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Abstract Housing reform activist, Rose Kleinman, served as head of the Fair Housing Listing Service, a committee of Greater Detroit Fair Housing, Inc, and helped to establish the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Ms. Kleinman's papers document her work with Greater Detroit Fair Housing, Inc. and reflect her interest in civil rights and low-income housing advocacy.
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.
Abstract SEMCOG grew out of primarily the Detroit Metropolitan Area Regional Planning Commission (DRPC) and the Supervisors Inter-County Committee (SICC) in an effort to consolidate regional planning agencies and avoid duplication of programs and services. SEMCOG has continued its predecessors' work of assisting local planning programs, collecting area planning data, and providing an infrastructure for procurement of federal aid. Records in Part I document SEMCOG's predecessor, the DRPC, and...
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.
Note: Box 13 is unavailable.
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 142 serviced workers at the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Abstract Minutes of the UAW Executive Board (1940-47). correspondence, clippings, reports, and memorabilia collected by Mr. Thomas during his tenure as president of the UAW (1939-46). and vice-president (1937-39 and 1946-47). He was assistant to Philip Murray from 1947 to 1956, and to George Meany from 1956 to 1964. Subjects of interest in the collection are UAW factionalism, General Motors Strike (1945-46). Allis Chalmers Strike (1947), the UAW war effort, and the organization of the West Coast...
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler and General Motors; Ford organizing; Local 600; FEW; strikes; Michigan politics; Communism; housing; Walter Reuther; steel industry; Taft-Hartley; Michigan labor; Detroit urban affairs; UMWA; HUAC; unemployment; Harry Truman
Abstract Subjects include: auto industry and auto workers in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and upstate New York; Martin Gerber; equal employment opportunity; low-cost public housing; Bell Aircraft strike (1949); Kohler strike (1959); Liberal Party (N.Y.); New Jersey politics and government; civil rights movement; labor education; UAW CAP; women auto workers.
Abstract Since the formation of the United Auto Workers Union in 1935, union members have been actively involved in U.S. and international politics. Individual union members, from the highest ranking officer to the newest rank and file member have testified before Congress on issues ranging from trade and health care to housing and public welfare. Beginning in 1938 and ending in 2009 this collection documents the history of UAW members’ appearances before Congressional Committees. This collection...
Abstract The Urban Environment Conference (UEC) grew out of an effort in 1971 by Michigan Senator Philip Hart to provide a forum for the discussion of problems and issues of joint concern to urban reform groups, environmentalists, and organized labor. Within a year, most of the participants decided to organize the group as a non-profit corporation with both advocacy and clearinghouse functions, including lobbying, education and publicity, fundraising, leadership training, technical assistance on program...
Abstract The Chatsworth Tower Apartments were built in 1929. The nine-story building is nestled within Wayne State University’s campus at 630 Merrick Street. Once owned by Otto Wismer of Bondholders Management, Inc., the university attempted to purchase the building in 1951. Although the parties did not originally agree on the terms of sale, the university eventually purchased the building in 1961 for $900,000, while Bondholders Management, Inc. simultaneously made a $100,000 donation to Wayne...
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 The Medical Science Center was organized as a nonprofit corporation at the request of the Detroit Board of Education. Its mission was to raise money for, and build one of the world's outstanding medical centers in Detroit, affiliated with Wayne University. Capital costs were to be borne by foundation support and private donations, but unsuccessful in this endeavor, the Center was finally dissolved in 1951.
- Subject: Housing X
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 6
- Cavanagh, Jerome P. 5
- Wayne State University 5
- Detroit. Commission on Community Relations 4
- Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives 3
- Young, Coleman A. 3
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
- Detroit (Mich.). Mayor's Interracial Committee 2
- Detroit Housing Commission 2
- Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 2
- Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 2
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 2
- Schermer, George, 1919-1989 2
- Alston, Chris (Christopher Columbus) 1
- Alston, Marti (Martha (nee Arnold)) 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American Civil Liberties Union of Oakland County (Oakland County, Mich.) 1
- Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Chatsworth Tenants Association 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Croxford, Beulah Groehn 1
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 1
- Detroit (Mich.). Police Department 1
- Detroit Metropolitan Area Regional Planning Commission 1
- Detroit Renaissance (Firm) 1
- Detroit. Charter Revision Commission 1
- Fair Housing Campaign (Birmingham, Mich.) 1
- Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Ohio) 1
- Girardin, Ray 1
- Grosscup, Gordon L (Gordon Leonard) 1
- Haener, Dorothy 1
- Herling, Mary Fox 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 142 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 9 1
- Jewish Community Council (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Jewish Home for the Aged (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
- Kleinman, Rose 1
- League for Industrial Democracy 1
- Lederle, Arthur F. 1
- Merrill-Palmer Institute 1
- Metropolitan Coalition of Women (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Michigan Council of Churches 1
- Michigan Farm Worker Ministry Coalition 1
- Michigan Welfare League 1
- Musial, John 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 1
- National Farm Workers Association 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- National Sharecroppers’ Fund (U.S.) 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.). Commission on Human Relations 1
- Pilch, Alex, 1913- 1
- Preservation Wayne 1
- Ravitz, Melvin 1
- Renaissance Center (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Southeast Michigan Council of Governments 1
- Tenney, Ruth M. 1
- United Farm Workers 1
- United Mine Workers of America 1
- United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 1
- United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 1
- United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1
- United Steelworkers 1
- Urban Environment Conference 1
- Van Horn, Edith 1
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