Chicago (Ill.)--Social life and customs
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph album and guest book, 1892-1897, of [Charles Page Bryan, diplomat], containing autographs, poems, and sketches by visitors to "Byrd's Nest," Elmhurst [Chicago, Ill.] and by visitors, 1913-1917, to his home in Washington, D. C. The volume also contains photographs.
Papers, circa 1930s-1950s, of Eleanor H. Fredricks of Chicago, Illinois. Included are a scrapbook, correspondence, photographs, clippings, postcards and fliers, as well as drafts of articles authored by her. Some of the papers relate to the American Fireside Club, of which Eleanor Fredricks was the organizer.
Journal, 1915-1916, of the Knights of Columbus of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Chicago, Illinois. Includes information on the 1915-1916 season of their indoor baseball team. Entries include a description of the game, names of the players and positions played, name of the opponent, and a narrative summary of the game. Box scores clipped from a local newspaper are often included with the description of each game.
Minutes, 1897-1900, of the Matheon Woman's Club, Chicago, Illinois. Includes information on the clubs various educational and philanthropic activities. Listed are lectures, musical performances, balls and other fund raising events. The club also supported the Matheon Day Nursery which serviced the working poor of the area.
In 1899 the club joined the Anti-Polygamy League and the League for Social Service in their public protest of a polygamist congressman from Utah.