George Shenkar Papers

Accession Number: 
LP001430
Extent: 
1 linear foot, 2 MB
Date: 
1947-1981, bulk 1947-1968

George Shenkar was an engineer with the Detroit Water Board from 1947-1950, whose controversial dismissal led to a city charter amendment requiring all city employees to take a loyalty oath to the U.S. His papers reflect his interest in socialism and document the circumstances surrounding his dismissal from the Board.

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