Remembering Harold Washington Digital Collection
Chicago’s first African American mayor served from 1983 to 1987, and his legacy endures.
Harold Washington: Selected Speeches Digital Collection
The gifted orator spoke at many public and private events, especially during his mayoral administration, 1983-1987.
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Exhibit Honors Chicago Mayor Harold Washington
Learn more about Chicago's 42nd and first African American mayor in this permanent exhibit, Called to the Challenge.