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The research project "Higher Education Public Service Responsibilities in the Black Community" (PSR) has centered around the public service role of the University of Illin01s and Parkland College in the black community of Champaign-Urbana. The…

NOTE: Papers located at Champaign County Historical Archives, Urbana Free Library. The Virgil Wikoff materials span the entirety of Wikoff’s political career, from his election to the
Champaign City Council to his last term as State…

Features photograph of Charles Phillips and discussion of Salem Baptist Church's history.

Clippings file for the Progress Association for Economic Development, a social service agency on the 100-block of North First Street in the 1970s. Clippings file at the Champaign County Historical Archives, Urbana Free Library.

File on the Community Advocacy Depot, located on the 100-block of North First Street in the 1970s, in the Urban League Archive, in the Champaign County Historical Archives, Urbana Free Library.

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Flyer distributed by S.O.U.L., a civil rights group active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. S.O.U.L. stands for Security, Opportunity, Unity, Love.

Promotional booklet describing University programs aimed at local community concerns. Includes mention of many programs created in the wake of the civil rights movement and local activism for change. Copied from the Internet Archive:…

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Describes the slides used for a Powerpoint Presentation in Mumford Hall on a mural on the Great Migration at the corner of Fifth and Park.

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Directory of local businesses owned and/or operated by African-Americans.

A primary goal of the Urban League of Champaign
County is to stimulate the growth and development of
minority owned businesses in our community. Part of that
goal can be…