Showing Collections: 1 - 4 of 4
Abstract Arthur Lederle taught in Detroit Public Schools before entering a legal career, culminating in his tenure as Judge of the Federal District Court for Eastern Michigan. He continued to be involved with education throughout his career. His papers reflect his position in Democratic Party affairs, his interest in court administration and civil procedure, the major case over which he presided and his educational activities.
Dates: 1914 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1960
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers Local 155, Clemens Forsen served on Local 155’s Executive Board and helped charter the Local 155 Credit Union, serving as Vice-President of the Local 155 Credit Union Board of Directors. Mr. Forsen’s papers reflect his work as a labor activist and in various Michigan Democratic Party organizations.
Dates: 1947 - 1964
Abstract With a background in labor activities and civil rights, Coleman Young captured a Michigan State Senate seat in 1964, representing an east side Detroit district, and rose quickly to leadership posts in the Lansing legislature. Michigan Democrats elected him in 1968 to become the first black member ever to serve on the Democratic National Committee. In 1973, pledging to restore peace between the people and police of Detroit, Coleman Young announced as a candidate for Mayor of Detroit. He defeated...
Dates: 1964 - 1993; Majority of material found in 1993 - 1993
Abstract James Pyrros had an active career in local, state, and national Democratic politics. He worked on many state congressional campaigns and staffs, for the Detroit Housing Commission, and in the Michigan attorney general's office. His papers reflect his political endeavors and document Michigan Democratic Party politic as well as state and national elections.
Dates: 1943 - 1988
- Detroit (Mich.) 3
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 3
- Politics, Practical 2
- African Americans 1
- City planning 1
- Civil rights 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations 1
- Detroit -- Economic conditions 1
- Detroit -- social conditions 1
- Education 1
- Housing 1
- Labor unions 1
- Police -- community relations 1
- Social history 1 ∧ view less
- Detroit (Mich.). Police Department 1
- Detroit Housing Commission 1
- Forsen, Clemens 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- Lederle, Arthur F. 1
∨ view more