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Black and white photograph of Sr. Helen Prejean with Robert Lee Willie at his Pardon Board Hearing, November 1984.

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Sister Helen Prejean with actor Sean Penn as Matthew Poncelet on the set of Dead Man Walking, 1995.

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Pilgrimage for Life march, 1986. Sister Helen is third from the right in the crowd of marchers. Walkers enter New Orleans near the end of a 280 mile trek opposing capital punishment.

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Framed drawing presented to Sr. Helen Prejean by the Chicago Committee to defend the Bill of Rights and Bill of Rights Foundation. A typewritten note taped to the back of the framed drawing reads as follows. "From Death of Innocents, pg. 25: But…

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Poster from Clifton High School, participants in the Dead Man Walking Play Project

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Letter from Pat Sonnier, the first death row inmate for whom Sr. Helen acted as spiritual advisor. They wrote to each other frequently from 1982 until was electrocuted on April 5, 1984. Pat enjoyed drawing, and often illustrated his letters to Sr.…

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Library handbook from when the Lincoln Park Library was housed in the Lyceum.

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Presentation booklet containing a photograph of the library overlaid with text.

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Floor plan. The library occupied two floors in SAC, until the Richardson library was completed in 1992. This floor plan from the SAC library includes the reference area, the card catalog, the circulation desk, and the rare books.

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Typed reminiscences by Helen Schnoor McClane about the early days of DePaul libraries, and the different buildings and librarians associated with them. Includes handwritten pencil annotations.

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