1962-1984.Origination : Baroni, Geno C. (Geno Charles), 1930-
Geno C Baroni Papers (BRN), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, agenda, reports, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, plans, bills, questionnaires, statistics, training courses, and background papers; concerning catechetics, teaching, work with youth, race relations, black power, civil rights, fair housing, integration, poverty, birth control, minimum wage, credit unions, co-op housing, welfare, crime, Catholic Action, voter registration, urban rehabilitation, and ethnic populations of cities all over the United States; with material concerning the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice, United States Catholic Conference, Citizens' Crusade against Poverty, home rule for the District of Columbia, Upward Bound, and Baroni's work at HUD.
Monsignor Baroni was Director of Urban Affairs for the Archdiocese of Washington (1967), program director of USCC Urban Task Force (1970), founder and president of the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs (1971), and founder of the Catholic Conference on Ethnic and Neighborhood Affairs (1974). He was appointed Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by President Carter (1977).