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CRA303 -- Lotte Meyerson Papers
  
Calumet Regional Archives

CRA 303: Subject Tracings

Inventory

14.00 Linear Feet
July 1990
Revised March 1991
Revised May 1991
Revised June 1991
Revised February 1992
Revised December 1997
Revised February 1998


Series: Calumet Task Force
Box File Description
1 1 Articles of Incorporation, Calumet Task Force, 1973
2 Brochures, Calumet Task Force, 1973-1974
3 Correspondence, Formation of Calumet Task Force, 1972-1973
4 Minutes, Calumet Task Force, 1972-1977
5 Minutes, Calumet Task Force, July 1974-March 1977
6 Minutes, Calumet Task Force January-June 1974
7 Grant Agreement, Calumet Task Force and U. S. Catholic Conference, 1973
8 Reports, CTF Seminars/Workshops, 1973-1974
9 Newsarticles, CTF, 1973-1974
10 Minutes, Northwest Indiana Citizens Coalition for Criminal Justice, (1974-1977)
11 Reports, Lawndale Subdivision, 1973

Series: Impetus for the Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition
Box File Description
1 12 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Statement on Local Appropriation of Revenue Sharing Funds, June 1973
13 H.R. 1 "An Act" Family Assistance Plan June 28, 1971-1972
14 H.R. 1 Responses 1971-1972
15 H.R. 1 Responses 1971-1972

Series: Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition
Box File Description
1 16 Welfare Coalition, Early Coalition History, 1971-1972
17 Welfare Coalition, Anatomy of a Welfare Reform Coalition 1972
18 Indiana Welfare Task Force, Report (Government) and Coalition Response 1972
19 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition 1973
20 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition 1973
21 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition 1974
22 Northwest Indiana Welfare Coalition 1975-1976
23 Northwest Indiana Welfare Coalition 1977-1978
24 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Reactivated 1980
25 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, 1981-1982
26 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, 1983-1984
2 1 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Proceedings of Forum On Poor Relief Reform November 5, 1983
2 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, 1985
3 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, 1986
4 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, 1987
5 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, National Material 1986-1987
6 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Public Hearing on Cutbacks May 9, 1981
7 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Clippings-Federal Cutbacks 1981-1983
8 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Studies Positions On Federal Budget Cutbacks 1981-1985
9 Lake County Community Development Committee, Welfare and Poor Relief Sub. II Conference September 1986
10 Northwest Indians Welfare Reform Coalition, Materials for IUN Seminar on H.R. 1 Social Security Amendments of 1971, August 1986
11 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, AFDC Standard Need 1982
12 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, AFDC-UP 1985-1986
13 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Block Grants 1982-1983
14 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Workfare 1972, 1977, 1983, 1986
15 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, The Hoosier Farmer January 1988

Sub-Series: Reports / General Material -- Welfare
Box File Description
2 16 Northwest Indiana Welfare Coalition, Characteristics and Indiana's AFDC Population February 1979
17 Northwest Indiana Welfare Coalition, Report To The Interim Study Committee On Township Poor Relief July 31, 1980
18 Northwest Indian Welfare Reform Coalition, Indiana's Public Welfare Programs For Fiscal Year 1983
19 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Reports To The Governor November 30, 1984
20 Reports, "Smaller Slices of the Pie" The Crowing Economic Vulnerability of Poor and Moderate Income Americans November 1985
21 Report, Task Force on General Assistance Study-Packet 1985-1986
22 Report, "Emergency Welfare Work and Employment" Preliminary Findings of An Independent Evaluation of Utah's Emergency Work Program March 1986
23 Report, "Indiana Holes in the Safety Nets" Poverty Programs and Policies in the States Spring 1988
24 Pamphlets, (4), Calumet Township Trustee
24a Report, Lake County Welfare to Work, County Assessment and Plan Recommendations, 1995

Sub-Series: Poor Relief
Box File Description
2 25 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Poor Relief Positions 1971-1986, 1987
26 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Poor Relief Data 1983
27 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Senator Gery Bill Poor Relief Reform 1983-1984
28 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Forum On Poor Relief-League Of Women Voters Gary, Indiana November 1983
29 Minutes, Lafayette Urban Ministry Indiana Task Force On Poor Relief 1983-1988
30 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Poor Relief Registers Different Township
31 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Calumet Township Distressed Township 1986
32 Fair Assessment of Calumet Township Trustee's Service (F.A.C.T.S.), Township Crisis 1985-1986

Sub-Series: Norther Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) and Lake Area Energy Assistance Program
Box File Description
2 33 Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), Roundtable 1982
34 Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), Financial Statement May 31, 1982 - Other Materials n.d.
35 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Negotiations with NIPSCO 1982
36 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Lake Area Energy Assistance 1983
37 Minutes, Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Inc., 1984
3 1 Minutes, Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Inc., 1985
2 Minutes, Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Inc., 1986
3 Information, Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Calumet Township Trustee, and Northern Indiana Public Service Company Crisis 1985
4 Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Guidelines 1985-1986
5 Lake Area Energy Assistance Program, Proposal to U.S.A. / Africa April 10, 1986

Sub-Series: Welfare Issues
Box File Description
3 6 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Public Facts 1964-1976
7 Report, League of Women Voters of Indiana (Welfare in Indiana) 1971-1980
8 Comments, Lotte Meyerson Presentations on Welfare 1971, 1973, 1977
9 Newsarticles, Welfare 1969-1973
10 Reports, From The Other Organizations about Welfare 1972-1976
11 Report, Summary of Taxable Reduction Study Findings 1973-1977
12 Report, An Analysis of the State Supplement to the Federal Supplemental Security Income Program as Proposed by Regulation 2-116 November 21, 1973
13 Report, State Plan for Services Title XX 1971-1979
14 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, A Study of Legislative Techniques How To 1971-1972?
15 Report, Legislative Welfare Seminal State House Stanton Address February 17, 1973
16 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Food Programs 1972-1980

Sub-Series: Collaboration with Other Organizations
Box File Description
3 17 Indiana Catholic Conference, Welfare Reform 1972
18 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, State Coalition Welfare 1974-1975
19 Legal Services Organization of Indianapolis, Indiana Information System 1976-1978
20 Northwest Indiana Hunger Task Force Conference May 1974
21 Report, Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition Food Stamp Monitoring Project 1979
22 Newsletters, Nutro News Published Monthly By The Indiana Nutrition Campaign December 1977 - August 1980

Sub-Series: Poor Relief Study Commission -- Our Participation
Box File Description
3 23 Survey, Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Hill-Burton Survey 1978
24 Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition, Poor Relief Study Commission 1976
25 Reports, Poor Relief Study Commission 1976-1977
26 Report, Poor Relief Study Follow-Up 1977-1978
27 Newspaper, (1), The Times - Special Report Sunday, October 6, 1985
28 Newspaper, (1), Township Trustee's + Poor Relief Journal and Courier, August 7, 1983
29 Newspaper, (1), The Welfare Fighter Special Edition 1970
30 Newspaper, (1), Info, March 15, 1973 - March 21, 1973
4 1 Proposal for funding, Latin American Family Education Program (LAFEP), 1970
2 Report, An Inventory of Vocational and Technical Education Facilities and Programs in Region I, 1985
3 Program, Economic Development and Job Training, Northwest Indiana Work-Education Council, 1984
4 Proceedings, Indiana Economic Development Congress, 1986
5 Reports, Indiana Economic Development Council, 1986-1988

Sub-Series: Gary League of Women Voters
Box File Description
5 1-16 League of Women Voters, (1953-1987)

Sub-Series: Gary League of Women Voters Committees
Box File Description
5 17 League of Women Voters, Home Rule, 1956-1957
18 League of Women Voters Gary, Income Maintenance Experiment, 1970
19 League of Women Voters, Open Housing, (1974-1980)
20 League of Women Voters, Reapportionment, (1963-?)
20-22 League of Women Voters Gary, Poor Relief Committee, (1964-1979)
6 1 League of Women Voters, School Study Kit, September 1981
2 League of Women Voters, School and Taxes, 1960
3 League of Women Voters, Urban Crisis, 1978-1979
4 League of Women Voters, Water Supply, 1957
5 League of Women Voters-State, Welfare Poor Relief Social Services Committee, (1975-1977)

Sub-Series: League of Women Voters Publications
Box File Description
6 6 League of Women Voters, Block Grant Distribution, 1981-1982
7 League of Women Voters, Calumet Township Poor Relief Legislation and Action, 1986
8 League of Women Voters, Calumet Township Report, 1958
9 League of Women Voters, Consensus Positions, (1971-1977)
10 League of Women Voters, How-To (1956-1979)
11 League of Women Voters, Human Resources Update Study, (1980-1982)
12 League of Women Voters, In Poor Relief Task Force, 1985-1986
13-19 League of Women Voters, Report From The Hill, Time For Action, (1971-1987)
20-21 League of Women Voters, State and National Voters, (1952-1970)
22 League of Women Voters, Welfare Poor Relief Miscellaneous, n.d.
23 League of Women Voters, Welfare Reform and Relief, State Committee, 1986
24 League of Women Voters, Facts and Issues
7 Oversized Newspapers, League of Women Voters (14), Who's Who Candidates (1954-1984)
Oversized Newspapers, League of Women Voters (21), Indiana Voter (1971-1987)

Series: Gary Commission on the Status of Women (GCSW)
Box File Description
8 1-2 Basic Documents, (1970-1979)
3 Newsletters, 1976
4-13 Minutes, (1970-1979)
14 Commission and Staff Workshops, 1976-1978
15 Executive/Personnel, 1975-1976

Sub-Series: Subject Files
Box File Description
8 16 Battered Women and Shelter, (1975-1981)
17 Community Relief Committee, (1973-1978)
18 Displaced Homemaker, 1975-1978
19 Legislative Issues: Displaced Homemaker, Domestic Violence, E.R.A. Credit, 1977-1978
20 Pre-Apprenticeship for Women in Construction, (1974-1978)
21 Rape Prevention Committee, 1976-1978
22 School City, Re: A.A. for Women, 1977-1979
23 Veterans Preference and Jobs for Women in Government, 1978
24 Women and Work and Materials, Notes for Speeches, (1972-1979)
25 Women's Employment Project (Getting Women into Non-Traditional Jobs), 1975-1978
26 Women's Employment Project (W.E.P.) Reports I and II, 1978-1979
9 1-2 Newspaper Clippings, Women's Issues, 1970-1979
3 Gary Manpower Advisory Council, with (G.C.S.W.) Representatives, 1976-1977
4 Gary Manpower Administration, Getting Women into Non-Traditional Jobs, 1976
5 Northwest Indiana Women's Bureau, 1978
6 Labor Department Material (1963-1976)
7 International Women's Year Meeting and Houston National Meeting, 1977
8 Conference Widening Job Opportunities for Women Gary, Indiana, Business, Industry, Union, April, 1974
9 Women's Bureau "Women in the Economy" Washington, D. C., September, 1975
10 National Association of Commission for Women Annual Conference, 1977
11-12 Material from other Organizations, (1970-1977)

Series: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Indiana Advisory Committee, Basic Information
Box File Description
10 1 State Advisory Committee, Basic Information, n.d.
2 State Advisory Committee, 1974-1975
3-10 State Advisory Committee, 1976-1984
11 State Advisory Committee, Bi-Lingual Education, Lake County Preparation, 1975-1976
12 State Advisory Committee, Indianapolis School Desegregation and Background, (1973-1976)
13 State Advisory Committee, Fort Wayne Study on School Desegregation, 1976
14 State Advisory Committee, Fort Wayne Hearing School Desegregation, Reassessment of 1976-1977 Study and Follow-Up, 1979
15 State Advisory Committee Insurance Redlining, Regional Study, 1978
16 State Advisory Committee, Klan Monitoring, 1970-1980
17 State Advisory Committee, Ku Klux Klan, Race Relations, Muncie, 1980-1981
18 Fair Housing Enforcement Study, Concentrating on Northwest Indiana, 1979-1982
19 State Advisory Committee, Indianapolis Employment Study and Follow-Up 1981-1983
20 State Advisory Committee, Washington Conference, Chairs and Regional Directors, 1981
21 State Advisory Committee, Protest To President Reagan, 1982
22 Threats To United States Commission on Civil Rights, Flemming Firing Clippings, 1981-1982
23 State Advisory Committee, New Federalism 1981-1983
11 1 Material For Fact-finding Hearing on Migrant Workers, August 16-17, 1974, Prepared for State Advisory Committee and Documents Submitted by Witnesses
2 State Advisory Committee, Migrant Mobilization, Follow-Up Report, 1975
3 State Advisory Committee, Migrant Follow-Up, 1975-1978
4 State Advisory Committee, Hammond Police Department Study, 1982
5 State Advisory Committee, Migrant Study, 1974-1975

Series: Political Campaigns
Box File Description
12 1 Lotte For State Representative Campaign, 1972
2 George McGovern Campaign, Gary, 1972
3 George McGovern Campaign Clippings, 1972
4 George McGovern Literature, Gary, 1972
5 George McGovern Literature, Gary, (Newspapers), 1972
6 Follow-Up by Lotte Meyerson Campaign Organization, 1974-1976
7 Hatcher Campaign, Lotte Meyerson 1st District Area Leader, 1975
8 Northwest Indiana Committee To Defeat Ronald Reagan, Lotte Meyerson Co-Chairperson, 1984
9 Clippings, Documents, (Used In Anti-Reagan Campaign), 1984

Series: Pollution Control
Box File Description
12 10 Coke Oven Control Committee, Community Action To Reverse Pollution (C.A.R.P.) Lotte Meyerson In Charge Of Out-Reach, 1970-1974
11 Community Action To Reverse Pollution (C.A.R.P.), Mostly Proposed NIPSCO, U.S.S., Gary Park Department, S.W.A.P., 1970-1980
12 Northwest Indiana Clean Air Coordinating Committee, 1970-1973

Series: Project Commitment
Box File Description
12 13 Northwest Indiana Project Commitment, 1970 (Folder 1)
14 Northwest Indiana Project Commitment, 1970 (Folder 2)
15 Project Commitment, Northwest Indiana Action Channels and Follow-Up, 1970-1971
16 Project Commitment, Organization Lists, Spring 1970
17 Project Commitment Participants, 1970
18 Miscellaneous, Project Commitment, 1970
19 Northwest Indiana Human Relations Council Related to Project Commitment, 1970-1971

Series: Miscellaneous
Box File Description
12 20 Nobel Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A.) Local Membership Chairman, 1956-1960
21 Gary Council of Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A.) Lotte Meyerson Workshop Chairman, 1957-1960
22 Ad Hoc Committee To Save Our Schools, Formed During 1970 Gary School Strike, 1970
23 Open Occupancy Committee, Gary, 1962 And Advisory Board, 1963
24 Gary Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee, 1963
25 Women's International League For Peace And Freedom, 1969-1977
26 Gary Hall of Fame, 1985-1987

Series: Religion Based Social Action
Box File Description
13 1 Temple-Social Action Committee, 1982-1983
2 Temple-Social Action Committee, 1983-1984
3 Temple-Social Action Committee, 1984-1985
4 Temple-Social Action Committee, 1986-1987
5 For Social Action Sabbath On Economic Justice, April 18-19, 1986
6 Prayer In Schools Forum, March 20, 1983
7 Commission On Social Action Of Reform Judaism Lottie Meyerson, 1984-1986
8 Chicago Region Social Action Committee, 1983-1985
9 Community Relations Committee Jewish Federation, 1982-1987
10 Call To Accountability Religious Network, To Respond To Economic Crisis Of The Region, 1982-1984
11 Calumet Region Interfaith Peace Event, September 28, 1985
12 Miller Interfaith Peace and Justice Network, 1985-1986
13 Jesse Jackson and Black-Jewish Relations, (1979-1985)
14 Black-Jewish Dialogue, 1984-1987
15 Black-Jewish Dialogue Meeting On Far Rights, January 29, 1986
16 Black-Jewish Dialogue 25th Anniversary Of Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Henry Schwerner, 1989

Series: Lake County Community Development Committee
Box File Description
13 17-18 Minutes, Lake County Community Development Committee, 1973-1977
14 1-11 Minutes, Lake County Community DevelopmentCommittee, 1978-1995
12 Reports, LCCDC Vocational Education Subcommittee, 1981

Series: Northwest Indiana Open Housing Center
Box File Description
15 1 General Information, Northwest Indiana Open Housing Center, (1977-1987)
2 Articles of Incorporation, NIOHC, 1978
3 Presentations, Lotte Meyerson, NIOHC, (1977-1984)
4 First Executive Director, 1978-1979
5 Membership Lists, Board of Directors, NIOHC, 1978-1992
6 NIOHC Basic Document, 1977-1987
7-15 Board Minutes, 1979-1987
16 Newsletters/Annual Reports, NIOHC, 1980-1994
17 Reports, Annual Membership Meeting, 1980-1992
18 Board/Staff Retreats, 1979-1986
19 Correspondence, AMOCO, (1982-1989)
20 Executive Director Search, 1985
21 Executive Committee, 1979-1983
22 Membership Committee, 1979-1987
23 Finance Committee, 1978-1987
24 Support Committees, 1980-1981
25 Outreach Committee, 1980-1983
26 Clergy Committee, 1983-1987
27 Lake Area United Way Funding, 1981-1983

Sub-Series: Open Housing Conference, 1977
Box File Description
15 28 Open Housing Conference, Steering Committee Meetings, 1976-1977
29 Open Housing Conference, Steering Committee Meetings, Post-Conference, 1977-1978
16 1 Correspondence, Open Housing Conference, 1977
2 Correspondence, Open Housing Conference, Follow-up, 1977-1979
3 Press Releases, Open Housing Conference, 1977
4 Proceedings, Open Housing Conference, 1977
5 Invitations List, Open Housing Conference, 1977
6 Open Housing Conference, Program Participants, 1977
7 Packet, Open Housing Conference, 1977
8 Newsarticles, Open Housing Conference, 1977
9 Various, Preparations for Open Housing Conference, 1977
10 Report, Housing: The Northwest Indiana Open Housing Conference, 1977
11 Tenth Anniversary Conference, 1987

Sub-Series: Litigation
Box File Description
16 12 Hytche Case, 1980, 1983
13 Swope Case/Langbehn Case, 1979
14 Housing Cases, 1980-1987
15 First Federal Cases, 1987
16 Black Realtors' Suit Regarding Multiple Listing Service, 1979, 1984
17 Negotations with Realtors, 1979-1980
18 Racial Steering Suit Against Realtors, 1980-1985

Sub-Series: Subject Files
Box File Description
16 19 Bank One Agreement, 1986-1987
20 Minutes, Calumet Fair Housing Service, 1966
21 Closed Communities Project, 1983
22 Fair Housing Challenges for the 80s: Conference of Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, 1982
23 Fair Housing Coordinating Council of Northwest Indiana, 1984-1986
24 Training Manual, Fair Housing Coordinating Council, 1985
25 Incentive Mortgage Program, 1981
26 Insurance Redlining, (1979-1985)
27 Local Fair Housing Ordinances, 1981-1982
28 Merrillville Task Force, (1979-1986)
29 Mortgage Redlining, 1979-1981
30 Open Housing, Calumet Task Force and Miller Citizens Corporation, 1974-1975
31 Real Estate Audit, Northwest Indiana, NIOHC, 1979

Sub-Series: Reports
Box File Description
16 32-33 Housing Center Documents and Studies, (1968-1987)
34 Report, Home Lending in Northwest Indiana Communities: One Tool for Looking at Fair Lending, NIOHC, 1995
17 1 Report, Racial Housing Patterns in Northwest Indiana, 1987
2 Draft, "Black Residential Patterns: 1619-2037,"by Karl Taeuber, 1987
3 Report, "Credit on Color: The Impact of Segregation and Racial Transition on Housing Credit Flows in the Chicago SMSA from 1980-1983," by Anne B. Shlay, 1986
4 Report, "Breaking Down Barriers: New Evidence on the Impact of metropolitan School Desegregation on Housing Patterns," 1980
5 Report, Fair Housing Enforcement in Northwest Indiana, 1983
6 Newsarticles, Post-Tribune series on Housing, 1975
7 Newsarticles, INFO Series on Open Housing, 1981-1982
8 Newsarticles, Housing, (1974-1987)

Series: Other Organizations
Box File Description
17 9 United World Federalists, Northwest Indiana Chapter, 1965-1985
10 Conference on the United Nations, Co-sponsored by United World Federalists, Northwest Indiana Chapter, 1971
11 Report, Northwest Indiana Coalition to Abolish Control Unit Prisons, 1997

Subject Tracings

  • African Americans
  • Calumet Task Force
  • Civil Rights
  • Community Organizations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crown Point, Indiana
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Elections
  • Gary Commission on the Status of Women
  • Housing
  • Jewish Americans
  • Lake County Community Development Committee
  • Latin American Family Education Program (LAFEP)
  • League of Women Voters
  • Migrant Labor-Indiana-Calumet Region
  • Northwest Indiana Citizens Coalition for
  • Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO)
  • Northwest Indiana Welfare Reform Coalition
  • Pollution
  • Poor Relief
  • Project Commitment
  • Urbanization
  • Welfare
  • Women
  • Women's International League For Peace and Freedom, 1969-1977