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; Audio 883A; Disc 156A; PH 6530; PH Milwaukee Mss EZ; DD 225; M80-412

Quantity: 24.5 cubic feet (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; plus additions of 0.2 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box)

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

Records of the Milwaukee Urban League, an affiliate of the National Urban League, which provides vocational and guidance counseling, job training and development, plus a variety of services to families and the community. The records, mostly from the 1960s and 1970s, contain administrative files, primarily from the tenure of executive director Wesley L. Scott; 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.

Language: English

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