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Community Garden Oral History collection

Identifier: 06.CG

The Community Garden Oral History collection includes the transcriptions of five interviews with local gardeners conducted in 2010. The research and interviews were completed in hopes of comparing the current local food movement in southeast Michigan with that of Victory Gardens that were created in the area during World War II. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 2010.

Dates: 2010 - 2010

Education Conferences records

Identifier: 00.EC
Abstract The Education Conference on campus is a conference for researchers to present and discuss their work. The Education Conferences records range from 1919 to 2005 and include conference schedules, clippings, news releases, and programs.The Education Conference on the campus of Eastern Michigan University was a series of scheduled conferences and workshops that allowed regional researchers, teachers, and educators to present, demonstrate, offer...
Dates: 1919 - 2005

Jane Schmiedeke papers

Identifier: 018.JS
Abstract The Jane Schmiedeke papers consists of materials relating to her preservation efforts in Ypsilanti, Michigan from 1974 through 2009. The majority of the materials are centered on the foundation, operation and preservation activities of the Ypsilanti Heritage Foundation (YHF), preservation of the Towner House, her time on the Ypsilanti Historic District Commission (YHDC), and the controversy between the YHDC and the National Bank of Ypsilanti. This collection...
Dates: 1974 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006

John A. Nist papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 010.JN
Abstract John A. Nist was a professor of English at Eastern Michigan University from 1952-1962. Born in Chicago in 1925, Nist received his degrees from DePaul University and Indiana University and taught courses in linguistic science, creative writing, old English and Medievial writing. He was the faculty advisor to the English Club and was responsible for bringing to campus the Delta chapter of the honor fraternity Lambda Iota Tau. Married to Joan Stidham, the couple had four boys, two of which...
Dates: 1954 - 1962

John Norman Collins

Identifier: 018.JNC
Abstract The John Norman Collins press collection is an accumulation of press materials, clippings, press releases, and video collected in the month preceding and years after John Collins was formally arraigned for the murder of Karen Sue Beineman, a student enrolled at Eastern Michigan University. Once on trial, Collins became linked to 6 other murders that took place in Southeast Michigan between 1967 and 1969. Known as the Michigan Murders, the young female victims...
Dates: 1969 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1990

Laura Bird papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 018.LB
Abstract The Laura Bird papers ranges in dates from 1960-1970, with the bulk of the material falling between 1963-1967. The collection contains the documentation collected during the original dissertation research process of EMU alumna Laura Bird regarding the short-lived life and production of the Ypsilanti Greek Theatre in celebration of the Ypsilanti sesquisentential. In 1999, Bird submitted her dissertation The Ypsilanti Greek Theatre,...
Dates: 1960 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1967

Laurence N. Smith collection

Identifier: 010.LS
Abstract Laurence N. Smith has gained national recognition as a pioneer in marketing of non-profit institutions and service organizations as well as his work in executive development and Transformation Management. Smith worked for Eastern Michigan University in the capacity of Vice President for University Marketing and Student Affairs starting in 1975 where he had overall leadership responsibility for strategic University marketing, communication and media relations, as well as student affairs. The...
Dates: 1975 - 2000

Mark S.W. Jefferson papers

Identifier: 010.MJ
Abstract The Mark S.W. Jefferson papers contain information regarding the personal and professional life of Geography Professor at the Michigan State Normal College Mark S.W. Jefferson. Jefferson was the head of the geography department at Michigan State Normal College from 1901 until his retirement in 1939. The collection includes materials created and collected during Jefferson's time on the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, where Jefferson was part of a...
Dates: 1875 - 1949

Ypsilanti Teacher's Credit Union records

Identifier: 018.YTCU

The Ypsilanti Teacher’s Credit Union was formed in 1932 by seven Ypsilanti, Michigan teachers with the purpose to save money for their credit needs. The Ypsilanti Teacher’s Credit Union records contain Collected Credit Union History dating 1931 to 1937, Correspondence from Edward A. Filene dated 1935, items on the Ypsilanti Teacher’s Credit Union History and Minutes dating 1932 June 10 to 1941 December 4.

Dates: 1932 - 1941

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