• 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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  • Negro youth interview subject 08

    Atwood, Jesse Howell, American Youth Commission

    Transcript of an interview done by J. Howell Atwood. Atwood interviewed 22 Negro youths in Galesburg, Illinois in the late 1930s for the American Youth Commission as part of a larger research project…

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  • I WAS THERE: Joan Bradbury

    Bradbury, Joan, Alter, Peter

    Ms. Bradbury was a graduate student at the University of Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. She attended a well-known demonstration in Grant Park during convention week and experi…

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  • I WAS THERE: Barbara Geiger

    Geiger, Barbara, Grannan, Jill

    Barbara was sixteen years old and living in west suburban Oak Park, Illinois with her family in 1968. Taking advantage of her parents being out of town, Barbara ventured downtown to volunteer at Senat…

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  • I WAS THERE: Judith Gidden

    Gidden, Judith, Alter, Peter

    Ms. Gidden worked as a Senator Eugene McCarthy "hostess"in the delegates' lounge at the Conrad Hilton Hotel. She did not support the protestors' methods. However, on Wednesday night during the riots,…

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  • I WAS THERE: Robert Remer

    Remer, Robert, Russick, John

    Having interned in Washington, D.C. for the Young Democrats, Mr. Remer volunteered for the Democratic Party during the Democratic National Convention, witnessing the preparations for the convention. H…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Stephen I. Harmath

    Harmath , Stephen I, Ohlson, Walter H

    Born in 1936 in Budapest, Hungary, Stephen (Istvan) Harmath defected to Canada in 1956, following the Hungarian Uprising of that year. A glassblower by profession, Harmath and his wife immigrated to C…

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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Fred McGee

    McGee, Fred, 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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  • Negro youth interview subject 18

    Atwood, Jesse Howell, American Youth Commission

    Transcript of an interview done by J. Howell Atwood. Atwood interviewed 22 Negro youths in Galesburg, Illinois in the late 1930s for the American Youth Commission as part of a larger research project…

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  • Negro youth interview subject 07

    Atwood, Jesse Howell, American Youth Commission

    Transcript of an interview done by J. Howell Atwood. Atwood interviewed 22 Negro youths in Galesburg, Illinois in the late 1930s for the American Youth Commission as part of a larger research project…

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  • Chicago Cold War: John McNalis

    McNalis, John, Yaros, Craig

    Reverend John McNalis was born and raised in Chicago. After graduating high school, he began working through Roman Catholic seminary and decided to join the military. As an ordained chaplain in the Un…

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  • Negro youth interview subject 15

    Atwood, Jesse Howell, American Youth Commission

    Transcript of an interview done by J. Howell Atwood. Atwood interviewed 22 Negro youths in Galesburg, Illinois in the late 1930s for the American Youth Commission as part of a larger research project…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Stuart Rice

    Rice, Stuart, Yaros, Craig

    Dr. Stuart Rice was born in New York in 1932 and attended Harvard University. He began teaching at the University of Chicago in 1957 and was a member of the board for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scient…

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  • Negro youth interview subject 05

    Atwood, Jesse Howell, American Youth Commission

    Transcript of an interview done by J. Howell Atwood. Atwood interviewed 22 Negro youths in Galesburg, Illinois in the late 1930s for the American Youth Commission as part of a larger research project…

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  • I WAS THERE: Mary Kirby

    Kirby, Mary, Bivins, Joy

    Mary Kirby was born in Chicago in 1947 and raised in north suburban Waukegan, Illinois. Ms. Kirby's Irish Roman Catholic family was very involved in politics. Her father was an attorney, and her mothe…

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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Lamar Taylor

    Taylor, Lamar, 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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  • Chicago Cold War: Paul Kaufman

    Kaufman, Paul, D'Agostino, Matthew

    Born in Chicago in 1940, Paul Kaufman was a retired commercial airline pilot who was also active in the United States Air Force Reserve during the Vietnam War. In 1983, after years of working these pa…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Gary Huber

    Huber, Gary, Licata, Haley

    Gary Huber was born in Galesburg, Illinois in 1946. After a rural upbringing, he entered the United States Army, where he served as a jeep driver in Germany. He re-enlisted, seeking a transfer to the…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Walter Massey

    Massey, Walter E, Alter, Peter

    Walter E. Massey was raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi by his mother, Essie, and stepfather, Elmore Massey, who adopted him. Dr. Massey earned his Ph.D. in physics in 1966 from Washington University…

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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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