Chicago Area Project Records

Institution: Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Date: 1910-1998
Extent: 114 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None
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Biographical/Historical Note:
Chicago Area Project was a community oriented program for delinquency prevention and research administered by Clifford R. Shaw, Anthony Sorrentino, and Henry D. McKay.

Scope and Content Note:
Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, news clippings, newsletters, financial records, and research data. Topics include treatment and prevention of juvenile delinquency through inner city neighborhood programs, primarily on the Near North, South, and West Sides of Chicago (Ill.). Also materials on the sociology of urban youth in the United States. Contains papers of Clifford R. Shaw, Henry D. McKay, Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research, and the Illinois Youth Commission.

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