Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The records of the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (NCADH) (1945-1974) consist of documentation for the establishment and administration of the organization, its programs and projects, as well as legal activities. Correspondence makes up approximately a fourth of the collection and covers the years 1948 to 1974. The administrative records, financial and corporate, include memoranda, agenda, minutes, and personnel records. The collection documents NCADH’s programs and...
Dates: Created: 1945-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1976
Content Description The papers include correspondence, legal documents, collected printed items, clippings, and other materials generated in the case of Mars, Ketchum, and Newhouse v. Jane Byrne and the City of Chicago to stop a remapping attempt that would have disenfranchised numerous African American and Hispanic voters in Chicago. The suit was successful and led to greater support for Mayor Harold Washington from the African American and Hispanic constituency. Other items in the collection relate to Logan...
Dates: Other: 1980-1986