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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cleveland Nisby Papers

Identifier: AC-657
Abstract Cleveland Nisby was a prominent civic leader and activist in the Beaumont, Texas area. While employed by the Magnolia Refinery, Mr. Nisby worked to get union representation for Black workers and to eliminate dual lines of promotion for Black and White workers. In the 1960’s he made numerous appearances before local elected officials to encourage the hiring of Black clerical and professional employees. His efforts led to the hiring of the first Black employee hired for a clerical position in...
Dates: 1919-2011

Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission Records

Identifier: AC-333
Abstract The Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) was founded in 1970 with the purpose of bringing to light and addressing community-wide issues. These issues might include environment, criminal justice, pollution, economic development, or city transportation. One way SETRPC addresses issues is through comprehensive studies that evaluate the issue and propose solutions taking into account available resources. This collection is primarily comprised of these studies, along with a land...
Dates: 1962 - 2002