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Wayne University College of Liberal Arts Office of the Dean Albertus Darnell Records

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Identifier: WSR000336
Abstract Albertus Darnell came to Detroit to teach mathematics at Central High School. In 1902 he became head of the Math Department. In 1917 when the Detroit Junior College was organized, Darnell was named head of the mathematics department, continuing until 1924. When the College of the City of Detroit was established in 1923, Darnell became Assistant Dean. After Dean David D. Mackenzie passed away on July 16, 1926, Darnell was appointed Acting Dean. He continued until Wilford L. Coffey was appointed...

Wayne University College of Liberal Arts Office of the Dean William W. Whitehouse Records

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Identifier: WSR000003
Abstract In addition to chronicling the tenure of Mr. Whitehouse as Dean during 1939-1945, files of two former deans of the college, Wilford Coffey and Albertus Darnell are included. These papers primarily reflect the role of the College during World War II, the interaction between students and the College, as well as the College’s development, policies, procedures and personnel. The early history and growth of many of the departments are contained in this collection: Art, Biology, Business...

Wayne University College of Medicine Office of the Dean Records

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Identifier: WSR000017
Abstract The administrations of Dr. Theodore McGraw, Burt R. Shurly, Dr. Walter McCracken, Dr. William J. Stapleton, Dr. Raymond B. Allen, Dr. Edgar H. Norris, and Dr. Hardy Kemp are contained in this collection. All administrative details of the college, its students and faculty for this time period are captured. The medical school’s role in both world wars is contained in Series Five.

Wayne University Community Colleges Records

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Identifier: WSR000472
Abstract This collection chronicles the federal Freshman College Project. The aim of the Project was to employ teachers, and give one year of college education to those in financial need. In 1935, the program name was changed to: “Community Colleges.” This collection shows the Colleges’ organization, governmental implementation, community response and the difficulties that led to its termination.

Wayne University Department of English Records

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Identifier: WSR000027
Abstract This collection includes personal papers of Frank G. Tompkins, gradebooks of Clarence Hilberry, and general material from the English Department office. Frank G. Tompkins was an English professor at Detroit Junior College and Central High School; he was on the earliest faculty roster (1918-1919), and was a department head. Much of his personal papers come from his early years of teaching, and the student papers found within are from both the Junior College and Central High School. Frank...

Wayne University Enlisted Men's Alumni Association: The Weekly Chit-Chat

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Identifier: WSR002176
Abstract This collection consists of newsletters sent to student athletes and former student athletes of Wayne University serving in the military during World War II. The newsletters, written and compiled by George B. Sherman of the university's Athletic Department, collected information and anecdotes submitted by servicemen affiliated with athletics at Wayne, as well as reports on the progress of Wayne's sports teams. The newsletter was originally titled "The Weekly Chit-Chat," until Sherman renamed it...

Wayne University Foundation Records

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Identifier: WSR000217
Abstract The Wayne University Foundation was formed in 1938 to receive and administer financial endowments donated to the university. It was the hope of the university that endowment funds would play a large role in providing the necessary financial stability for Wayne to establish itself as a notable academic institution. Although the foundation existed for more than twenty years, it generated no substantial private donations or legacies. It was finally closed out in April of 1961. A native...

Wayne University Mackenzie Union Financial Records

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Identifier: WSR002687
Abstract he Janet Mackenzie Memorial Fund, a non-profit corporation, was created in March 1929. In 1931 its name was changed to Mackenzie Union of the College of the City of Detroit; 1934 it became Mackenzie Union of Wayne University. Mackenzie Union was housed at 4847 Second Avenue in Detroit, which it leased in 1933 and purchased in 1934. In 1938 both the property and the Union were taken over by the Student Activities Budget Committee of Wayne University. Mackenzie Union relocated to 437 Putnam...

Wayne University Medical Library Records

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Identifier: WSR000105
Abstract These papers reflect the history of the Medical library from 1900 through July 1949. Most of the material was donated in 1923 by the Medical Society library to the Detroit Public Library. The collection ends with the full incorporation of the medical library into the Wayne University Libraries group in 1949.

Wayne University Medical Science Center Records

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Identifier: WSR000510
Abstract The Medical Science Center was organized as a nonprofit corporation at the request of the Detroit Board of Education. Its mission was to raise money for, and build one of the world's outstanding medical centers in Detroit, affiliated with Wayne University. Capital costs were to be borne by foundation support and private donations, but unsuccessful in this endeavor, the Center was finally dissolved in 1951.

Wayne University Office of Student Personnel Records

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Identifier: WSR000099
Abstract The records of the Wayne University Office of Student Personnel include clippings of media publications pertaining to grants and monies received by the University, student loan fund reports, and other financial information.

Wayne University Office of the President David D. Henry Records

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Identifier: WSR000001H
Abstract David D. Henry accepted a position as Professor of English at Wayne in 1935. From 1936-1939, he served as Assistant Executive Vice-President and was appointed Executive Vice-President when Charles Spain retired from the position in 1939. In 1945, he was selected as President of Wayne University. As president he oversaw the physical and educational growth of Wayne. During his tenure, State, Science and Engineering halls were built, two libraries and a student center. Land was acquired to build...

Wayne University Physics and Physical Science Department Records

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Identifier: WSR000086
Abstract The records of the Wayne University Department of Physics and Physical Science contain correspondence from Dr. George W. Carter, chair of the Wayne University Department of Physics and Physical Science, who also served as a professor in the department from 1925 until his retirement in 1947. The records also include Dr. Earl Thomas's meeting notes from the University-wide Cancer Committee.

Wayne University Scholarship Honor Society Records

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Identifier: WSR000023
Abstract The Scholarship Honor Society of the College of the City of Detroit was created in 1928 and originally made up of faculty who were members of Phi Beta Kappa or Society of the Sigma Xi. Dean Wilford L. Coffey appointed the first faculty committee. The 1929 constitution stated that the creation of the Scholarship Honor Society was to “promote the spirit of scholarship among students and graduates of the College of the City of Detroit.” At first there was no specific honor point requirement,...

Wayne University Sociological Society Records

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Identifier: WSR000074
Abstract The Wayne University Sociological Society, a chapter of the Michigan Sociological Society, first met in 1946. Its mission was to promote research and interest in the various fields of sociology through collective action by all who were interested in the scientific analysis of sociocultural phenomena.

Wayne University Theaters Records

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Identifier: WSR000136
Abstract This collection consists of alphabetical listings of plays with each season noted. In addition, there are clippings, programs, news releases, correspondence and annual reports are arranged chronologically by academic year beginning in September, 1925.

WDET Program Guides and Reports

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Identifier: WSR002162
Abstract WDET, 101.9 FM, is the radio station operated by Wayne State University. WDET was founded in 1948 by the United Auto Workers; it was purchased by Wayne University in 1952. This collection includes program guides (1954-2002), annual reports (1957-1961), and pamphlets concerning television at Wayne University (1951-1958).

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...

Welfare Employees Union Records

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

Wesley and Rita Cook Papers

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Identifier: LP000676
Abstract Wesley Warren Cook became a member of the Textile Workers Union of America in 1937. He held two administrative positions within the union: Director of the Synthetic Yarn Division and Administrative Vice President of the Executive Council. His papers reflect the duties of these two positions.

Western Federation of Miners: Calumet-Hecla Strike Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR000593
Abstract Correspondence between attorneys representing miners in the strike in Michigan’s copper country.

Western Federation of Miners Records

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Identifier: LR000539
Abstract The Western Federation of Miners Records are copies of two collections held at the Idaho State Historical Library. These two collections, the W.E. Borah Collection and the James H. Hawley Collection contain information on the north Idaho Mine Labor cases of 1892 and 1899 and the Haywood trial.

Westray Henney Papers

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Identifier: LP000587
Abstract Westray 'Weck' Henney was active in the United Auto Workers, particularly UAW Local 6. His papers reflect his active involvement with this local.

Westside Mothers Records

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Identifier: UR002384
Abstract Westside Mothers is a welfare rights organization located in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded by its coordinator, Selma Goode, in December 1965, and advocates for people who receive public assistance, such as food stamps, Medicaid, childcare, Supplemental Security Income, and disability. Westside Mothers works with various local, state, and national welfare rights organizations to aid welfare recipients in receiving sufficient benefits and in protecting their civil liberties. The organization...

Wilbert Salmi Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: S-T, Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP001490
Abstract Clipping, pamphlets and a dues book related to the Workers Alliance of America and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program; Small processed collection

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Labor unions 582
Labor 337
Detroit (Mich.) 152
Oral histories 132
Civil rights 125
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Strikes and lockouts 124
Automobile industry and trade 112
Education 112
Transcripts 96
Labor movement 92
Sound recordings 90
Women in the labor movement 88
Labor unions -- Organizing 83
Collective bargaining 78
Michigan -- Politics and government 68
Politics, Practical 59
Agricultural laborers 58
Boycotts 57
African Americans 53
Communism 46
Agriculture 44
Socialism 41
Women's rights 40
Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 36
Women 36
Migrant agricultural laborers 35
Social history 34
Detroit (Mich.)--Race relations 33
Migrant workers 33
World War, 1939-1945 29
Automobile industry workers 28
Contract negotiations 28
Housing 28
Jews. American 28
Community-based social services 27
Community organization 24
Education, Higher 23
Grievance procedures 23
Medical care 23
Michigan 23
Child labor 21
Collective bargaining --Teachers 20
Labor education 20
Labor unions and communism 20
Labor unions--Factionalism 20
Airlines 19
Labor disputes 19
Airlines--Collective bargaining 18
Radicalism 18
Equal rights amendments 17
Human rights 17
Pay equity 17
Airlines--Employees 16
Detroit (Mich.)--Riot, 1967 16
School integration 16
Sex discrimination 16
Video recordings 16
Detroit--social conditions 15
Jewish culture: arts, media and heritage 15
Mining engineering 15
Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 15
Airlines--Mergers 14
Child care 14
Public welfare 14
Race relations 14
Social service 14
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 14
Affirmative action 13
Detroit -- Economic conditions 13
Nurses 13
Public employees 13
Strikes and lockouts--Airlines 13
African American labor union members 12
Air pilots 12
Arbitration, Industrial 12
Desegregation 12
Labor leaders--United States 12
Poverty 12
Reproductive rights 12
Urban renewal 12
Aeronautics Safety measures 11
African American labor leaders 11
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Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937 10
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Minorities 10
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Teachers 10
Collective bargaining -- Government employees 9
Community education 9
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 399
Wayne State University 281
American Federation of Teachers 83
United Farm Workers 78
AFL-CIO 60
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Industrial Workers of the World 58
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 53
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 51
AFSCME 50
Service Employees International Union 47
Air Line Pilots Association 43
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 26
General Motors Corporation 24
Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 24
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 23
Democratic Party (Mich.) 23
Merrill-Palmer Institute 20
Shanker, Albert 20
Wayne State University. College of Education 20
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 19
Wayne State University. School of Medicine 19
Young, Coleman A. 19
Democratic Party (U.S.) 18
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 18
United Foundation (Detroit, Mich.) 18
United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit 17
American Federation of Labor 16
Detroit Public Schools 16
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 16
Bluestone, Irving 15
Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives 15
Chrysler Corporation 14
Lucy, William, 1933- 14
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 14
Sweeney, John J. 14
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 14
American Civil Liberties Union 13
Ford Motor Company 13
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 13
Cavanagh, Jerome P. 12
Meany, George, 1894-1980 12
Society of Women Engineers 12
National Organization for Women 11
United Mine Workers of America 11
United States. Works Progress Administration 11
East, Dennis 10
National Education Association of the United States 10
United Steelworkers 10
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 9
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 9
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 9
McEntee, Gerald W. 9
National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 9
Newspaper Guild 9
Socialist Workers Party 9
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 8
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 8
Detroit Free Press Co. 8
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 8
Textile Workers Union of America 8
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 8
Wayne State University. Folklore Archives 8
Cordtz, Richard 7
National Farm Workers Association 7
New Detroit, Inc. (Detroit, Mich.) 7
United States Postal Service 7
United States. Federal Aviation Administration 7
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 7
American Newspaper Guild 6
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 6
Association of Urban Universities 6
Bieber, Owen 6
Boggs, Grace Lee 6
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 6
Detroit Federation of Teachers 6
Gotbaum, Victor 6
Gullen, George E., Jr. 6
Hilberry, Clarence B. 6
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 6
Kramer, Leo 6
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 6
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 6
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 6
United States. National Mediation Board 6
Wayne State University. Law School 6
AFSCME. International Convention 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 5
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 5
Beffel, John Nicholas 5
Ciampa, P.J. 5
Communication Workers of America 5
Detroit (Mich.). Board of Education 5
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 5
Feldman, Sandra 5
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 5
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 5
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 5
Mahaffey, Maryann 5
Michigan State AFL-CIO 5
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