Papers, 1927-1979

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Papers, 1927-1979

Papers, 1927-1979

Papers of Cook County circuit judge Edith Spurlock Sampson.

13 file boxes, 2 folio folders, 5 folio+ folders, 2 oversize folders, 35 folders of photographs, 5 folio folders of photographs, 1 folio+ folder of photographs

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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Lafontant, Jewell, 1922-

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Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1900-

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Wilcox, Francis O. (Francis Orlando), 1908-1985

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Orlando Wilcox : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619843 Educator and U.S. government official, d. 1985. From the description of Papers, 1929-1985. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28411681 Educator, U.S. government official, and author. From the description of Papers of Francis O. Wilcox, 1929-198...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979

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President of the League of Women Voters of the U.S. (1944-1950), Strauss was active in the N.Y.C. and state Leagues as well as in the Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund, which became the Overseas Education Fund. A presidential appointee to the President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights (1951) and the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations (1951-1952), Strauss directed the American Association for the UN, and was a member of the U.S. Committee for the UN, the UN Association o...

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...

Franklin, John Hope, 1915-

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1915, Jan. 2 John Hope Franklin born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma to Buck Colbert and Mollie Franklin 1935 Completed Bachelor of Arts in history at Fisk University 1940, June 11 Married Aurelia E. Whittington, librarian 1941 ...

Hefner, Hugh M. (Hugh Marston), 1926-

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Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979

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Daughter of Louis and Elizabeth (McGruder) Spurlock, Sampson was born on October 13, 1901, in Pittsburgh, Pa. She studied at the New York School of Social Work and the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration before receiving her law degree from John Marshall Law School in 1925. In 1927 she received an LL.M. from Loyola University, and was admitted to the Illinois bar; in 1935 she was admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court. At the age of...

Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964

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deLesseps S. Morrison was a representative for Orleans Parish in the Louisiana Legislature (1940-1946), mayor of New Orleans (1946-1961), and U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States (1961-1964). From the description of deLesseps Story Morrison papers, 1961-1964. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 319169279 ...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 18...

Finnegan, Edward R. (Edward Rowan), 1905-1971

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Khan, Liaquat Ali, 1895-1951

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Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011

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Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...

Buford, Ligon

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American Negro Emancipation Centennial Commission.

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Kemp, Maida Springer

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Maida Springer Kemp, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321612 Trade unionist. From the description of Reminiscences of Maida Springer Kemp : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131813 Kemp was born in Panama, Central America, in 1910 and moved to New York City with her mot...

Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985

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Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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Agency History (1909-1967) This chronology covers key events in the NAACP's history, providing a general framework and points of reference for understanding the visual materials in this collection. Listed events do not necessarily correspond to particular visual materials in the collection; some listed events are well covered in the collection, while others are not. 1909 Oswald ...

Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994

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An internationally famous First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994) was the widow of slain President John F. Kennedy in 1963. She was born on July 28, 1929, the daughter of Janet Lee Bouvier, and her father, John Vernon Bouvier III, also known as Black Jack. Her sister Caroline Lee (who was called Lee) was born four years later. Jackie was a headstrong child who was initially a discipline problem at Miss Chapin''s, the fashionable school on Manhattan''s ...

Collins, Cardiss Robertson, 1931-

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Church, Frank

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BIOGRAPHY United States Senator from Idaho. From the guide to the Frank Church Speech, 1960, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) Rod Gramer was born in Boise in 1953 and graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in history in 1975. He was a journalist with the Idaho Statesman when he began research for a biography of Frank Church in 1978 with fell...

Louchheim, Katie (Scofield), 1903-

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United States Citizens Commission on NATO

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Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991

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Lawyer, politician, U.S. senator, and ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1951-1977. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49211527 Judge, U.S. Senator, Ambassador Cooper was born in Somerset, Ky. and educated in the city's public schools. He was a gifted athlete and president of his senior class. In 1918 he entered Centre College and transferred to Yale University after one year. In 1923 he entered Harvard Law School, but qu...

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

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Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas on December 22, 1912. He parents were Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Pattillo Taylor, and she had two older brothers, Tommy and Tony. Her mother died when she was only five years old, and her Aunt Effie Pattillo moved to Karnack to look after her. At an early age, a nursemaid said she was "as purty as a lady bird," and thereafter she became known to her family and friends as Lady Bird. She graduated from Marshall High ...

Chicago Committee of One Hundred.

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World Town Hall

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Wall, Frederick P.

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Roosevelt University

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Hagmayer, Albert

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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Height, Dorothy, 1912-

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996

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Barbara Jordan (b. Feb. 21, 1936, Huston, TX–d. Jan. 17, 1996, Austin, TX) graduated magna cum laude from Texas Southern University in 1956 and attended Boston University School of Law, graduating in 1959. Before returning to Texas to practice law, she taught political science at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for a year. Jordan won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African-American and first black woman state senator. In 1972, she was elected to the U.S. House of Representa...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Murphy, Morgan F. (Morgan Francis), 1932-

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Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955

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Founder and head of Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls, later Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls, Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, and Bethune-Cookman College; and Scotia Seminary alumna. From the description of Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1895-1992 (bulk 1922-1955). (Barber-Scotia College)....

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

O'Hara, Barratt, 1882-1969

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Barratt O'Hara enjoyed one of Illinois' longest legislative careers. He represented the Second Congressional District of Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1948 until 1968. Prior to his election to Congress, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1913-1917, and a partner in the law firm of William H. Sexton, 1939-1948, representing the city of Chicago in traction litigation and subway construction cases. Barratt O'Hara was elected to Congress as a Democrat and sat on the Hou...

Williams, Chester S. (Chester Sidney), 1907-1992

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American Chester Sidney Williams (b. 1907) was an administrator of educational programs and a public relations officer for the United States and the United Nations, from 1930 to 1952. From 1952 to 1963, he was a public relations consultant for private businesses and non-profit agencies. In 1968, Williams retired to Sarasota, Florida, where became very involved in community affairs and hosted radio and television programs. Williams advocated for global awareness and an emphasis on internationalis...

Simon, Paul, 1928-2003

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U.S. Senator, Congressman, presidential candidate, Illinois lieutenant governor and member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois State Senate, author. Bought a newspaper in Troy, Ill. when he was 19 and eventually owned 14 newspapers. Authored books on Elijah Lovejoy and Abraham Lincoln as well as issues like world hunger and the environment. After retiring from the senate he founded the Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he taught and con...

Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976

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Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976

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Kerner was a Chicago lawyer, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, county judge, Illinois governor (1961-1968), and court of appeals judge, from which post he was removed after a criminal conviction. He spent some months in the Federal Correctional Institution at Lexington, Kentucky. From the description of Letters, August 10, 1974; January 10 and 29, 1975. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841882 Kerner was a Chicago lawyer, U. S....

DePriest, Oscar, 1871-1951

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Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972

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Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

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Ralph Bunche was Secretary of United Nations. From the description of Letter (typewritten) to Abraham Stavsky, 1967, February 28. (Regent University). WorldCat record id: 49291995 Ralph Johnson Bunche b 1904; educated at University of California, Los Angeles (AB), Harvard University (AM, PhD); Chairman, Dept of Political Science, Howard University, Washington DC, 1928-1950; Director, Trusteeship Department, Unted Nations, 1946-1954; acting UN Mediator on Palestine, 1948-1949...

Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Diggs, Charles C.

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Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Yates, Sidney, 1909-

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Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Edwards, India

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Political activist. From the description of Reminiscences of India Edwards : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122598141 Government official and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1928-1977. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943999 Edwards was born in Chicago and worked as a journalist (1918-1942) before becoming active in the women's division of the Democratic Party...

Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

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Civil rights leader and journalist; d. 1981. From the description of Papers, 1915-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605113 Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Wilkins edited the KANSAS CITY CALL, a Black newspaper, from 1923 to 1931. Wilkins became Assistant Secretary of the NAACP in 1931 and became Executive Secretary in 1955. Under his leadership the NAACP grew to 350,000 members. ...