Milwaukee Urban League Records, 1919-1979

Summary Information

Title: Milwaukee Urban League Records
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1979

  • Milwaukee Urban League
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss EZ; Milwaukee Micro 20; Micro 862; Micro 784; Milwaukee Tape 6; Tape 883A; DD 225; Disc 156A; PH 6530; PH Milwaukee Mss EZ

Quantity: 24.5 c.f. (24 record center cartons, 1 archives box), 5 reels of microfilm (35mm), 5 tape recordings, 1 film, 2 filmstrips, 2 disc recordings, and 140 photographs

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Administrative files, primarily from the tenure of executive director Wesley L. Scott (1959-1981), including minutes of the board of directors and executive committee; annual reports; newsletters; membership files; committee records; and correspondence with related local and state organizations. General reference material deals with Milwaukee minority opportunities, civil rights, and other topics. Records of the various League departments illustrate the different projects undertaken in the League's major program areas. Also contains files on the National Urban League, and copies of reports sent to the national office. On microfilm are minutes of the board of directors meetings, news clippings, and photographs illustrating community events (1957-1958).

Language: English

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