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3 documents match your search for "Chicago (Ill.). Department of Urban Renewal"

    Chicago Department of Urban Renewal records, Bulk, 1940-1980

    The Chicago Department of Urban Renewal (DUR) was created in 1962 and continued Chicago’s existing policy of land clearance and redevelopment. In cooperation with the Chicago Housing Authority, the Department of Urban Renewal facilitated the rapid expansion of high-density public housing projects in Chicago. In 1992, the City of Chicago ...

    Faith Rich papers, Bulk, 1940-1989

    The Faith Rich papers contain administrative records, notes and research materials pertaining to Rich’s time with the NAACP, as well as other organizations such as the Loglan Institute, the George W. Collins High School Local School Council and the local Parent-Teacher Association. The collection also includes research materials on education, ...

    Olive Diggs papers, 1942-1980

    Olive Myrl Diggs (d. 1980) served as editor of the Chicago Bee from 1937 until it folded in 1947. After her time at the Bee, she served as director of the Neighborhood Youth Corps, and in 1979, retired as Administrative Assistant in the Chicago Department of Planning, City and Community ...