Reardon, Patrick T. Research Files

Dates: 1970s-1990s. Size: 15.5 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. Patrick T. Reardon spent 32 years working as the urban affairs journalist at the Chicago Tribune where he specialized in writing about social issues and public policy. Since that time, he has gone on to author ten books and publish essays, histories and poems. The collection contains the Chicago and Illinois reports on employment, housing, land use, population, public aid, race and schools that informed his writings. [Partially Processed]