Detroit Education Association Records

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24.5 linear feet (49 MB)

Correspondence, reports, minutes, constitutions, awards, petitions, publicity material, drafts of articles, notes, posters, press releases, newsletters, calendar of meetings, bound journals, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings of the Detroit Education Association and its predecessor, the Detroit Teachers Association. Subjects include DEA collective bargaining election contests with the Detroit Federation of Teachers (1963-66); DEA budget presentations to the Board of Education (1955-64); DEA constitutional revision (1963-64); DEA contract negotiations with the Board of Education (1961-67); DEA lobbying activities with the Michigan Legislature (1955-65); DEA membership campaigns (1959-66); Michigan Education Association Board of Directors meetings (1963-67); MEA Representative Assembly (1964); MEA regional conferences (1960-64); MEA Teachers Institute Day (1964); National Education Association conventions (1959-66); Detroit school millage campaigns (1959-63); Detroit Teachers retirement programs (1951-65); education proposals for Detroit public schools (1958); Livonia Education Association (1962-63); and Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961-62). Correspondents include Samuel M. Brownell, Charles Diggs, John Dingell, Martha Griffiths, Thaddeus M. Machrowicz, Patrick V. McNamara, George Romney, Harold Ryan, and Robert Waldron.

1914-1968, bulk 1957-1967
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