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Abstract The materials in this collection represent the scope of Judge Avern Cohn’s professional life and his wide-ranging interests and activities, from family matters to philanthropy to leisure travel. The collection includes correspondence, opinions and orders, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, files on a large array of subjects and some audio-visual materials. In his several decades on the federal bench, Cohn was involved in cases involving a variety of issues including tax law, civil rights,...
Dates: 1939 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2003
Abstract Sinai Hospital Guild was a Women's Auxiliary, established in 1952 by the hospital's board of trustees, made up of women from several Jewish community organizations around Detroit. Their focus was to establish and train a corps of volunteer who would assist in patient, clerical, and general hospital support. Their records document their activities until Sinai Hospital was closed in 2000.
Dates: 1952 - 2000
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
Abstract Attorney Maurice Kelman taught at Wayne State University Law School and served as Special Counsel to Mayor Jerome Cavanagh. Part 1 of Mr. Kelman’s papers, which reflect his career as an attorney and arbitrator, primarily relate his work as Special Counsel to Mayor Cavanagh.Part 2 of the Collection spans the years of 1943 to 2012, including materials from Kelman's early life attending Durfee Intermediate and Cass Technical High Schools, further education at the University of Michigan,...
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Abstract Robert Greene was active in Michigan politics and a national advocate for Jewish interests. His papers reflect his forty years as a political activist, taken from his manuscript, "Sidebars."
Dates: 1948 - 1991
- Michigan -- Politics and government 3
- Hospitals -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History 2
- Law -- Study and teaching 2
- Clinics 1
- Constitutional law 1
- Desegregation in Education 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Riot, 1967 1
- District courts United States 1
- Hospitals -- Administration 1
- Medical care 1
- Medical education 1
- Newspapers 1
- Oral histories 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Transcripts 1
- Volunteer workers in social service 1
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- Sinai Hospital of Detroit 2
- Cavanagh, Jerome P. 1
- Cavanagh, Mark 1
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 1
- Girardin, Ray 1
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