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Nancy deGrazia - Governor Dan Walker Project

Nancy deGrazia served as an Assistant to Governor Dan Walker from 1973 to 1977, working as his liaison for several financial and regulatory agencies. Following Walker's defeat in 1977, Nancy married Victor deGrazia, Dan Walker's long-time political advisor.

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Governor Walker with his think-tank, circa 1973. From left to right are David Green, Bill Goldberg, Victor deGrazia, Norton Kay, and the governor.

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Unknown

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circa 1973

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This image is considered to be in the Public Domain.

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Portrait of the Alfred deGrazia family, circa 1949. Parents Alfred and Katherine with sons Edward, Albert, Sebastian and Victor.

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Unknown

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circa 1949

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Narrator’s photo

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Victor deGrazia and the governor in a typical scene, in 1973.

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1973

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Narrator’s photo

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Nancy and Victor deGrazia.

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Narrator’s photo

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The deGrazia brothers in 1995. From left to right are Al (born 1919), Ed (b. 1927), Vic (b. 1929) and Sebastian (b. 1917).

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1995

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Narrator’s photo

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Victor talks to a University of Illinois political science class, circa 1980.

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University of Illinois

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circa 1980

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Victor, a man of many interests, checking his home made wine in 1975.

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1975

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Narrator's photo

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Victor in a lighter moment in his Springfield office.

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Springfield IL

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Unknown

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This image is considered to be in the Public Domain.

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Victor meets with a legislative liaison group, circa 1974. From left to right are Doug Kane, Victor, Michael Duncan and David Caravello.

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circa 1974

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This image is considered to be in the Public Domain.

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Victor checks his basil seedlings in 1974.

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1974

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Narrator's photo

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Governor Walker in a typically reflective mood, on the cover of the September 22, 1974 edition of the Chicago Tribune Magazine. Walker had a reputation for ‘the look’.

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September 22, 1974

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Citation on the source is provided.

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Article on Victor deGrazia from the Insight column of the Chicago Daily News, dated January 2, 1973.

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Unknown

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January 2, 1973.

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Citation on the source is provided.



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Continuation page of the Insight article, above.

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Unknown

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Citation on the source is provided.

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Chicago Tribune article, dated September 29, 1974, entitled “DeGrazia: Governor’s Thinking Cap”.

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September 29, 1974

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Citation on the source is provided.

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Continuation of the same article, including an uncomplimentary photo of Victor.

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Unknown

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Citation on the source is provided.

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Continuation of the same article, including an uncomplimentary photo of Victor.

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Unknown

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Nancy deGrazia in January 2008.

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January, 2008

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This image is considered to be in the Public Domain.

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Nancy deGrazia in January 2008.

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Unknown

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January, 2008

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the Public Domain.



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