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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. 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 on the air, 1991.

Cassette and enclosure are an invitation to the gala opening reception for a mixed-media exhibition about the late Mayor of Chicago, "Harold Washington: On the Air," Sept. 20, 1991, at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.

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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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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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Northwest Neighborhood Federation records

Correspondence, topical files, petitions, and records of projects of the Northwest Neighborhood Federation (covering the Chicago neighborhoods of Portage Park, Irving Park, Belmont-Cragin, Hermosa, and Avondale), an activist organization formed in the late 1970s; plus similar materials from an ea...


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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Steve Askin papers.

The Steve Askin Papers span from 1969-1984 and document Harold Washington's unsuccessful attempt to secure the Democratic nomination for Mayor in 1977, and several speeches he gave as U.S. Congressman during the early 1980s. In addition to these files there are copies of Harold Washington's "Red ...

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