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Wohlfield, Shirley / [ 1972-1988 ] Title: Shirley Wohlfield Papers, 1972-1988
Extent: 1 linear ft., and 1 oversized volume.
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan, anti-busing activist. Correspondence, speeches, minutes of meetings, and other materials relating to her involvement with anti-busing organizations, principally Northeast Mothers Alert, Mothers Alert Detroit, and the National Association for Neighborhood Schools; also files detailing involvement with Happiness of Women (HOW) and the 14th Congressional District Republican Committee; and scrapbook containing clippings and photographs relating to anti-busing rallies and activities.
Wojsowski, Anthony. / [ 1921-1978 ] Title: Anthony Wojsowski papers 1921-1978 bulk 1920s-1930s, and 1950s.
Extent: 0.6 linear feet, 1 oversize volume, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Papers of Anthony Wojsowski, Socialist Party candidate for Congress from the 1st Michigan District in 1948, and General Secretary of Polish-American Labor Council; files relating to the Polish-American Labor Council, the Polish Mechanics Company, and other Polish-American organizations.
Wojtowicz, Harriet. / [ 1915-2000 ] Title: Harriet Wojtowicz papers 1915-2000 bulk 1938-1988
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Spanish teacher in the Detroit Public School; personal and family documentation, letters with international correspondents, extensive travel memorabilia and other assorted documents and clippings related to Wojtowicz’s life in Detroit and numerous trips abroad.
Wolanin, Thomas R., 1942- / [ 1989-1997 ] Title: Thomas R. Wolanin papers 1989-1997
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Thomas Wolanin was staff director for the US House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education within the Education and Labor Committee. He later became assistant secretary for legislation and congressional affairs for the US Department of Education. The Wolanin Papers document the passage and implementation of the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program from 1989-1997.
Wolf, Eric R., 1923-1999. / [ 1939-2011 ] Title: Eric R. Wolf papers 1939-2011
Extent: 14 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Anthropologist; professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and the City University of New York. The collection is organized into eight series: Biographical; Correspondence; Fieldwork; Courses; Lectures; Publications; Graduate school and other notes; and Political activities.
Wolfe, Shirley P. / [ 1951-2001 ] Title: Shirley P. Wolfe papers 1951-2001
Extent: 0.9 linear feet
Wolfe, Shirley P., collector. / [ 1952-2008 ] Title: Shirley and Arthur Wolfe Collection of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands materials 1952-2008
Extent: 3 linear feet.
Abstract: Topical files on the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Micronesia) and educational materials collected by Arthur and Shirley Wolfe, teachers with United States Department of the Interior for the Truk District Education Department.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Flint Federation (Flint, Mich.) / [1874-1980] Title: Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Flint Federation records 1874-1980
Extent: 1.8 linear ft. and 1 oversize volume
Abstract: Flint, Michigan chapter of the national Woman's Christian Temperance Union, founded in 1874; includes minutes and other administrative records of Flint chapter and records of several subordiate unions.
Woman's National Farm and Garden Association. Ann Arbor Branch. / [ 1946-2008 ] Title: Woman's National Farm and Garden Association. Ann Arbor Branch records 1946-2008
Extent: 2.75 linear feet and 2 oversized volumes
Abstract: Local branch of organization established to foster closer ties between city and country women and to stimulate interest in gardening and horticultural pursuits. Membership rosters, organizational files, historical information, files relating to fund raising and civic events, notably the Greens Market Sale and the Garden Walk tour of local gardens; also photographs.
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. Ann Arbor Chapter. / [ 1874 and 1877-1979 ] Title: Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Ann Arbor Chapter records 1874 and 1877-1979
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor chapter of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union; Minute books and treasurer’s books of Mary J. Taft Union; secretary’s book of Juvenile Temperance Union, 1877-1885; miscellaneous other records, and motion pictures.
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. Battle Creek Chapter. / [ 1874-1986 ] Title: Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Battle Creek Chapter records 1874-1986
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Minutes of meetings, records of the Board of Trustees, minutes of the Red Ribbon Temperance Union, 1880-1882, scrapbook and printed material relating to activities of the Union.
Woman’s Study Club of Ypsilanti (Mich.) / [ 1897-1999 ] Title: Woman’s Study Club of Ypsilanti records 1897-1999
Extent: 5 linear feet.
Abstract: Originally formed as auxiliary to Ladies Literary Club. Minutes, scrapbooks, program books, and other organizational materials.
Women for Survival of Agriculture in Michigan / [ 1971-1986 ] Title: Women for Survival of Agriculture in Michigan records 1971-1986
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Organization of Michigan family farm wives created in 1971. History and general organizational materials; papers relating to the informational unit of the organization, the American Agri-Women, and the national movement of family farm wives; related printed materials; and photographs.
Women of the University Faculty (University of Michigan). / [ 1939-2003 ] Title: Women of the University Faculty (University of Michigan), records 1939-2003
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Records, 1939-1983, of the Women of the University Faculty. Includes constitution, history, membership rosters, minutes, financial reports, and correspondence.
Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament. Washtenaw County Chapter. / [ 1985-1991 ] Title: Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, Washtenaw County Chapter records, 1985-1991
Extent: 1.0 linear ft.
Abstract: Established in 1984, disbanded in 1992, the Washtenaw County chapter of Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament (WAND), was a local women's initiative advocating peaceful alternatives to armed conflict. The group's members sought to accomplish this goal through coalition-building with other peace and justice organizations, education, political action, and promotion of nonviolent conflict resolution. The record group includes meeting agenda and minutes of the Coordinating Committee (the central organizing body) and subsidiary committees (Executive, Political Action, Strategic Planning). Also included is the WAND newsletter, summaries of member surveys (1985-1987), flyers of special events, and videotapes of protest demonstrations.
Women's Crisis Center (Ann Arbor, Mich.) / [ 1971-1990 ] Title: Women's Crisis Center (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records 1971-1990
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Women's support group founded in 1971 to aid and counsel victims of rape and abuse. Background materials, coordinator's files, publicity files, and visual materials.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Ann Arbor - Ypsilanti Branch. / [ 1938-2005 ] Title: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Ann Arbor - Ypsilanti Branch records 1938-2005
Extent: 1 linear foot and 1 oversize volume
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, newsletters and newspaper clippings concerning activities of the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti branch of this anti-war organization; also collected materials from the state chapter and from local branches in Detroit, Ingham County, Oakland County, Rouge Valley, and Traverse City, Michigan.
Women's Research Club (University of Michigan) / [ 1902-1999 ] Title: Women's Research Club (University of Michigan) records 1902-1999
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Women's Research Club of the University of Michigan was founded in 1902 in response to the exclusion of women from the recently established all-male research clubs. Records include minutes, correspondence and reports of club officers and committees, papers concerning the club anniversaries, and photogrpahs.
Wood, James C. (James Craven), b. 1858. / [ 1890-1947 ] Title: James C. Wood pamphlets and reprints 1890-1947
Extent: 42 items (in 1 box)
Woodford, Frank B. (Frank Bury), 1903-1967. / [ 1940-1967 ] Title: Frank B. Woodford papers 1940-1967
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan journalist and historian. Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, book reviews and manuscripts of unpublished writings; also research materials concerning Lewis Cass, Augustus B. Woodward, Gabriel Richard, and Alexander J. Groesbeck, and papers relating to the Civil War in Michigan, the development of Harper Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Free Press, and the building of the Mackinac Bridge.
Woodruff Family Papers / [1891-1950s] Title: Woodruff-Marin Family Papers 1891-1950s, bulk 1891-1896, 1939-1950
Extent: 1 linear foot and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: The Woodruffs were a lumbering family from Ludington, Michigan. The collection includes clippings, correspondence and photographs. The Woodruff family materials contain photo books and prints of the University of Michigan area during the 1890s, and correspondence home to the family from U-M students. The Marin family materials include information on Axel Marin's career as a University of Michigan professor, and photographs of Michigan football, ca. 1940.
Woods, John A., 1914-1989. / [ 1932-1989 ] Title: John A. Woods papers 1932-1989 bulk 1970-1989
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: AME pastor with churches in Albion and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Sermons, biographical materials, scattered correspondence and minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Woody, Woodrow W. / [ 1931-1998 ] Title: Woodrow W. and Ann Woody papers 1931-1998
Extent: 0.6 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Abstract: Owner of Woody Pontiac Sales, Inc. in Hamtramck, MI and lifelong Republican and proponent of peace in the Middle East; correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Worcester, Dean C. (Dean Conant), 1866-1924. / [1887-1925] Title: Dean C. Worcester papers 1887-1925
Extent: 4.4 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: University of Michigan professor of zoology and museum curator, participated in or and led several research expeditions to the Philippines, member of the First and Second Philippine Commissions and involved in several Phillipines business ventures; records includes notes, correspondence, publications and photographs relating to research expeditions, service on Philippines Commissions business activities, of special interest are notes of a trip taken to Mindoro and Palawan in July of 1910 and papers pertaining to the special Wood-Forbes Investigating Mission to the Philippines in 1921.
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, Michigan District. / [ 1934-2007 ] Title: Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, Michigan District records 1934-2007
Extent: 5.5 linear feet; and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring Michigan District is a Jewish fraternal organization. The records cover the period between 1934 and 2007 and consist primarily of minutes, newsletters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, yearbooks, event announcements, programs, photographs, publications and posters.
Workshop for Armenian/Turkish Scholarship / [ 1998-2011 ] Title: Workshop for Armenian/Turkish Scholarship records 1998-2011
Extent: 3.0 linear feet
Abstract: Workshop organized by University of Michigan faculty that investigates the causes, circumstances, and consequences of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Records detail the activities of the Workshop, including administrative functions and papers, materials from the Workshops themselves, and Workshop projects. Also included are materials related to the scope and topic of the Workshops.
Worth, Jean, 1904-1987. / [ ca. 1869-1986 ] Title: Jean Worth Papers ca. 1869-1986
Extent: 8 linear ft.
Abstract: Escanaba, Michigan, newspaperman. Subject files (including collected materials) relating to his research interest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, notably in the area of Cedar River, Escanaba, and Menominee; include manuscript of writings, subject files, and photographs.