The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Ann Arbor Public Schools records
Repository: University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library
Collection Description (CRHP): Includes an interview with Leslie Butler, superintendent of schools, 1920-1925, and reminiscences of Russell West, school administrator, 1930s-1960s. Interviews were conducted in 1973 and 1978.
Collection Description (Extant): Administrative offices of the public school system of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Minutes and agenda exhibits from meetings of the Ann Arbor Board of Education, 1939-1994. Correspondence of school superintendent and other school administrators, largely 1969-1970, special study reports, committee minutes, budget material, and historical materials on individual Ann Arbor schools; files relating to local school desegregation and race relations, 1965-1969; and local school records, especially Pittsfield Township, Ann Arbor Township, Webster Township, Scio Township, and Superior Township.
Existing IDs: 8534 Cc 2
Extent: 19 linear feet and 192 volumes, 4 sound cassettes.
Finding Aid URL: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=bhlead&idno=umich-bhl-8534
Interviewees: Leslie Butler, Russell West
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights