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Campaign 1983

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Film Identifier: F.2005-08-0191
Run Time
0h 30m 32s
Format
Super-8mm
Color
Color
Sound
Mag Stripe
Date Produced
circa 1983
Abstract
Footage depicting Harold Washington on the campaign trail in 1983, ahead of the runup to the mayoral election. The film shows him being welcomed by diverse segments of Chicago's population at different parades, rallies, and other political events.
 
While the scenes featured here are primarily outtakes, they offer vivid glimpses into the political process, and the excitement behind the historic campaign is palpable.
 
Washington is shown giving speeches at the Navy Pier, the City Council, and the Jardine Water Purification Plant which is located at 1000 East Ohio Street, north of the Navy Pier. 
Main Credits
Stamets, Bill (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Harold Washington (is participant)
Related Place
Chicago (represents)