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Noel Night 2017

(28281) Ethnic Communities, Japanese, Detroit, 1945

Join the Reuther Library for our second year as a participant in Midtown’s Noel Night, this Saturday, December 2. We will be welcoming visitors from 5-10pm and offering free photos in front of historic photo backdrops, snacks and hot chocolate, access to our exhibit spaces, activities, and more.  read more »

Thanksgiving Closure

(33916) Holiday Scenes, Thanksgiving, Sara Fisher Home for Orphans, 1930s

Please note: Wayne State University and the Reuther Library will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We are open Wednesday the 22nd and back to serve your needs on Monday the 27th.

As always, feel free to submit a request via Ask an Archivist and we will answer as soon as we return.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Event: "Larry Itliong: The Farm Labor Organizer Who Changed the World."

(221) Portrait, Larry Itliong, 1960s

Dawn Mabalon, Associate Professor at San Francisco State University, will share her research on the life and work of Larry Itliong, a Filipino leader of California’s farm labor movement. It focuses on relationships between Filipino and Mexican farm workers, reframing this struggle in multi-ethnic and multi-generational contexts to be more inclusive of radical Filipino American perspectives.  read more »

Labor Day Closure

(2946) Parades, Labor Day, Detroit, 1957

The Reuther Library will be closed September 4, 2017, in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday the 5th.

Feel free to submit your questions via Ask an Archivist and we will answer them when we're back in the office. Enjoy the holiday!

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