Don Ball Papers
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 8
The papers of Don Ball consist of a typescript of an article on the function of the Public Review Board of the United Automobile Workers which Mr. Ball submitted to The Progressive in September of 1961.
- Ball, Don (Person)
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Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Don Ball was an award-winning reporter for the Detroit News. His papers consist of an article, published in The Progressive, on the function of the United Auto Workers Public Review Board.
Don Ball was born in Bonne Terre, Missouri in 1922. He graduated from Mount Clemons, Michigan High School and served in the army infantry in World War II. He received a bachelors degree in journalism from Michigan State University and later obtained a Master's degree in political science from Wayne State University. Mr. Ball was a reporter for the Detroit News where he received numerous journalism awards for his stories on the Detroit housing scandal in the 1970's. The scandal stemmed from collision between real estate specialists and federal housing officials which resulted in some low-income families losing their homes. Mr. Ball died in 1987.
Material, Ball, Don (The Public Relations Board, UAW, 1967), arranged in one folder.
The Papers of Don Ball were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in November of 1988 by Mrs. Ball and were opened for research in may of 1990.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in May, 1990.
- Guide to the Don Ball Papers
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