On this date in 1989, Richard M. Daley won election as Chicago’s 54th mayor. He went on to serve a total of six terms, stepping down in 2011.

Mayor Richard M. Daley.

Mayor Richard M. Daley. RMD_07_0057_0002_003.

This photograph comes from the Richard M. Daley Papers, the processed portions of which are open to the public. For more information on doing research in the Richard M. Daley Papers, the Richard J. Daley Collection, and related collections, please see our research guide for the Daley Family Collections.