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Guest Post: SS Wayne Victory

(12239) SS Wayne Victory

My experience with the SS Wayne Victory Ship began as a piece of dumb luck. My boss had submitted his resignation to Wayne State University and I was tasked with cleaning out his office.  read more »

Guest Post: The Ronald Raven Annual Award, Winter 2018

Guest post by Anita Millers
I am honored to be chosen as the most recent recipient of the Ronald Raven Award. I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University (WSU) and am enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Program in Archival Administration.  read more »

Celebrate Wayne State's 150th Birthday!

Crowded conditions, Mackenzie Hall, Detroit, Michgian

Wayne State University has a big birthday this year – 150 years! Wayne State University has been a critical artery in the heart of Detroit and been vital to the lives of so many in the city and around the world.  read more »

William Bunge, Radical Cartographer and Radical Member of Wayne State Faculty

The Reuther Library is proud to house archival materials detailing the work of William Bunge, former Wayne State Professor and activist, who created the Detroit Geographical Expedition Institute to offer free courses to Detroit residents in cartography, geography, community activism, and urban planning. Over the years, Bunge’s radical stances brought him into conflict with the university administration and the United States Government.  read more »

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