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Chicago Transit Authority



  • Existence: 1947

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-lmc

Lillian May (Smith) Campbell and her husband, Frank R. Campbell amassed a collection of photographs of Chicago views that primarily depict streetcars, trolley buses and other modes of transportation as well as document opening ceremonies for bus and streetcar lines across the city in the 1930s. The collection is particularly strong in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lake View, Rogers Park, Portage Park and Logan Square.

Dates: 1858-1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1940

Roy Sigfrid Pearson Papers

Identifier: spe-n00058

Roy Sigfrid Pearson worked as an architectural designer for De Leuw, Cather & Company in Chicago, beginning in 1946. He worked on a number of buildings related to transportation and infrastructure. These drawings reflect his work on six different buildings in Chicago.

Dates: 1941 - 1962

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet Series

Identifier: spe-h00018
Abstract When Harold Washington took office in 1983 he formed five sub-cabinets that were responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of policies that cut across departmental boundaries. Departments reporting to the Infrastructure Sub-Cabinet include Aviation, Public Works, Sewers, Streets and Sanitation and Water. Major topics in the collection include an expansion of O’Hare International Airport and the construction of a direct rail link to O’Hare International Airport by the...
Dates: 1981 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1987

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Legislative Liaison and Intergovernmental Affairs Records

Identifier: spe-h00168

Records created by the Harold Washington’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) and the Legislative Liaison. IGA was established to coordinate legislative and lobbying efforts for and with various city departments, boards and commissions and with state and federal governments. Major topics in the collection include transportation issues and Chicago’s anti-apartheid and divestment from South Africa efforts.

Dates: 1977 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1987