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Operation Breadbasket (U.S.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Steve Askin Papers

Identifier: spe-h00076

Steve Askin was Harold Washington’s Communications Director during his unsuccessful run for mayor in 1977. In addition to information about Washington’s positions on key issues, there is significant documentation of the immediate aftermath of the loss, including a report, written by Askin, assessing the situation and how to move forward. Of particular note are the files marked “Police Surveillance/Red Squad” which Harold Washington requested and obtained.

Dates: 1969 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1983

Rev. Martin L. Deppe Papers

Identifier: spe-c00075
Abstract Rev. Martin L. Deppe created and collected the materials in this collection during his time working with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s (SCLC) Operation Breadbasket program, Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC), the Alliance to End Repression (AER) and the United Farm Workers (UFW). The collection is comprised of meeting materials, memos, flyers, photographs, posters, publications, reports, speeches, buttons and artifacts that reflect the activities of Chicago’s Civil Rights,...
Dates: 1932 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 2010

Additional filters:

African Americans--Employment 1
Anti-apartheid movements--South Africa 1
Blacks--Employment 1
Business enterprises, Black 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Police Department -- Intelligence Section 1