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Dr. Charles "Chuck" Ford papers

The Dr. Charles "Chuck" Ford papers (1979-1991) contain scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and framed certificates of recognition documenting Dr. Ford's political career as a Tucson city councilmember, as well as his 1991 mayoral campaign. Additional items include photographs and memorabilia. These documents detail his legacy as the first African American elected to the Tucson City Council.