The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies. Chicago Jewish Archives
Asher Library; 610 S. Michigan Avenue
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://www.spertus.edu/library
Repository code: icjs
Repository description (CRHP): The Chicago Jewish Archives has interviews with 16 individuals active in civil rights efforts.
Repository description (extant): The Asher Library at Spertus was established in the mid-1930s (and renamed in 1974 in honor of the generosity of Norman and Helen Asher). It is one of North America's largest Jewish libraries. The collection includes Jewish-interest fiction and non-fiction books, plus periodicals, films, and music from all over the world.
Repository Notes (CRHP): The Chicago Jewish Archives was "on hiatus" in November 2010.
Repository type: University Special Collection
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