Finding Aids

The collections listed below were processed between January 2012 and December 2013 by the Black Metropolis Research Consortium. For more information about the collections please contact the holding repositories.

Bronzeville Historical Society

     Civil Rights Serial Collection

     LP Collection

     Ruby Banks Diplomas

     Sherry Williams Papers

     Unidentified Artifact Collection

     Unidentified Photograph Collection

     VHS Video Collection

     William Earl Washington, Jr. Collection

Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College

     Anna Gardner Goodwin Papers

     Caleb Dube Papers

     Paul Freeman Scores, Recordings, and Other Material

     Sue Cassidy Clark Papers

     Theodore Charles Stone Papers

     Zenobia Powell Perry Scores and Music Manuscripts

Chicago HIstory Museum

     Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Gautreaux Files

     James Zartman Papers on the Illinois Civil Rights Rally

     Judge Sidney A. Jones Papers

     Kale Williams Papers

     Rev. J.H. Jackson Papers

Chicago Public Library, Special Collections

     Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records

     Eugene Sawyer Mayoral Records

     Faith Rich Papers

     Free Street Theater Collection

     Harold Washington's Political Education Project Records

     Madeline Murphy Rabb Papers

     Women and Girls Collective Action Network Records

Chicago Public Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection

     Adlean Harris Papers

     Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago Records

     Alfred Woods Papers

     Alva Beatrice Maxey Papers    

     AMF Midway Postal Retirement Organization Archives

     Chicago Video Project Recordings

     Doris Saunders Papers

     Eugene Winslow Papers

     Jesse Lee Albritton Papers

     Joan Wallace Papers

     Josie Brown Childs Papers

     The Links, Inc., Chicago Chapter Archives

     Melva Williams Papers

     Mildred Johnson Papers

     Rev. Floyd D. Johnson and Sweetie C. Johnson Papers/Zion Temple Missionary Baptist Church Archives

Dusable Museum of African American History

     Captain Harry Dean Papers

     Charles Dawson Papers

     Eugene Feldman Papers

     Friends of Elam House Foundation Records

     Henry Jackson Lewis Collection

     Jackie Ormes Papers

     Lorraine Passovoy Papers

     Lucy Montgomery Papers

     Margaret Burroughs Papers

     Metz T.P. Lochard Papers

     Olive Diggs Papers

     Virginia Julien Papers

Roosevelt University

     Christopher Robert Reed Papers

     Dempsey Travis Papers

Shorefront Legacy Center

     Alice Tregay Papers

     Anna Belle Frazier Papers

     Berniece Ball Perry Papers

     Chad Allen Helsup Papers

     Community Hospital of Evanston Collections

     Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Records

     Ebenezer A.M.E. Church Records

     Edwin B. Jourdain Jr. Papers

     Emerson Street YMCA Collection

     Evanston Clarion Newspapers

     Evanston Community Development Corporation Records

     Evanston Connection Newsletters

     Evanston Newsette Publications

     Evanston Sentinel Publications

     Evanston-area Lifestyle Publications Collection

     Family Focus Records

     For Members Only Publications Collection

     Foster School Reunion Collection

     Harper Family Collection

     Harry Jackson Jr. Papers

     Henry Butler Collection

     The Heritage Collection

     Horace S. Graves, Jr. Papers

     Jack and Jill North Shore Chapter Collection

     Lorraine Morton Papers

     Lun Ye Crimm Barefield Collection

     Mary Wilson Photograph Albums

     Mt. Zion Baptist Church Records

     National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Evanston Branch Records

     Norshore Music Collection

     Norshore 12 Inc., Records

     North Shore Basketball Camp Records

     North Shore Illinois Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Collection

     Northwestern University African American Publications Collection

     Obituary and Funeral Program Collection

     Pauline Williams Papers

     Pride of the North Chapter No. 61, Order of the Eastern Star Collection

     Second Baptist Church Records

     Shorefront Legacy Center Publications Collection

     Shorefront Legacy Center Research Files Collection

     Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Delta Alpha Boulé Records

     Social and Civic Clubs and Organizations Collection

     The Suburbanites Social and Civic Club Collection

     Tina Lifford Papers

     Wayne D. Watson Dissertation Files

     West End Block Club Records

     William H. Twiggs Collection

     Women's Auxiliary of Community Hospital of Evanston, Illinois Records

     Zeta Xi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Collection

University of Illinois at Chicago, Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives

     Metropolitan Planning Council Records

     National Organization for Women, Chicago Chapter Records

     National Organization for Women, West Suburban Chapter Records

     ShoreBank Corporation Records

     United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Records

     YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago records

University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of the Health Sciences Special Collections and University Archives

     Cook County School of Nursing Records, Addenda

     Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing Student Enrollment Records