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Abstract The St. Louis (Missouri) Teachers Union was organized in 1935 by Paul W. Preisler, as the Teachers Union of St. Louis and St. Louis County. Its jurisdiction extended over these separate political entities in order to include members from Washington University. In 1944 the name of the local was changed to Teacher’s Federation of St. Louis and St. Louis County. Its 1948 merger with Local 680, St. Louis Vocational Teachers’ Union, extended Local 420’s jurisdiction to include “all eligible teachers...
Dates: 1951 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1962 - 2007
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, reports, publications covering the president's office of Carl Megel and predominantly Charlie Cogen and David Selden. Important subjects are teacher strikes, contract negotiations, school desegregation, Oceanhill-Brownsville, education legislation, job stress, teacher centers.
The records are divided into two parts.
The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Overview The first installment of the papers of Damon J. Keith consists primarily of published material documenting important milestones in Judge Keith's career, his precedent-setting judicial decisions and the many honors and awards bestowed upon him for his dedication to the city of Detroit and his pioneering role in ensuring equal justice for all Americans.
Dates: 1948 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Abstract Fay O'Hare was a Detroit attorney who was heavily involved in Detroit education from the late 1960s through the 1980s. Her involvement included work with the High School Study Commission, Coalition for Peaceful Integration, Detroit Education Task Force, and Coleman Young's Mayor-elect Task Force. In addition to this, she worked on the Monitoring Commission, established to audit the court ordered changes and improvements to Detroit Public Schools as a result of the Bradley v Milliken case. ...
Dates: 1967 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1984
Abstract Mary Ellen Riordan (1920-2010) was president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers from 1960-1981. In 1965, teachers and the school board signed their first contract, only the third teacher contract in the country. Riordan also guided the Detroit Federation of Teachers through three strikes, the Detroit Public Schools desegregation case Bradley v. Milliken, and agency fee case Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. In addition to her work with DFT, she served on the AFT Executive Council as...
Dates: 1920 - 2004
Abstract Part I and II consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports. Subjects include Administrative Board meetings; American Federation of Teachers; conventions; Detroit Federation of Teachers; Executive Council meetings; Haven Hill conferences; legislative lobbying activities; membership campaigns; metropolitan teachers' institutes; Michigan AFL-CIO Council; Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961); teachers' salary and fringe benefits surveys; treasurer reports; White House Conference on...
Dates: 1934 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract Robert E. DeMascio, a Detroit lawyer, was appointed to the U.S. District Court Eastern Michigan District in 1971. He served as a U.S. District Judge from this time, until his death in 1999. During his tenure as a Judge he worked with bankruptcy law, including serving multiple committees relating to bankruptcy legislation and the Judicial Conference’s Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System. Notably, Judge DeMascio was assigned the Bradley v. Milliken case of school...
Dates: 1970 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1980
- School integration 5
- Desegregation 3
- Collective bargaining 2
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 2
- Courts -- United States 2
- Detroit (Mich.) 2
- Education 2
- Educational reform 2
- Labor unions 2
- Salaries -- Teachers 2
- School improvement programs 2
- Segregation in education 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Affirmative action 1
- African Americans 1
- Agency fee 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Community and school 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations 1
- Discrimination in employment 1
- Discrimination in housing 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Equal rights amendments 1
- Government policy 1
- Grievance procedures 1
- Hamtramck (Mich.) 1
- Health insurance 1
- Housing 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Minorities 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Public employees 1
- Retired teachers 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teacher testing 1
- Teachers 1
- Teachers -- Rating of 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 2
- Detroit Public Schools 2
- Shanker, Albert 2
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- DeMascio, Robert E. 1
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