Irene M. Gaines Papers, 1913-19, 1924-70 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 35/2/52
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Irene McCoy Gaines (1896-1964) and Harris B. Gaines (1890-1964) including correspondence, publications (1938-73), programs, (1928-31, 1951-72), photographs (1938-70) and organizational records relating to social welfare, civil rights, African American history, entertainment, club work and the Republican Party in Chicago. Correspondents include Mary M. Bethune, Everett M. Dirksen, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and Mary C. Terrell. Organizations include the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (1933, 1938, 1949-70), the National Association of Colored Women (1933, 1939-60), the Chicago Urban League (1940-70), American Negro Emancipation Centennial Authority (1960-62) and others.