Boeing to Chicago project papers, 2001-2005 (bulk 2001 March-May)


Boeing to Chicago project papers, 2001-2005 (bulk 2001 March-May)

Newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, etc. relating to the Boeing Company's decision process that chose Chicago (Ill.) as its new headquarters city. Includes materials generated by the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club, the Economic Club, the Blue Ribbon Committee, Golin/Harris, and World Business Chicago to win Boeing's approval through advertisements and marketing. The site selection folders include data and presentations about the quality of life in Chicago. The collection also includes materials about competing cities, Dallas and Denver; post-relocation materials that analyze the reasoning behind Boeing's move; and correspondence with major figures in the relocation, such as Mayor Richard M. Daley. Includes congratulations sent by many Chicago organizations. The collection also contains one zip disk, one CD-ROM, and four floppy disks with e-mails and related files as well as one cassette tape entitled: "Boeing Moves to Chicago." They are original items and may not be used by researchers until copies are made.

1.2 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Related Entities

There are 9 Entities related to this resource.

McDonough, Pam (person)

Commercial Club (Chicago, Ill.). Civic Committee. (corporateBody)

Illinois. Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs. (corporateBody)

Golin/Harris (Public relations firm) (corporateBody)

World Business Chicago (corporateBody)

Daley, Richard M. (Richard Michael), 1942- (person)

O'Connor, Paul, b. 1947? (person)

Economic Club of Chicago. (corporateBody)

Boeing Company (corporateBody)