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Gartz, Linda : Gartz Family papers, 1870-2018

Diaries, letters, scrapbooks, photographs, financial documents, and some artifacts, art, and audiovisual materials documenting Chicago life from the 1910s through the 1960s and 1970s. The Gartz family settled in West Garfield Park, Chicago, and lived there as the all-white, mostly European immigrant families community changed to an all African American community due to housing discrimination in the City. Donor Linda Gartz wrote the book "Redlined" (2018) based on her family's experience and archive.
Extent: 63.4 linear feet - (68 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Gartz Family
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