Quiz: How Well Do You Know Harold Washington?

April 15 marks the birthday of Chicago’s beloved 51st mayor Harold Washington. Test your knowledge of Chicago’s first African American mayor with our quiz. Then learn more about Washington's legacy with resources from the Special Collections Division at Harold Washington Library Center, including Harold Washington archives; the digital exhibit Remembering Harold Washington and blog posts from our staff

What year was Harold Washington born?
What was Harold Washington’s middle name?
Before becoming Chicago’s mayor in 1983, which public office did Harold Washington NOT hold?
Which federal holiday did Harold Washington help establish?
Which of these is named for Harold Washington?
What slogan did Harold Washington frequently use while mayor?
Which of these did Harold Washington achieve as mayor?
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.