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Paul Cavanagh Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 1: A-E, Folder: 10
Identifier: LOH002271
Collection consists of interview recording and transcript. Cavanagh discusses his and his brother's childhood in Detroit; Paul's work at Ford Motor Company and Chrysler; UAW involvement; and, mainly, his brother Jerome "Jerry" Cavanaugh's political growth and career. Some topics covered include Father Coughlin, race relations, religion, and the Civil Rights movement.

Dates

  • 1991-08-06

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: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

No other restrictions for transcript as edited.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet : (1 printed transcript)

11.4 Megabytes ((2 files). ) : Consists of a MS Word document and a PDF.

Abstract

In 1991, Raymond Boryczka conducted an interview with Paul Cavanagh, brother of Detroit mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh. Collection consists of interview recording and transcript. Cavanagh discusses his and his brother's childhood in Detroit; Paul's work at Ford Motor Company and Chrysler; UAW involvement; and, mainly, his brother Jerome "Jerry" Cavanaugh's political growth and career. Some topics covered include Father Coughlin, race relations, religion, and the Civil Rights movement.

History

In 1991, Raymond Boryczka conducted an interview with Paul Cavanagh, brother of Detroit mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh.

Arrangement

Transcript arranged alphabetically by surname with other individual oral history transcripts at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Other Access Aids

Finding aid also available as a pdf file. https://www.reuther.wayne.edu/files/LOH002271.pdf

Acquisition

Donated by Raymond Boryczka, Walter P. Reuther Library, circa 1991.

Other Copies

Transcript was digitized and is available as a PDF file.

Processing History

Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on April 15, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Paul Cavanagh Oral History
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on April 15, 2016.
Date
2016-04-15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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