Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Carl Cohen (born 1931) was elected chairman of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan in 1971. His papers reflect his work with the Michigan ACLU, as well as the stance of the ACLU on various issues, both local and national. The collection includes correspondence, memos, press releases and clippings dealing with many civil liberty issues, as well as organizational documents of the ACLU of Michigan.
Dates: 1966 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1974
Abstract A founding member of the Detroit Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, Ernest Goodman served as NLG President, and formed the nation’s first (known) interracial law firm: Goodman, Crockett, Eden and Rob. He was deeply involved with the labor movement and some of its most bitter union organizing struggles and remained committed throughout his career to serving the common man, with clients ranging from Communists, Black Panthers, prison inmates, and African-Americans during the civil rights...
Dates: 1929 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1975