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Mardis, Geraldine Lane, 1918-2012


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Geraldine Lane Mardis Papers

Identifier: harsh-2003-02

Geraldine Lane Mardis’ grandfather Alexander Lane graduated from Rush Medical College in 1895 and served as an Illinois state legislator. Her family vacationed at Idlewild, Mich., beginning in the 1920s. While a student at University of Chicago, Mardis was the subject of a racially motivated controversy. Her papers include correspondence, newspapers clippings, Idlewild and Chicago photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1907-1953, undated