Washington, Harold Archives and Collections. Pre-Mayoral Photograph Collection

Dates: circa 1938-1983, bulk dates 1969-1983. Size: 5 linear feet in 5 boxes, includes 476 photographs. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. This collection begins with photographs of Harold Washington as a student, in the Army and as a member of the Illinois legislature, but the bulk of the collection dates from his time in Washington, D.C., as U.S. Congressman, and from his 1983 campaign for Mayor of Chicago. [Finding aid]