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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Guide to using the microfilm and digital versions of the Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey, a collection consisting of a file of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago.
Edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff. (Chicago, 2004) Q.977.311003 En19 History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library, Illinois Historical Survey, Undergraduate Library. Available online at http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/
(London, 1986- ) MFICHE 920.07 Am35 (series 1). Continued by Series 2 and 3, with supplements: MFICHE 920.07 Am352 (series 2), supplement (ser. 1-2), and 920.07 AM3522 (series 3). All series and supplements are located in Central Reference.
82 reels of microfilm (with guide). The Hull House Association records are on reels 49-54. FILM 361.973 J253 Main Stacks and 361.973 J253 INDEX
Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey.
[translated excerpts from ethnic press of Chicago, 1861 to 1938, transcribed onto 120,000 typewritten pages, arranged by original language and subjects. The excerpts were typed up and microfilmed. We have the original microfilm (67 reels) in the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library: FILM 070.484 C43ch The guide describes the classification scheme: 070.484 C434c The entire set is being digitized and deposited in the Internet Archive.]
The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) is an unincorporated Chicago-based association of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions with major holdings of materials that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics, with a specific focus on materials relating to Chicago. The University of Chicago serves as Host Institution of the BMRC.