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Detroit's Black Bottom and Paradise Valley Neighborhoods

(1608) Depression, Hoovervilles, Detroit, 1930s

In the Winter 2012 semester, the Reuther Library worked with students in the Graduate Certificate in Archival Administration program at the Wayne State School of Library and Information Science to produce a series of student-written, guest blog posts.

Cathy MacDonald is a student in the Archival Administration Program at Wayne State University. She is currently interning at the Arab American National Museum’s Library and Resource Center.

Detroit’s Black Bottom and Paradise Valley neighborhoods provided both housing and entertainment for the city’s African American community from the 1920s through the 1940s.  read more »

Walter P. Reuther on National Healthcare

(28206) Health Care, Children's Hospital, Nurses, 1960s

In the Winter 2012 semester, the Reuther Library worked with students in the Graduate Certificate in Archival Administration program at the Wayne State School of Library and Information Science to produce a series of student-written, guest blog posts.

Alexandra Orchard is an MLIS and Archival Administration Certificate candidate planning to graduate in August 2012. A few of her research interests include digital preservation, local history, technology, and pop culture.

Although current talk of national healthcare may seem new and revolutionary, it is far from the first time this issue has received national attention.  read more »

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