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ArchivesSpace@Wayne Discovery Tool Launch

The Walter P. Reuther Library is pleased to announce the beta launch of Wayne State Library System’s ArchivesSpace Public User Interface. Patrons can explore finding aids from the Reuther and Library Special Collections through ArchivesSpace@Wayne.

Current finding aids on the Reuther’s website will remain in place until beta testing is complete.  read more »

Noel Night Historical Calendar 2019

Learn more about the information offered in our December Historical Calendar, featured in person during the 2019 Noel Night:

December 1, 1955: Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Alabama.
December,  read more »

Folklore Friday: Halloween Edition, v.3

(2207_3) Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, 1939

This is the time of year that we love to indulge in sharing spooky tales with one another. In Southeastern Michigan, there is no lack of supposedly haunted places–many of which make an appearance in the Folklore Archive. The following three stories of haunted places evolved throughout the last 100 years and were recorded and analyzed by students in their field reports.  read more »

Exhibit Announcement: Women of the I.W.W.

(31814) Paterson Strike, Paterson Pageant, New York, 1913

The Reuther Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit in our Leonard Woodcock Gallery: Women of the Industrial Workers of the World. The exhibit celebrates the militant revolutionaries, “rebel girls,”  read more »

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