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Overview The Chicago Area Project (CAP) was founded in the 1930's by Clifford Shaw, a University of Chicago sociologist, who believed every neighborhood could reduce juvenile delinquency by improving community life. This collection contains the records from the first decade of CAP's operation and includes financial records, field reports, and correspondence.
Overview The Bethlehem Community Center was an important resource for the surrounding community. The collection contains meeting minutes and newsletters.
Overview The Washington Park Congregational Church was gathered in 1891 and remained open until 1927. It was located on South Michigan Ave in the Washington Park area of Chicago. The records in this collection gather together administrative and organizational records, ministerial and church correspondence, and the church's vital records.
Overview The Second Church in Dorchester was first organized on January 1, 1808 by 64 members of First Church. The first official pastor for the newly formed Second Church was Dr. John Codman. Codman was a member of an influential family and graduated from Harvard. His pastorate continues to be the longest for the church and during this time was regularly visited by Daniel Webster and (on occasion) John Adams. The last pastor of Second Church in Dorchester was Reverend Donald P. Brickley. He facilitated...
Overview William Francis Sayles gathered together 36 residents of Moshassuck (later Saylesville) in June 1860. At first they organized the Friends' District Union Sabbath School, which would be become Sayles Memorial Church. Mr. Sayles had originally opened the school for his employees' children but in 1873 decided to build Sayles Memorial Chapel. The building was partially a memorial to both his and his brother's dead children. The church remained a part of the Sayles estate until the 1950s. In 1954...
Overview The Minister's Club, founded in 1870 was a club with a similar objective. A member later likened it to the English "Metaphysical Society" though it was more long lived. Meeting format consisted of read essays and discussion and the location of meetings were often hosted by members at their own residences. This collection contains meeting minutes, a historical sketch and various articles related to the Minister's Club.
- Subject: Community organization X
- Chicago (Ill.) 3
- American Revival Association. 1
- Bethlehem Community Center (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Chicago Area Project 1
- Codman, John, 1782-1847 1
- Dorchester Central Congregational Church (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.) 1
- Einerson, Richard J. 1
- Erikson, David M. 1
- Harvard Congregational Church (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.) 1
- Lincoln (R.!.) 1
- Little, Arthur, Rev. 1
- Minister's Club (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Pierce, Jason Noble, 1880-1948 1
- Pilgrim Club (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Richards, Andrew, Rev. 1
- Sayles Memorial Church (Lincoln, R.I.) 1
- Sayles, William Francis, 1824-1894 1
- Second Church (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.) 1
- Washington Park Congregational Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1 ∧ less