Papers, 1915-1975.


Schwartz, Charles P. (Charles Phineas), b. 1886. Papers, 1915-1975.

Papers, 1915-1975.

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, pamphlets, and reports. The materials pertain to Hull-House, the City Club of Chicago, the Chicago Bar Association, civil rights, and citizenship.

4.5 linear ft.

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Chicago Bar Association (corporateBody)

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) (corporateBody)

City Club of Chicago (corporateBody)

Schwartz, Charles P. (Charles Phineas), 1886- (person)

Charles P. Schwartz (1887-1975) was an attorney, civic leader, and educator in the social welfare movement. Schwartz served as chairman of the State of Illinois Committee on Citizenship and Naturalization and wrote many pamphlets for new citizens. Schwartz also served as president of the City Club of Chicago and in 1936, he was chairman of the Illinois Independent Committee for Franklin D. Roosevelt. Before beginning his law practice in Chicago, Schwartz was secretary to Judge Julian W. Mack who...