Mayor Richard J. Daley honored with the renaming
May 14. The main Library on the east side of campus renamed the Richard J. Daley Library. Daley introduced legislation as a state senator in 1945 to establish a U of I branch in Chicago and as the mayor of Chicago was a driving force behind the construction of a permanent campus at Harrison and Halsted Streets.
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