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Abstract The AFSCME Program Development Department was created in January of 1973 to deal with matters such as health care, the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill, employee protections, career development, and sex discrimination. It was funded by federal grant money until 1975 when the funds ran out, the department was disbanded, and its several functions were taken over by other AFSCME departments. The records in Part I reflect the Department's concerns with women's issues, sex...
Dates: 1964 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1975
Abstract The Metro-Detroit Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women was founded as the Wayne County Chapter of CLUW at the Southeastern Michigan Organizing Conference in July 1974. Their goal was to bring together as broad a representation as possible of union women living or working in Wayne County to identify common problems and develop union-centered programs to deal with them. Their records reflect activities concerning strike assistance, affirmative action, ERA, and sexual harassment.
Dates: 1974 - 1995
Abstract Joyce Hennessee worked for Chrysler Corporation Management Information Systems. Her papers reflect her membership in various organizations concerned with working womens' issues.
Dates: 1970 - 1989
Abstract Marjorie Stern worked as on organizer for the American Federation of Teachers in various cities, served seven consecutive terms as secretary to the San Francisco Federation of Teachers Local 61, and played an instrumental role in the creation of the AFT Women’s Rights Committee. Ms. Stern served as coordinator of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) Task Force on Union Women, and served as a founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). Ms. Stern’s papers relate to her...
Dates: 1963 - 1985
Abstract George E. Gullen Jr., was the sixth president of Wayne State University. An alumnus, he first joined the university in an official capacity as Vice President of university relations in 1966 after serving ten years as a Vice President of American Motors Corporation. In 1971, he was named acting president and was fully appointed as president in 1972, a title he kept until 1978.During Gullen’s presidency, many improvements were made both academically and physically to...
Dates: 1960 - 1974
Abstract The Women's Resource Center (WRC) at Wayne State University, originally founded as the Women's Center in 1976, was created in response to a report from the President's Commission on the Status of Women. It provided referral services, child care services, and resource information to students and staff and supported women re-entering school. The Center existed largely for women on campus to find support, information, and advice and it routinely arranged seminars, workshops, and support groups for...
Dates: 1972 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1998
- Affirmative action 5
- Equality 4
- Women 3
- Women in the labor movement 3
- Women's rights 3
- Affirmative action programs 2
- Child care 2
- Equal rights amendments 2
- Labor unions 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Affirmative action programs -- United States 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Deinstitutionalization 1
- Family violence 1
- Human rights 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Mass media and women 1
- Mental health 1
- Pay equity 1
- Psychiatric nurses 1
- Psychological tests 1
- Sex discrimination 1
- Social workers 1
- Urban development 1
- Women--Employment. 1 ∧ view less
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 3
- Wayne State University 2
- AFSCME 1
- American Federation of Teachers 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Metro-Detroit Chapter 1
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