• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Barbara Long

    Long, Barbara, Egbert, Catrien, Mitchel, Yasmin

    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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  • Delyte W. Morris Speech to Newspaper Professionals in Clay County, Illinois

    Morris, Delyte W., 1906-1982

    A recording of Southern Illinois University President Delyte W. Morris speaking to an audience of newspaper workers after a dinner meeting in Clay County, Illinois. The precise location and date is un…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Roberta Wood

    Wood, Roberta, Wright, Brandon

    Roberta Wood was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 4, 1949. She was born to Communist parents, but her journey toward Communism took a much different path. Roberta and her family moved to Riverside…

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  • Houser, Henry - Interview and Memoir

    Houser, Henry b. 1924

    Houser, conscientious objector during WWII, discusses pacifism, his decision to resist the draft, performing alternate service during the war, racial issues, teaching experiences at an African America…

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  • Burgess, David - Interview and Memoir

    Burgess, David b. 1917

    Burgess, Union Seminary WWII conscientious objector, discusses his experiences at Union Seminary as a student and conscientious objector to WWII, involvement with student peace groups, the migrant min…

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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Willie Dotson

    Dotson, Willie, 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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  • Delyte W. Morris Speech at Herrin Chamber of Commerce Meeting

    WJPF (Radio station : Herrin, Ill.)

    A recording of a speech by Southern Illinois University President Delyte W. Morris at a Chamber of Commerce meeting, February 17th, 1970 in Herrin, Illinois. Morris discussed 4 topics: how SIU was a l…

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  • Dellinger, David - Interview and Memoir

    Dellinger, David b. 1915

    Dellinger, one of eight Union Seminary students jailed for refusing to register for the draft during WWII, discusses the events and people who have influenced his pacifism, his decision not to registe…

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  • Houser, George - Interview and Memoir

    Houser, George b. 1916

    Houser, one of eight Union Seminary students jailed for resisting the draft during WWII, discusses pacifism, peace efforts during WWII, his decision not to register for the draft, and the consequences…

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  • Randolph, Paul J. - Interview and Memoir

    Randolph, Paul J. (1905-1990)

    Randolph, member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1945-77, discusses his years as a member of the Illinois General Assembly; transportation, education, and municipal affairs legislation; found…

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  • Selected Readings from "American Democracy in Theory and Practice"

    unidentified

    In this recording, an unidentified woman reads selections from the book American Democracy in Theory and Practice by Robert Kenneth Carr, Marver H. Bernstein, and Walter F. Murphy. She reads from the…

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  • I WAS THERE: Marian Shaw

    Shaw, Marian, Alter, Peter

    Ms. Shaw was widely involved in civil rights and social issues throughout her life. She described how, as a reporter for the Roosevelt University newspaper, she witnessed the rioting in Grant Park, in…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Beatrice Lumpkin

    Lumpkin, Beatrice, Wright, Brandon

    Beatrice Lumpkin was a member of the Communist Party and had been a staunch union activist throughout her life along with her late husband Frank. Beatrice Lumpkin moved to Chicago in 1949 so that she…

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