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2020 Fishman Awardees Announced

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

The Walter P. Reuther Library is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 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.  read more »

Music in the Archives: A Celebration of Detroit's Aural History

This January 23, Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs and Detroit Sound Conservancy present Music in the Archives: A Celebration of Detroit’s Aural History featuring performances by Melvin Davis, Detroit’s Soul Ambassador, and Ron English and his trio  read more »

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!

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