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Bernard E. Epton papers, 1960-1987

Bernard Epton (1921 – 1987) was an American politician who served in the Illinois House of Representatives and made an unsucessful run for Mayor of Chicago in 1983. The Bernard E. Epton papers includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, news releases, issue papers, photographs, certificates and...

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Bob Crawford audio archive, 1970-2000

The Bob Crawford audio archive consists of roughly a hundred tapes of interviews, radio programs and City Council proceedings collected by Crawford over the last thirty years. The tapes have been digitized, and are available on the web.

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Chicago Mayor's office photograph collection, 1987-1988.

Public relations photographs of mayors Harold Washington and Eugene Sawyer. Washington is shown with students, and with Coretta King in an anti-drug event. Sawyer is shown with Jesse Jackson, handicapped children, Girl Scouts and some unidentified people.

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Documentary photographs by students at University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-1986.

Photographs submitted for Art & Design course 269 taught by Robert Stiegler at UIC, Spring 1986. Photographs primarily show street scenes in residential areas, focusing on Bridgeport, Lakeview and Pilsen communities. Some photographs depict small businesses or restaurants and their owners. Others...

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Fred Fine photograph collection, 1942-1988.

Includes photographs related to Fred Fine, the first Chicago Commissioner of Cultural Affairs. Images show Fine at arts-related events, such as art openings, and post-show receptions, often with Mayor Harold Washington, who appointed him commissioner. Some views show other government officials an...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Illinois State Representative records, 1957-1976

The collection reflects Harold Washington's activities while he was a State Representative in the Illinois General Assembly, most notably his work on the following legislation: Consumer Credit Reform Act of 1965, the Witness Protection Act of 1972, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Law of 1...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Development Sub-Cabinet records, 1983-1987

The collection documents the activities of the Development Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records consist primarily of files of the Mayoral Liaison Benjamin Reyes and his two assistants, Shelley Sandow and Juanita Burris, and the Departments that reported t...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Finance and Administration Sub-Cabinet records, 1979-1988

The collection documents the activities of the Finance and Administration Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this collection are from the offices of Lucille R. Dobbins, Assistant to the Mayor for Finance and Administration and Kevin A. Price, Fiscal ...

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Harry Golden, Jr., papers, 1967-1987.

Newspaper clippings and other papers of Harry Golden, Jr., a Chicago journalist. Newspaper clippings consist mainly of articles Golden wrote as City Hall correspondent for the Chicago Sun-Times. Also present are materials relating to Chicago politics, including a reel-to-reel audio tape of Mayor ...

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Klutznick, Philip M. Papers, 1914-1999

Philip M. Klutznick, businessman, philanthropist, diplomat, government official and Jewish leader. The Philip M. Klutznick Papers comprise 175.5 linear feet and include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, published materials, photographs, scrapbooks, architectural plans, awards and mementos and a...

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Leon Despres photograph collection, [ca. 1957-1989]

Includes photographs relating to the career of former Chicago 5th ward alderman Leon Despres of Chicago (Ill.). Includes portraits of Despres and views of Despres with other Chicago municipal officials, such as mayors Jane Byrne and Harold Washington. Despres is shown at various events, such as g...

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Midwest Academy (Chicago, Ill.) records

Board meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets and fliers, budgets, grant applications and reports, annual reports, news clippings, news releases, research data and topical files, student files, and training curricula of Midwest Academy, a training school for grass-roots organizers in political...

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Photographs of Chicago politics by Richard Gordon, 1978-1983.

Includes exhibition quality photographs made by fine art photographer Richard Gordon in the 1980s, showing Chicago political figures in various settings. Images include Richard M. Daley, Jane Byrne, Bernard Epton, Adlai E. Stevenson, James Thompson, and Harold Washington. Photographs show politic...

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Publicity photographs of Mayor Eugene Sawyer, 1988.

Public relations photographs of Chicago Mayor Eugene Sawyer with groups of people and individuals in his office or at other locations. People shown include Harold Washington, Jesse Jackson, members of Operation Push and of various civic groups.

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Publicity photographs of Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago, [1985 Jan.-1987 Dec.]

Includes portraits and informal scenes of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington during his tenure as the first African American mayor of the city. Views include public events (such as parades, ribbon-cuttings, award ceremonies, community and church meetings, galas, fundraisers, press conferences, city ...

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Raymond Castro photograph collection, [ca. 1983, 1997-1999].

Photographs of Ray Castro with Harold Washington, Richard Durbin, Bill Clinton, and others. Castro was elected Democratic Committeeman of the 7th Ward of Chicago in 1980, thus becoming the first Latino to hold a seat on the Cook County central Democratic Committee.

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Robert Mier papers, 1968-1989, bulk 1982-1989

Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, discussion papers, and other working files of Robert Mier, a Chicago city planner, professor, and social activist who served as commissioner of economic development for the City of Chicago in the Mayor Harold Washington administration and as assi...

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