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Economic Justice



ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL ECONOMICS RECORDS, 1941-[ongoing], 2.2 feet.

Records of an organization of scholars concerned with the moral and social dimensions of economic problems.
(It was known as the Catholic Economic Association until 1971.)

 

CONRAD N. HILTON FUND FOR SISTERS RECORDS, 1986-[ongoing], 94.2 feet (65.6 feet unprocessed).

Records of a fund established by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in 1986 to support humanitarian projects directed by Catholic sisters in impoverished and underdeveloped areas worldwide. Most projects pertain to health care, education, economic development, and welfare. Several projects have served indigenous Native Americans in the United States and elsewhere in the Americas.
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FOX, NOEL P., PAPERS, 1924-1981, ca. 8.8 feet.

Case files, correspondence, clippings, and reports documenting the political and judicial career of Noel P. Fox, a graduate of Marquette University who served as U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of Michigan,
1962-1979. Notable among 42 federal court cases in the files are those concerning the desegregation of schools
in Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Lansing, Michigan, and the fishing rights of Ottawa Indians in Michigan. In addition, there is substantial information on Fox's surveys of Michigan's corrections system (1949)
and justice courts (1959-1961), and on the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961, for which he chaired the Citizen's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary Department. Other files relate to Fox's activities as an arbitrator
and mediator of labor disputes (1941-1956) and circuit court judge in Muskegon, Michigan (1951-1962), and his unsuccessful campaigns for Congress (1938 and 1950) and Secretary of State of Michigan (1948).


HONOR OUR NEIGHBORS' ORIGINS AND RIGHTS RECORDS, 1990-2006, 0.5 foot [1 reel microfilm].

Records of Honor Our Neighbors' Origins and Rights, a Midwest-based independent advocacy organization for treaty rights and justice issues affecting American Indians. The collection contains minutes of Board of Directors' meetings and its newsletter, HONOR Digest. 
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PROJECT EQUALITY INC. RECORDS,  1971-2007, ca. 7.5 feet (unprocessed).

Records of a national program (originally a service of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice) sponsored by religious denominations, non-profit organizations, and corporations to promote equal employment opportunities for African-Americans and other minorities.


RAUCH, H. HERMAN, LABOR ARBITRATION CASE FILES, 1939-1978, 42.0 feet.

Documentation for more than 600 arbitration cases heard by Herman Rauch, most in Wisconsin and the upper Midwest. Included are notes; supporting reports and briefs; recordings, transcriptions, and summaries of hearings; final opinions; and related correspondence.
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