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Ruth Tenney Papers

Identifier: UP000628
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

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.
Dates: 1933 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1970

United Community Services Board of Directors Minutes

Identifier: UR002464
Abstract The United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit has its origins in the establishment of the Detroit Community Union in 1917. The Union was reorganized into the Council of Social Agencies of Metropolitan Detroit in 1932, and merged with the Detroit Community Chest in 1951 to become the United Community Services (UCS). UCS operated alongside the United Way for Southeastern Michigan (United Foundation until 1989), which was primarily a fundraising organization. They merged to form the United...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

United Community Services Records

Identifier: UR000420
Abstract United Community Services, operated in Detroit since 1878 under various names, was organized by civic leaders to coordinate the work of different charitable institutions in the area, and raise funds for community welfare needs. Gradually, it became a clearinghouse for the investigation and referral of social service cases as well as an advocate for social and health care reform. The records of the UCS reflect the concerns of professional social workers, the plight of the poor in late nineteenth...
Dates: 1878 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1938

United Community Services Research Department: Studies and Reports

Identifier: UR000420_Studies
Abstract Subjects include: social welfare and health care services in metropolitan Detroit; AIDS and HIV; education; senior citizens; substance abuse; child abuse; family services; hunger and malnutrition; spouse abuse
Dates: 1920 - 1991

United Community Services Suburban Councils Records

Identifier: UR000420_SC
Abstract Subjects include: social welfare and health care services in Hamtramck, Highland Park, Downriver, Southern Oakland Co. and Dearborn; Salvation Army; Visiting Nurse Association; YMCA and YWCA
Dates: 1921 - 1959

United Community Services Women's Committee Records

Identifier: UR000420_women
Abstract Subjects include: education in Detroit; senior citizens in Detroit; Detroit Community Fund; social services in Detroit; women volunteers
Dates: 1935 - 1972

United Foundation Office of the President: Walter C. Laidlaw Records

Identifier: UR001289_WCL
Abstract Subjects include: Detroit and Michigan philanthropies; social services; volunteerism; charitable fundraising; Torch Drive; hospital services
Dates: 1944 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968

Welfare Employees Union Records

Identifier: LR000946
Abstract Subjects include: Michigan Civil Service Commission employees; welfare rights; welfare reform; Detroit, Wayne Co. and Michigan welfare agencies
Dates: 1960 - 1979

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