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Abstract The Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research at Northwestern University was founded in September of 1968 with a grant of $700,000 from the Ford Foundation. The bulk of the Center’s research dealt with social policy and its effects on the people, communities, and institutions that utilize it. In September, 1996, the Center’s name was changed to the Institute for Policy Research.
Dates: 1970 - 1995
Abstract Conquergood received his Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University in 1977 and served as an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communication at The State University of New York in Binghamton for a year before returning to Northwestern to teach in 1983. He remained at Northwestern until his death in 2004. His research focused on marginalized societies and refugee groups, as well as the implications, purpose and rituals of the death penalty in/on American society. The Dwight...
Dates: 1974-2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1980-2002
Abstract The collection consists of 100 glass transparency slides (3.25 x 4 inches), also known as magic lantern slides, divided into two thematic clusters, dating from the turn of the 20th century, and identified with the Northwestern University Settlement.
Dates: 1891 - 1920
- Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--20th century--Research 2
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--19th century 1
- Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--20th century 1
- Cities and towns--Research 1
- Ethnology--Study and teaching 1
- Gangs 1
- Hmong (Asian people) 1
- Social policy--Research 1
- Social settlements 1
- United States 1
- United States--Social conditions--20th century 1 ∧ less
- Conquergood, Lorne Dwight, 1949-2004 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Performance Studies 1
- Northwestern University Settlement (Chicago, Ill.) 1