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Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyatt
Abstract Correspondence of Chicago writer and social activist Edith Franklin Wyatt, plus drafts of works, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings and mementos.
Dates: 1894-1968; Majority of material found within 1894 - 1955

Graham Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Taylor
Abstract Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.
Dates: 1820-1975; Majority of material found within 1866-1940

Joseph Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.
Dates: 1842-1939

Mark J. Satter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Satter
Abstract Papers of Chicago lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his crusade against wage garnishment, his writings against public aid and for a new Works Progress Administration to provide jobs for the under and unemployed, and his battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of contract selling. Includes correspondence, clippings, articles and essays, speeches, research notes, audiovisual materials, photographs, and personal items.
Dates: 1931-1965; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1965

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