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Association of Municipal Professional Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR002359
Records of the AMPW reflect the organization’s administration including by-laws, committees, correspondence and meetings; membership rosters; annual reports; and visual materials documenting outreach practices.

Important Subjects: Equal pay for equal work Women Employment Women--Employment--Michigan--Detroit. Women Societies and clubs

Important Names: DeYoung, Jacqueline. Lewis, Denise Madar, Olga M. Young, Coleman A.

Dates

  • 1975 - 1988
  • Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

2.25 Linear Feet (2 SB, 1 MB)

Abstract

Association of Municipal Professional Women (AMPW), organized in 1975, was an organization open to women who were employed in the city of Detroit and held professional titles. The organization’s primary purpose was to provide professional women in all departments to meet and network on a citywide basis, as well as to create a forum for common interests and discuss common problems. The organization disbanded in the late 1980s, early 1990s. Records of the AMPW reflect the organization’s administration including by-laws, committees, correspondence and meetings; membership rosters; annual reports; and visual materials documenting outreach practices.

History

Association of Municipal Professional Women (AMPW), organized in 1975, was an organization open to women who were employed in the city of Detroit and held professional titles. The organization’s primary purpose was to provide professional women in all departments to meet and network on a citywide basis, as well as to create a forum for common interests and discuss common problems. The organization disbanded in the late 1980s, early 1990s.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The Association of Municipal Professional Women records were donated to the Walter P. Reuther Library by Harriet Saperstein in May, 2012.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Leslie Van Veen on October 11, 2012.
Title
Guide to the Association of Municipal Professional Women Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Leslie Van Veen.
Date
2012-10-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA