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Labor Notes Records

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Identifier: LR001555
Abstract Labor Notes (officially titled the Labor Education and Research Project) is a media and organizing project for union rank and file activists based out of Detroit, Michigan. Best known for their self-titled monthly magazine, Labor Notes also publishes books, hosts a bi-annual conference, and runs organizing workshops and seminars for Union locals throughout North America. Since 1979 they have served an important networking and organizing role in the labor community, working to strengthen the...
Dates: 1965 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1999

Laertus Connor Papers

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Identifier: WSP000396
Abstract Dr. Laertus Connor was Professor of Diseases of the Eye and Ear and Clinical Opthamology and Otology at the Detroit College of Medicine in the late 1800s and early 1900s. His papers consist of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and commencement programs concerning medical education around that time.
Dates: 1876 - 1891

Layle Lane Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: La-Le, Box 9, Folder: 7-8
Identifier: LP000439
Abstract Layle Lane was a public school teacher in New York City and active in the American Federation of Teachers and the New York Teachers Guild. She was the first African-American vice-president of the New York City AFT local and chaired their Committee for Democratic Human Relations. Her papers relate primarily to civil rights and the role of African-Americans in American society, including copies of two briefs filed by the AFT in Brown vs. Board of Education.
Dates: 1940 - 1969

Lily Lampinen Papers

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Identifier: UP000836
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

Livonia Education Association Records

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Identifier: LR000305
Abstract Livonia Education Association was founded in 1945. The collection contains information from 1945 to 1968. It contains information on two strikes that the association had in the 1960s as well as general office files and organization files. Grievances are may contain information relevant to the issues of the strikes.
Dates: 1945 - 1968

Loretta Moore Papers

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Identifier: UP000982
Abstract An active member of the National Organization of Women (NOW), Loretta Moore held various posts, including founder and first president of the NOW Downriver Chapter, and was named "Feminist of the Year" by NOW in 1977. Ms. Moore served as a trustee of Wayne County Community College, a Board Member of the Michigan Employment Agency Advisory Council, and was active in Michigan Democratic politics. Ms. Moore’s papers reflect her work with NOW and her involvement in community affairs and Michigan...
Dates: 1950 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1978

Louise Potter Papers

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Identifier: WSP000275
Abstract Louise Potter was part of the faculty of Central High School and Detroit Junior College from 1923-1924. Her papers document various activities and programs at these schools.
Dates: 1920 - 1924

Louise (Sally) Langdon Brown Papers

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Identifier: UP001567
Abstract An inductee into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, Louise (Sally) Langdon Brown served in various professional positions at the Merrill-Palmer Institute throughout her career as an early childhood educator and social worker. Ms. Brown's papers reflect her interest in childcare issues and her work as an advocate for nursery and pre-school education in the metropolitan Detroit area.
Dates: 1949 - 1978

Lynn H. Parsons Papers

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Identifier: LP001869
Abstract Professor Lynn H. Parsons taught American history at Wayne State University from 1965 until 1971. This collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, a legal brief and newspaper clippings related to his grievance with the Wayne State History Department over its refusal to recommend him for tenure. His case, along with faculty layoffs in 1972, helped to build support for collective bargaining at the University. The files are arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1966 - 1971

Madeleine M. Leininger Papers

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Identifier: WSP000725
Abstract Throughout her career, Madeleine Leininger has been a pioneer and leader in promoting quality nursing care through transcultural understanding, a synthesis of nursing and anthropology that she created. Dr. Leininger had many firsts, including the Ethnonursing method, the first transcultural nursing field study, and the first course in transcultural nursing. She also founded several professional organizations, is a nationally and internationally known educator, author, theorist, administrator,...
Dates: 1953 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1995

Margaret Greenfield Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002325
Abstract Around the 1970s, Aldo Lanza, a professor of American history at the University of Turin, interviewed Margaret Greenfield as part of his research on Brookwood Labor College. Margaret Greenfield was a secretary there. Collection consists of the interview recording. Greenfield talks about Brookwood Labor College during her time working there, particularly the school's efforts between 1926 and 1929 for its $1 million fund, with which she was involved, as well as her later work at the college.
Dates: 1970 - 1979

Mark and Helen Norton Starr Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 4
Identifier: LOH002312
Abstract In 1974, Dennis East interviewed Mark and Helen Norton Starr, both of whom taught in the 1920s and 1930s at Brookwood Labor College, the first residential labor college in the U.S. Collection consists of the interview transcript. The Starrs talk about their experiences at Brookwood Labor College and related events. Final portion of the interview is missing.
Dates: 1974-06-06

Mary Ellen Riordan Papers

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Identifier: LP001682
Abstract Mary Ellen Riordan (1920-2010) was president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers from 1960-1981. In 1965, teachers and the school board signed their first contract, only the third teacher contract in the country. Riordan also guided the Detroit Federation of Teachers through three strikes, the Detroit Public Schools desegregation case Bradley v. Milliken, and agency fee case Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. In addition to her work with DFT, she served on the AFT Executive Council as...
Dates: 1920 - 2004

Mary J. Herrick Papers

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Identifier: LP000385
Abstract Long active with the AFT, Miss Herrick was its director of research and vice-president, and served in other positions with that union. During the 1930s, she was particularly concerned with organizing teachers in the Chicago area. The communist controversy in the AFT, federal aid to education, Workers Defense League, and teacher salaries and problems are covered. Correspondents include Irvin Kuenzli, Jerome Davis, Selma Borchardt, Charles Cogen, Estes Kefauver, and Paul Douglas.
Dates: 1932 - 1966

Mary R. Wheeler Papers

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Identifier: LP000384
Abstract These papers reflect Miss Wheeler's career as a vice-president of the AFT, and as an officer of the West Suburban Teachers Union (Chicago area) and the Illinois Federation of Teachers. Correspondence, minutes, reports, and other documents are included. Among the topics are professional standards for teachers, retirement plans, and negotiations and strikes by teachers.
Dates: 1938 - 1967

Mercedes Nelson Papers

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Identifier: LP000685
Abstract The first teacher to serve on the Minnesota Board of Education, Mercedes Nelson served as American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Vice-President and the Wisconsin-Minnesota Region Representative. Dr. Nelson was also active in various social justice organizations, including the Minnesota Civil Liberties Union, the United Nations Association, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Dr. Nelson’s papers primarily reflect her work an organizer and as Vice-President of the...
Dates: 1935 - 1971

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Armin Grams Records

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Identifier: UR001066_Grams
Abstract Armin Grams was an educator specializing in developmental psychology, parent-child relations, and child rearing. He taught at several American universities, including his tenure as Head of the Human Development Program at the Merrill-Palmer Institute. His records reflect this position where he supervised and collaborated with a number of staff members whose papers are included. The files of his son, Paul Grams, which reflect his work as editor of various Merrrill-Palmer publications and as...
Dates: 1962 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1965

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Esther McGinnis Records

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Identifier: UR002124
Abstract Dr. Esther McGinnis was the Director of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from 1947-1951. Prior to her appointment as Assistant Director in the 1930s, McGinnis was a professor of Family Life at the Child Welfare Institute at the University of Minnesota and at State Teaching College at Columbia University. Throughout her career at Merrill-Palmer she did consulting work for other universities as well as government committees. Dr. McGinnis' records span her career both before and during her time at...
Dates: 1936 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1952

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Francis H. Palmer Records

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Identifier: UR002123
Abstract Dr. Francis H. Palmer was president of Merrill-Palmer from 1978-1981, prior to which he worked at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his education at the University of Pittsburg, published widely, mainly on preschool and early educational child development and was very active in the Headstart program. Palmer's records reflect his emphasis on the psychology of preschool and elementary age children and his direction of institutional focus to research.
Dates: 1978 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1981

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. J. William Rioux Records

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Identifier: UR002119
Abstract J. William Rioux was the president of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from 1967-1973, prior to which he worked for the U.S. Department of Education. He was a native of Detroit and received his Ed. D. at Wayne State University. During his time at Merrill-Palmer he worked to diversify the student body, establish a graduate degree program, work with urban youth, and bring more students into the program. He also emphasized dissemination and publication of research by Merrill-Palmer faculty and...
Dates: 1960 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1973

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Michael D. Usdan Records

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Identifier: UR002122
Abstract Dr. Michael D. Usdan was president of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from 1974-1977. Educated at Brown University and Teachers College at Columbia University, Usdan worked as a professor at City University of New York before joining Merrill-Palmer. He published widely, writing mainly on educational politics. His records document his work on urban and lower income youth in the Detroit area, as well as research and conferences focusing on urban poor, parent-child relationships and the impact of...
Dates: 1973 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1978

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr. Pauline Park Wilson Knapp Records

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Identifier: UR002120
Abstract Dr. Pauline Park Wilson Knapp was the president and director of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from 1952-1967. Knapp received her B.S. in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky and M.A. and Ph. D in Psychology from Columbia University. She established the first Child Development Center in Georgia in 1928, was head of the Department of Family and Life at the University of Alabama from 1941-45 and the Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Georgia from 1946-52. In...
Dates: 1950 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1967

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Dr.William McKee Records

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Identifier: UR002121
Abstract Dr. William Wakefield McKee was with the Merrill-Palmer Institute for 30 years in a variety of roles. He began as a faculty member in 1953, became Vice-President in 1957 and served as Acting-President during the 1973-73 school year, eventually retiring in 1983. McKee received his B. A. from the University of North Carolina, his B. D. from Yale Divinity School, a S. T. M. from Union Theological Seminary, NY, and his Ph. D. from Yale. Prior to coming to Merrill-Palmer he worked for the YMCA, the...
Dates: 1952 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1976

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Edna Noble White Records

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Identifier: UR002561
Abstract Edna Noble White, a pioneer in family life education, served as first director of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from her appointment in 1920 until her retirement in 1947. Under Edna Noble White’s leadership, the Institute expanded its services to include a student program of college level courses in child development, family life, parenting skills, and nursery education as well as the Merrill-Palmer Nursery School, Camps, Farm, Infant Services, and Recreational Clubs. Ms. White was also very...
Dates: 1902 - 1966

Merrill-Palmer Institute: Ernest Groves Records

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Identifier: UR001066_Groves
Abstract Ernest Groves was a pioneer educator on sex, marriage, and the family. He was a prolific writer on these subjects and a supporter of the birth control and sex education movements. His papers reflect these personal and professional interests.
Dates: 1880 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1949

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