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French Heritage Relief Committee Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-015
Abstract Records of a small organization created in 1993 by Charles Balesi and the French Consul in Chicago to help coordinate efforts to preserve and restore historic French structures damaged by flooding on the Mississippi River. Includes materials relating to the founding and legal organization of the group, and reports, correspondence, memoranda, and other materials relating to specific projects.
Dates: 1993-1995

Germania Club scrap book

Identifier: Case-+V-208-326
Abstract A large scrapbook containing material on the activities of this music-appreciation club for German-Americans. Chartered in 1869 with possible origins in the organization of a choir to sing at President Lincoln's lying-in- state in Chicago, the Germania Club became a meeting place for Chicago's German elite. The name was changed to the Lincoln Club during World War I and changed back in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1931

Germanistic Society of Chicago Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-157
Abstract Membership lists, lecture announcements, and annual meeting minutes kept by Louis Guenzel, recording secretary of the Society and a Chicago architect. The lists provide an inventory of prominent citizens of German extraction in pre-World War I Chicago, and also reflect the gradual withdrawal of support for German-centered activities prior to World War I.
Dates: 1907-1915

Graham Taylor Papers

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

Illinois Ballet Records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Illinois Ballet
Abstract The Illinois Ballet was founded in 1959 by two former Sadler's Wells ballet dancers, Richard Ellis and Christine Du Boulay. The company presented several seasons of performances per year until its demise in 1972. The company remained constant with four soloists and ten corps members, and included two dancer/choreographers, Hy Somers and Dom Orejudos (aka Etienne). Collection consists of numerous performance photographs, programs and publicity material, a few pieces of correspondence and office...
Dates: 1959-1972

Lanche Wolf - Iowa League of Women Voters Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-195
Abstract Collection of papers pertaining to the Iowa League of Women Voters and one of its members, Mrs. Lanche Wolf, of Charles City, Iowa. Included are the constitution and by-laws of the Iowa League of Women Voters; correspondence, membership cards, programs, and financial plans.
Dates: 1922-1925

Stone-Camryn School of Ballet Records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Stone-Camryn
Abstract Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.
Dates: 1865-1988; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1988

Town and Country Arts Club Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-TownandCountry
Abstract Records of the Town and Country Arts Club of Chicago, previously known as the Art Study Class and the North Shore Arts Club. Conceived in 1932 and continuing to the present, the group meets “to study the great world arts that have gone before, to assist in their preservation for future generations, and to encourage the arts of the present day.” Records include president’s books, minutes, reports, membership rosters and attendance records, directories, presentations, photographs, histories, and...
Dates: 1944-2007

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Powellton, Ill.) minutes book

Identifier: Midwest-MS-224
Abstract Ledger of minutes from the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Powellton, Illinois, 1901-1906. The minutes record discussions concerning prohibition, suffrage, illegal gambling, and polygamy.
Dates: 1901-1906

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