Richard J. Daley’s first mayoral victory

Today, April 5, 2016, marks the 61st anniversary of Richard J. Daley’s election as mayor for the first time in 1955.

Richard Daley accepts a neighbor's congratulations after the 1955 election

Richard J. Daley accepts a neighbor’s congratulations the day after the 1955 mayor election, 1955. RJD_04_01_0012_0002_001