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Box Small Processed Collections, Box 16


Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Joe Placentia Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 16
Identifier: LP000853
Abstract Joe Placentia was born in Los Angeles (East). He worked with the UAW for 41 years, including serving as President of UAW local 808, as international representative of Region 6, and as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention 4 times. Placentia retired from the UAW on July 31, 1989.

This collection contains reports, correspondence, and perspectives on immigration and illegal immigration dated 1975-1977, particularly in regard to Southern California.

Linda Roberts Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 17
Identifier: LP001529
Abstract The Linda Roberts Papers collection contains material relating to the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) California Capitol Chapter from 1990-1992.

Stanley D. Kane Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP001561
Abstract This collection contains an International Workers of the World (IWW) song book, I Will Win Songs to fan the flames of discontent originally published in 1926. 22nd edition. Inscribed inside is a note "Given in the memory of Judge Stanley D. Kane (1907-1991) who fought for union rights in the 40s, served on the Minnesota District Bench for 27 years, and, in his youth, rode the rails to the wheat fields of North Dakota."

T. Denton Miller Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 9
Identifier: LP001512
Abstract T. Denton Miller, Jr. was an Attorney and reporter for the Baltimore Sun, who also served as Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Baltimore Newspaper Guild. Included in this collection are correspondence regarding the American Newspaper Guild, as well as certificates of receipt for donations made by the Newspaper Guild of Baltimore to the American Newspaper Guild in 1935-1936.

Frances Perkins Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 14
Identifier: LP001649
Abstract Frances Perkins, born in 1880, served as the first woman U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933-1945 and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet under Franklin D. Roosevelt. As Secretary of Labor during the Great Depression, she was heavily involved in New Deal projects and the creation of jobs for the unemployed. Resulting from her close relationship with Roosevelt, Perkins wrote a book entitled The Roosevelt I Knew in 1946. This collection consists of...

Robert Sinclair Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 19
Identifier: UP001566
Abstract Robert Sinclair was a former Professor of Geography at Wayne State University. This collection contains abstracts of land titles in Detroit originally belonging to the Girardin family, 1941-1962.

Parkside Homes Records

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 11-13
Identifier: UR001767
Abstract Parkside Homes was one of the earliest public housing developments created in the United States. Built in the 1930s, the housing development was located at Warren and Conner near Chandler Park and constructed with 737 housing units. By the 1990s, Parkside Homes had been fully vacated and a revitalization plan was created by Detroit Department of Housing and Parkside residents. Capital Needs Unlimited, a planning and consulting firm that worked closely with Detroit Housing Department, worked on...

Mary Frew Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 7
Identifier: UP001391
Abstract Mary Frew worked as a nursery school consultant with the Michigan Department of Social Welfare. This collection contains directories of Michigan nursery schools between 1952 and 1970.

Frank Siegel Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 18
Identifier: LP001713
Abstract Information on the United Office and Professional Workers of America, the first and only national union of white collar and professionals. Materials include a written history, bargaining agreements, some correspondence, information on Siegel, and Boston labor. 1941-1994.

Ted Ellsworth Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP001628
Abstract Ted Ellsworth worked as a health care consultant though he also participated in a number of other activities and roles. He helped form the Motion Picture Health and Welfare Fund and served as an adminstrator. He also worked at the Institute of Industrial Relations and served as Chairman of the Health Plan Consultants Committee (HPCC). The HPCC was comprised of AFL and CIO union representatives and worked to access better health services. He passed away on April 26, 1996 at 90 years...

Patricia M. Thornton Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 20
Identifier: UP001556
Abstract Pat Thornton was a precinct delegate for the 17th District in Michigan. In early 1966, she, along with John Weiss (University of Michigan Professor), Otto Feinstein (Wayne State University Professor), and Mary Davis (Precinct Delegate) helped form the Council for Democratic Action. Their purpose was to organize together to influence public policy. Membership grew and on March 15, 1967, became the Liberal Conference of 17th District Democrats. The Liberal Conference worked to influence policy on...

Oliver Cromwell Cox Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 2-4
Identifier: UP000675
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Cox was born on August 25, 1901 in Trinidad but came to America for his education. He obtained a degree in law from Northwestern University in 1928, but after losing the full use of his legs due to Polio, Cox continued his education rather than returning to Trinidad. In 1932 he obtained a masters from the University of Chicago in Economics, completing his thesis on workingmen's compensation. Trying to better understand the influences affecting economics, Cox returned to the...

Charles Petcher Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 15
Identifier: UP002800
Abstract This collection contains 57 issues of the Co-op Crier newsletter of the Metro Co-Op in Detroit headquarted at 9025 Mackinaw St in the Petosky Otsego neighborhood. The Metro Co-op often partnered and met with the Northwestern Co-op. Dates of Co-op Crier issues range from May 1939-September 1941.