HAYES, Charles Arthur, 1918-1997


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Chicago Public Library
Archival Collections
Chicago, IL
Papers: 1944-1997, 10 linear feet.
The Charles Hayes Collection has been arranged into three super series: pre-congressional records, congressional records and photographs. The first super series documents aspects of Hayes’s life prior to his congressional campaign and service as a congressman beginning in 1983. The second super series documents Hayes’s run for congressional office in 1983 and his congressional service from 1983 to 1993, and also includes a small amount of materials from his life after his congressional service from 1993 to his death in 1997. The third super series contains over 100 photographs that document aspects of Hayes’s personal life, labor organizing, and congressional campaign and service. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


The HistoryMakers
Chicago, IL
Oral History: 1993, amount unknown.
An oral history interview of Charles Hayes conducted on January 25, 1993. Portions of the video interview are available on the website: http://www.thehistorymakers.com.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Sound Tape Reel: 1983, 2 commercials on 1 sound tape reel.
The commercials were used during Charles Hayes’s campaign for the 1983 special U.S. congressional election in District 1 of Illinois, Democratic Party.