Citizens Tribune Newspaper v. John Hunter

This collection contains materials from the files of J.R. Fitzpatrick, owner of the Citizens Tribune, relating to the lawsuit the Tribune filed against the Commissioner of Public Property for the City of Springfield, John Hunter in 1950. The Citizens Tribune sought a judgment of nearly 5 thousand dollars for advertisement and other materials relating to Hunter's 1947 run for the Springfield city council, but Hunter was ultimately found innocent. The materials within this collection is comprised primarily of legal documents relating to the lawsuit, background and evidence against Mr. Hunter and other general materials relating to his years in office. Also included are related files, audio cassettes of speeches and other materials kept by Fitzpatrick on Hunter, including materials on Hunter's various campaigns for office.