Audiovisual Collection

To order any audiovisual assets (audio, video, or photos), please use the AV Asset Order Form below.

The new Reproduction and Use fees were released in November 2014. Refer to those for pricing.

The Audiovisual Collections are open to the public by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment to view photographs, email AV Archivist Deborah Rice ( or Elizabeth Clemens ( To schedule an appointment to listen to audio recordings or view film or video collections, email AV Archivist Mary Wallace (

The Audiovisual Collections at the Walter P. Reuther Library consist of still and moving photographic images, sound recordings, art work and artifacts. The collections focus on three major historical subject areas: American Labor, Metropolitan Detroit, and Wayne State University, and include materials pertaining to 20th century industrial unionism, social, political, and radical reform movements, civil rights, women in the workplace, and twentieth century Detroit history.

Direct AudioVisual reference questions by emailing us at:

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REPRODUCTION_Table_2014.pdfREPRODUCTION_Table_2014.pdf94.86 KB
USE FEES FOR AUDIO_Table_2014.pdfUSE FEES FOR AUDIO_Table_2014.pdf92.01 KB
USE FEES FOR IMAGES_Table_2014.pdfUSE FEES FOR IMAGES_Table_2014.pdf99.35 KB
USE FEES FOR MOVING_Table_2014.pdfUSE FEES FOR MOVING_Table_2014.pdf91.37 KB