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Abstract From the 1960s to the early 2000s, Beulah Groehn Croxford was a resident of West Canfield Street, located between Second and Third Avenues in Detroit, Michigan. Croxford lived in a historic home, actively working for the preservation of both her block and neighborhood. In 1969, Croxford organized the Canfield West-Wayne Preservation Association, created to enable the restoration and preservation of the block’s homes. Additionally, she succeeded in creating Detroit’s first historic district in...
Dates: 1964 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985
Abstract Preservation Wayne (PW), originally known as the Wayne State University Historical Preservation Association, emerged in 1975 as a student movement to protest the destruction of historic structures on the Wayne State University (WSU) campus and in the Cultural Center district. They were successful in saving a number of structures from demolition and securing historical designations for buildings and areas around campus. In 1988, with its membership diversifying outside the university community,...
Dates: 1975 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1977 - 2008
Abstract This collection consists of 16 oral history interviews. The collection can be broken into two major categories: the Cass Corridor Neighborhood and Detroit Music History. There are transcripts and audio recordings for all of the interviews.
Abstract This collection consists of 17 oral history interviews. The collection can be broken into three major categories: the Cass Corridor Neighborhood, LGBT community in Detroit, and Detroit music history. There are transcripts and recordings for all of the interviews.
- Subject: Historic preservation X
- Cass Corridor (Detroit, Mich.) 3
- Music 2
- Oral histories 2
- Rhythm and blues music 2
- Urban renewal 2
- Architecture 1
- Buildings -- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Community activists 1
- Community development 1
- Discrimination in housing 1
- Gay community 1
- Gay rights 1
- Lesbian community 1
- Poletown (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Segregation 1
- Student movements 1
- Transgender people 1
- Urban development 1 ∧ view less
- Wayne State University 3
- Croxford, Beulah Groehn 2
- Preservation Wayne 2
- Betzold, Michael 1
- Detroit Renaissance (Firm) 1
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