I WAS THERE: John Fitzgerald
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John Fitzgerald was a lifelong resident of the Rogers Park community area. He described a typical middle class upbringing in a household that was not political. Mr. Fitzgerald recounts extensive involvement in the Civil Rights Movement; he registered voters in Alabama and participated in the Selma March. In 1968, he was newly married and preparing for the bar or legal examination. He described his interaction with the convention and events surro...
- Fitzgerald, John, Bivins, Joy
- Contributing Institution
- Chicago History Museum
- Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)
Oral history (discipline)
- Chicago (Ill.)
Rogers Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Grant Park (Chicago, Ill.)
- Audio file: 45:17 minutes
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- Fitzgerald, John, Bivins, Joy. I WAS THERE: John Fitzgerald. 2008-08-27. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chm_oh/id/31. (Accessed January 17, 2021.)
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- Fitzgerald, John, Bivins, Joy, (2008-08-27) I WAS THERE: John Fitzgerald. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chm_oh/id/31
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- Fitzgerald, John, Bivins, Joy. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chm_oh/id/31>.