Judy Barr Topinka papers
MSJBTP07

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Topinka, Judy Baar, Honorable
Title
Judy Barr Topinka papers
ID
MSJBTP07
Date
1980-2007
Extent
16.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
This collection reflects the political career of Judy Barr Topinka. It primarily covers her tenure as Illinois State Representative and Illinois State Treasurer from 1980 to 2007. The collection includes campaigning materials, clippings, internal publications, general publications, photographs, negatives, and contact sheets.

Preferred Citation

Jean Barr Cohen Theatre collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Judy Barr Topinka was born in Riverside, Illinois on January 16, 1944. She attended Ferry Hall School in Lake Forest, and graduated in 1962. Topinka then earned a B.S. degree in 1966 from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. After graduation, Topinka worked as a reporter and editor for a number of newspapers in the Cook County suburbs. Topinka began working in politics in 1974 and served as a State Representative in the Illinois House from 1980 to 1982. Judy Barr Topinka was the Illinois State Treasurer from 1995 to 2007 and former Chairman of the Republican Party (GOP) of Illinois. Judy was the first woman to become State Treasurer, first to be elected to three consecutive terms, was the first Republican to hold the post in over 32 years and during her last term. In 2005 Judy Barr Topinka pursued an unsuccessful bid for the Governorship of Illinois. She was defeated by Democratic incumbent Rod Blagojevich.

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Scope and Contents

This collection reflects the political career of Judy Barr Topinka. It primarily covers her tenure as Illinois State Representative and Illinois State Treasurer from 1980 to 2007. The collection includes campaigning materials, clippings, internal publications, general publications, photographs, negatives, and contact sheets. Many of the images in this collection document the events that Judy Barr Topinka organized and participated in. These included political events, cultural events, community events, business events, and school events. The video cassettes mostly feature public service announcements or television shows that featured Judy Barr Topinka. The general publications and clippings also feature news stories or articles about the politician and her policies. In addition, some internal office publications highlight Topinka's policies and initiatives.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives October 27, 2008

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/15/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Illinois -- Politics and Government.

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Political and Civic Life.
  • Elections -- Illinois.
  • Midwest Women's History.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Photographs 

This series contains photographs of Judy Barr Topinka, her staff, constituents, and of the events she participated in. These included political events, cultural events, community events, business events, and school events. The series is arranged chronologically, and by the order in which the photographs were arranged when the collection was donated. The photographs range in date from 1966 to 2006. 

Box Folder

Topinka and Dog Photo Mosaic, Undated 

1 1

Judy Barr Topinka Receiving an Award, Undated 

1 2

Wartime Photograph, Undated 

1 3

Topinka at Campaigning/ Community Events, Undated 

1 4

Topinka with Staff, at Community Events, Undated 

1 5

Topinka at Events, Undated 

1 6

Judy Barr Topinka - Portraits and Headshots, Undated 

1 7

Judy Barr Topinka - Community and School Events, Undated 

1 8

Miscellaneous Events, Undated 

1 9

Miscellaneous Photographs, Undated 

1 10

School, Holiday, and Community Events, Undated 

1 11

Citizens for Judy Barr Topinka Fashion Show, Undated 

1 12

Ethnic Americans Salute President Reagan, Undated 

1 13

Judy Barr Topinka at a Political Event, Undated 

1 14

Topinka Campaigning for State Representative, Undated 

1 15

Topinka at School, Library, Military Events, Undated 

1 16

Judy, the Reporter, 1966-1967 

1 17

Topinka Campaigning for State Representative at Parade, 1980 

1 18

Judy Barr Topinka In Office, At Community Events, 1980-1986\ 

2 19

Community Events, Dinners, Campaigning, 1980-1994 

2 20

Political, Community Events, c. 1980-1995 

2 21

Judy Barr Topinka at Campaigning Event, 1982 

2 22

Topinka at Fundraiser, 1983 

2 23

Topinka for State Senator Event, 1984 

2 24

Topinka Photographs, c. 1984-2000 

2 25

Reagan Bush Campaign Event, c. 1984 

2 26

Events Photographs, c. 1984-1994 

2 27

Topinka in the State Senate, c. 1984-1995 

2 28

Event with Judy Barr Topinka, c. 1984-2000 

2 29

Jim Edgar at Houby Parade, 1985 

2 30

Topinka at Political/ Campaigning/ Community Events, 1986 

3 31

Community, Holiday, and Youth Events, 1986-1997 

3 32

Topinka at Miscellaneous Events, 1986-2006 

3 33

Topinka at Miscellaneous Events, 1987-1992 

3 34

Topinka at Miscellaneous Events, 1988-1990 

3 35

Topinka at Miscellaneous Events, 1988-1992 

3 36

Judy Barr Topinka - Events and Parades, 1988-1995 

3 37

Judy Barr Topinka with Jim Edgar/ at Dinners and Community Events, 1989 

3 38

Topinka at Holiday Event, c. 1990s 

3 39

Christmas Event, c. 1990s 

3 40

GOP Family Picnic, 1990 

3 41

Official Campaign Photo of President George H. W. Bush Accepting Republican Nomination, 1992 

3 42

Legislative and School Events, c. 1993 

4 43

Legislative Events/ School Event, c. 1993 

4 44

Campaigning and Ethnic Events, 1994 

4 45

Topinka Campaigning for State Treasurer, 1994-1996 

4 46

Judy Barr Topinka and Rudy Giuliani, c. 1994-2001 

4 47

George Ryan and Judy Barr Topinka at Campaign/ Community Events, 1995 

4 48

Judy Barr Topinka;s Election Campaign and Other Event, c. 1995 

4 49

Events: Trip to Poland - Longwood School, 1995-2001 

4 50

Campaigning Events, Community Events, Parades, 1995-1997 

4 51

Judy Barr Topinka with Celebrities, Constituents and Politicians, c. 1995-2007 

4 52

Business School and Community Events, 1995-2007 

4 53

GOP Family Picnic/ Baseball Game, 1996 

4 54

Topinka at Ethnic and Community Events, 1996 

5 55

Citizens for Topinka Event, October 25, 1996 

5 56

Events and Reception, 1996 

5 57

Event for George Ryan/ Miscellaneous, 1996 

5 58

Judy Barr Topinka Portraits, c. 1996 

5 59

Campaign/ Community Events and Lincoln Day Dinner, 1996 

5 60

Lee Daniels, Elizabeth Dole, Judy Barr Topinka, and Jim Edgar, 1996 

5 61

Political Talks/ Meetings, c. 1996 

5 62

Political Holiday/ Events, c. 1996 

5 63

GOP Family Picnic, June 23, 1996 

5 64

GOP Riverside and North Riverside 4th of July Parade, 1996 

5 65

Abraham Lincoln Annual Event, 1996 

5 66

Judy Barr Topinka with Israeli Finance Minister Yaakov Neeman, 1998 

6 67

Political and Community Events, c. 1998 

6 68

Topinka at Golf Game and at Event, 1998 

6 69

Events, 1998-1999 

6 70

Topinka at George Ryan Event, c. 1999-2003 

6 71

Judy Barr Topinka and George Ryan, c. 1999-2003 

6 72

Topinka in Poland, 2001 

6 73

Topinka Traveling in Europe, 2001 

6 74

Personal Pictures, c. 2001 

6 75

Associated Bank Event, 2001 

6 76

Public Investors Financial Symposium, 2001 

6 77

Operation Protect and Provide, 2001 

6 78

"Unclaimed Property" Auction Preview Tour, 2002 

6 79

Topinka with Czech Ambassador Martion Palous, 2002 

6 80

Judy Barr Topinka with Constituents/ Staff, 2003 

6 81

Judy Barr Topinka's Birthday, December 18, 2003 

6 82

Judy Barr Topinka and President George W. Bush, 2003-2005 

6 83

Community Event, 2004 

6 84

Talk, Lincoln Day Dinner, 2004 

6 85

Topinka Photographs, 2005-2006 

6 86

Judy Barr Topinka with Czech President, 2006 

6 87

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Series II: Negatives and Contact Sheets 

This series contains negatives, contact sheets, and slides of events Judy Barr Topinka attended. These included political events, cultural events, community events, business events, and school events. The sub-series is arranged chronologically, and the images range in date from 1983-2004. 

Box Folder

Judy Barr Topinka Slideshow, Undated 

7 88

Miscellaneous Slides, 1983-1995 

7 89

Contact Sheets and Negative, Undated 

7 90

Citizens for Topinka Picnic Contact Sheets, Undated 

7 91

Contact Sheets, Undated 

7 92

Topinka Negatives, Undated 

7 93

Contact Sheets - Citizens for Judy Barr Topinka, Undated 

7 94

Contact Sheets, 1998 

7 95

Topinka Fundraisers: Chinese with Robert Klamp - Crystal Palace, 2000 

7 96

Topinka Fundraisers: Calleria Marchetti - Robinson Fundraiser, 2000 

7 97

Topinka Events: Feast of St John - India Drive, 2000 

7 98

Topinka Events: Abe Lincoln - Dan Rutherford, 2001 

8 99

NAST - National Association of State Treasurers Events, 2000 

8 100

NAST Events, 2000 

8 101

Illinois State Fair, 2000 

8 102

Illinois State Fair, 2000 

8 103

Slovakfest, Cash Dash, German Parade, 2000 

8 104

Mexican Parade, Other Events, 2000 

8 105

Consular Ball, Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Polish Heritage, 2000 

8 106

Mexican/Hispanic Heritage - Columbus Day Parade, 2000 

8 107

Veterans/ Community Events, 2000 

8 108

White Own Winery - Teamster's Luncheon, 2000 

9 109

Business, Political Christmas Events, 2000 

9 110

Women, Minority, School Events, 2001 

9 111

Talks, Pulaski Day Events, 2001 

9 112

St. Patrick's Day, Community, and Professional Association Events, 2001 

9 113

Business, Community, Scholarship Events, 2001 

9 114

Ethnic/ Community/ Union Events, 2001 

9 115

Flood Disaster Relief, Community, and School Events, 2001 

9 116

School Events - St. Joseph's Day, 2001 

9 117

Symposia, 2001 

9 118

Community Events, Council Meeting, Norwood Park Parade, 2001 

10 119

Memorial Day and Veterans, Business, School Events, 2001 

10 120

School, Police, Ethnic Organizations, 2001 

10 121

Community and School Events, 2001 

10 122

Oktoberfest, Investiture Ceremony, 2001 

10 123

Dekalb County Fair - Von Steuben Parade, 2001 

10 124

Mexican Independence Day Parade, Predatory Lending, 2001 

10 125

Business/ Community Events, 2001 

10 126

Business/ Political Events, 2001 

10 127

Ethnic, Community, Youth Events, 2001 

10 128

Symposia, 2001 

11 129

Community, Library Events, 2002 

11 130

Awards, Benefits, 2002 

11 131

Our Own Home Tour, 2002 

11 132

Judy Barr Topinka's "Operation Protect and Divid, " 2001 

11 133

JBT "Unclaimed Property" Auction Tour, 2002 

11 134

Smart Women Smart Money (SWSM) Conference, 2002 

11 135

Auctions: Levin-Peoria, 2001 

11 136

Smart Women Smart Money (SWSM)) Events, 2001 

12 137

Events: Chicago Chamber of Commerce - Rural Bonds, 2002 

12 138

Events: Northern Illinois Republican Women's Luncheon - Wedgewood Society, 2002 

12 139

Events: Shrimp Farm - Women's Forum Luncheon at Navy Pier, 2002 

12 140

Events: African American History Month - Asian American Coalition, 2002 

12 141

Events: Illinois Funds - Daycare Unigarden, 2002 

12 142

Events: LCCP - Toys for Tots, 2002 

12 143

Events: South Suburban Business Association - Armed Forces Day, 2002 

13 144

Events: Memorial Fallen Heroes - City Club Lunch, 2002 

13 145

Events: Polish Constitutiion Day Brunch - Asian Heritage Month Reception, 2002 

13 146

Events: Stroger's St. Patrick's Day - White and Red Ball, 2002 

13 147

Events: Gay Endorsement - Mexican Parade, 2002 

13 148

Events: Forest Park Financial - LCCP, 2002 

13 149

Events: AIDS Walk - Italian American Executives of Transportation, 2002 

13 150

Events: St. Joe's Celebration - Federal Women's Program, 2002 

13 151

Events: St. Patrick's Day Parade - Ethnic Schools Awards, 2002 

14 152

Polish Heritage Event - Award Ceremonies, 2002-2003 

14 153

Women's and Community Events, 2003 

14 154

Political Events, 2003 

14 155

Public Policy, Toys for Tots, Kwanza, 2002-2003 

14 156

Cultural and Community Events, 2003 

14 157

JBT Inauguration Reception, 2003 

14 158

Amvets Award - E-Pay Conference, 2003 

14 159

Women to Women Luncheon, Parade, Conference, 2003 

15 160

Illinois General Assembly - Asian American Awards, 2003 

15 161

Asian American Awards/ Pulaski Day/ White and Red Ball, 2003 

15 162

Woodlands Home - Judy Barr Topinka in off. Student Intrn, 2003 

15 163

Ethnic, Community, Professional Events, 2003 

15 164

Community/ Professional Events, 2003 

15 165

Community/ Professional/ Advocacy Events, 2003 

15 166

JBT Events: Realtors - Korean Purple Heart, 2003 

15 167

JBT Events: Women's Board Luncheon - Moline Auction, 2003 

16 168

Events: Dixon, IL - St. Gregorios Malalara, 2003 

16 169

Events: Teamsters - Oktoberfest, 2003 

16 170

Events: E-Pay - Mexican Independence Day, 2003 

16 171

Events: SWSM - Romeoville, 2003 

16 172

Events, Parades, and Meetings, 2004 

16 173

Academic, Ethnic, Community Events, 2004 

16 174

Staff, Community, Ethnic, and Military Events, 2003-2004 

17 175

Media, Ethnic, Community Events, 2003-2004 

17 176

Community, Religious, Business Events, 2003-2004 

17 177

Ethnic, Women's, Youth Events, 2004 

17 178

Minority Events, Advocacy Groups, 2004 

17 179

Youth, Community, Business Events, 2004 

17 180

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Series III: Videocassettes and Audio Cassettes 

The following series contains video and audio recordings. Many of these are recordings of television programs or public service announcements that featured Judy Barr Topinka. Unless otherwise specified, the title refers to a VHS format video recording. The materials range in date from 1981 to 2005. 

Box Folder

Beta Tape, Undated 

18 181

Unlabeled, Undated 

19 182

Unlabeled, Undated 

19 183

Unlabeled, Undated 

19 184

Access Video Demo Tape, Undated 

19 185

Bill O'Neil, Undated 

19 186

30 M Beta Tape, Undated 

19 187

Unlabeled, Undated 

19 188

Unlabeled, Undated 

19 189

Cable television appearance LTHS, Undated 

19 190

"Chicago: the City that Works for Yo, " Undated 

19 191

Judy Barr Topinka, Undated 

19 192

Life Style, Undated 

19 193

Mike Smith, Undated 

19 194

Mike Smith - 6pm Taping, Undated 

20 195

Topinka - Mental Health Legislation, Undated 

20 196

Treasurer - Good Morning America, undated 

20 197

Treasurer Topinka - Girl Scout PSA, Undated 

20 198

Treasurer Topinka - Girl Scout PSA, Undated 

20 199

AT and T Broadband Network Political Profile featuring Illinois Lieutenant Governor Corinne Wood, Undated 

20 200

"Bank at School," Judy Barr Topinka at Clissold School, Undated 

20 201

Chicago Creative Partnership - Bob Evans Kids Commercials, Undated 

20 202

Political Update Show #8, Undated 

20 203

"EverCash" Spot - O'Neil Productions, Undated 

20 204

HLASATEL on EUROTV, Undated 

20 205

Illinois Radio Network,, Undated 

20 206

"Lincoln's Challeng, " Undated 

20 207

"Lost and Found" - CNN, Undated 

21 208

"Wild Chicago, " Undated 

21 209

Beta Tape - Face to Face, 1981 

21 210

Cahokia Mounds - Ancient Metropolis, 1994 

21 211

60 Minutes - Orphanages: with Judy Barr Topinka, 1995 

21 212

City Budget Speech Reaction, 1996 

21 213

"College Knowledge: Dollars and Sense" Part 1, Part 2, 1996 

21 214

Front and Center - Topinka/ Flynn-Curry, 1996 

21 215

Judy Barr Topinka on CNN, 1997 

21 216

Municipal Bonds, 1997 

21 217

Judy Barr Topinka - Channel 26, January 23, 1997 

21 218

Beta Tape - Judy Barr Topinka - 30 Second Spot, 1998 

21 219

NAST 2000 - Chicago Promotion, 1998 

21 220

"People You Should Know," Judy Barr Topinka, Illinois State Treasurer,, 1998 

21 221

Village Meeting, 1998 

22 222

"Credit: It's in Your Control" - 1st Financial Services, 1999 

22 223

Audio cassette - "Saving for Financial Success, " 1999 

22 224

Illinois House Republican PSAs - Judy Barr Topinka "Her Own", 1999 

22 225

Beta Tape - Illinois House Republican PSAs - Judy Barr Topinka "Her Own", 1999 

22 226

Illinois Banks - Year 2000 and Beyond, 1999 

22 227

"The Importance of Voting" by Judie Demma, 1999 

22 228

Judy Barr Topinka "Stock Market Observer" WCIU-TV Channel 26, 1999 

22 229

Beta Tape - State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka "Y2K" Public Service Announcement, 1999 

22 230

60 Minutes II - WBBM-TV Channel 2, 2000 

22 231

Bright Start - Grandparents Focus Group, August 30, 2000 

22 232

Bright Start - September, 22, 2000 

22 233

"From the Statehouse to Your House with State Senator Dave Sullivan," Guest: Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka, 2000 

22 234

Illinois Lawmakers #1504, 2000 

23 235

Judy Barr Topinka "Uniforms for Bronzeville" WBBM-TV Channel 2, 2000 

23 236

"A Mission Begun" Chicago Public School Capital Improvement Program, 2000 

23 237

"Money 2000" PSA - U of I Extension, 2000 

23 238

Beta Tape - "Money 2000" PSA - Piggy Bank, 2000 

23 239

Money Matters - Illinois Tourism, 2000 

23 240

Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 1 "Consumer Credit, 2000 

23 241

Beta Tape - "Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 2, Undated 

23 242

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 3, Undated 

23 243

Beta Tape - "Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 3, Undated 

23 244

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 4; Guest Tom Goettsch, Undated 

23 245

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 6 "Year 2000 Initiative, " 2000 

23 246

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 6 "Year 2000 Initiative, " 2000 

23 247

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 7, Ch. 2, Undated 

24 248

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 7, Ch. 2, Undated 

24 249

Money Matters" with Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 8 "Consumer Credit, Undated 

24 250

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 9 "Electronic Commerce", Ch.2, Undated 

24 251

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 9 "Electronic Commerce", Ch.2, Undated 

24 252

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 10, Undated 

24 253

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 10, Undated 

24 254

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 11, Undated 

24 255

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 11, Undated 

24 256

Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 12 "Crains 2000, 2000 

24 257

Money Matters" with Judy Barr Topinka - Show 12 "Crain 2000, 2000 

24 258

Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 13 "Money 2000, 2000 

24 259

Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Show 13 "Money 2000, 2000 

24 260

Money Matters with Judy Barr Topinka "Bank at School Sho, " Undated 

24 261

Money Matters with Judy Barr Topinka "Bank at School Sho, " Undated 

24 262

Pax Perspective - WCPX TV 38 - Judy Barr Topinka Re: Bright Start, 2000 

25 263

US Senator Peter Fitzgerald on Lincoln Library Funding, C-SPAN October 4, 2000 

25 264

US Senator Peter Fitzgerald on Lincoln Library Funding, C-SPAN October 4, 2000 

25 265

The Cheap Show - Judy Barr Topinka, 2001 

25 266

Cookie Sale Kick Off: Channel 20, 2001 

25 267

IME - Raue Center for the Performing Arts, 2001 

25 268

Tomas G. Masaryk: Champion of Liberty - American Friends of the Czech Republic, 2001 

25 269

Money Matters with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka; Guests Doug Hobbs and Steven Killian, 2001 

25 270

Northside Neighbors Video Magazine - Judy Barr Topinka at Lincoln Square Northcenter Ravenswood and Lakeview Chambers of Commerce Meeting, October 16, 2001 

25 271

"Smart Women Smart Money" Judy Barr Topinka Treasurer, 2001 

25 272

Treasurer Topinka - Interview and Auction (Cash Dash) 2001 Illinois State Fair with Timecode, 2001 

25 273

Bright Start Rough Cuts, 2002 

25 274

"Capitol Report" with State Senator Kathy Parker, Guest: Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka,, 2002 

25 275

"Capitol Report" with State Senator Peter Roskam, Guest: Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka, 2002 

25 276

Illinois Lawmakers, Program #1705, 2002 

26 277

Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka TV Reel, 2002 

26 278

Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka TV Reel, 2002 

26 279

Illinois State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka TV Reel, 2002 

26 280

Judy Barr Topinka Interview - Philadelphia 79ers and the Chicago Bulls, 2002 

26 281

Judy Barr Topinka at OSF, 2002 

26 282

"Mind the Gap" Latino Art Beat Productions, 2002 

26 283

"Money Matters" with State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka, Guest Bob Grossman (Experience Illinois Program), 2002 

26 284

PA Department of Treasury Teleconference "Holders Seminar" January 30, 2002 

26 285

Political Update April 5-May 2, 2002 

26 286

Press Conference with Judy Barr Topinka, Illinois State Treasurer, 2002 

26 287

RJ Dale Advertising PR Jewel-Osco U Promise, 2002 

26 288

Treasurer Topinka: 2 Girl Scout PSA's for Review, 2002 

26 289

2 Topinka Girl Scout PSA's, 2002 

27 290

WGN Television Morning News, 2002 

27 291

Illinois Lawmakers #1802, March 12, 2003 

27 292

Illinois Lawmakers #1803, April 9, 2003 

27 293

Illinois Plate Auction, 2003 

27 294

Introduction - 6th Annual Latino Art Beat Awards Ceremony Hosted by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2003 

27 295

Illinois Lawmakers #1903 Governor's budget Message, Febuary 18, 2004 

27 296

Inside Edition - Cash Dash, November 9, 2004 

27 297

Red Cross - Judy Barr Topinka, 2004 

27 298

STO - JBT Greek Independence Day, 2004 

27 299

Treasurer at Shrines, 2004 

27 300

Governor Rod Blagojevich on City Deck, 2005 

27 301

"Good Morning America with Melody Hobson," and "NBC 5 - Klaus Restauran, " 2005 

27 302

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Series IV: Publications and Clippings 

This series contains Topinka office publications and documents, as well as various news and magazine clippings of articles that featured Judy Barr Topinka. Profiles and resumes of Judy Barr Topinka are also included. Items range in date from 1940s to 2004. 

Box Folder

Illinois State Capital Sculptures: A Walking Tour, Undated 

28 303

Welcome to the Illinois State Capitol, undated 

28 304

Judy Barr Topinka - An Overview of the Office of State Treasurer, Undated 

28 305

Judy Barr Topinka's Biography, Undated 

28 306

Chicago Stagebill, c. 1940s 

28 307

A Souvenir of Philip Henrici, 1958 

28 308

6th Annual Houby Festical, 1975 

28 309

Judy Barr Topinka - Certificate of Appreciation, 1988 

28 310

Forest View Park District - Judy Barr Topinka, 1994 

28 311

Judy Barr Topinka's Resume, 1996 

28 312

Programs Provided by the Office of the State Treasurer - Judy Barr Topinka, 1998 

28 313

Banco En La Escuela, 1998 

28 314

Treasurer's Targeted Initiative Program, 1998 

28 315

Chicago Sun-Times Clipping "Topinka Ready to Run Again for Treasure, " 2001 

28 316

Topinka Clippings - Education, Housing, Finance, 1999-2002 

28 317

News Clippings, 2000-2006 

28 318

Alpha Gamma Delta Quarterly, 2000 

28 319

International Bank of Chicago and Stone Park Annual Report, 2000 

28 320

Girl Scouts - Gold Award Recipients, 2001-2002 

28 321

Cash Dash, 2002 

28 322

The Financial Educator, February, 2002 

28 323

Financial Resource Guide for Illinois Women, 2002 

28 324

Financial Peace of Mind for Senior Citizens, 2002 

28 325

Green Meadows - Girl Scout Newsletter, 2002 

28 326

Illinois Magazine, February 2002 

29 327

Your Guide to Springfield Illinois, 2002 

29 328

Illinois Police Association Official Journal, 2002 

29 329

The Monitor - Topinka Clipping, 2003 

29 330

Topinka Clippings, 2003-2005 

29 331

State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka 2003 Legislative Action, 2003 

29 332

State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Legislative Agenda for 2003 

29 333

The Public Investors' Financial Symposium, 2003 

29 334

Judy Barr Topinka's Identity Theft Information, 2003 

29 335

Spotlight on Seguin, 2003 

29 336

INNovations, 2003 

29 337

News Clippings, 2003-2006 

29 338

State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka - Legislative Agenda for 2004 

29 339

NAST Review, Fall, 2005 

29 340

State of the Union Magazine, 2005 

29 341

Today's Chicago Woman, 2002-2006 

29 342

Illinois Racing News, 2006 

29 343

Illinois Times, February - March, 2006 

29 344

Campaign News - Gazette and Journal Star Endorsements for Governor, 2006 

29 345

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Series V: Campaign Materials 

This small series contains campaigning materials such as bumper stickers. Items are arranged chronologically and range in date from 1983 to 2006. 

Box Folder

Ronald Reagan Campaign Sticker, Undated 

30 346

Judy Barr Topinka and Harris Fawell Campaign Stickers, 1983-1990 

30 347

Judy Barr Topinka and Harris Fawell Campaign Leaflets, 1983-1990 

30 348

Leaflet "Illinois Profits with Judy Barr Topink, " c. 1995-2004 

30 349

Judy Barr Topinka for State Treasurer Leaflet, c. 1995 

30 350

Topinka for State Senator tote bag, c. 1980-1995 

30 351

Reelection Campaign Scrapbook, 1998 

30 352

Topinka for Governor Publication, "A Commitment to the State of Illinoi, " 2006 

30 353

Topinka for Governor Publication, "Trust, Leadership and Fiscal Disciplin, " 2006 

30 354

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Series VI: Events 

This sub-series contains event-related materials, such as pamphlets, and event booklets. These include political as well as community events. Items range in date from 1993 to 2003. 

Box Folder

Illinois Senate Inauguration, 1993 

31 355

Topinka at White Owl Winery Opening, 1998 

31 356

"Unclaimed Property" Auction Preview Tour, 2002 

31 357

Illinois State Fair - Local Officials' Day, August 10, 2002 

31 358

Judy Barr Topinka Inauguration, 2003 

31 359

Illinois Inaugural Ceremony, January 13, 2003 

31 360

Inaugural Ceremony and Letter, 2003 

31 361

Events - Inaugural Weekend Timeline, 2003 

31 362

24th Annual Seguin Retarded Citizens Association Dinner, 2003 

31 363

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Series VII: Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials 

This series contains office correspondence, mail correspondence, and some examples of mass mailings. Also includes various miscellaneous and oversize items, such as framed certificates of recognition awarded to Judy Barr Topinka. Items range in date from 1966-2005. 

Box Folder

Greeting Card, Undated 

32 364

Wood Blocks "Ozpomink, " Undated 

32 365

Judy Barr Topinka Greeting Card, Undated 

32 366

Judy Barr Topinka Holiday Card, Undated 

32 367

Northwest Territorial Mint: Collectible Medallions, Undated 

32 368

Frank Smrha Obituary, 1960 

32 369

Correspondence - Lillian and William D. Barr, 1966 

32 370

Antonin Matousek Obituary, 1970 

32 371

Judy Barr Topinka's Holiday Card to Constituents, 1984 

32 372

Correspondence - Ronald Jones, 1994 

32 373

Correspondence - Marguerite, c. 1994 

32 374

Correspondence - Mr. Harry Garapolo, 1998 

32 375

Correspondence - Alice Smolc, 1998 

32 376

Judy Barr Topinka's Resume/ Awards, 1998-2005 

32 377

Judy Barr Topinka's "Season's Greetings" Card, c. 2000 

32 378

Judy Barr Topinka's Greeting Card, c. 2000 

32 379

Thank you notes - Ball Elementary - Mrs. Ebener's Class, 2000 

32 380

Correspondence - Thank you letters, 2001-2006 

32 381

Correspondence - Thank you notes, 2000-2002 

32 382

Judy Barr Topinka's Holiday Card, c. 2005 

32 383

Photo of Judy Barr Topinka cutting red ribbon for First of America Bank, Undated 

33: Oversize items 384

Framed Copy of Illinois Magazine with Judy Barr Topinka Cover,, 2002 

33: Oversize items 385

Framed Chicago Stock Exchange Certicifate, 2004 

33: Oversize items 386

Framed Certificate of play written by Judy Barr Topinka, performed at the Victory Gardens Theater, 2004 

33: Oversize items 387

Framed National Security Forum Group Photo, 2000 

34: Oversize items 388

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