Written by The Chicago Defender
Antonio Dickey served as Harold Washington's official photographer beginning with his campaign in 1982 and continued in that role through his time at City Hall in 1987. Dickey shares some of his favorite Washington photos.
All photos © 2012 Antonio Dickey, one time use only.
1. Winning general election 1987. Victory Night celebration Promises Made Promises Kept.
2. Campaigning with heavy weight champion Muhammad Ali. Ali was a big supporter.
3. Mayor Washington thought it was so important for people to vote during the 1987 campaign he became a deputy registrar. In photo he is registering a supporter in the Robert Taylor homes.
4. Supporters of Harold Washington during his 1983 campaign for office.
5. Mayor Harold Washington giving a speech (1984).
See more photos in our gallery below.