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AREA Chicago's First Wants and Needs Benefit Party and Auction

Location

1511 N Milwaukee Ave Second Floor
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
other, AREA Chicago's First Wants and Needs Benefit Party and Auction
Date: 
2007
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A pamphlet describing the contents to be auctioned off at AREA Chicago's benefit auction that took place on Saturday, December 8, 2007.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Was found between two random pages of another, much larger book in the catalog pile -- The 2006 Chicago Crime Commission "Gang Book." Unclear whether the two are related, or if the pamphlet was intended for submission at all. No contributors listed.
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Item Donor: 
Jenny, Anarchist

The Gang Book 2006

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
book, The Gang Book 2006
Date: 
30 June 2006
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"The Chicago Crime Commission’s Gang Book publication is an acclaimed compilation of current gang trends. The Gang Book is used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators, and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs. This comprehensive guide represents the culmination of the Commission’s collaboration with federal, state, and city law enforcement partners and gang investigators. The Gang Book is distributed to every law enforcement agency in the city and state, as well as to schools, and is designed to prosecute, address, and reduce gang violence. It includes detailed gang profiles and maps, an explanation of the role of social media in gang interactions, information regarding suburban gang activity, an outline of the intersection between gangs and trafficking of guns and drugs, and a compilation of resources for parents and communities." - <http://www.chicagocrimecommission.org/>
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Could not find information online about how many Gang Books had been published prior to this, the website only lists its current 2018 edition.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780978747107
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Item Donor: 
Jenny, Anarchist

Industrial Workers of the World General Organization Bulletin #3 2014

Location

60618 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
zine, Industrial Workers of the World General Organization Bulletin #3 2014
Date: 
2014
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
Bulletin updating members of the Chicago-based international labor union the Industrial Workers of the World on matters of internal organization and finance in 2014.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Was sealed before being cataloged; originally received in the mail
Format: 
Item Donor: 
Jenny, Anarchist

Hyperlink Magazine Issue No. 1

Catalog Number: 
magazine, Hyperlink
Date: 
June 2017
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
Quarterly magazine published in Columbus, OH covering commerce, tech, politics, and branding. "In 2017, a hyperlink represents so much more than its technical definition. It is quite possibly the best way to describe the instant connection and engagement we have with brands, information, knowledge, new experiences, and, ultimately, each other. Hyperlink is a new magazine for brands looking to connect with an audience, to create authentic bonds with casual shoppers who will eventually become loyal fans. It is a magazine for consumers who think critically about where and why and how they spend their money and, more importantly, their attention. Welcome to Hyperlink magazine, a starting place for conversations about the culture of commerce and connected engagement." - <https://www.winningedits.com/hyperlink/>
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
2572-8342
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Website: 

hyperlinkmag.com

The Courtroom Artist Residency Report

Location

3050 W. 26th Street Tacqueria El Milagro
60623 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, The Courtroom Artist Residency Report
Date: 
2018
Edition: 
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Abstract: 
Interviews with visitors who attend a court session at 2600 S. California Ave, then eat a meal with the author at El Milagro.
Language: 
English
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Website: 

publiccollectors.org

The Crime of the Century - The Leopold and Loeb Case

Catalog Number: 
Book, Higdon
Date: 
1975
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Abstract: 
History of Leopold and Loeb case
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
399114912
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Reimagining the Industrial West Side

Location

700 N. Kildare Ave.
60651 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Magazine, Reimagining the West Side
Date: 
2017
Edition: 
Volume: 
20
Issue: 
Abstract: 
CityBureau journalists investigate the former site of the Northwest Incinerator, interviewing residents, community organizers, and environmental activists. The issue also serves to document a community event that was held June 8, 2017, where locals learned about the investigation and broke up into groups to discuss their neighborhoods.
Language: 
English
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International Queer Art + Activism Zine: Germany

Catalog Number: 
Zine, International Queer Art + Activism Zine: Germany
Date: 
July 2013
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Volume: 
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 
This mixed media zine includes a slice of queer life in Berlin in the summer of 2013. Personal reflections, photography, flyers, and interviews provide perspectives into queer, particularly queer DIY and arts, communities and their current work.
Language: 
English
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South Side Chicago Anti Racist Action

Catalog Number: 
Zine, South Side Chicago ARA
Date: 
Spring 2013
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Volume: 
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 
This 100+ page zine documents a year of anti-racist research, organizing, and activity of South Side Chicago's chapter of the Anti-Racist Action Network (1987-2013) along with news updates from other chapters. It includes profiles of local neo-Nazis and white supremacists, information about the trial of the Tinley Park Five who were accused of attacking a white supremacist meeting, updates about opposition to British Holocaust denier David Irving's U.S. speaking tour, and actions against local supporters of Greek fascist party Golden Dawn.
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English
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