Interview with Ed Marciniak
QUESTION 1
SHEILA C. BERNARD:

Was Mayor Daley supportive of the National Civil Rights Movement?

ED MARCINIAK:

The, ah, the mayor supported legislative issues in Springfield and in Washington which advanced the objectives of the Civil Rights Movement, whether it was employment or in any other area. He was a s- strong supporter of a state fair employment practices law, early supporter of a state fair housing law, and finally, under his administration, in 1963, the Ch- Chicago passed a fair housing ordinance.