The Coleman A. Young Mayoral papers consist of 1,175 boxes of documents from his twenty years as mayor of Detroit. The bulk of the documents pertain to communications from City of Detroit departments, the federal government, and a wide array of groups, organizations, and citizens from Detroit and Michigan.
In Recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Burton Historical Collection, the Board of Directors of the the Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation cordially invites you to celebrate the opening of the Coleman A. Young Mayoral Collection on Thursday, May 21, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m.
A panel discussion entitled "Coleman A. Young: A Retrospective" will be held in The Friends Auditorim featuring:
The Honorable Dennis Archer, Former Mayor of the city of Detroit and Young protege
Bob Berg, Press Secretary for Mayor Young
Kevin Boyle, PhD, Detroit native and author of Arc Of Justice
Bill McGraw, Journalist
Shahida Mausi, Mayoral Appointee, Director of Council of Arts
Afterglow reception for Friends Foundation Members immediately following. Host, Mayor Duggan. To attend complete registration or call 313.481.1358.