Part 10: Tau Beta Community House (RealPlayer version) Creator
Lewandowski, Thomas, 1939 - (prod., narr.) Institution
Oakland Community College Subject
Tau Beta Community House (Hamtramck, Mich.) -- History -- 20th century. Subject
Community centers -- Michigan -- Hamtramck. Subject
Ford, Eleanor, 1896- Item Number
Extracts from oral histories of Hamtramck, MI in the Albert J. Zak Memorial Library (Hamtramck), Detroit Public Library (Burton Collection), Hamtramck Historical Collection, Library of Michigan, Macomb County Library, Oakland Community College Libraries. Type
Beatrice Kobe Adamski, Hamtramck Public Library Director and Michigan Librarian of the Year speaks of Mrs.Eleanor (Edsel) Ford and Tau Beta Director Borgild Halvorsen and the impact of the community house on the newly arrived immigrants and their children. Tau Beta was the first location of the Hamtramck Public Library.