Detroit Riot Oral History Project transcripts, 1984-1985.
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George William Crockett Jr. (August 10, 1909 – September 7, 1997) was an African-American attorney, jurist, and congressman from the U.S. state of Michigan. He also served as a national vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild and co-founded what is believed to be the first racially integrated law firm in the United States. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, on August 10, 1909, Crockett was the son of George Crockett, Sr., a carpenter, and Minnie Jenkins Crockett. He attended public schools i...
Romney Associates was the unit established by George Romney and his campaign staff in his quest of the Republican nomination for President in 1968. This unit was responsible for research, speech writing, press and public relations, scheduling and travel arrangements, and responding to the governor's out-of-state correspondence. From the description of George W. Romney/Romney Associates subgroup, 1963-1968 (bulk 1967-1968). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79295968 ...
Papers collected in the Netherlands under the auspices of the Immigration Sources Project of the Michigan Historical Collections. From the description of Immigration Sources Project (Netherlands) records, ca. 1850-1933. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422079 Interviews conducted by Sidney Fine. From the description of Detroit Riot Oral History Project transcripts, 1984-1985. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419886 The Frank...
Episcopal priest, member of the executive committee of the Metropolitan Detroit Citizens Development Authority, civic organization established with the goals of improving the economic, social, educational, cultural and general welfare of the people of the city of Detroit, Michigan; also coordinator of the Youth Opportunity Council of Detroit. From the description of Robert L. Potts papers, 1966-1992. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421595 ...
Cyrus R. Vance was born on March 27, 1917, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He attended Yale University and earned his B.A. in 1939 and his LL.B. in 1942. He began governmental work in 1957 by helping to draft the National Space Act of 1958. In 1961, John F. Kennedy appointed him general counsel and, in 1962, promoted him to secretary of the army. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Vance deputy secretary of defense. After resigning in 1967, Vance was asked by Johnson to ensure federa...
Sidney Fine was a professor of recent American history at the University of Michigan. From the guide to the Sidney Fine collected research materials, ca. 1900-1970s, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Professor of history at the University of Michigan. From the description of Sidney Fine visual materials series. [videorecording] ca. 1990 and 1993. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778706 From the description of Sidney Fine...
Detroit and Harbor Beach, Michigan, resident and Detroit city councilman and later Wayne County juvenile court judge. From the description of James H. Lincoln papers, 1916-2001. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778188 From the description of James H. Lincoln photograph series. 1940s-ca. 2000. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 53143057 From the description of James H. Lincoln papers, [ca. 1949-ca. 1980]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat r...
Judge Damon J. Keith has had an illustrious career. Born on July 4, 1922, he has served as a United States Court of Appeals judge for the Sixth Circuit since 1977. Keith was the youngest of six children born to Annie and Perry Alexander Keith and the first to attend college. He graduated from West Virginia State College in 1943 and was then drafted into the military. His experiences in the segregated Army strengthened his conviction to the cause of civil rights. Keith received a J.D. from Howard...