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Dorothy Hubbard Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000217
These papers relate to the work of Dorothy Hubbard Bishop as Director of the WPA Workers Education Program. One item relates to the Flint Sit-Down Strike.

Important subjects are: Flint Sit-Down Strike Michigan WPA Workers' Education Program Olivet Summer School-Charges of Communism

Important correspondent: William Haber

Dates

  • 1934 - 1940

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

Correspondence, clippings, reports, and educational materials pertaining to Mrs. Bishop's work as supervisor of the WPA Workers Education Program in Michigan.

History

Mrs. Dorothy Hubbard Bishop was involved with household employees with the YWCA during the 1920's and early 1930's. In the mid-1930's she was a teacher, director, and state supervisor of the WPA Workers' Education Program. She is married to Merlin D. Bishop, an early leader of the UAW Education Department.

Arrangement

Files are arranged generally chronologically.

Acquisition

The papers of Dorothy Hubbard Bishop were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in February of 1967 by Mrs. Bishop.

Processing History

Finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in 1967 and revised in November 1981.
Title
Guide to the Dorothy Hubbard Bishop Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA