The papers in this collection were secured for filming by Mrs. Sharon Holley. The papers were placed on loan to the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier. The papers are organized and filmed in chronological order. They were filmed by Monroe Fordham, member of the History Department, Buffalo State College.
The Ellicott District Coalition was formed in 1968 to bring all agencies together for sharing, innovation, and implementation of beneficial concepts related – the Ellicott District. Some of their accomplishments include: the 1973 Community Service Awards; sharing of services and communications from member organizations; Christmas basket distributions; providing speakers for up-to-date information about the Ellicott District; and annual meeting presentations. Their objective was to “create a community action power base for a united front to attack social injustice.”