• Title Mayor Washington with Abigail Van Buren
  • Description At Avenues Restaurant, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Mayor Harold Washington attended a reception and press conference on July 30, 1987 to announce the opening of an AIDS Research Center. Washington was asked to co-chair, along with Illinois Governor James R. Thompson, a fundraising event in September, 1987, the proceeds of which were divided evenly between the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AMFAR) and the AIDS Foundation. Pictured with the Mayor at the press conference is Abigail Van Buren (Dear Abby), a member of AMFAR.
  • Geographic Coverage Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subject Mayors; Receptions; Press conferences; Fund raising; AIDS (Disease); Research facilities; Restaurants; Organizations; Women; Celebrities
  • Photographer Schulz, Peter J.
  • Date 1987-07-30
  • Repository Name Chicago Public Library Special Collections and Preservation Division
  • Repository Number PHOTOGRAPH SPE-HWAC 1987.7.30.1
  • Collection Harold Washington Archives & Collections
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  • Item Url http://cdm16818.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/rhwc/id/48
  • Digital Collection Remembering Harold Washington
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