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Carpenter Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter Family
Abstract Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.
Dates: 1813-1947

Charlotte Adelman papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adelman
Abstract Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL and co-authoring "The Midwestern Native Garden, an illustrated guide". Collection includes correspondence, notes, and other documents pertaining to pesticides, recycling, and other environmental issues in Wilmette and Chicago. Also includes email...
Dates: approximately 1999-approximately 2015

Darrow Family Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Darrow
Abstract Four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, school papers and a few pieces of memorabilia. Scrapbooks contain many articles by and about the career of Clarence Darrow; also, some articles referring to Greeley, Colorado, sometime home of Clarence Darrow's son Paul, and a collection of Paul's early school papers. Other clippings are miscellaneous articles about other Darrow family members. Two of the scrapbooks apparently were kept by Clarence Darrow's first wife, Jessie Ohl Darrow, one by her son...
Dates: approximately 1881-1925

Edward Eagle Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown
Abstract Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendants in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.
Dates: 1749-1955; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1900

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.
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 T. Jacobs - Clarence Darrow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Letters from Chicago lawyer Clarence Darrow to attorney and judge John T. Jacobs of Greeley, Colorado. Letters provide documentation of friendship, professional collaboration, and a shared interest in reading, as well as news of Darrow's son Paul who was living in Greeley. Also includes other miscellaneous letters and an essay by F.O. Stanley in which, though a teetotaler, he argues against prohibition.
Dates: 1909-1926

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-born, DePaul University, educated lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his career as an advocate against wage garnishment, his crusade to end public aid and the launch of a new Works Progress Administration to provide stable employment to the under and unemployed, and his life-long battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of “contract selling.” Includes his columns for the Chicago Defender, book...
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

Martin J. Rock Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rock
Abstract Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.
Dates: 1947-1995

Mary Field Parton-Clarence Darrow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parton
Abstract Material relating to the friendship between Clarence Darrow and journalist Mary Field Parton, which includes sixty-one of his letters to her, several other letters, short articles by Darrow, clippings, and photographs. Included are numerous transcripts of Darrow's letters, a biographical sketch of Parton, and excerpts from her journal that refer to Darrow, all done by Parton's daughter Margaret Parton (Hussey).
Dates: 1909-1975

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

Philip P. Bregstone Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bregstone
Abstract Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime activities of his wife, Anne Rosenberg Bregstone.
Dates: 1889-1951; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1933

Women's Bar Association of Illinois Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-WBAI
Abstract The Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) records include artifacts and materials related to presidents Mary Reardon Hooten (also known as Mary Heftel Hooten), Irene V. McCormick, Mary E. Pappas, and Mary M. Bartelme. Also included are board minutes and reports, correspondence, financial materials, event planning materials, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1908-2014; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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Pullman Company 1
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Satter, Mark J., 1916-1965 1
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