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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. 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. 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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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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Interviews about Mayor Harold Washington, 2003 Sept.

Collection of video recordings and accompanying transcripts of interviews about Chicago Mayor Harold Washington that were conducted by Jeff Spitz at ABC Studios for the Chicago Historical Society. Provides some insiders' views of Mayor Washington and his administrations on the twentieth anniversa...

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Jewish Council on Urban Affairs records, 1937-2003.

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, bulletins, reports, staff records, topical files, planning files, accounting documents, meeting minutes, and other office files of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA), about its own operations, its relations with other organizations, and topical files o...

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Judith Walker papers, 1983-1989.

Reports by public and private task forces, news clippings, and speeches pertaining to community development, produced and/or collected by Judith Walker, Commissioner of the Department of Human Services, Chicago (Ill.), under Mayor Washington and Mayor Sawyer. Topics include economic development, ...

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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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