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William M. Seabron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000511
Abstract Correspondence, reports, clippings, resolutions, financial reports, minutes, notes, and speeches collected by Mr. Seabron. He served as the Industrial Relations Secretary for the Minneapolis Urban League from 1944-50; from 1950-56, he was the assistant to the director of the Michigan Fair Employment Practices Commission; from 1962-65, assistant to the director of personnel in the Department of Agriculture. Since 1965 he has been a special assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture. Additional...
Dates: 1935 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1970

William Schumer Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 9
Identifier: UOH002306
Abstract In 2008, Mike Smith interviewed Detroit businessman William "Bill" Schumer, co-owner with his wife, Irene, of longrunning family business General Linen and Uniform Service and an active member in Detroit's Jewish community. Collection consists of the interview recording and transcript. Covers Schumer's business life and his personal and professional involvement with the Jewish community.
Dates: 2008-03-06

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Detroit Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR001870
Abstract The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to ending war and bringing about world peace. Formed in 1919 along with the Michigan branch, Detroit's WILPF branch has been active in pushing for peace and equality throughout the region and nationally. These actions reflected in the collection include lobbying politicians (notably Michigan governors, Representative John Dingell, and Detroit mayor Coleman Young), writing...
Dates: 1910 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2003

Young Woman's Home Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR001923
Abstract Organized by a group of socially prominent Detroit Women, and originally known as the Working Woman's Home Association, the YWHA provided a residence for women. Although the physical building closed in 1969, the YWHA continues to offer projects that benefit women and children in Michigan. Their records relate primarily to the operation of the residence club for working women.
Dates: 1877 - 2016

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Detroit (Mich.) 155
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Civil rights 33
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Oral histories 27
Labor unions 23
Sound recordings 19
African Americans 18
Transcripts 17
Detroit (Mich.) -- Riot, 1967 16
Education 15
Detroit -- social conditions 14
Housing 14
Social history 14
Strikes and lockouts 14
Buildings -- Detroit (Mich.) 11
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Wayne State University 26
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 15
Young, Coleman A. 15
Cavanagh, Jerome P. 11
Detroit Public Schools 9
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United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit 9
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 7
United Foundation (Detroit, Mich.) 7
Democratic Party (Mich.) 6
Detroit Symphony Orchestra 6
New Detroit, Inc. (Detroit, Mich.) 6
Wayne State University. Folklore Archives 6
Detroit Free Press Co. 5
Merrill-Palmer Institute 5
AFL-CIO 4
Boggs, Grace Lee 4
Democratic Party (U.S.) 4
Detroit. Commission on Community Relations 4
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 4
AFSCME 3
American Civil Liberties Union 3
American Federation of Teachers 3
Berg, Harriet (Harriet Jean) 3
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 3
Detroit (Mich.). Police Department 3
Detroit Housing Commission 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
Detroit Renaissance (Firm) 3
Detroit Urban League 3
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 3
Mahaffey, Maryann 3
Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO 3
Michigan Organization for Human Rights 3
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 3
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 3
Archdiocese of Detroit 2
Austin, Richard H. 2
Bailey, J. Edward, 1923- 2
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 2
Boggs, James 2
Boryczka, Raymond 2
Cecchetti Council of America 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Croxford, Beulah Groehn 2
Detroit (Mich.). Mayor's Interracial Committee 2
Detroit Federation of Teachers 2
Detroit Sunday Journal 2
Focus: HOPE (Organization) 2
Girardin, Ray 2
Hamlin, Michael Charles 2
Harkness, Bruce (Bruce L.) 2
Harper Hospital 2
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 2
Hutzel Hospital 2
Langlois, Janet L. 2
Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives 2
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 2
Michigan State AFL-CIO 2
Moon, Elaine Latzman 2
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 2
National Organization for Women 2
Newspaper Guild 2
Preservation Wayne 2
Ravitz, Melvin 2
Renaissance Center (Detroit, Mich.) 2
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 2
Schermer, George, 1919-1989 2
Serve Our Schools 2
Shenkar, George 2
Stephens, Thomas W. 2
United States. Children's Bureau. Social Statistics Section 2
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 2
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
Watson, John 2
15th District Democrats 1
AFSCME. District Council 25 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
AFSCME. District Council 77 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
AFSCME. Local 1640 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Action Coalition of Strikers 1
Allison, Bob 1
Almblad, Carl 1
Alpern, Ron 1
Alston, Chris (Christopher Columbus) 1
Alston, Marti (Martha (nee Arnold)) 1
American Association of University Women. Detroit Branch, Inc. 1
American Dance Festival 1
American Federation of Radio Artists 1
American Red Cross 1
Aronson, Robert 1
Arvey, Sarah 1
Associated Charities of Detroit 1
Association of Municipal Professional Women 1
Babson, Steve 1
Baker, General Gordon, Jr. 1
Barbour, Alex 1
Beckham, William James, 1940- 1
Benyo, Leslie O'Day 1
Better Schools Association 1
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