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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
Abstract The papers of Lily Lampinen reflect her personal interest in a variety of important social and political issues, particularly civil rights for minorities.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; political education; Detroit government and politics; Detroit Federation of Labor; school desegregation; health and hospital services; Histadrut; labor education; Wayne County government
Dates: 1920 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1984
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, newspapers, reports, notes, and pamphlets collected by Roy Reuther, who served as national director of the UAW's Citizenship and Legislative Department and administrative assistant to Walter P. Reuther. In addition, he was co-director of the National Voters' Registration Committee in John Kennedy's presidential campaign (1960), director of AFL-CIO's voter registration campaign (1962 and 1964), and appointed member of a President's commission to study state...
Dates: 1924 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1971
Abstract In 1957 the United Auto Workers changed the name of their Political Action Department to the Citizenship Department, headed by Roy Reuther. Their records cover activities until the subsequent name change to the Citizenship-Legislative Department.
Dates: 1957 - 1962
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Detroit elections; Michigan Congressional elections; UAW factionalism
Dates: 1947 - 1957
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
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 7
- Civil rights 5
- Detroit (Mich.) 4
- Labor unions 4
- Michigan -- Politics and government 4
- African Americans 2
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations 2
- Detroit -- social conditions 2
- Education 2
- Automobile industry and trade 1
- City planning 1
- Communism 1
- Detroit -- Economic conditions 1
- Government policy 1
- Police -- community relations 1
- Poverty 1
- Radicalism 1
- Social history 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Women 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- American Federation of Teachers 1
- Boggs, Grace Lee 1
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