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Thomas W. Stephens Papers

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Identifier: UP001747
Abstract Thomas Stephens was a founder of the Evergreen Alliance, the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition and chaired the National Lawyer's Guild's Toxics Committee in his fight for environmental justice in the Detroit area. His papers reflect his interest and legal work in this arena and related issues, particularly lawsuits involving incinerators in Detroit and Flint, MI.
Dates: 1978 - 2003

Todd Winge Papers

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Identifier: LP002656
Abstract This collection contains records created and collected by Todd Winge about the newspaper strike in Detroit from 1995 to 2000. The materials are in chronological order and give insight to both the union and the company’s perspectives of the strike.
Dates: 1995 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1997

UAW Citizenship Department: Roy Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000191_CD
Abstract In 1957 the United Auto Workers changed the name of their Political Action Department to the Citizenship Department, headed by Roy Reuther. Their records cover activities until the subsequent name change to the Citizenship-Legislative Department.
Dates: 1957 - 1962

UAW Local 113 Records

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Identifier: LR001457
Abstract Subjects include: Leonard Woodcock’s local; Continental Motors (Muskegon, Michigan); Muskegon politics and government; World War II aircraft industry workers
Dates: 1940 - 1979

UAW Local 212 Records

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Identifier: LR000076
Abstract UAW Local 212 represented workers of the Briggs Corporation, an automobile supplier eventually purchased by Chrysler Corporation. There were numerous company and union conflicts as well as factional union conflicts which mirrored the struggles within the UAW at large. Their records document shopfloor conditions, organizing, elections, and contract negotiations in the various plants serviced by the local.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

UAW Political Action Department: Roy Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000191_PAD
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Detroit elections; Michigan Congressional elections; UAW factionalism
Dates: 1947 - 1957

UAW Public Relations Department: Clippings

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Identifier: LR000125_PRC
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
Dates: 1940 - 1972

UAW Public Relations Department Records

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Identifier: LR000125
Abstract The records of the UAW Public Relations Department consist of such subjects as, Michigan politics, War Labor Board, the aircraft industry, UAW radio broadcasts and the General Motors strike. In addition, there are correspondence files with Walter Reuther, George Addes and Maurice Sugar.
Dates: 1940 - 1959

UAW Region 1 Records

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Identifier: LR001206
Abstract Subjects include: Eastside Detroit plants; AFL-CIO; civil rights; Michigan politics; Community Action Program; Democratic Party politics; plant closings; benefits; Black Lake; retirees; organizing; strikes
Dates: 1939 - 1989

UAW Region 1B Records

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Identifier: LR000512
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 1B represents locals in the southeastern and thumb areas of Michigan. This includes workers at the major automotive manufacturers, Huck Manufacturing, TRW, Briggs Manufacturing, Eaton Manufacturing and Bohn Aluminum. Their records document the services Region 1B provided to locals and its political activities in the region.
Dates: 1939 - 1985

UFW Michigan Boycott Records

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Identifier: LR000221_MI
Abstract The UFW Michigan Boycott collection contains materials specific to the state, and the activities of the UFW within the state. The largest boycott in Michigan was of California grapes, and this is reflected in the numerous store surveys which the UFW conducted in an attempt to ascertain the amount of non-UFW wine available. In addition, the collection contains a small amount of material about the lettuce boycott. It must also be noted that there are a large quantity of materials...
Dates: 1964 - 1981

Utica Federation of Teachers, Local 1448 Records

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Identifier: LR002422
Abstract The Utica Federation of Teachers Local 1448 records consist of materials that describe beginning stages of this local in Southeast Michigan in the early 1960s and trying to gain a presence in the Utica school district to challenge the Utica Education Association to represent teachers.
Dates: 1962 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1968

Vincent Petitpren Papers

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Identifier: UP000289
Abstract Mr. Petitpren served in the Michigan House of Representatives from I964 to 1970 for the Thirty-seventh District, representing Westland, Wayne, and the surrounding areas. He was chairman of the Colleges and Universities Committee, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Committee, and member of the House Policy and Youth committees. Correspondence, clippings, and reports cover the Michigan Osteopathic College, the Community Health Authority, out-of-state fees at universities, and state financial...
Dates: 1964 - 1967

Wade H. McCree, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: UP000822
Abstract Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. began his career as a lawyer in the Detroit law firm of Harold E. Bledsoe and Hobart Taylor. He later served on the state’s Workmen’s Compensation Commission and as a judge in the county and U.S. court system. During his tenure on the bench, McCree took part in a number of school desegregation cases iand as the government’s lawyer, he argued a number of significant cases before the Supreme Court. He resigned in 1977 to accept appointment as U.S. Solicitor General in the...
Dates: 1937 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1987

Wayne State University Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: WSR002490
Abstract This collection consists of blueprints and other architectural drawings of buildings currently or previously owned by Wayne State University. The majority of drawings in this collection depict buildings no longer owned by the University, due to demolition or sale.
Dates: 1916 - 2000

Wayne State University Department of English Records

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Identifier: WSR000451
Abstract These records of the WSU English Department represent material accrued in three accession dates: 1978, 1979, and 1988. The arrangement of folders reflects these different accessions, so that similar subjects may appear in multiple places in the collection. The records include deliberations of major committees on policy, personnel and curriculum, as well as student requirements and activities on the undergraduate and graduate level. With these records, researchers could track changes in...
Dates: 1924 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Wayne State University Oral History Course: Detroit Newspaper Strike Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002403
Abstract The Detroit Newspaper Strike started July 13, 1995 by the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions and roughly 2,500 workers against the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press. The Strike ended in February of 1997 with the legal resolution of the Strike occurring in 2000. This collection consists of interview transcripts for nine interviews and audio recordings for four interviews. Each interviewee is asked to speak on their experiences in and around the time of the Detroit Newspaper Strikes....
Dates: 2013

Wayne University College of Education Teacher Placement Records

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Identifier: WSR000096
Abstract The Detroit Normal Training School was founded in 1881 by the Detroit Board of Education in order to train teachers for Detroit's public schools. The Normal School was renamed the Detroit Teachers College in 1920; in 1933, the Detroit Teachers College became the College of Education of the newly formed Wayne University.
Dates: 1919 - 1941

WDIV Transcripts

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Identifier: UAV001112
Abstract WDIV began as WWDT in March of 1947. It was the first television station in Michigan and the sixth in the United States. The call letters were changed to WWJ-TV in May of 1947. Less than a month later, the station’s first newscast was televised. By June of 1947, WWJ-TV began with daily programming of just six and half hours a day, Tuesday through Sunday. Tiger baseball, Lion Football, Red Wing Hockey, college football, and the Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade were some of the events of...
Dates: 1973 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

William A. Ryan Papers

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Identifier: UP000578
Abstract William Ryan served as a president of United Auto Workers Local 104 and in the Michigan House of Representatives for Wayne County’s 3rd District. Mr. Ryan’s papers relate to his tenure as the Democratic Speaker of the House for the Michigan State Legislature. Parochiaid and the State School Aid Act are among important issues documented in the collection.
Dates: 1968 - 1970

William Bledsoe Papers

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Identifier: UP002783
Abstract William F. Bledsoe held a long career in the field of law. Working under Attorney General Frank Kelley, as well as being elected to the 30th District Court in Highland Park, Judge Bledsoe is particularly noted for cases pertaining to civil rights issues.
Dates: 1947 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

William F. Brabenec Papers

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Identifier: LP001866
Overview William F. Brabenec was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1933. A third-generation newspaper worker, Brabenec began working for The Detroit News in 1960 as a printer. Brabenec was a member of Detroit Typographical Union #18. Brabenec died in August 2015, at the age of 83. The Detroit Newspaper Strike began on July 13, 1995. Over 2,000 newspaper workers, concerned with the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News plans to switch from employee distribution to independent contractors, walked out of work....
Dates: 1995 - 1997

William Palmer Papers

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Identifier: UP000693
Abstract William Palmer was active in Michigan politics, serving three consecutive terms as a state senator of the thirteenth district. His papers reflect his time in office.
Dates: 1932 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1937

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