Black History Collection

Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago - Special Collections and University Archives
Richard J. Daley Library
801 S. Morgan St., Room 3-330
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-2742
Date: 1869-1983
Extent: .5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid
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Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
This collection offers a variety of materials pertaining to African American experience, mostly from 20th century black freedom movement groups, including the Civil Rights Movement, Black Panthers, SNCC, black cultural figures, and other Chicago-based activists. Materials include periodicals, audio reels, letters, transcripts, brochures, and clippings. The collection also includes written comments by James Bevel, an interview with Bevel, an issue of the SCLC Newsletter and a newspaper clipping, all pertaining to the SCLC's campaign for desegregated housing in Chicago in 1966.

Related Material: None