Adeline J. Geo-Karis Papers, 1973-1984

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Adeline J. Geo-Karis Papers, 1973-1984

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Geo-Karis, Adeline J. (1918-2008)

Papers, 1973-1984

49 linear feet   (42 archival boxes)

 

Republican state representative (1973-1978) and senator (1979-2007) from thirty-first district.  Minority spokesman for Labor and Commerce Committee (1975-1976); Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Committee (1977-1978) and Judiciary I (1979-1986).  Vice chairman of Illinois Resources Commission (1975-1976).

 

Constituent correspondence with smaller amounts of legislative bills, newsreleases, newsletters, reports and newsclippings concerning the Environmental Protection Agency, Equal Rights Amendment, Labor and Commerce Committee, unemployment compensation, Lake County, energy, education and public aid.

 

Two reel-to-reel tapes, four cassette tapes, and a few photographs and published items were transferred out of the collection.

 

Access:  Open for research, except Alphabetical Files restricted

              (Geo-Karis’ written permission required)

 

Acc. No:  80-51, 82-30, 85-82

 

Processed by:Laurel G. Bowen, Cheryl Schnirring, and Merleen Dibert, April 1982; Dennis E. Suttles, May 1989


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Adeline Jay Geo-Karis, Republican state representative (1973-1978) and state senator (1979-2007)from the Thirty-First District, was born in Tegeas, Greece, on March 29, 1918.  She was educated at Herzl College, Northwestern University, and Mt. Holyoke College and received an LL.B. degree from DePaul University in 1942.  Geo-Karis, who held the rank of Lt. Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve (R), also taught Spanish at the University of Illinois and naval law at Smith College.  She was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1942.  Her legal career has included practice with the Zion, Illinois law firm of Adeline J. Geo-Karis and Associates as well as legal service for the villages of Mundelein and Vernon Hills, Libertyville Township, and the Long Grove School District.  Geo-Karis was the first woman elected as a justice of the peace in Lake County (1949-1961) and appointed as Assistant State’s Attorney of Lake County (1958).

 

In 1972, Geo-Karis became the first woman elected to the Illinois House by Lake County voters.  She was reelected in 1974 and 1976.  While in the House, Geo-Karis served as Minority Spokesman for both the Labor and Commerce Committee (1975-1976) and Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Committee (1977-1978).  She was also chairman of the Alternate Energy Committee.  Her other committee assignments included the following:  Cities and Villages (1973-1974), Higher Education (1973-1974), Human Resources (1973-1976), Public Utilities (1973-1976), and Veterans’ Affairs, Registration and Regulation (1977-1978).

 

Geo-Karis served as vice-chairman of the Illinois Energy Resources Commission from 1975 to 1976 and, from 1973 to 1974, as chairman of the Interim Study Committee, which studied acupuncture, death with dignity, underage blood donors, and funeral expenses.  She was also a member of the Illinois Legislative Council (1973-1974), Rape Study Commission (1973-1974), Dangerous Drugs Advisory Council (1973-1974), Illinois Committee to the Illinois Board of Aeronautics (1973-1974), and Nuclear Safety Committee, Consumer’s Coordinating Council, and Gasohol Task Force.

 

In 1978, Geo-Karis was elected to the Thirty-First District Senate seat.  During her first term, she was a member of the Senate Insurance and Licensed Activities, Reorganization of State

Government, Judiciary I and II and Agriculture, Conservation and Energy Committees.  She was also a member of the Atomic Energy Commission.  Committee assignments also include:  Judiciary I (minority spokesman, 1979-1986); Judiciary II (1979-1986); Public Health, Welfare and Corrections (1981-1984); Executive (1985-1990); Judiciary (1987-1990); and minority caucus (secretary, 1983-1986); chairman, 1987-1988).

 

Geo-Karis has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Lake County Bar Association.  She also served on the board of directors of the Easter Seal Society of Lake County, Lakeview Girl Scout Council, and Midwest Drug Prevention Program (1973-1974).  Besides being a member of St. Demetrios Church in Waukegan, Geo-Karis has been a past national president of the Daughters of Penelope.  In addition to membership in the American Businesswoman’s Association and Altrusa, she belongs to the League of Women Voters and was president of the Thirteenth Congressional District Republican Women’s Club.  During Zion Jubilee Days in 1974, Geo-Karis, a member of the Zion Historical Society, was the observance’s general chairman.


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The Adeline J. Geo-Karis Papers, 1973-1984, consist of 42 cubic feet of constituent correspondence with smaller amounts of legislative bills, newsletters, reports and newsclippings.  Geo-Karis’ work as a state representative and her first term as a state senator are documented.  The Alphabetical Files can be used only with Geo-Karis’ written permission, but the rest of the papers are open to research.  The collection is divided into two series:  Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978; and Illinois Senate Papers, 1978-1984.

 

Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978 (Boxes 1-21), are comprised of seven files.

 

The Chronological Files, 1973-1978 (Boxes 1-2), consist of six chronologically-arranged files containing carbon copies of all outgoing correspondence.  Filing notes on the letters indicate the location in the collection where the original letter and another copy of the reply can be found.

 

The Alphabetical Files, 1973-1978 (Boxes 2-8), consist of six yearly files arranged alphabetically by name of constituent.  Included are letters, cards and newspaper clippings regarding constituent requests for assistance, invitations to Geo-Karis, and Geo-Karis’ congratulatory and thank-you messages.  The 1975 file almost exclusively concerns constituent views on legislation being considered by the General Assembly.

 

The Subject File, 1973-1977 (Boxes 9-16), contains correspondence, reports, newsletters, and newspaper clippings arranged alphabetically by topic.  The correspondence is primarily constituent letters concerning legislative bills before the General Assembly.  Topics include the Environmental Protection Agency, mental health, private colleges, regional transportation, schools, senior citizens, and unemployment compensation.

 

The 78th General Assembly Correspondence File, 1973-1974 (Boxes 16-18), is arranged alphabetically by constituent regarding legislative bills before the 78th General Assembly.  A file index for the 1973 correspondence is included.

                                                                       

The 78th General Assembly Subject File, 1973-1974 (Boxes 18-20), contains legislative bills and smaller amounts of correspondence, newsletters, news clippings, reports, and other printed items arranged alphabetically by topic.  Almost all of the material is dated 1973; the few folders containing 1974 material are marked on the container list.  Topics include acupuncture, the Aeronautics Board, death with dignity, and the Rape Study Commission.

 

The 79th General Assembly Correspondence and Subject File, 1975-1976 (Boxes 20-21), contains constituent correspondence followed by legislative bills and bill analysis, correspondence, and reports arranged alphabetically by topic.  The work of the Labor and Commerce Committee and legislation concerning unemployment compensation are documented.

 

The Correspondence, Legislation Bills, and Printed Material, 1977 (Box 21), dates primarily from September through December.

 

 

 

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Series II:  The Illinois Senate Papers, 1978-1981 (Boxes 22-42), are comprised of fourteen files.

 

The Chronological File, 1979 (Box 22), contains carbon copies of all outgoing correspondence.  Filing notes on each item indicate where the incoming letter and another copy of the reply are located in the collection.

 

The Alphabetical Files, 1979-1980 (Boxes 22-23), consist of two files of letters and cards arranged alphabetically by constituent name.  Constituent request for assistance, invitations to Geo-Karis, and Geo-Karis’ congratulatory, thank-you, and sympathy messages are documented.

 

The Subject File, 1978-1981 (Boxes 24-29), is arranged alphabetically by topic and contains primarily correspondence outlining constituent views on legislation.  A few newsletters and reports are also included.  Some of the material in the file dates from 1974 to 1977.  Topics include the Bicentennial Commission (1974-1975), employment agencies, the Equal Rights Amendment, and unemployment compensation.

 

The Correspondence File, 1979-1980 (Boxes 29-30), contains chronologically-arranged copies of constituent correspondence regarding legislative bills.

 

The Chronological File, 1982 (Box 31), contains carbon copies of outgoing correspondence with notations by Geo-Karis.

 

The Alphabetical File, 1973-1982 (Boxes 31-32), contains constituent correspondence arranged alphabetically.  Requests for assistance, thank-you’s, and invitations to Geo-Karis as well as views on issues are included.  Congratulatory and sympathy messages from Geo-Karis to her constituents are also included.

 

The Subject File, 1979-1982 (Boxes 32-35), is arranged alphabetically by topic and primarily contains constituent correspondence concerning legislative bills before the General Assembly.  A few reports, articles and newsletters are also included.  Geo-Karis’ work as a member of senate committees, commissions and task forces is also documented.  Topics include the Illinois Atomic Energy Commission,LakeCounty organizations, Pollution Control Board (1982), public aid, Regional Transportation Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

The Legislative File, 1978-1983 (Boxes 35-36), consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, notes, voting records, statements, bill summaries and news releases documenting Geo-Karis’ work in the senate.  Topics include advisory committees on mental health and education and political issues.

 

The Alphabetical File, 1981-1982 (Boxes 36-37), contains constituent correspondence arranged alphabetically.  Newsletters, reports and invitations as well as letters giving thanks, requesting assistance and offering opinions on legislation are included.

 

The Subject File, 1979-1983 (Boxes 37-38), is arranged somewhat alphabetically.  It primarily contains constituent correspondence concerning issue such as education, labor and children.  A few reports, newsletters and invitations are also included.

 

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The Chronological File, 1983 (Box 39), contains carbon copies of outgoing correspondence arranged by month.

 

The Alphabetical File, 1983 (Box 40), consists primarily of constituent correspondence arrange alphabetically.  Constituent requests for assistance, thank-you’s, invitations and views on issues are included.  Outgoing letters by Geo-Karis include thank-you’s, congratulatory and sympathy messages.                

 

The Subject File, 1981-1983 (Boxes 40-41), contains constituent correspondence, reports, agendas, invitation and thank-you’s arranged alphabetically.  Geo-Karis’ outgoing letters include thank-you’s, congratulatory and sympathy messages and information requests.  Topics include education and social issues.

 

The Correspondence File, October-December 1983 (Box 42), consists of constituent correspondence including thank-you’s, invitations, views on issues and requests for assistance.  Geo-Karis’ outgoing correspondence consists of thank-you’s, congratulatory and sympathy messages, recommendations and letters on behalf of individual constituents.

 

 

 

 


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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        Chronological File, 1973

1          1-12     January 1973-December 1973

           

                        Chronological File, 1974

            13-24   January 1974-December 1974

 

                        Chronological File, 1975

    25-36   January 1975-December 1975

 

                        Chronological File, 1976

            37-44   January 1976-August 1976

                           

2          1-4       September 1976-December 1976

                            

                        Chronological File, 1977

            5-16     January 1977-December 1977

 

                        Chronological File, 1978

            17-28   January 1978-December 1978

                                                                                                                                                                                    Alphabetical File, 1973 (January 1973-March 1974)

            29-30   A-B

           

3          1-14     C-Q

 

4          1-5       R-Z

                            

                        Alphabetical File, 1974 (March-December 1974)

            6-17     A-L

                            

5          1-8       M-Z

            9          Frey (Landfill Problem), [January-June 1974]

            10        Michael Bakalis-Superintendent of Public Instruction, [November 1973-January 1975]

 

                        Alphabetical File, 1975

            11-22   A-L

                          

6          1-10     M-Z

                            

                        Alphabetical File, 1976

            11-23   A-M

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

                                                                                                                                                                                    Alphabetical File, 1976

7          1-8       N-Z

            9          HolyChildHigh School

 

                        Alphabetical File, 1977

            10-26   A-R

                          

8          1-5       S-Z

                                                                                                                                               

                        Alphabetical File, 1978

            6-28     A-Z

                       

                        Subject File, 1973-1977

9          1-2       A

            3          Ba-Bo

            4          Bu

            5          Ca-Ch

            6          Ci-Co

 

10        1          Co-Cr

            2          Da-De

            3          De-Dr

            4          Ea-En

 

11        1          En-Ez

            2          F

            3          G

            4          Ha-Ho

            5          Ho-Hu

            6          I

                                                                                                                                                             

12        1          I

            2          J

            3          K

            4-5       La

            6          Le

 

13        1          Li-Lo

            2          Ma-Me

            3          Me-Mu

            4          N

            5          O

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        Subject File, 1973-1977 

13(cont)6         Pa-Pr

 

14        1          Pr-Pu

            2          Pollution/Private Colleges

            3          R

            4          Sa-Sc

            5          Se-So

 

15        1          Sp-Sw

            2          Ta-Tr

            3          Tr-Tw

            4          U  [Unemployment Compensation]

 

16        1          Un-V

            2-3       Wa

            4          Wa-Wi

            5          Y-Z

 

                        78th General Assembly Correspondence File, 1973-1974

            6          Constituent Correspondence File Index, 1972-1974   [1973 only]

            7          A, 1973

            8          A, 1974

            9          B, 1973

            10        B, 1974

 

17        1          C, 1973

            2          C, 1974                                                          

            3          D, 1973

            4          D, 1974

            5          E, 1973

            6          E, 1974

            7          F, 1973

            8          F, 1974

            9          G, 1973

            10        G, 1974

            11        H-I, 1973

            12        H, 1974

            13        I, 1974

            14        J, 1973

            15        J, 1974

            16        K, 1973

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

                                                                                               

                        78th General Assembly Correspondence File, 1973-1974

17        17        K, 1974

            18        L, 1973

            19        L, 1974

            20        M, 1973

            21        M, 1974

            22        N, 1973

            23        N, 1974

            24        O, 1973

            25        O, 1974

            26        P, 1973

            27        P, 1974

            28        Q, 1974

            29        R, 1973

            30        R, 1974

            31        S, 1973

            32        S, 1974

            33        T, 1973

            34        T, 1974

            35        U-V

            36        U, 1974 [empty]

            37        V, 1974

            38        W, 1973

            39        W, 1974

            40        X-Y-Z, 1973

            41        X-Y-Z, 1974

            42        Abortions Correspondence, 1973

            43        E.R.A.  [Equal Rights Amendment], 1973                                                    

            44        Bill Correspondence:  HB 260, 1973

            45        Bill Correspondence:  HB 406, 1973

            46        Bill Correspondence:  HB 494, 1973 (Lake Michigan Bill of Rights)

            47        Bill Correspondence:  HB 964, 1973

            48        Bill Correspondence:  HB 1387, 1973

            49-51   [Constituent Problems]:  1973

            52-53   [Constituent Problems]:  1974

 

18        1          News Releases and Mailing List, 1973-1974

            2          News Stories, 1973

 

                        78th General Assembly Subject File, 1973-1974

            3          Abortions

            4          Acupuncture (HB 192 and 197)

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        78th General Assembly Subject File, 1973-1974

18        5          Aeronautics Board, [1974]

            6          Agriculture

            7          Banking

            8          Baseball Game

            9          Bi-Centennial Com[mission]

            10        Bi-State Development

            11        Blood Donors

            12        Blood Donors Under 18-Correspondence (HB 320)

            13        Boat Reg[istration]  (HB 2875)

            14        Bunner Res[olution]

            15        Campaign Material

            16        Chamber of Commerce

            17        Chicago TeachersUnion

            18        C[hicago] T[ransit] A[uthority]

            19        Child Care

            20        Cities and Villages

            21        Classification of Offenses

            22        Collective Bargaining

            23        Comprehensive Health Planning

            24        Conservation and Flood Control

            25        Consumer Product Info[rmation]

            26        Cook County Treasurer’s Office

            27        CountyGovernment

            28        Crime Control

            29        Crossing atSheridan Road andBeach Road

            30        Day Care Centers

            31        Death Penalty                                                

            32        Death with Dignity [1973-1974]

            33        Death with Dignity-Information (HR 45, HB 74)

            34        Desk History

            35        Developer’s Contributions to School

 

19        1          Economic and Fiscal Com[mission]

            2          Education

            3          E[nvironmental] P[rotection] A[gency] Hearings

            4          Ethics Bill (HB 2825)

            5          Farm File:  4-H Foundation, Inc.

            6          Firemen Pension Fund

            7          Fraternal Order of Police

            8          Funeral Expense-Information (HB 635 and 636)

            9          Gasoline Association

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        78th General Assembly Subject File, 1973-1974

19        10BV  [Governor]-Record of Action and Governor’s Veto Messages, 1973

            11        Grand Jury Bill

            12        Gun Control

            13        Health Care Services

            14        Higher Education

            15        Hospital Adm[ministration]

            16        House Rules

            17        Human Resources

            18        Illinois Energy Resources Commission

            19        Ill[inois] J[unio]r College Board

            20        Ill[inois] Retail Merchants Ass[ociatio]n

            21        IllinoisState Medical Society

            22        IllinoisUnion of Social Service Employees

            23        Income Tax Bills

            24        Insurance

            25        Interim Subcommittee (Human Res[ources])

            26        Interim Study Committee-Miscellaneous

            27        Investigating Commission

            28        Invitations

            29        Joliet-Marquette Tri-centennial Com[mission]

            30        Junior Colleges

            31        Labor Laws

            32        Lake Forest Property Acquisition

            33        Lake Michigan Bill of Rights (HB 490)

            34        Land Acquisition-Zion Residents

            35        League of Women Voters

            36        Matjevich, Rep-Bills Introduced

            37        Mental Health

            38-39   Misc[ellaneous] File

            40        Municipal Law

            41        Naval Reserve

            42        Nixon, Richard M.

 

20        1          Northeastern Ill[inois] Planning Com[mission]

            2          Noxious Weed Law

            3          Nursing Home File

            4          Park Districts

            5          Pensions

            6          Personal Pictures, etc.

            7          Police Information

            8          PrivateColleges and Universities, Subcommittee on, [1973-1974]

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        78th General Assembly Subject File, 1973-1974

20        9          Probation Subsidy

            10        Proclamations

            11        Public Affairs Bulletin

            12        Public Health

            13        Public Health/Public Aid

            14        Public Utilities

            15        Railroad Legislation

            16        Rape Study Com[mission]

            17        R[egional] T[ransit] A[uthority] Bill (Blair 2640), [1974]

            18        R[egional] T[ransit] A[uthority] Budget Report on

            19        Republican News Briefs

            20        Resolutions

            21        Retail Food-Correspondence (Establishing Licensing Act-HB 1292)

            22        Retail Food-Misc[ellaneous] (Establishing Licensing Act-HB 1292)

            23        Roe vs. Wade

            24        Sales Tax Distribution

            25        School District #96

            26        Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons

            27        Speech-Zion-BentonTownshipHigh School

            28        Sport Parachuting

            29        State Fair

            30        Taxation and Revenue

            31        Teacher’sUnion

            32        Toll Roads

            33        Township andCountyGovernments

            34        Walker, Dan (Budget)

            35        WaukeganMemorialAirport

            36        Women Voices

 

                        78th General Assembly Correspondence and Subject File, 1975-1976

            37        [Constituent Correspondence, 1975-Primarily October-November 1975]

            38        [Constituent Correspondence, 1976-[Primarily October-December 1976]

            39-41   [Constituent Problems]:  1976

            42        [Constituent Problems]:  Unemployment Problems, 1976

 

21        1          Aeronautics Board

            2          Benton Township-E[nvironmental] P[rotection] A[gency], 1976

            3          Commercial Fishing

            4          Committee Assignments

            5          Developmental Disabilities (GroveSchool-KlingbergSchool), [1976]

            6          HB 506-Cities and Villages

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Series I:  The Illinois House of Representatives Papers, 1973-1978

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        78th General Assembly Correspondence and Subject File, 1975-1976

21        7          HB 897

            8          HB 1658

            9          [HB 3959]

            10        House Rules Book, 79th General Assembly, 1976

            11        Human Resources (HB 172)

            12        Interim Study Committee-Miscellaneous

            13        Labor and Commerce Committee (Minority Spokesman)

            14        News Releases, [1976]

            15        [PrivateColleges and Universities]

            16        SB 25 and SB 26-Banking

            17        SB 255, 256, 258-Habeas Corpus, Quo Warranto, Mandamus

            18        [SB 609-Public Utilities]

            19        SB [685-686]-Sen. Buzbee

            20        SB 904-State Finance

            21        SB 1070-[Air Carriers]

            22        Unemployment Comp[ensation]-[SB] 285

            23        [Unemployment Compensation, 1976]

 

                        Correspondence, Legislative Bills, and Printed Material, 1977

            24        [Correspondence, Legislative Bills, Printed Material, 1977- primarily September-                              December 1977]

 

Series II:  The Illinois Senate Papers, 1978-1981

 

                        Chronological File, 1979

22        1-12     January 1979-December 1979

 

                        Alphabetical File, 1979

            13-25   A-M

                             

23        1-13     N-Z

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Alphabetical File, 1980

23        14-36   A-Z

                          

                        Subject File, 1978-1981

24        1          A-Ar

            2          Ar-Ba

            3          Ba-Ca

            4          Bicentennial Commission

            5          Ca-Co

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Series II:  The Illinois Senate Papers, 1978-1981

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        Subject File, 1978-1981

24        6          Collective Bargaining

 

25        1          Co-De

            2          De

            3          De-Dr

            4          Dr-Em

            5          En-Go

 

26        1          En-E.R.A.

            2          E.R.A.

            3          FortSheridan

            4          Girl Scouts

            5          Go-Il

            6          Illinois A –Illinois L

 

 27       1          Illinois J –Illinois Y

            2          Im-K

            3          Lab-Lak

            4          Lak-Le

            5          Li-Lo

 

28        1          Ma-Mu

            2          McClory

            3          Mental Health

            4          N-O

            5          Pa-Pr

            6          Pu-S

 

29        1          T-U

            2          V-Wa

            3          Wo-Z

 

                        Correspondence, 1979-1980

            4          May-August 1979

 

30        1-3       September 1979-July 1980

                                                                       

                        Chronological File I, 1982

31        1-12     January 1982-December 1982

 

                       

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Series II:  The Illinois Senate Papers, 1978-1981

 

Box     Folder 

 

                        Alphabetical File I, 1973-1982

31        13-23   A-K

 

32        1-17     L-Z

                       

                        Subject File I, 1979-1982

            18        AARP

            19        Abortion

            20        Aging Appropriation Bill

            21        Dept. on Aging, Ill.

            22        Agriculture,Illinois Dept. of

            23        Agriculture,U.S. Dept. of

            24        Alcoholics

            25        Altrusa

            26        American Legion

            27        Animal Abuse

            28        Army, Department of-Army National Guard ofIllinois

            29        Andrew Athens

 

33        1-2       Atomic Energy,Illinois Commission on

            3          Attorney General (Ill.)

            4          Auditor General

            5          Auditor General, Office of-State ofIllinois

            6          Block Grants

            7          Chamber of Commerce-State ofIllinois

            8          Children & Family Services, Department of

            9          Circuit Breaker Information

            10        College ofLake County

            11        Commerce and Community Affairs

                12        Committee & Commission News-Illinois General Assembly

            13        Comptroller, Office of the-Roland W. Burris

            14        Congress of the United States-Robert McClory

            15        Congress of the United States-John Porter

            16        Connection Telephone Counseling Service & Referral Inc.

            17        Conservation, Department of

            18        Consumer’s Coordinating Council

            19        Ill. Department of Corrections

            20        Drug Packing Over-the-counter (Tylenol Issue)

            21        Energy Resources Commission

            22        Environmental Protection Agency

            23        Financial Institutions, Dept. of

            24        1982 FortSheridan

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33        25        Foster Parents Association

            26        General Assembly

            27        Geo-Karis News Releases

            28        Governor, Office of the

            29        Governor’s Purchase of Care Review Committee

            30        Great Lakes Naval Training

            31        Green Bay Trial [sic] Society

            32        Illinois Council for Exceptional Children

 

34        1          Juvenile

            2          LakeCounty Board

            3          Board of Realtors-Lake Co.

            4          LakeCounty Community Action Project (C.A.P.)

            5          LakeCounty Coroners Office

            6          Lake County Council for Seniors

            7          Lake County Health Department

            8          Lake County-Misc. Organs.

            9          RepublicanCentralCommittee-LakeCounty

            10        Legislative Investigating Commission

            11        Local High Schools

            12        Matijevich, [John S.]

            13-14   News Releases

            15        Nuclear File 7/10/79-Senate Resolution 101-Nuclear Plants Investigation

            16        Pollution Control Board

            17        Public Aide [sic] Department of

            18        Registration and Education, Department of

            19        Retired Senior Volunteer Program

            20        Public Aid

            21        Secretary of States Office

            22        Senate Republican Staff Roster-August 1982

            23        Shanazarian, Natalie

            24        Representative [Michael] Slape

            25        R.T.A.

            26        Spanish Speaking Comm.

            27        St.ThereseHospital

            28        Vis[ually] Handicapped Inst.

            29        Senior Citizens-Nursing Homes (Winchester-House)

 

35        1          Cliff, Franzen, & Smith vs.IllinoisHigh School Association

            2          Senate of the United States-Charles H. Percy                                                           

            3          E.P.A.

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            4          Elementary & Secondary Education-Advisory Committee [and Other Advisory Committees]

            5          Miscellaneous Political

            6          Mental Health Advisory Committee

            7          Senator Bill Morris

            8          Voting Records

            9          Mail that Needs Geo’s Answer-Old letters from Sept. ’82 to March ’83 (Never Answered By

                        KF-Put into This File for Latter Ref.-Kay N.)

            10        [Status of Bills, Veto Messages]

 

36        1          Senator Adeline Geo-Karis-FY80 Budget Report

            2          1979 Advisory Committees

            3          [Governor’s Action on Bills]

            4          [Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs]

            5          [Newsletters and Published Reports]

 

                        Alphabetical File II, 1981-1982

            6          Bernard Ackerman

            7-14     B-I

                            

37        1-5       J-N

            6          O’Hare Airport

            7-10     O-R

            11        Slusser, Lisa

            12-18   S-Z

                       

                        Subject File II, 1979-1983

            19        Antioch

            20        CampLogan

            21        Chicago Tribune Questionnaire

            22        Higher Education

            23        Ill.State Board of Education

            24-25   Energy [1979-1982]

            26        GreatAmerica

            27        Halfway House

            28        Highways

            29        Illegal Aliens

            30        Illinois Coastal Zone Management Program                                      

            31        Illinois Low Income Energy

            32        University of Illinois Circle Campus

 

 

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37        33        Insanity Plea

            34        Insurance

            35        Lake County Bar Association

            36        LakeCounty Community Action Project

            37        LakeCounty Development Commission

            38        Lake County Forest Preserve District

            39        Illinois Investigative Committee [Illinois Legislative Investigative Commission]

            40        Local Governments

            41        Mailgrams (Odd Collection)

            42        Media & Communications (Dissolved)

            43        Medical Records Release to Patients Rights

            44        Mental Health, Department of

            45        New Citizens

            46        Newspapers

            47        Nixon

            48        NorthShore Gas Hearing, May 7, 1982

            49        Plumbing Contractors

            50        Press Releases (Extras)

            51        Redistricting

            52        Redmond, (Wm.)

            53        Reed, Betty Lou

            54        Republican Twp. Women’s Activities

            55        Resolutions

            56        George Ryan

            57        Dept. of Rehabilitation Services

            58        Senate

            59-61   Senator Geo-Karis

            62        Solomon-Flood Problems

            63        Tax Delinquency Law

            64        Television

            65        Transportation

 

38        1          U.A.W.

            2          Unemployment Compensation-Constituents Unemployment Problems

            3          United Hellenic Voters ofIllinois

            4          Veterans

            5          Victory Memorial Hospital         

            6          Independent Voters ofIllinois

            7          Jack Walker-Labor Dispute with Navy                                 

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38        8          Jamie Ward

            9          Washburn, [James R.]

            10        Women’s Bar Association ofIllinois

            11        Zonta

            12        Child Abuse & Youth-Citizens Committee Advisory

            13        Boy Scouts

            14        Exchange Club

            15        Senate Minority Leadership

            16        IllinoisState Scholars

            17        Cults

            18        Dept. of Children & Family Services

            19        Church

            20        Ill. Dept. of Commerce & Community Affairs

            21        Correctional Institutions

            22        Secretary of State Jim Edgar

            23        Foreman, Fred

            24        Testing-Paramedics

            25        Judges

            26        Education-Proposed Tax Increase-No Name or Address

            27-29   Education-Proposed Tax Increase-HB 844, 845-E-Z

            30        [Invitations-June, 1983]

            31        Thompson, Governor Jim

            32        Invitations-May, 1983

            33        HB 2597 (School Busing)

            34        Workmen’s Compensation

            35        Water Allocation

            36        Y.W.C.A.

            37        Violent Crimes & Criminal Law Committee

            38        Misc.  (Capital Stock Tax)

            39        SB 915 (Fetus Bill)

            40        Reinecke, Wm. L, Judge (2/23/82)

            41        Plumbing and Heating Contractors

            42        State Aid Formula

            43        T.R.A. Payments-U.S. Steel workers

 

                        Chronological File II, 1983

39        1-12     January-December

            13-25   A-N    

 

                                                           

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40        1-7       O-Z

                          

                        Subject File III, 1981-1983

            8-11     A-D                

            12        Drugs

            13        E

 

41        1          F

            2          Federal 10% Withholding on Interest and Dividends

            3          G

            4          Geo-Karis Press Releases-1983 Only

            5          H

            6          Head Start

            7          I

             8         Illinois Law Enforcement Commission

            9          Illinois Life Underwriters Association

            10        Illinois Road Builders

            11        Il-SMACNA (Sheet Metal & A/C National Association)

            12        Illinois Teachers Association

            13        J

            14-15   L                     

            16        Lake County-Heart Association

            17        Lake County Women’s Political Caucus

            18        Legislative Space Needs

            19        Lilac Ledge Apartments

            20        M

            21        Mental Health Budget Cuts-Letters of Protest

            22        Insanity Defense-Guilty but Mentally Ill Bill

            23        N

            24        NOW-National Organization of Women

            25        National Republican Heritage Groups Council

            26        North Chicago Strip (Military off Limits)

            27        Nuclear Safety Commission

            28        P

            29        Parades

                                                           

                        Subject File III, 1981-1983

42        1          Public Aid, Legislative Advisory Committee on

            2          Public Utilities

            3          R

 

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42        4          Recreation Council,Illinois

            5          S

            6          School Problems Commission

            7          Senior Aid Program

            8          Structural Work Act

            9          T

            10        Teenage Pregnancies

            11        Unemployment

            12        United Greek Orthodox Churches ofChicago

            13        Utilities (Public)

            14        Utility Referendum Bill

            15        Vocational Rehabilitation

            16        Volunteer Citizens Committee on Education

            17        Waukegan Hearing Aid Center Audio logical Services

 

                        Correspondence File, October – December, 1983

            17-23   Correspondence, Oct.-Dec., 1983

           

 

Citation

“Adeline J. Geo-Karis Papers, 1973-1984,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 23, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/247.