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Richard J. Daley speaks at the groundbreaking for the University of Illinois at Chicago, then called “Congress Circle” because the campus is located near the point where Congress Parkway meets the circle interchange of highways I-90, I-94, and I-290. Click on image to play video.

Video: Excerpt from “Richard J. Daley and UIC,” RJD_04_02_0000_0000_415

This clip is from one of more than 500 audio and video media items found in the Richard J. Daley Collection. These items are currently being digitized for preservation purposes, but clips from some of them can be found here at the Remembering Richard J. Daley online exhibit. “Use copies” for a small number of these items are currently available for viewing or listening at UIC Special Collections & University Archives. For more information, please ask a librarian or call 312-996-2742.