Approximately 35 linear feet of material documenting the activities of the Chicago Public Art Group from its founding in 1971 to about 2005. (Post-2005 records are digital.) The paper files are organized by project, arranged chronologically, and consist largely of contracts, materials lists, budgets, and reports. The photograph files, similarly arranged, consist of slides and photo prints of CPAG projects, including in-process, detail, and final project shots. Other files contain administrative materials such as financial documents and copies of CPAG newsletters. In addition, 5 binders contain data sheets for a comprehensive survey of outdoor murals in Chicago, conducted in 2007. The collection also includes significant materials, including sketchbooks, drawings, prints, photographs, and audiotapes, relating to William (Bill) Walker, one of the founders of CPAG and a leader in the creation of the Wall of Respect mural (1967) on Chicago’s South Side.