Arthur L. Berman Papers

Institution: Loyola University Chicago - University Archives and Special Collections
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Cudahy Library Room 218
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773-508-2661
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Date: 1977-2003
Extent: 17 Linear Feet
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Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
Arthur L. Berman represented the Rogers Park neighborhood in the Illinois House from 1966 to 1976 and the Illinois Senate (9th District) from 1977 to 2000. During his time in the Illinois House and Senate he was well known for championing educational issues and tackled such issues as funding, parks, playgrounds, teachers, unions, crime, illiteracy, and special education. His interest and advocacy in these areas culminated in the passage of several school reforms into law and earned Berman the nickname of “The Education Senator.”

Scope and Content Note:
The Arthur L. Berman Papers include publicity, campaign materials, correspondence, press releases, photographs, awards, and biographical information.

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