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Abstract Between 1975 and 1985, the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University and AFSCME undertook a cooperative oral history project to gather and preserve the memories of key persons who witnessed or played a major role in the development of AFSCME. Professor of History Philip Mason headed the project and interviewed several leading AFSCME members. Collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with seven of AFSCME's important early figures: Gordon Chapman,...
Dates: 1976-06-13 - 1985-09-30
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 1
Abstract Carrie Burton Overton served with the NAACP and in Democratic Party politics. She was also a Juilliard-trained musician and composer. She was interviewed in 1969 by history professor Philip Mason. The collection consists of interview recordings and transcript covering Overton's early life in Laramie, Wyoming, and her political and civil rights work, including her involvement with the NAACP and the "Colored Division" of the National Democratic Committee.
Abstract Grace Hospital opened for patients in December, 1888 with seventy-five beds. It expanded rapidly over the next several decades, serving over 15,000 inpatients and 90,000 outpatients by its fiftieth year, 1938, and opening the Northwest Branch in 1942. Building additions in 1953 and 1964 made Grace the second largest voluntary non-profit hospital in Michigan. Grace and Harper Hospitals merged in 1973 and consolidated with other hospitals in the newly-created Detroit Medical Center in 1985. The...
Dates: 1880 - 1993
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 1: A-E, Folder: 13
Abstract Wayne State University Professor of History Philip Mason interviewed labor economist and activist Katherine Pollak Ellickson in 1975. Collection consists of interview recordings and transcript, in which she explains the inventory of the papers that she donated to Wayne State University. Topics covered include the women's rights movement and the labor movement, particularly within the AFL-CIO. Also covered is the AFL-CIO merger.
- Labor movement 2
- African Americans 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Hospitals -- Administration 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- AFL-CIO 1
- AFSCME 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 1
- Church, Al 1
- Collins, Joe 1
- Dailey, Ed 1
- Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
- Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 1
- Grace Hospital (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Kubista, Roy 1
- Lucy, William, 1933- 1
- McEntee, William J. (William Joseph), 1903- 1
- Mire, Joseph 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
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