Finding aid for Ernest T. Marshall papers

Summary Information

Detroit Public Library. Burton Historical Collection.
Creator -
Marshall, Ernest Timothy, 1908-
Ernest T. Marshall papers
Date [inclusive]
4.0 Linear feet (8 boxes)
Location note
Level A
Language of Materials
In English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Ernest Timothy Marshall, known for his efforts to secure equal employment opportunities for minorities, was the first Director of the Department of Equal Employment and Contract Relations for the Detroit Public Schools. (blue index cards)

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Scope and Contents note

Biography, correspondence and publications relating to the Detroit Public Schools - Department of Equal Employment and Contract Relations.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Detroit Public Library. Burton Historical Collection. Sept. 16, 2009

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton


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Ernest T. Marshall papers, 1959-1979 (OCLC record)


Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Detroit Public Schools.


  • Biographies
  • Correspondence


  • Discrimination in employment
  • Education--Michigan--Detroit
  • Teachers--Michigan--Detroit

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General Note

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 


Correspondence. 1959-1968 

Correspondence. 1970-1972 

Correspondence. 1973-1978 

Progress report of Apprentice programs. E.E.O. Office. July 1967 

Parke Davis, Co-op Employer Placement Program - Denby Plan. 

Volunteer Placement Corps. 

Population Data, Detroit, Mich. 

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Box 2 

Detroit Public Schools - Dept. of Guidance & Counseling - Annual Report. July 1, 1966 - July 30,1977. 

Project proposals 

E.E.O. Commission. 

Board of Education - E.E.O. 

Detroit Urban League Summer Employment 1967. 

Wayne County Vocational Guidance. 

Mich. Employment Security Commission Joint Committee. 

Nat'l. Child Labor Committee Conference Planning Com. - Chicago. 

Survey - High School Graduation - 2 Jr. High Class. 1965-1969. 

Hich School Study Commission. 1968. 

Hich School Study Commission. 1969. 

Trade Union Leadership Council. 1967-1971. 

Apprentice Advisory Council. 1966-1971. 

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Box 3 

TULC - Apprenticeship Project. 1963-1970. 


Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce. 

Eddie Randall Scholarship Committee. 1963-1967. 

Family Service of Detroit & Wayne County. 


Higher Education Opportunities. 

Folder 1 

Folder 11 

Guidance Assoc. of Metro Detroit. 

Guidance Services in Career Planning - Ohio. 

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Box 4 

Michigan Civil Rights Commission. 

Detroit Public Schools - Human Relations 

Detroit Public Schools - "Human Touch". 1969-1970 

Great Cities Newsletters. Sept. 1969. 

Guidance & Counseling, Research Project Vocational Act. 1963. 

Hospital School of Nursing, Admission of African-American Grads. study. 1967. 

J.L. Hudson, Special Job Opportunity Projects. 

Human Relations Project. 

Michigan Economic Education. 

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Box 5 

Michigan Civil Rights Commission - Contract Compliance. 

Minutes relating to Compliance Action - Board of Education. 1955-1966. 

Board of Education Compliance Progress. 1965-1967. 

Contract relations compliance activities - Board of Education. 1965-1966. 

Contract Office Planning Scheme - E.E.O. staff. 1974. 

Co-op Education Programs Compliance #1. 

Co-op Education Programs Compliance #2. 

Cooperative Work Training Program - Miscellaneous. 

Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. 

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Box 6 

Mayor's Adult & Youth Development Project. 

Mayor's Committee for Human Resources Development. 

Metro Detroit Society of Black Educational Administrators. 

Leave of Absence Requests. 1962-1970. 

Leave of Absence Requests. 1971-1975. 

Leave of Absence Requests. 1976-1979. 

Board of Education. 

Decentralization - Detroit Public Schools. 

Division Program on Integration. 

Detroit Public Schools - Social Services, Inc. 

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Box 7 

Detroit Area Apprentiship Guide - Correspondence. 

Detroit Area Apprenticeship Guide. 1967-1970. 

Cornell University - Minority Students. 

Davidson's Bros. Inc. (Federal's Dept. Stores, Mich. & Ohio). 

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Box 8 

E.E.O. Policy & Implementation. 

Mimford High School Study Committee - Final report. 

Detroit Area Apprenticeship Guide - Draft Copy. 

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