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First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.). : First Presbyterian Church records, 1833-1999

Parish records, church bulletins and programs, business records, artifacts (including missionary artifacts), etc., of this church founded at Fort Dearborn in 1833 and now in Woodlawn. The congregation has included many prominent Chicago families such as the Shedds, Buckinghams, and Fields, and became one of the first racially integrated congregations in Chicago, in 1953. Also includes information on the Blackstone Rangers, who used to meet in the church in the late 1960s.
Extent: 90 linear feet - (90 cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Clubs and Organizations, Religion
Call Number: Midwest MS First Presbyterian
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