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Camden Area Community Concerns Council Collection M/A 2000.173.01

Creator:Camden Area Community Concerns Council. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Camden Area Community Concerns Council Collection
Dates:1973-1981
Quantity: 2.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

History

This collection reflects Camden neighborhood's activities during the 1970s. The years 1977 and 1978 are most closely documented. The Camden Area Community Concerns Council CACCC) was an independent community organization which emphasized community input. It was open to all residents and committed to dealing with community problems. The CACCC sought to further community development, educate residents on civic matters, engage in job development for underemployed and unemployed youths, improve the economic condition of senior citizens. The group sponsored and supported such projects as the creation of a community center, neighborhood beautification, developing a volunteer network to provide support services to senior citizens, and the curtailing of destructive real estate sales practices.


Collection Description

The collection includes: CACCC meeting minutes and correspondence, several versions of the neighborhood's history, the organization's by-laws and constitution, some flyers and supporting information from CACCC. Other materials include maps, photos, mailing lists, materials from Camden Social Service, 1974-1976; Camden Youth Services 1974-1976,Camden Area Planning District Citizens Advisory Committee 1973, 1976, 1979, Camden Area Block Club Program, 1977; Camden Newspaper Campaign, 1976-1977; Creekview Recreation Center, 1977; Webber Pool Replacement Project, 1977; VISTA, 1974-1975; 54A District Central Committee, 1978; Camden Schools PTA, 1973-1974; Shingle Creek Bohanon Center (Shi-Bo); and some material on community organizing, 1973, 1977.


Related Material

Materials separated out and given own collection number include: M/A 2000.174 The Way Center; M/A 2000.175 Northside Settlement Services, Inc; M/A 2000.176 Victory Neighborhood Council; also SCMC VF Housing: North River Gardens. See also SCMC periodical "Plug-in" published by Council of Community Council, 1973 and in SCMC photos uncat under Neighborhoods: Camden (lots of photographs).

The Minnesota Historical Society has a collection of material from the Camden Area Community Concerns Council, 1974-1995.


Subject Headings

Subjects

Citizens associations--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
City planning--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Community development-- Minnesota--Minneapolis.

Places

Camden Community (Minneapolis, Minn.)-- Social conditions.

Table of Contents


Camden Neighborhood History -- Box 1, Folder 1
By-laws and Constitution -- Box 1, Folder 2
Maps -- Box 1, Folder 3
Camden Neighborhood Clippings 1974-1978 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Correspondence 1975-1976, 1978-1979 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Correspondence 1977 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Flyers -- Box 1, Folder 7
Meeting minutes and agendas 1973-1975 -- Box 1, Folder 8
Meeting minutes and agendas 1976 -- Box 1, Folder 9
Meeting minutes and agendas 1977 -- Box 1, Folder 10
Meeting minutes and agendas 1978 -- Box 1, Folder 11
Meeting minutes and agendas 1979, 1981 -- Box 1, Folder 12
Annual meeting minutes and agendas -- Box 1, Folder 13
Mailing lists, signed petitions -- Box 1, Folder 14
Camden Area Planning District Citizens Advisory Committee 1973, 1976, 1979 -- Box 1, Folder 15
Camden Area Block Club Program 1977 -- Box 1, Folder 16
Camden Newspaper Campaign 1976, 1977 -- Box 1, Folder 17
Camden Social Service 1974-1976 -- Box 1, Folder 18
Camden Youth Services 1975-1976 -- Box 1, Folder 19
Photos -- Box 1, Folder 20
54 A District Central Committee 1978 -- Box 2, Folder 1
Creekview Recreation Center 1977 -- Box 2, Folder 2
Educational Materials for Community Organizing 1973, 1977 -- Box 2, Folder 3
National Neighborhood Policy -- Box 2, Folder 4
Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and Camden Schools 1973-1974 -- Box 2, Folder 5
Parade of Neighborhoods 1978 -- Box 2, Folder 6
Shingle Creek and Bohanan Park (Shi-Bo) -- Box 2, Folder 7
VISTA 1974-1975 -- Box 2, Folder 8
Webber Pool Replacement 1977 -- Box 2, Folder 9


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