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Loyola University Chicago Special Collections

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Selections from the autograph collection compiled by the Carrigan brothers.

Established in 1905 by Father Francis C. Kelley, the Catholic Church Extension Society provides funding and resources to dioceses and parishes in the United States that lack resources. The Extension Society has helped to build churches, educate and support clergy and seminarians, and has assisted clergy in providing service to Catholics in all areas of the United States as well as in Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. These collections are from the CCES Photograph Collection and records at the Loyola University Chicago Archives and Special Collections.

The Century of Progress World's Fair ran from 1933 through 1934 in Chicago. The images in this collection were taken by Samuel Insull, Jr.

Images of Chicago from collections at the Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections.

1955-1975

Dan Rostenkowski (1928–2010) was elected as a Democrat to the Illinois State General Assembly where he served as a representative in the sixty-eighth general assembly (1952) prior to being elected to the Illinois state senate, where he served from 1954 to 1956. Rostenkowski was first elected to the eighty-sixth United States Congress in 1959 and served in seventeen succeeding Congresses until he was defeated for re-election in 1995. While in Congress he served as the chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means from the 97th through the 103rd Congresses, and of the Joint Committee on Taxation from the 97th through 101st Congresses. Link to finding aids for his papers - https://www.luc.edu/archives/cpsa.shtml

Documents from the late 18th century and 19th century written or signed by United States presidents and cabinet members

Henry J. Hyde (1924-2007) was elected as a Republican to the Illinois state house of representatives where he served from 1967 to 1974. During this period he served as majority leader from 1971 to 1972 and was a delegate to the Illinois state Republican Conventions. Hyde was elected to the Ninety-fourth and subsequent fifteen United States Congresses, He served as chair for the Committee on the Judiciary for the 104th through 106th Congresses, as well as the chair for the Committee on International Relations for the 107th through 109th Congresses. Link to finding aids for his papers - https://www.luc.edu/archives/cpsa.shtml

The history of Holy Family Parish (Chicago, IL) is highlighted through items from Loyola's Special Collections.

 Caricatures from the 18th and 19th centuries by George Cruikshank, Robert Cruikshank, Isaac Cruikshank, James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson, Richard Dighton, Samuel De Wilde, William Heath, and others.

1773-1836

Photographs and records documenting the history of St. Bernard Hospital in Chicago, Illinois

St. Bernard School of Nursing records

Today was a national Catholic magazine published by-monthly during the school year by CISCA (Chicago Interscholastic Catholic Action) an organization founded at Loyola during the 1920s. The magazine reports on Catholic and social justice issues. The issues in this collection run from 1946 to 1956.

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