Washington, Harold Archives & Collections. Illinois State Senate Records

Dates: 1976-1980. Size: 9.25 linear feet. 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 Senator for the 26th District of Illinois. The records reflect Washington’s involvement with various groups particularly the Fair Employment Practices Commission and the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, of which he was a founding member. [Processed]