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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...
    • 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...
    • Letter to Mayor Albert J. Smith

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Associations, institutions, etc.; Holocaust survivors;
    • This letter to Mayor Smith from Abram Swajger, President of Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago, Holocaust Memorial Committee is a thank you for his speech at the Holocaust Memorial groundbreaking and for the Villages efforts to create the...
    • Letter from Mayor Albert Smith to Eloise Doty of California

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- United States; Letters; ; Nazis; ; Doty, Elosie; Smith,...
    • This letter from Mayor Smith to Eloise Doty of Lancaster, California is in response to a letter she sent. In this letter, Mayor Smith suggests that the Village is taking legal action against the National Socialist (Nazi) Party and encourages Ms....
    • Letter to Mayor Albert Smith from Elmer B. Lazar of Chicago

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- Illinois; Letters; World War, 1939-1945; ; Nazis; World War...
    • This letter to Mayor Smith from Mr. Lazar suggests that because of World War II and everything that the Nazis did, there is no infringement on their rights to Freedom of Speech if Village prevents them from marching.
    • Your Skokie Report, No. 2: Mayor's Response to Court Ruling Newsletter

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Freedom of speech -- Illinois -- Skokie; Courts of last resort -- United States; Ordinances, Municipal -- Illinois -- Skokie; Letters; National Socialist Party of America --...
    • This newsletter includes Mayor Smith's statement to the media on February 23, 1978. This statement is a response to the decision by the Illinois Courts that the Skokie ordinances were unconstitiutional. Mayor Smith suggest that they will appeal,...
    • 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,...
    • Mailgram to Mayor Smith from Mrs. Rachel Dee of Bronx, NY

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- United States; Letters; Parades; ; Nazis; Permits; ; Dee,...
    • This Mailgram to Mayor Smith is from Mrs. Rachel H. Dee of Bronx, NY. In the mailgram, she urges that the National Socialist (Nazi) Party's parade permit be revoked.
    • Letter to Mayor Smith from James McCullough of Buffalo, NY

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- United States; Letters; Freedom of speech -- Illinois --...
    • This letter to Mayor Smith is from James McCullough of Buffalo, NY. In the letter, Mr. McCullough suggests that the Village should revoke the National Socialist (Nazi) Party's permit and says that it is not a First Amendment issue.
    • Statement from Mayor Albert J. Smith

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Police; Schools; ; Nazis; ; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; Burns, Mike; ;
    • This statement from Mayor Albert J. Smith addresses several issues regarding the precautionary measures for the proposed National Socialist (Nazi) Party march, including: police activities; assistance of surrounding community police forces,...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 	Letter and Attachment from Temple Israel of New Rochelle, NY

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Freedom of speech -- Illinois -- Skokie; Synagogues -- Illinois; Nazis; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; Wohl, Amiel
    • This letter to Mayor Smith is from Rabbi Amiel Wohl of the Temple Israel of New Rochelle, NY. The letter describes an enclosed resolution passed by the temple's Board of Trustees. The resolution addresses support for Skokie and its efforts, as well...
    • Letter to Mayor Smith from Mimi Jaffe of Chicago

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion; National Socialist Party of America -- Public opinion -- Illinois; National Socialist Party of America -- Trials,...
    • This letter to Mayor Smith is from Mimi Jaffe of Chicago. In the letter Ms. Jaffe suggests that a civil suit should be brought against both the Nazi Party and the ACLU by the citizens of Skokie.
    • Mailgram from Mayor Smith

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Illinois -- General Assembly -- House; Illinois -- Law and legislation; Letters; ; Nazis; ; Jaffe, Aaron; Pullen, Penny; Schlickman, Eugene F.; Capparelli, Ralph C.;...
    • This mailgram is from Mayor Smith to District 4 and 16 Illinois State Representatives and urgies their support of Senate bills 1676 and 1811.
    • 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...
    • Mayor's Report Regarding the Village of Skokie vs. Collin - Nazi March

    • Demonstrations -- Illinois -- Skokie; National Socialist Party of America; Freedom of speech -- Illinois -- Skokie; Holocaust survivors; Ordinances, Municipal -- Illinois -- Skokie; ; Nazis; Diversity; ; Smith, Albert J., 1915-1993; ;
    • This report from Mayor Albert J. Smith addresses the proposed march by the National Socialist (Nazi) Party; the interpretation of the First Amendment; the percentage of holocaust survivors in Skokie; the cultural diversity of Skokie; the wearing of...
    • 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...

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