Documents Tagged ‘Mayor Robert G. Day’

Mayor Day Admits Discrimination in Peoria

Archive Entry Date: 07/03/1963

Unemployment and poor housing were problems that couldn't be solved by demonstrations, said Peoria's Mayor

Gwynn Says There IS Racial Tension in Peoria

Archive Entry Date: 06/22/1963

Peoria's NAACP president argued that racial tension suffused “almost every phase of life in Peoria”

‘No Racial Tension Here,’ Says Mayor

Archive Entry Date: 06/21/1963

Black Peorians were staging a bus boycott, but Peoria's Mayor claimed there was “no racial tension here”

Day v. Illinois Liquor Commission

Archive Entry Date: 1/24/1963

Mayor Day did everything in his power to shut down Harold Parker's club

Harold’s Club Liquor License Revoked

Archive Entry Date: 7/21/1961

Peoria's Mayor threatened the livelihood of Harold's Club by taking away its liquor license