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Drey, Kay papers

Repository: State Historical Society of Missouri, St. Louis

Collection Description (CRHP): The collection includes an interview with Kenn Thomas about County Open Housing, September 28, 1983.

Collection Description (Extant): Kay Drey was an activist for housing integration from the early 1960s to the late 1970s. [. . .] The Kay Drey Papers document Kay Drey's work with the University City Residential Service and County Open Housing and her involvement with public issues important to University City. The collection includes housing listings, correspondence, board meeting minutes and literature from both COH and UCRS. It also contains notes, newsclippings, and correspondence on controversies surrounding Black Jack, Malcolm Terrace and the St. Louis County General Land Use Plan. The papers also include notes and correspondence on the abortion clinic in University City and Kay Drey's involvement with University City schools. The papers do not contain any material on Kay Drey's activities as an opponent of nuclear power. The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject categories. Some of the collection is separated by form, including conference materials, some correspondence, newsclippings and notes.

Date(s): 1965-1983

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: sl 241; T-714

Extent: 124 folders, 1 audio cassette

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Kenn Thomas

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African Americans--Relations with Jews
Civil rights movements--Missouri
Civil rights--Cases
Discrimination in housing
Women civil rights workers


Sound recordings


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