Travis, Dempsey Papers

Dates: 1970-2008. Size: 30 linear feet. Accession #2010/09. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature. Dempsey Travis was a real estate developer, mortgage broker, author of books on Chicago’s African American history and civil rights activist. His papers include correspondence, typescripts of his books, organizational files, photographs, scrapbooks, subject research files and memorabilia. [Unprocessed]