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Ann Harrigan Makletzoff Papers

Identifier: MAK

Scope and Content

Correspondence (1930s-1983) with Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Paul Hanley Furfey, Reynold Hillenbrand, Bernard J. Sheil, and Leo R. Ward, and a letter from Dorothy Day; diaries, 1940s-1980s; her writings, including articles and lectures; original notes and multiple drafts of the manuscript of her unpublished memoirs; scrapbooks and clippings about both Makletzoff and Friendship House, with a folder concerning the court- martial case of Bernard James; minutes of directors' meetings and other documents relating to Friendship House, 1942-1948; and printed matter including pamphlets and newsletters.


  • Creation: 1938-1983.


Language of Materials



Teacher, librarian, lay apostolate pioneer, and Catholic civil rights activist; a founder of the interracial Friendship House, Chicago, and its director 1942-1948.


4.4 linear feet.