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Subseries 16. Elmer McClung (Pittsburgh City Council) 1986, 1985-1986

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries 16 contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, and other records relating to Elsie Hillman’s interest and involvement in the campaign of Elmer McClung for Pittsburgh City council in 1986. When the city Democratic Party failed to produce any African-American candidates, Elsie pushed for McClung, an African-American Republican from East Liberty, to be a candidate on the Republican ticket.

Box 46
Folder 1 1985 Republican City Platform, 1985
Folder 2 Candidate Resume, 1985
Folder 3 Correspondence, 1985-1986
Folder 4 Handwritten Notes, 1985
Folder 5 Media Campaign Budget and Press Release Draft, 1985
Folder 6 Newspaper Clippings, 1985-1986