The Mayors: Harold

The Mayors: Harold

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Limited Edition 18” x 18” Throw Pillow

Lawyer, politician, first African American Mayor of Chicago and Heavyweight Champ!

Round 1: Characterized by ugly, racially polarized battles dubbed “Council Wars”, Harold’s first term was a relentless struggle with the Vrdolyak Twenty-nine (led by “the Eddies”) who refused to enact his reform legislation. Only Washington’s fancy footwork and sharp veto hook kept him off the ropes.

Round 2: Harold came out swinging. The Eddies hit the mat. Vrdolyak went down a class becoming a Republican. Kelly gave up his parks belt and Burke lost his finance title. Harold Washington wins! TKO! TKO! TKO!

Product Details

Black and white print (front and back) on sturdy upholstery weight cotton duck with an optic white finish. Constructed with a removable non-allergenic pillow and invisible nylon zipper for easy washing. Like all collectibles on Oyez Perez, these pillows are handmade in Chicago.

  • Machine wash warm or cool using phosphate-free detergent
  • 100% pure polyester fiberfill pillow insert
  • Non-allergenic