Publicity Photographs of Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Address:
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Website
Date: 1985-1987
Extent: 3.3 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
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 council meetings, campaign-related events) and informal meetings with Chicago citizens entertainers, athletes, foreign officials, politicians, and religious leaders. Also present in the collection are 4 folders of related press releases.

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