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Karla V. Parker papers RHC-08

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503

2010



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorParker, Karla, 1894-1986
Title: Karla V. Parker papers
Dates: 1944-1968
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet(1 carton)
AbstractKarla (Mrs. James) Parker was a Grand Rapids educator involved in education and educational policy at local, state, and national levels. The collection includes reports, publications, and conference materials from local and national educational conferences.
Identification: RHC-08
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Collection Description

The Karla Parker collection documents Parker's involvement in programs concerning education, family life, children and youth. The collection includes conference notes, reports, and publications from 1944-1968. Conference materials include the White House Conference on Rural Education, 1944; the Mid-Century White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1946-1948; The Michigan White House Conference on Education; the Grand Rapids Regional White House Conference on Education, 1955; the Golden Anniversary White House Conference on Children and Youth; the International Conference on the Family, 1960. Materials from organizations include National Council of State Committees for Children and Youth, Michigan Youth Commission, Grand Rapids Public Schools, and the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.


Biography

Karla (Mrs. James) Parker was a Grand Rapids educator involved in education and educational policy at local, state, and national levels. She was the secretary of the Public Recreation Board of Grand Rapids from 1939 to 1964 and elected President of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers in 1958. She was also a member of many other programs involved with civic, youth and educational activities.


Education
Grand Rapids Public Schools (Grand Rapids, Mich.).
Michigan
Public schools

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Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Karla V. Parker papers (RHC-8). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Karla Parker in January, 1973.


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