Title:

Harold Saffold papers

Identifier:

BMRC.HARSH.SAFFOLD.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago Public Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, Woodson Regional library

Extent:

4.0 Linear feet

Dates:

1968-1994

Name:

Saffold, Howard

Biogrpahical note

Howard Saffold was an early member of the Afro-American Patrolmen's League (later the African American Police League). He served as AAPL President from 1979 until roughly 1983. The AAPL was formed in 1968 to elevate the image of the African American police person in the African American community and eliminate police brutality in law enforcement.

Scope and Contents note

The Howard Saffold Papers consist primarily of newsclippings, both original and photocopied, related primarily to the African American Police League, as well as a few legal documents concerning the AAPL's discrimination suit against the Chicago Police Department.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2011 November 17 by Andrew Steadham.

Related Archival Materials note

African American Police League Records - Chicago History Museum Alice and Edward "Buzz" Palmer Papers - Chicago Public Library, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library

Subjects

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