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Community development, Urban--Archival resources--Illinois--Chicago

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Di Benedetto Lincoln Park collection

Identifier: MSS0126
Scope and Contents The Frank Di Benedetto Lincoln Park collection documents fragments of family life in Lincoln Park from 1897 to 2013. The material in the collection include advertisements, photographs, and correspondence. Other materials, like dance cards, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and flyers are also part of the collection. Some of the correspondence within Gunther Drucklieb's file candidly expresses the draft during World War I, and also the state of Germany after the war (box 1, folder 7). Marie...
Dates: 1897-2013; Majority of material found within 1908-1972

Lincoln Park Community Conservation Council records

Identifier: MSS0019
Scope and Contents

The LPCCC records consist of meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, memos and other organizational papers. Documents related to land use and planning are also included.

Dates: 1941-2001

Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative records

Identifier: MSS0020
Scope and Contents

The Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and materials documenting various events organized by LPCRI. Audiovisual materials and oral history transcripts are also part of this collection.

Dates: 1952-2011; Majority of material found within 1999-2011

Robert S. Gruhn papers

Identifier: MSS0075
Scope and Contents The Robert S. Gruhn papers contain reports by the Chicago Land Clearance Commission (CLCC) to the government agencies named in the Blighted Areas Redevelopment Act of 1947 specifying that a land clearance commission must receive affirmation from the municipal body and the State Housing Board to acquire land in these designated areas and approval for redevelopment. The reports propose redevelopment projects and provide research that analyzes the conditions of blight in those areas. The...
Dates: 1931-1954

Teresa Fraga papers

Identifier: MSS0035
Scope and Contents This collection documents Fraga's participation in various community organizations in order to affect change in a neighborhood that faced urban decay, overcrowded schools, the stigmas of race and immigration, and few committed resources from the city. The papers also chronicle her personal journey from migrant farm worker to serving as a trustee and board member of numerous organizations. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, publicity, reports,...
Dates: 1973-2010