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Gilbert Wales Papers

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Identifier: LP000285
Abstract Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, and scrapbooks collected by Mr. Wales, who served in the Michigan House of Representatives as a delegate from the Upper Peninsula from 1949 until 1965. Agriculture, conservation, hunting and fishing legislation, education, tourism in the Upper Peninsula, taxes, unemployment, and the minimum wage are discussed. Correspondents include Jerome P. Cavanagh, Philip Hart, Patrick McNamara, Neil Staebler, and G. Mennen Williams.
Dates: 1949 - 1965

Glen R. Betts Papers

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Identifier: LP000648
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers Local 22, Glen Betts served as chairman of its Community Services Committee and attended the 1974 Michigan United Labor Community Services School (MULCSS) at Black Lake. Mr. Betts’ papers reflect the various concerns and interests of Local 22’s Community Service Committee and the social issues addressed at the Black Lake MULCSS, including substance abuse, unemployment, union services for the handicapped and the energy crisis.
Dates: 1962 - 1975

Grace Hospital Records

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Identifier: UR001352
Abstract Grace Hospital opened for patients in December, 1888 with seventy-five beds. It expanded rapidly over the next several decades, serving over 15,000 inpatients and 90,000 outpatients by its fiftieth year, 1938, and opening the Northwest Branch in 1942. Building additions in 1953 and 1964 made Grace the second largest voluntary non-profit hospital in Michigan. Grace and Harper Hospitals merged in 1973 and consolidated with other hospitals in the newly-created Detroit Medical Center in 1985. The...
Dates: 1880 - 1993

Graduate Employees Union at Michigan State University

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Identifier: LR001775
Abstract The Graduate Employees Union at Michigan State University filed for union recognition on February 2, 2001 with the Michigan Employment Relations Committee. On March 22, 2001 the GEU-MSU held its first general membership meeting and by the following month on April 20th the union had won the collective bargaining election 662 to 192. In September 2001 the union and administration began contract talks. By the beginning of winter semester information pickets were a daily occurrence on campus. In...
Dates: 1999 - 2002

Harold Mack, M.D. Papers

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Identifier: WSP000227
Abstract Harold Mack, M.D. was a professor of gynecology and obstetrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine, joining the faculty in 1931 and eventually becoming Chair. He retired Professor Emeritus in 1970. His papers primarily reflect his writings and achievements, as well as his involvement in the Detroit medical community.
Dates: 1912 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1963

Harriette and Helen Bishop Papers

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Identifier: WSP000367
Abstract Harrriette Bishop attended Detroit High School as a student and later taught mathematics there and at Central High School. Likewise, her daughter Helen Bishop, attended the same high school and taught at Central High. Their papers reflect their high school teaching careers, and, to a lesser degree, Helen's tenures at the College of the City of Detroit and Wayne University.
Dates: 1866 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1940

Harry J. Butler Papers

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Identifier: WSP000042
Abstract Dr. Harry J. Butler graduated from the Detroit College of Medicine in 1910 and passed the Michigan Board Exam the same year.
Dates: 1907 - 1959

Helen Bowers Papers

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Identifier: LP001879
Abstract Helen Marie Newman Bowers was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on May 16, 1908. After graduating from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, she began teaching art in Detroit, Michigan in 1933 and quickly got involved with the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT), Local 231. She left the teaching profession in 1958 to become the executive secretary of the DFT. Together with DFT President Mary Ellen Riordan, Detroit teachers won collective bargaining in 1964. Helen Bowers won duty-free...
Dates: 1934 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1970

Helen T. Suchara Papers

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Identifier: WSP002138
Abstract Helen T. Suchara was a professor at Wayne State University’s College of Education from 1956 to 1981. During her time as a professor and even after her retirement, Helen served leadership positions for many different councils and committees, including the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, the University Council for Wayne State University, the Association of Childhood Education International, and many more. Helen wrote numerous publications, travelled...
Dates: 1937-2008

Henry Hamilton Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: LP000315
Abstract Mr. Hamilton served as a vice-president of the Michigan Federation of Teachers and was active in the Warren, Michigan, local. Most of the collection deals with the conflict between the Detroit Federation of Teachers and locals representing surrounding communities.
Dates: 1966 - 1968

Herrick S. Roth Papers

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Identifier: LP000424
Abstract Mr. Roth has served as a vice-president of the American Federation of Teachers and president of the Colorado Labor Council. He has also been president and executive secretary of the Denver Federation of Teachers and executive secretary of the Colorado Federation of Teachers. Other offices included terms as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives and State Senate. Correspondence, minutes, reports, and other items include such topics as the Committee on Political Education, AFT...
Dates: 1948 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

Hilda Smith and Frank Fernbach Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 1
Identifier: LOH002283
Abstract In 1971, Alice Hoffman interviewed labor educator, social worker, and poet Hilda Smith and labor activist Frank Fernbach, chair and co-chair of the National Committee for the Extension of Labor Education, respectively. Collection consists of the interview transcript. Smith and Fernbach touch primarily on the Committee’s efforts in the late 1940s to get federal legislation passed to establish a labor education service.
Dates: 1971-04-30

Howard Hursey Papers

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Identifier: LP002047
Abstract Howard Hursey was a national representative for the American Federation of Teachers. This collection documents his time as an organizer from the 1960s through the early 1970s. The American Federation of Teachers experienced huge growth in membership during this time and the collection represents this and the strain on AFT workers. Mostly Hursey organized in the Southern United States, but there are materials from Los Angeles and Illinois and points in-between. The correspondences contain...
Dates: 1961 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1974

Irving Bluestone Papers

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Identifier: LP000213
Abstract Irving Bluestone (January 5, 1917-November 17, 2007) was born and raised in New York City. He received his B.A. at City College of New York in 1937 and attended the University of Bern, Switzerland for one year of postgraduate studies. In 1942, he joined the UAW in New Jersy and showing promise, was moved to Detroit in 1947 by Walter Reuther to join the General Motors Department. He became Leonard Woodcock's administrative assistant in 1955 and Walter Reuther's in 1961. In 1972 he was elected...
Dates: 1955 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

Isadore Miles Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP000389
Abstract Subjects include: correspondence, notes, and bulletins gathered by Mrs. Miles, a past president of AFT Local 6 in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1958 - 1961

James and Grace Lee Boggs Papers

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Identifier: UP001342
Abstract James and Grace Lee Boggs played a leading role in organizing radical groups in Detroit and nationally and contributed to the founding of the National Organization for an American Revolution (NOAR). Their papers relate largely to their publications and speaking engagements, reflecting their involvement with radical organizations and in updating radical political theory, as well as their community activism in Detroit.
Dates: 1930 - 1993

JCA: JARC Records

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Identifier: UR001521
Abstract JARC, formerly the Jewish Association for Retarded Citizens, was incorporated in 1969 as the Parents Association for Jewish Residential Care. The papers reflect the activities of JARC, a non-sectarian, non-profit agency, which provides residential, vocational and recreational services for developmentally disabled children and adults in Oakland County, Michigan. Advocacy and family assistance programs are also part of JARC's mission.
Dates: 1969 - 1994

JCA: Jewish Community Council Records

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Identifier: UR001726
Abstract The Jewish Community Council was established in 1937 as an umbrella organization to serve as a unifying force for Jewish organizations of metropolitan Detroit.The records of the Council document the organization's operational activities, programming, and publications, and the interests of the organization as related to issues such as anti-Semitism, discrimination and the civil rights movement, church-state relations and education, Israeli and Middle Eastern affairs, Zionism, and the...
Dates: 1937 - 1984

JCA: Sinai Hospital Records

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Identifier: UR001813
Abstract Sinai Hospital was created out of a demand for a hospital that would provide staff affiliations for Jewish doctors and care for patients in Detroit, free of the discrimination found in hospitals in the early 1900s. Through considerable fund raising over many decades, the hospital broke ground in 1951, opened in 1953 and underwent tremendous growth and development over the years. Sinai Hospital was sold to the Detroit Medical Center in 1997. It was closed in 1999 and merged with Grace Hospital...
Dates: 1900 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1999

John Eklund Papers

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Identifier: LP000416
Abstract Mr. Eklund was president of the American Federation of Teachers from 1948-1951. This collection contains materials related to his presidency which include academic freedom and federal aid to education.
Dates: 1948 - 1951

Joseph Basso Papers

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Identifier: LP000368
Abstract A member of the Detroit and Wayne County Federation of Labor, and later the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Joseph Basso founded the City and County Public Service Employees Association, which later became the Public Employees Union. Active in community affairs and Democratic politics, Mr. Basso conducted campaigns for Frank Murphy and George Murphy, and also worked in civil defense during World Ward II. His papers reflect his involvement in the careers of...
Dates: 1927 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1967

Joseph Jablonower Papers

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Identifier: LP000403
Abstract Mr. Jablonower began teaching in the New York Public School System in 1910. The trial of three New York teachers (1917-18) led Mr. Jablonower to join other teachers founding the New York City Teachers Union, associated with the New York Teachers Guild and the American Federation of Teachers. His papers include correspondence, speeches, clippings, and other materials on his appointment to the Board of Examiners (1938); the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture; his aid to European refugees, and...
Dates: 1936 - 1968

Kansas City Federation of Teachers, Local 691 Records

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Identifier: LR000624
Abstract The Kansas City Federation of Teachers, Local 691 of the American Federation of Teachers, represents classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, secretaries, bus drivers, security officers, and school nurses in Kansas City, Missouri. Part I consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, clippings, and publications documenting negotiations, strikes and grievances. There is also information on integration, education reform issues and the rivalry between the AFT and the National Education...
Dates: 1942 - 2005

Katherine Pollak Ellickson Papers

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Identifier: LP000321
Abstract Katherine Pollak was active in workers' education from 1927-1934. She worked at the CIO national office from 1935-1937 as an assistant to the director. Her papers include original notes and minutes of the earliest CIO meetings. She returned to the CIO national office from 1942-55 as Associate Director of Research, she focused on Social Security, manpower, farm labor and women and children. At the AFL-CIO national office (1955-61), she was assistant director of the Social Security Department and...
Dates: 1921 - 1989

Kathleen Straus Papers

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Identifier: UP001848
Abstract Kathleen Straus is an activist for Michigan education and civil rights. She has been involved in the League of Women Voters, Keep Improving Detroit Schools (KIDS), PRO-Detroit, and the Michigan Association of School Boards. Additionally, Straus co-founded the Michigan Tax Information Council and she was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame in 2000 for her work in civil rights and education.
Dates: 1965 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1987

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