|DuSable Week Proclamation and Press Release, 1963
The African-American Heritage Association helped sustain awareness of DuSable in the 1960s. In 1963 Mayor Richard J. Daley proclaimed the third full week in August to be DuSable Week, in recognition of DuSable's status as "the first Chicago resident of record." A decade later the Museum of Negro History and Art, founded in 1961, adopted the name DuSable Museum.
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