Political campaigns -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Brenetta Howell Barrett Papers
A lifelong Chicagoan, Brenetta Howell Barrett was a leader and political activist in West Side community organizations. She served in the mayoral administrations of Harold Washington and Eugene Sawyer. Active in housing, environmental and civil liberties issues, she was also involved in community protests in the 1960s and 1970s. Her papers include correspondence, office files, programs, clippings, photographs and memorabilia.
Josie Brown Childs Papers
Ernece Kelly Papers
Ernece Kelly was an activist in the 1960s Chicago civil rights movement and a staffer for the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations. This collection contains political buttons, books and pamphlets.
Jane Ramsey Papers
Jane Ramsey served in Mayor Harold Washington’s cabinet as Director of Community Relations (1986-1988) and served as Executive Director of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs. Her papers represent her work in Washington’s administration and his campaigns for Mayor, with an emphasis on Jewish voters.
Harold Washington Archives and Collections, Illinois State Senatorial Records
Reports, minutes, correspondence, newsletters and news clippings from Harold Washington’s tenure as State Senator from 1976 to 1980. The records reflect Washington’s involvement with various committees, particularly the Fair Employment Practices Commission and the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, of which he was a founding member.
Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Pre-Mayoral Records. Mayoral Campaign Records
In 1983 Harold Washington became Chicago's first African American mayor. His mayoral campaign is documented in detail in this collection.