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Wayne State University Department of African American Studies Records

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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.
Dates: 1964-1988

Wayne State University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services Records

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Identifier: WSR002832
Abstract This collection documents Wayne State University’s first office to serve its lesbian, gay, and bisexual campus population, known as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services. The office was started in 1994 and eventually was subsumed into other campus service departments by 1998. During its tenure, the office furnished a wide array of services including personal counseling, educational programming and outreach to the LGBTQ campus community and the Greater Detroit area.
Dates: 1994 - 1998

Westside Mothers Records

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Identifier: UR002384
Abstract Westside Mothers is a welfare rights organization located in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded by its coordinator, Selma Goode, in December 1965, and advocates for people who receive public assistance, such as food stamps, Medicaid, childcare, Supplemental Security Income, and disability. Westside Mothers works with various local, state, and national welfare rights organizations to aid welfare recipients in receiving sufficient benefits and in protecting their civil liberties. The organization...
Dates: 1967 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Wilbur and Mary Alice Baldinger Papers

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Identifier: UP000902
Abstract Mary Alice Baldinger served as executive director of the National Civil Liberties Clearing House from 1949 to 1971. Wilbur Baldinger worked as a reporter, as editor of The Guild Reporter from 1941 to 1944, and as director of publications for the U.S. Conference of Mayors from 1961 to1971.

The papers of Wilbur and Mary Alice Baldinger document their careers and reflect their efforts to promote civil liberties and human rights.
Dates: 1929 - 1976

William B. Gould IV Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001277
Abstract William Gould IV served as lead counsel in the class-action racial discrimination lawsuit, Stamps v. Detroit Edison, filed on behalf of Edison employee Willie Stamps and the Association for the Betterment of Black Edison Employees. Mr. Gould’s papers document the proceedings of Stamps v. Detroit Edison.
Dates: 1971 - 1981

William Bledsoe Papers

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Identifier: UP002783
Abstract William F. Bledsoe held a long career in the field of law. Working under Attorney General Frank Kelley, as well as being elected to the 30th District Court in Highland Park, Judge Bledsoe is particularly noted for cases pertaining to civil rights issues.
Dates: 1947 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

William Lucy Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002239
Abstract William "Bill" Lucy was a long-serving leader in AFSCME. A civil engineer in Contra Costa, California, he joined AFSCME in 1956 and was involved in the Memphis sanitation workers strike of 1968. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME from 1972 to 2010. He co-founded the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in 1972 and was involved in the civil rights and anti-Apartheid movements. Philip Mason conducted an audio interview with William Lucy in 2001 and a video interview with him in 2002....
Dates: 2001-04-16; 2002-01-10

Willoughby Abner Papers

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Identifier: UP000545
Abstract The papers of Mr. Abner reflect his work with the UAW, and to a lesser extent, his involvement in civil rights and community activities.Part I consists of correspondence, reports, newsletters, and miscellaneous publications reflecting Mr. Abner's positions with the UAW and his social concerns. Until 1963 Mr. Abner was with the Education and Citizenship Department of UAW Region 4, located in Chicago. In 1963 he moved to Detroit to become the assistant director of the Leadership Study...
Dates: 1940 - 1973

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Meta Riseman Records

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Identifier: UR000619
Abstract Subjects include: peace; human rights; anti-Semitism
Dates: 1913 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1957

Workers' Defense League Records

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Identifier: LR000408
Abstract This collection of correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, trial briefs and transcripts, and published pamphlets and leaflets, thoroughly documents the Worker's Defense League's efforts to obtain justice for labor organizers, government critics, victims of racial and economic discrimination, and conscientious objectors, through established, legal processes.
Dates: 1935 - 1971

Workers' Education Local 189 Records

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Identifier: LR000954
Abstract Workers Education Local 189, American Federation of Teachers, was founded in November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College. After Brookwood closed its doors in 1937, Local 189 opened its membership to all persons, regardless of geographic location, who were engaged in workers' education. Throughout its existence Local 189 had been active in distributing workers' education materials to other members of the AFT, and to public schools, colleges and to the...
Dates: 1939 - 1977

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
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Bailey, J. Edward, 1923- 1
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Beasley, Olive, 1903- 1
Beckman, Charles Keller, 1900- 1
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Biagi, Charles 1
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Davis, Hugh M. 1
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Didier, Gene 1
Dillard, Ernest C. 1
Dillard, Jessie M. 1
Ellman, Erwin B. 1
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Fair Housing Center 1
Feldman, Sandra 1
Fuller, Alex 1
Gilmore, Horace W., 1918-2010 1
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