This black and white photograph shows Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley presenting a decree to members of the Chicago Greek Independence Day Parade Committee. Bishop Timotheos is standing second from the left and Pierre DeMets is standing first on the right. The Greek Independence Day Parade is an important celebration for Chicago's Greek Americans. The parade highlights Greek American achievements and their lasting connection to Greece. The first parade took place in 1964.
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Photograph, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/3655. Accessed 09/25/20.