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Asian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Asian American Advisory Committee Records

Identifier: spe-h00025

The Asian American Advisory Committee records contain correspondence and minutes of meetings held by the Asian American Advisory Committee as well as reports used by the Chicago Works Together Committee. Ross Harano, the committee’s first chairperson wrote a history of the organization in 1995.

Dates: 1982 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1988

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

Identifier: spe-h00015
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. The Community Services Sub-Cabinet focused on the “people-oriented” departments of city government, including Human Services, Human Relations, Departments of Health and Aging and Disabilities and the Chicago Public Library. Records include reports, correspondence and minutes. Major topics...
Dates: 1975 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1988

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Press Office Photographs

Identifier: spe-h00066
Abstract Harold Washington was the first African American mayor of Chicago, elected in 1983. The Press Office was part of the Office of the Mayor, and was responsible for the mayor’s scheduling and for ensuring he was prepared for each event by producing briefing notes with detailed background information. The photographs, contact sheets and negatives in this collection were mostly taken by Press Office photographers, Michelle V. Agins, Antonio B. Dickey and Peter J. Schulz, between 1983 and 1987....
Dates: 1983 - 1987