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African American Police League (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, court files, fundraising items, historical information, minutes, reports, correspondence, clippings, topical files, newsletters, police brutality report files, and publications and flyers relative to the ongoing work of the Afro-American Police League (AAPL) and its education and ...

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Anthony Sorrentino papers, part 1 and part 2

Part 1 contains biographical materials, correspondence, articles, manuscripts, reports, studies, minutes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and other papers of Anthony Sorrentino, a Chicago sociologist, scholar, and civic leader of Italian descent. Included are articles and reports wri...


Antonio Perez photographs, 1987.

Includes views of residents of the South Side of Chicago (Ill.) photographed by Antonio Perez. People are shown posed in their homes, at church, and on the street. Many of the people depicted are Hispanic Americans. Several views show girls dressed for first communion and there are also several v...

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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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Carol Moseley Braun papers, ca. 1992-1998.

Correspondence, phone logs, personnel files, reports, press releases, research materials, invitations, voting records, briefing books, speeches, newspaper clippings, legislation, grants, and audits comprise the Carol Moseley Braun papers, documenting her term as United States senator from Illinoi...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by John Kimmich, 1987-1989.

Documentary photographs of the Chicago Loop downtown commercial district, including images of pedestrians, people working, an "El" elevated CTA train, buildings, street scenes, and mourners for Harold Washington, Chicago's first African American mayor.

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Chicago 1992 Committee records, 1976-1988.

Correspondence, minutes, grant applications, and reports generated by the Chicago 1992 Committee, a social activist organization formed in 1982 to monitor planning of a proposed 1992 Chicago World's Fair; plus large quantities of materials gathered by the committee, including agendas and handouts...

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Chicago Department of Health photograph collection, 1984-1987.

Primarily public relation photographs of department activities. Includes pictures of Mayor Harold Washington and Health Commissioner Lonnie C. Edwards while public speaking, or participating at events such as the department anniversary. Includes a few scenes at department administered clinics--a ...

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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. Asian American Advisory Committee records, 1983-1995

The collection documents the activities of the Asian American Advisory Committee during and after Harold Washington's November 25, 1987, not long after beginning his second term. The Asian American Advisory Committee was established by Executive Order 84-2 by Harold Washington to advise the Mayor...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral records. Community Services Sub-Cabinet records, 1975-1988

The collection documents the activities of the Community Services Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this collection are primarily from the offices of Kari Moe, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, and her three assistants: Charlotte Chun, Toya Dor...

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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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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet records, 1981-1989

The collection documents the activities of the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this series consist primarily of the files of Robert L. Anderson, Howard Stanback and the departments that reported to the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet. Th...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Office Manager/Supervisor of Clerical Staff Records, 1976-1988

The records in this collection were generated by Ella Richmond, Supervisor of Clerical Staff and her staff. The files shed light on the day to day administrative work done within the Mayor's Office. The types of records include memos, correspondence, reports, publications, invoices and payment vo...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Press Office Records, 1979-1991

The records in this collection were created by Mayor Washington's Press Secretary, the Deputy Press Secretary and their staffs and reflect the daily activities of the Press Office. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, press clippings, press releases, executive orders and proclamati...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Public Safety/Regulatory Sub-Cabinet records, 1983-1988

The collection documents the activities of the Public Safety/Regulatory Sub-Cabinet during Harold Washington's tenure as mayor of Chicago. The records in this series are from the office of Mike Holewinski, head of the Public Safety/Regulatory Sub-Cabinet. They are particularly strong in material ...

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Harold Washington Archives & Collections. Pre-Mayoral Records. Mayoral Campaign Records, 1966-1983

Harold Washington became the first African American mayor of Chicago in 1983. The Mayoral Campaign Records were created during Harold Washington's run for Mayor of Chicago and provide tremendous insight into both the primary and general elections in 1983, and Washington's journey to get there. Th...

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Harold Washington videocassette collection.

During Harold Washington's political career, a video tape collection was maintained. These tapes give researchers a glimpse of issues of the day -- in many cases, literally of the day, as news programs were regularly recorded. The project was dynamic and ongoing -- some tapes were saved, while ot...

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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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