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The University of Virginia Collection on the History of Childhood, Parenting, and Family Building-addition 6

 Unprocessed Material — Box: MSS 16758_002, Folder: ViU2023-0100_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0100

Content Description

This addition to MSS 16758, The University of Virginia Collection on the History of Childhood, Parenting, and Family Building, contains materials collected and produced by the Bilalian Child Development Center and the Developing a World for All Humanity (DAWAH) in Highland Park, Michigan. The Bilalian Child Development Center was incorporated as a non-profit agency in 1977 and appears to provide community services and educational services for the community. The DAWAH is an institute developed by a group of African-American Muslims in Michigan to develop an effective DAWAH program in America. Contents include an advertising and enrollment form, two brochures for the Bilalian Center, and another for the DAWAH Institute in Highland Park. Also included are the contents of a binder for the DAWAH Institute. Separated by subject tabs, materials include handwritten notes and a typed agenda for the First National Meeting of the DAWAH Institute, an application of employment to the Institute, papers on Community Services, the A.B.C.D. Savings Program, a photocopy of a Western Union Mailgram to President Ronald Reagan, papers on the Food Co-Op & Gardening club, Home Garden booklet from the 4-H Youth Programs, Fundraising and Grantsmanship, invitations, brochures, news releases, educational programs, news clippings, and a curriculum statement.

Acquisition Type



Purchased from Crow Hop Rare Books, 14 March 2023.

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Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: c.1975-1981



.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder (legal))

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1 folder of materials