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Abstract Labor and women’s rights activist Edith Van Horn began her career in the labor movement during World War II, when she left graduate school to join the war effort as an assembly line laborer for Goodyear Aircraft, where she joined United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 856. Ms. Horn later held posts as chief steward of Douglas Aircraft UAW Local 17, chief steward of Chrysler’s Dodge Main Local 3, where she was the first woman to serve on Local 3’s executive board, as a delegate to the UAW...
Dates: 1939 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1990
Abstract The papers of Mr. Cavanagh, mayor of Detroit from 1962 to 1970. They include correspondence, reports, studies, speeches, minutes, and other materials of the mayor's office and commissions and departments of the city. Efforts, both local and national, in improving economic and racial conditions in Detroit are recorded in the collection. Subjects of interest include 1967 Detroit riot; Detroit Police Dept.; urban redevelopment programs; Detroit and Michigan politics; New Detroit, Inc.; poverty...
Dates: 1960 - 1979
Abstract John J. Musial was a student at University of Michigan who later worked for the city of Detroit. He served on the Commission on Community Relations as the Research Director in 1963. Musial wrote articles related to programs and projects in the city of Detroit. The John Musial Papers consist of reports and other published materials created by or regarding the development of the city of Detroit. As Research Director of the Commission on Community Relations, he authored some of the reports. The...
Dates: 1949 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1974
Abstract Ruth Tenney was active in various citizens groups and Detroit area non-profits concerned with urban renewal, including the Citizens’ Governing Board of the Detroit Model Neighborhood Program, and the People’s Area Development Corporation (PADCO). Ms. Tenney’s papers reflect her activities with these organizations.
Dates: 1964 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1973
- Detroit (Mich.) 3
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 2
- Detroit -- Economic conditions 2
- Poverty 2
- African Americans 1
- Civil rights 1
- Community organization 1
- Detroit (Mich.)--Race relations 1
- Detroit (Mich.)--Riot, 1967 1
- Equal rights amendments 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Redlining 1
- Reproductive rights 1
- Social service 1
- Urban development 1
- Urban renewal 1
- Women in the labor movement 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- Cavanagh, Jerome P. 2
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Detroit Metropolitan Area Regional Planning Commission 1
- Detroit. Charter Revision Commission 1
- Detroit. Commission on Community Relations 1
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