Illinois ACORN Records, 1983-2006

Summary Information

Title: Illinois ACORN Records
Inclusive Dates: 1983-2006

  • Illinois ACORN (Organization)
Call Number: M2001-111; M2010-080

Quantity: 17.8 c.f., 111 photographs, and 7 videorecordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now)-Illinois, 1983-2006, principally from the Chicago office and head organizer Madeline Talbott, documenting the organization's activities concerning local actions and campaigns on such issues as abandoned housing, schools and various education programs, utility rates and energy assistance, jobs, housing, welfare, the living wage campaign, and predatory lending. Photographs document events and rallies, and include images of Bobby Rush, Luis Gutierrez, Barack Obama, and Jesse Jackson Jr.

Language: English

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