Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1987. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's navy paper covered boards, spine gilt, original illustrated dust jacket.
Comprehensive documentary survey of 150 years of African-American contributions to politics in Chicago, layering in-depth interviews, historical analysis and anecdotes, signed by the author on front free endpaper. Dempsey J. Travis, businessman and civil rights activist, published the book under the imprint he personally founded to produce works of socioeconomic value to the African-American community. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos and reproductions; with a bibliography and index. Fine in unclipped dust jacket. Item #1544