Washington, Harold Archives & Collections. Illinois State Representative Records

Dates: 1957-1976. Size: 3.25 linear feet in 7 boxes and 2 artifacts. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. Reports, minutes, press releases, speeches, newsletters and news clippings from Harold Washington’s tenure as State Representative for the 26th District of Illinois. Major topics covered in this collection include the creation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Law and the Medical Malpractice Act. [Finding aid]