Title:

Chicago Area Project photograph collection

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.CHI_PHOTO.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1930-1978

Name:

McKay, Henry D. (Henry Donald), 1899-1980

Historical note

Chicago Area Project (1932-ca. 1972), incorporated in 1934 as a private non-profit organization, related the treatment and services of the Institute for Juvenile Research to the needs of the neighborhood communities it served.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photoprints relating to inner-city neighborhood programs to prevent and treat juvenile delinquency. Includes shots of staff-members Clifford Shaw, Henry McKay, and Peter Scalise; scenes of youth programs such as the Italian Welfare Council's Jolly Boys Camp (Pistakee Bay, McHenry County, Ill.), Russell Square Community Committee's St. Michael's Boys Club, and neighborhood organizations such as the Russell Square and West Side Community Committees; group portraits of members of the Chicago Federation of Community Committees.

Related Archival Materials note

Chicago Area Project Records - Chicago History Museum

Custodial History note

Gift of the Chicago Area Project, 1972 and 1973; 1984.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 19 by Andrew Steadham.

Subjects

INVENTORY