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Carole Powell papers
Carole Powell was the Treasurer of the Gerber/Hart Library from 1989-1991; served on the board of Directors of IMPACT, a Chicago based gay and lesbian political action committee; and was involved with the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force. In 1989, she served as Assistant to the Director of Eugene Sawyer's campaign for Mayor of Chicago. She also worked on
Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force records
Like the New York-based National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, The Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force (originally the Illinois Gay Rights Task Force) was formed to support the rights of gays and lesbians in Illinois by monitoring legislative bills (including the long-running campaign to pass an anti-discrimination bill that would make sexual orientation a protected class in Illinois) and
Melvin Holli collection
Melvin G. Holli is a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of several books on Chicago politics, including Bashing Chicago Traditions: Harold Washington's Last Campaign.