Detroit (Mich.) -- Intellectual Life -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Alternative Press Collection at Wayne State University is not the full set of records of the Alternative Press. The complete archive is located at the University of Michigan in the Special Collections Library at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The Wayne State University archive consists of highlights of the collection, including artwork and poetry published as postcards, broadsides, foldouts, calendars, annoucements, ephmera, and subscription forms. The collection also includes...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-1992; 1969-2006
Abstract Philip Slomovitz (1896-1993), often referred to as the dean of Jewish-American journalists, had a prolific career. He founded The Jewish News in Detroit in 1942 and for almost fifty years used the paper as a vehicle to champion Jewish causes as well as promote amity among diverse peoples. He reported on many history-making events, both locally and internationally, keeping background files to aid him in his writings. It is these files and correspondence that make up the bulk of his papers.
Dates: 1919 - 1991
Abstract The Prismatic Club, a literary social club, was founded in Detroit in 1867. This collection includes administrative and officers’ files, minutes, newsletters and club event documents, as well as members’ presentations, publications and biographical forms. There are some photos and graphics, mainly cartoons and sketches by members. Photo negatives and slides of the club’s portrait collection and some events are in the Reuther Audiovisual Department.
Dates: 1867 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1879; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000