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Michigan Labor History Society

Michigan Labor History Society

The real heroes of Labor are the men and women whose devotion and sacrifice made it possible to win a better life. Too often their contribution is not recorded and is forgotten. The Society believes that there is a dramatic story of dedication, which needs to be told in every union workplace in this state.

Monroe County Labor History Museum

Monroe County Labor History Museum

It is the mission of the Monroe County Labor Museum to provide a facility open to the public for the purpose of preservation and display of local, regional and national labor history for present and future generations to view; to provide a venue for a youth outreach program that educates our youth about labor's past history and present cause; to provide an area for organized labor and the public to gather which will be immersed with labor history; to provide a library and database for the research of labor history; to provide a facility that will be self-sustainable and managed in an efficient manner.

North American Labor History Conference

North American Labor History Conference --

The North American Labor History Conference is the leading labor history conference in the United States and is sponsored by the Department of History, the Walter P. Reuther Library, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Wayne State University.

Michigan Oral History Database

Michigan Oral History Database

The Oral History Collection at the Walter P. Reuther Library contains individual interviews regarding American labor history and Detroit urban affairs. Conducted in the 1950s – 2000s (bulk 1970s-2000s), major topics include working women; local, state, and national politics; radical social and labor movements; education; Detroit African-American communities; and union leadership and rank-and-file experiences. Oral histories may be accessible as sound recordings, video footage, or transcripts.