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  • Adlai Stevenson III Collection

Adlai Stevenson III served as an at-large member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1964-1967. He went on to become the state Treasurer from 1967-1970 before his successful campaign for United States Senator in 1970. He served in the United States Senate until 1981. He ran unsuccessfully for Illinois Governor in 1982 and 1984. Stevenson is a member of the Stevenson political family which includes his father, Adlai E. Stevenson II, the Illinois governor and two-time Democratic presidential nominee, and his great grandfather, Vice President Adlai Stevenson I.

Images in this collection include several political cartoons focusing on Adlai Stevenson II's presidential campaigns and 1960 South American tour, Adlai Stevenson III's gubernatorial campaign, and Democratic party activities from the late 19th century.

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