• Guarantee of Civil Rights

    Illinois. Constitutional Research Group

    Papers prepared for the Illinois Constitutional Convention by the Constitutional Research Group.

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  • Galesburg Conference on Civil Rights summary

    Jenkins, Alan

    Summary of the Galesburg Conference on Civil Rights held in Galesburg, Illinois on February 12, 1948.

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  • Galesburg community conference on Civil Rights

    Program agenda from the Galesburg Community Conference on Civil Rights held in Galesburg, Illinois on February 12, 1948. The conference, sponsored by many local organizations and the Illinois Interrac…

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  • Keene Sees 'Streak or Daylight' In Carbondale Civil Rights Issue

    John Durbin

    Unlike Walter Lippman, a noted Washington columnist, who feels the civil rights issue is one problem the United States will not be able to solve, Carbondale Mayor David Keene says he "definitely sees…

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  • CD-0385/1: Martin Luther King, Jr., Pacem in Terris award acceptance speech

    King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

    Recording of a speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr., during his acceptance of the Pacem in Terris award in Davenport, Iowa, April 1965. The Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award was created in 19…

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  • Lawyers Helping People

    Kennedy, Amos Paul, Jr

    Preamble and mission statement of Alabama Civil Justice Foundation.

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  • Stop! Don't Shop in the Loop

    Chicago Area Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee)

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  • William (Bill) Haine Oral History Interview

    In this oral history interview, State Senator William (Bill) Haine discusses his childhood in Alton, Illinois, his career in the law, and his time as an Illinois state senator.

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  • I WAS THERE: Ronald S. Miller

    Miller, Ronald S, Johnson, Gary T, Alter, Peter

    Ronald S. Miller was born in 1931 and grew up in Chicago's Albany Park community, the son of a fur shop owner. Mr. Miller discussed his extensive career as an attorney. He developed the firm of Miller…

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  • 1943-08-17

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  • Sisters' Interracial Day Program - 1964

    Interracial Day (or Civil Rights Day) was held at CSF on June 24th, 1964.

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  • Wake Up Negro America!

    Flyer; march on Washington movement, 1943

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  • Black Lives Matter rally

    Zach Adams

    Amidst the pandemic, racial tensions escalated, leading citizens across the country to rally for civil rights.

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  • Reminiscences about Theodore Schroeder

    unidentified, Kaltwasser, Florence

    A recording of interviews about the life and career of author, lawyer, and civil libertarian Theodore Schroeder. The interviewer is unidentified. The first interview is with Schroeder's niece Florence…

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  • Mary Huntley Oral History Interview

    In this oral history interview, Mary Huntley describes her career as the director of the Hayner Public Library system in Alton, as well as her and her husband's involvement in the Civil Rights movemen…

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  • Dick Gregory's Career Rooted at SIU

    By Inez Rencher

    Dick Gregory, Negro comedian, author and civil rights activist, developed at SIU the roots for his career.

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  • Dick Gregory Coming Jan. 15

    Egyptian

    Dick Gregory, nationally-known Negro comedian and activist in the civil rights movement, will speak on campus

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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Carl and Barbara Ellis

    Ellis, Carl Edward, Ellis, Barbara Wooten, Breakthrough Film Crew

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries, a community based organization that provides social services on Chicago's West Side, and the Chicago History Museum collaborated on this oral history project. The Museum…

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  • Ed Hightower Oral History Interview

    In this oral history interview, Ed Hightower describes growing up as an African American in the South. He details the adversity he faced throughout his career in education, often being the only Africa…

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  • Backers say Koen caught in conspiracy

    Davis, Larry

    Article about Rev. Charles Koen, civil rights activist, indicted for arson, theft and embezzlement; mentions Dunham as chair of his defense fund

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