WASHINGTON, Harold, 1922-1987


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Extended Bibliography

“Harold Washington” in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

Levinsohn, Florence Hamlish. Harold Washington: A Political Biography. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 1983.

Miller, Alton. Harold Washington: The Mayor, The Man. Chicago, IL: Bonus Books, 1989.

Rivlin, Gary. Fire on the Prairie: Chicago’s Harold Washington and the Politics of Race. New York: H. Holt, 1992.

Travis, Dempsey. Harold: The People’s Mayor: An Authorized Biography of Mayor Harold Washington. Chicago, IL: Urban Research Press, 1989.

Washington, Harold. Climbing A Great Mountain: Selected Speeches of Mayor Harold Washington. Commentary by Alton Miller. Foreword by Coretta Scott King. Chicago, IL: Bonus Books, 1988.