editor, and amateur historian. The papers document O’Brennan’s Irish activities and his life in Chicago through correspondence and documents, manuscript copies of his speeches, printed pamphlets and copies of newspapers (both the Connaught Patriot and the Irish News), and ephemera-like advertisements, prospectuses, membership cards and printed lecture tickets.
Dates: approximately 1843-1878

Mitchell Dawson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

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