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Fishman Grantees 2019

(26192) Old Main, historical marker, Detroit, Michigan

The Walter P. Reuther Library is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Sam Fishman Award.

These annual grants provide up to $1,000 to support travel to the Reuther Library to access archival records related to the American labor movement. The award is named in honor of Sam Fishman, a former UAW and Michigan AFL-CIO leader.

As part of their research visits, awardees are invited to speak about their work at an informal event at the Reuther Library and/or discuss their research on Tales From the Reuther Library.  read more »

Closure - January 30 and 31

(2915) Skyline, Detroit, Riverfront, Downriver View, 1980

The Reuther Library will be closed Wednesday, January 30, and Thursday, January 31 due to inclement weather. Please do not hesitate to submit your questions via our "Ask an Archivist" button to your left and we will answer when we return. Stay safe!

Internship opportunity with the Reuther Library's Archives and Primary Resource Education Lab

(28419) Colleges, Monteith, Classroom Scenes, 1961

The Reuther Library's Archives and Primary Resource Education Lab (APREL) seeks a paid intern for the 2019 Winter term.

The Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, is the home to thousands of archival collections documenting the international labor movement, urban and political life in Southeast Michigan, and Wayne State University. Though the library has always served academic researchers, we have adopted a new focus on reaching younger students, particularly undergraduates and high school students.  read more »

Holiday Closure: Winter Break 2018/2019

(2929) Shoppers, Michigan Ave., Woodward Ave., Detroit, 1970

The Reuther Library will be closed this December 22-January 1. We will resume normal hours on January 2nd.

We wish you all a safe and restful break, and we look forward to serving you in the new year. Please feel free to submit reference questions at Ask an Archivist and we will make sure to answer them  read more »

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