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MATRIX Walter and May Reuther Senior Services Center Records

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Identifier: UR001999
Abstract Now known as MATRIX Senior Wellness Services, the Walter and May Reuther Senior Services Center began as a UAW-affiliated organization, creating post-retirement services for the area's elderly. Founded by the UAW in 1953, the Reuther Senior Services Center formally merged with MATRIX on July 1, 1994. Today it continues operations with a number of human service efforts, including maintaining its initial operations in senior service care.
Dates: 1953 - 2008

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Labor Department Records

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Identifier: UR002675
Abstract The United Way for Southeastern Michigan (UWSM) has its origins in the establishment of the Detroit Community Union in 1917. UWSM, called the United Foundation until it’s official name change in 1989, was formed in 1948 through the merger of the Detroit Community Chest and other Detroit charities, and came to be affiliated with the national United Way organization in 1970. UWSM is an umbrella organization providing funding for a wide range of social welfare agencies in the Metropolitan Detroit...
Dates: 1949 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1998

United Way of Southeastern Michigan Executive Office Records

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Identifier: UR002607
Abstract The United Way for Southeastern Michigan (UWSM) has its origins in the establishment of the Detroit Community Union in 1917. UWSM, called the United Foundation until it’s official name change in 1989, was formed in 1948 through the merger of the Detroit Community Chest and other Detroit charities, and came to be affiliated with the national United Way organization in 1970. UWSM was an umbrella organization providing funding for a wide range of social welfare agencies in the Metropolitan Detroit...
Dates: 1949 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

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  • Names: United Way for Southeastern Michigan X
  • Subject: Community-based social services X

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