Waterston, James R.
- Existence: 20th century (active)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Detroit Committee for Responsible Banking (DCRB) grew out of awareness that banks in Detroit were under-funding city development while frequently supporting development in suburban areas. The DCRB was formed by James M. Edwards and Patrick J. Murray, both Detroit lawyers, and backed by an advisory board of community members. Initially, they focused their efforts on one bank – Comerica – and later went after Standard Federal, National Bank of Detroit, Manufacturers Bank, First of America,...
Abstract Walker L. Cisler, chairman of the board for Detroit Edison, financially supported the foundation of The Walker and Gertrude Cisler Library, which was created by the Walker and Gertrude Cisler Library Foundation in 1970. The library was housed in the Charles Grosberg Religious Center on Wayne State University’s campus and worked to sponsor research, lectures, and conferences about religion and social conflict. The founders believed that with education about religion came tolerance of others and...