For Chicago Records

Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago - Special Collections and University Archives
Richard J. Daley Library
801 S. Morgan St., Room 3-330
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-2742
Date: 1975-1975
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
"For Chicago" was conceived as a non partisan organization of young leaders throughout Chicago working to support the re-election of Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1975 and was active from January-March 1975. The organization was not primarily focused on fund raising, but rather worked to mobilize support for Mayor Daley's re-election by recruiting members and promoting Mayor Daley's accomplishments at receptions, neighborhood coffees, and through issue papers, a speakers bureau, and a Chicago themed art exhibit.

Scope and Content Note:
The donated materials comprise of five binders of paper records and photographic documentation of the For Chicago organization including mounted photographs of activities and committee functions, member lists of For Chicago committees, forms and reports of the For Chicago committee functions, and copies of press releases and newsletters.

Related Material: None