Newhouse, Richard H. Jr. papers, 1839-1986 | Amistad Research Center
Physical Description: Good
Scope and Contents: Included are correspondence, legal documents, collected printed items, clippings, and other materials generated in the case of Mars, Ketchum, and Newhouse v. Jane Byrne and the City of Chicago to stop a remapping attempt that would have disenfranchised numerous African American and Hispanic voters in Chicago. The suit was successful and led to greater support for Mayor Harold Washington from the African American and Hispanic constituency. Other items in the collection relate to Logan Square activities and include Christmas greetings designed by children enrolled in the art classes at Logan Square, announcements about exhibits and other activities held at the community art gallery, and benefits for the gallery and the Boys and Girls Club.