4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Illinois--Social life and customs.

  1. Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990

    6,000 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American families living chiefly in West Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa. Correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and printed material documenting the families' domestic concerns and activities.

  2. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    13 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  3. Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    900 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War...

  4. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, 1976-1981

    20.75 linear ft.. 269 folders.. 99 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. and stereo. ; 7 in.. 245 sound cassettes : analog.. 3757 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 10,182 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. 202 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.. 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report...