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Town Meeting Intensified

The Town Meeting Campaign began with the goal of having one Town Meeting in every county of the United States.  However, some states intensified that goal, such as Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.  In Chicago Kitty Cole and Georgiana McBurney led the “Standing Tall in the 80s campaign that offered forums to every one of Chicago’s 77 communities.


“Standing Tall in the 80s in Chicago”


  • Bensley, Lucas, July 29, 2019:  Standing Tall in the ’80s Report.  Lucas interned at the ICA Archives June-August 2019. He documented the Chicago community campaign to offer a forum in each of Chicago’s communities in this report.
  • Standing Tall for the ’80s:  1980-1981 Report

Mississippi 200


Oklahoma 100

Texas 100