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Samuel Kellman Papers

Identifier: UP000890
Abstract Samuel Kellman collaborated with Thomas Harris and Gartha Williams in articles published in The World concerning Father Charles E. Coughlin, and assisted in the Detroit Free Press’ defense against Father Coughlin’s libel suit. Mr. Kellman’s papers reflect his interest in the nature of fascism, racism, and the affairs of the Catholic Church; and relate to Father Coughlin and the activities of fascist and anti-Semitic groups in Europe and the United States.
Dates: 1918 - 1954

Stanley J. Winkelman Papers

Identifier: UP001500
Abstract Stanley Winkelman served as president and Chief Executive Officer of the historic Detroit retailer, Winkelman Stores, Inc. An active leader in the Detroit community, Mr. Winkelman served in a multitude of Detroit political and civic organizations, holding posts such as president of the Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit, on the Detroit Commission on Community Relations, and as chairman of New Detroit, Inc.Mr. Winkelman’s papers document his professional life and his...
Dates: 1892 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1998

UAW Fair Practices and Anti-Discrimination Department Records

Identifier: LR000637
Abstract Subjects include: African-American workers; anti-Semitism; civil rights; community action programs; CIO state councils; race relations; Democratic Party; Detroit Revolutionary Union Movements; employment discrimination; Sunnyhills Housing Cooperative; Ku Klux Klan; Mexican Americans; gender discrimination; women's rights; United Steelworkers of America; sharecroppers; skilled trades; school desegregation

Note: Box 13 is unavailable.
Dates: 1940 - 1980

UAW Local 212 Records

Identifier: LR000076
Abstract UAW Local 212 represented workers of the Briggs Corporation, an automobile supplier eventually purchased by Chrysler Corporation. There were numerous company and union conflicts as well as factional union conflicts which mirrored the struggles within the UAW at large. Their records document shopfloor conditions, organizing, elections, and contract negotiations in the various plants serviced by the local.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

United Community Services Central Files

Identifier: UR000420_central
Abstract United Community Services and its predecessors, Associated Charities of Detroit, Detroit Community Union, and the Council of Social Agencies of Metropolitan Detroit, were federations of public and private agencies providing social welfare and health care services to needy Detroiters as well as planning organizations engaged in research into the causes of social problems and their solutions. The UCS Central Files provide insight into the social history of metropolitan Detroit during...
Dates: 1891 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1969

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...
Dates: 1990 - 1994

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...
Dates: 1937 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1987

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.
Dates: 1953 - 1967

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