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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
Title: Abdeen Jabara papers
Extent: 26.25 linear feet
Abstract: A New York attorney originally based in Detroit. Abdeen Jabara is concerned with issues of the civil rights of Arab Americans, the effects of the September 11th terrorist attack - nationally and globally - and the contentious relationship between Arab and Israeli organizations. The Jabara papers pertain to various litigation procedures and case files, including those in Michigan, with the federal government, and those involving various humanitarian projects. In particular, Jabara challenged the practice of law enforcement agencies to collect information and maintain surveillance of Arabs and Arab Americans. He was involved in a number of high-profile cases, for example, the murder trial of Sirhan Sirhan and the extradition case of Ziad Abu Eain. Materials are organized into litigation and case files, as well as topical files pertaining to Arab American activism, organizational involvement, participation in the Middle East delegation of the National Lawyers Guild, and other pertinent global and national events highlighting Arabic issues.
|Jacobs, Albert Charles, 1900-1976||
Title: Albert C. Jacobs papers
Extent: 10 linear feet
Abstract: College administrator; correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed materials.
|Jacobs, Dick M., 1938-1993||
Title: Dick M. Jacobs Papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Holland, Michigan businessman, member of the Libertarian party and candidate for various public offices in Michigan in the years 1982-1992. Jacobs was involved in tax cut initiatives and organizations. Biographical materials, files detailing his efforts in writing and supporting tax reduction amendments, political campaign files, and records of the Taxpayers Association of Michigan, an organization founded by Jacobs and concerned with tax reduction and term limitations for elected officials.
|Jacobson, Harold Karan.||
Title: Harold K. Jacobson papers
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Harold Karan Jacobson, professor of political science at the University of Michigan, was primarily involved in the areas of international relations, peace and security, behavior of states, foreign policy, and global environmental change. These papers represent his work as a professor, researcher, and author.
|Jacquez, John A. (John Alfred), 1922-||
Title: John A. Jacquez Papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: John Jacquez was a professor in the University of Michigan's Medical School and School of Public Health and was active in his field of biostatistics. The collection contains correspondence and materials relating to his teaching, research and conference activities.
|James Foster Foundation.||
Title: James Foster Foundation records
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, and financial statements, dealing with the foundation's support of marriage counseling, child guidance programs, and other social programs.
Title: Walter Jarocki photographs
Extent: 2265 negatives (in 3 boxes; number approximate)
Abstract: Hamtramck, Michigan, commercial photographer who took photographs for the city during the administration of Mayor Albert J. Zak in the 1950s. Photonegatives, mostly dated between 1952 and 1958, of public work projects (such as laying of sidewalks), ceremonial functions (such as Christmas displays on city streets), and some political activities. The collection also includes views of the city, its downtown area, residential streets and alleyways behind residences. There are two photographs of Frank Murphy (approximately 1937) and Harry Truman (approximately 1948) visiting Hamtramck. Also a smaller group of photonegatives from the 1970s-early 1980s depicting activities of mayor Robert W. Kozaren, his office, and Hamtramck's daily life.
|Jay, Philip, 1898-||
Title: Philip Jay papers
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of dentistry at the University of Michigan and an early proponent of the use of fluoridation of water as a preventative of tooth decay. Professional papers largely correspondence concerning his teaching and research, the administration of the dental school, and advocacy of fluoridation.