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West Side Women's Division, 1953. Chicago Urban League records, University of Illinois at Chicago Library.
St. Clair Drake, 1948. Roosevelt University Archives.
The Links, Inc. Collection, circa 1965. Chicago Public Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature.
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Copyright, Special Collections, Thomas Tredway Library, Augustana College.
Caption: image 27.I-ME.gp.1.36, A young girl hides behind a tree at the Meskwaki Settlement (Tama, IA), 1915.
This interesting discussion about state historical agencies has prompted me to respond with some thoughts. It would be nice to hear about Minnesota if anyone is on-line that could share. I recall sometime around 2002 Minnesota Historical Society was experiencing terrible cuts to their education departments. I think that was the year AAM was in St. Louis and I attended an EdCom breakfast where this was a topic.
Here's a review recently published on H-War of Thomas Bahde's The Life and Death of Gus Reed: A Story of Race and Justice in Illinois during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
I hope someone with first hand or even second hand knowledge chimes in. I only know what is reported regarding higher ed funding in Illinois. Here goes:
Illinois does not have a budget for the current fiscal year and we are currently eight months into FY2016. State universities have received no money from the state in that time. There has been a lot of pressure to get something done lately, see: