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    • Mayor Albert J. Smith Portrait, 1965

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    • Photograph of Albert J. Smith, fourteenth mayor of Skokie, Illinois in 1965. Mayor Al Smith is considered by many to be the father of modern Skokie. He served six consecutive terms from 1965 to 1988. While he gained national prominence in 1977...
    • Memo to Mayor Smith and the Village Manager regarding a phone call

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Press coverage; Public meetings; American Civil Liberties Union; Synagogues -- Illinois; Police ; Nazis; Meetings; Synagogues; ;...
    • This memo to Mayor Smith and Village Manager John Matzer is in regards to a phone conversation with Fred Richter, who attended an ACLU meeting. In the memo, Richter states that the ACLU suggested that the National Socialist (Nazi) Party not take
    • The Scuttlebutt: Newsletter of the Skokie Rotary Club

    • Newsletters; Associations, institutions, etc.; Clubs; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Schools; Students;
    • The newsletter of the Skokie Rotary Club describes the events of previous and upcoming meetings, addresses the mayorial election, fundraising efforts, exchange student programs, Rotary Anns, and the district conference.
    • Skokie Valley Concert Choir Program and Ticket

    • Associations, institutions, etc.; Clubs; Choirs (Music); Bands (Music); Schools; Schools -- Illinois;
    • The program and ticket are for the Skokie Valley Concert Choirs production, Sound in Four-Dimension. held at the Fairview South School auditorium. The program includes a list of members, a list of songs to be performed, the words to the songs, and...
    • "Skokie", CBS Channel 2 - 7:00PM, Nov. 17, 1981 Handout

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; American Civil Liberties Union; Skokie (Motion picture); Nazis; Collin, Frank; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993;
    • This handout is in regards to the TV movie "Skokie". Included on the handout are an introduction; the historical events relating to Skokie and the proposed march by the National Socialist (Nazi) Party; a summary of the TV movie; a disscussion of...
    • Note from NBC to Mayor Albert J. Smith and Attached Editorial

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Ordinances, Municipal -- Illinois -- Skokie; Courts of last resort -- United States; National Socialist Party of America -- Press Coverage; ; Nazis; Courts; ; Decker,...
    • The note to Mayor Smith is in regards to setting up a taping on NBC news on March 7, 1978. The note contains handwritten notes about the location, about changing the dates and about cancelling. The attached editiorial which aired on February 25,...
    • Note to Mayor Smith and Attached Newspaper Clippings

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Chicago; National Socialist Party of America; Clubs; ; Nazis; Courts; Associations; ; Singer, David J.; Rockwell, George Lincoln; Perry, Sam; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; ; Jewish...
    • The note and attached editorials are from David J. Singer to Mayor Smith. The editorials are regarding the attempted march of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party in September of 1966 by George Lincoln Rockwell. Singer describes the events that...
    • Mayor Albert J. Smith Photograph, 1986

    • Portraits; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government;
    • Photograph of Mayor Albert J. Smith, the 14th mayor of Skokie, in his office in Skokie, Illinois in 1986. Mayor Al Smith is considered by many to be the father of modern Skokie. He served six consecutive terms from 1965 to 1988. While he gained...
    • Statement from Mayor Albert Smith

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Press coverage; National Socialist Party of America -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Ordinances, Municipal -- Illinois -- Skokie; Illinois...
    • Mayor Albert J. Smith's statement regarding the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling allowing the National Socialist (Nazi) party to demonstrate in Skokie. The statement is as follows, "I understand from the media that the Illinois Supreme Court has...
    • Statement from Mayor Smith

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; ; Nazis ; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; Collin, Frank; ; Chicago Park District; ;
    • This statement from Mayor Smith has the following handwritten note " didn't need". In the statement, the Mayor discusses the efforts and man hours put in by the Village, surrounding communities and the State to prepare for the possible march; the...
    • Letters between Mayor Smith and Alan I. Lapping

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- Illinois; Synagogues -- Illinois; ; Nazis; ; Smith, Albert...
    • There are two letters; one is to Mayor Smith from Alan I. Lapping, Secretary of the Council of Traditional/Orthodox Synagogues of Greater Chicago, and the other letter is from Mayor Albert Smith to Alan I. Lapping. Mr. Lapping's letter addresses...
    • Mailgram to Mayor Smith and the Village of Skokie

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Letters; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- United States; ; Nazis; ; Belink, Norman; Smolover, Raymond; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; ; American...
    • This Mailgram to Mayor Smith and the Village of Skokie is from the American Conference of Cantors, who express their support of the protest against the proposed march by the National Socialist (Nazi) Party.
    • Press Release from Board of Trustees of Niles Township

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Press coverage; Illinois -- Politics and government; ; Nazis; Niles; ; Black, Louis; Warman, Edward; Sherman, Marjorie; McElligott,...
    • This statement from Edward A. Warman, member of the Board of Trustees of the Township of Niles is in regards to the letter sent by Town Clerk Louis Black and the Board's lack of association with said letter. The board also expresses their support...
    • Statement by Mayor Albert Smith

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Press coverage; ; Nazis; ; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; ;
    • The statement by Mayor Albert J. Smith was a reaction to National Socialist (Nazi) Party cancelling their planned march in Skokie and an expression of " the gratitude of every Skokie resident for the magnificent outpouring of support we received...

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