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An Archivist’s Eulogy for Father Hesburgh

I mourn the passing of Father Ted in a deeply personal as well as professional way. In 1978, when I was an ambitious but still young archivist, he believed in me enough to give me the chance to be University … Continue reading

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Illinois Rally for Civil Rights 1964

On June 21, 1964, Soldier Field in Chicago played host to the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights. The principle speakers were Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., President and Founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, … Continue reading

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