Reuther Library Access Update

The Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs continues to serve your needs as researchers with a focus on safety considerations to keep our staff, researchers, and communities healthy. We are pleased to share our plan for research operations. Though we are not offering walk-in visits at this time, we have developed a plan for limited safe access.  read more »

[Podcast] From Bargaining Table to Diplomatic Table: Leonard Woodcock in China (Part 1)

(35322) Leonard Woodcock and Deng Xiaoping

After Leonard Woodcock stepped down as president of the UAW in 1977, U.S. President Jimmy Carter sent him to Beijing as a diplomatic envoy and ultimately as the nation’s first ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  read more »

[Podcast] Jane Street and the Rebel Maids of Denver

(46054) Cover Art, Sheet Music, "The Rebel Girl"

Historian Jane Little Botkin explains how Jane Street, a single mother, firebrand, and little-known IWW organizer, orchestrated a 1916 housemaids' rebellion in Denver.  read more »

Judge Avern L. Cohn Papers open for research

Judge Avern L. Cohn, 2002

The Reuther Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Avern L. Cohn Papers, now accessible to researchers and the public. The materials in this collection represent the scope of Judge Avern Cohn’s professional life and his wide-ranging interests and activities, from history to family matters and philanthropy to leisure travel. The papers include correspondence, opinions and orders, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, files on a large array of topics and some audio-visual materials.  read more »

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Manuscript and Records Collections - Recently Opened

The following list contains titles of Reuther manuscript and records collections added or updated within the previous two months. Click on each title for more information about the collections, including collection guides and finding aids.

Please contact Kristen Chinery, Reference Archivist for more information.

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