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Union Minorities/Women Leadership Training Project Records

Identifier: LR001108
Abstract African-American, Latino and women workers and labor union members; labor education programs in Michigan; Robert Cunningham; Don Stevens; UM/WLTP

United Transport Service Employees Records

Identifier: LR000201
Abstract Clippings, reports, correspondence, and reports of articles relating to writings and other activities of Willard S. Townsend, founder and president of the International Brotherhood of Red Caps (1938), which later became the United Transport Service Employees (CIO). The collection has material on Mr. Townsend and also on civil rights, blacks in labor and the Korean War, and history of the UTSE.

Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes Oral Histories

Identifier: UOH001605
Abstract In 1989, the Detroit Urban League initiated a project to create an oral history of Detroit’s African American community, underrepresented in traditional histories of the city, focusing on the period of 1918 through 1967, from near the time of the League’s founding to the civil unrest of 1967. Elaine Latzman Moon, then on staff at the Detroit Urban League, led the project and interviewed more than 200 participants from all walks of life, ages, and social and economic status, including many...

Urban Environment Conference (UEC) Records

Identifier: LR001179
Abstract The Urban Environment Conference (UEC) grew out of an effort in 1971 by Michigan Senator Philip Hart to provide a forum for the discussion of problems and issues of joint concern to urban reform groups, environmentalists, and organized labor. Within a year, most of the participants decided to organize the group as a non-profit corporation with both advocacy and clearinghouse functions, including lobbying, education and publicity, fundraising, leadership training, technical assistance on program...

Wade H. McCree, Jr. Papers

Identifier: UP000822
Abstract Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. began his career as a lawyer in the Detroit law firm of Harold E. Bledsoe and Hobart Taylor. He later served on the state’s Workmen’s Compensation Commission and as a judge in the county and U.S. court system. During his tenure on the bench, McCree took part in a number of school desegregation cases iand as the government’s lawyer, he argued a number of significant cases before the Supreme Court. He resigned in 1977 to accept appointment as U.S. Solicitor General in the...

Wayne State University Department of African American Studies Records

Identifier: WSR000689
Abstract The Wayne State University Department of African American Studies was formed in 1970. Its predecessor names were, the Department of Africana Studies and the Center for Black Studies. The files mainly reflect the department's activities from 1970 to 1984 with some materials dating from the mid 1960s.

Wayne University Medical Science Center Records

Identifier: WSR000510
Abstract The Medical Science Center was organized as a nonprofit corporation at the request of the Detroit Board of Education. Its mission was to raise money for, and build one of the world's outstanding medical centers in Detroit, affiliated with Wayne University. Capital costs were to be borne by foundation support and private donations, but unsuccessful in this endeavor, the Center was finally dissolved in 1951.

William Hanna Photographs

Identifier: UAV002562
Overview William Hanna worked for the city of Detroit. During the course of the work day and on his free time, Hanna would capture events in the city that he personally found interesting or of importance. The photographs in his collection consist of black and white snapshots of the building of the Fort St. County Building and the changing river front, and color snapshots of buildings, streets, and people during the civil unrest in Detroit in 1967.

William Seraile Papers

Identifier: LP000960
Abstract A specialist in African-American history, William Seraile served on the faculty of the Department of Black Studies of Herbert H. Lehman College, New York City. Mr. Seraile’s papers primarily relate to his research on Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer Ben Fletcher.

William Simons Papers

Identifier: LP001761
Abstract William Simons began his career as a high school teacher when he joined the black American Federation of Teachers union in Washington D.C. A year later the local was integrated and Simons served in several positions before assuming the presidency, a position he would hold until his retirement in 1991. He also served as an officer in the national organization as part of the Progressive and United Action caucuses and was involved in Democratic Party politics. His papers document his career with...

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