Reuther Library Closed September 27

The Reuther Library Reading Room will be closed to the public on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, to allow for furniture installation. We will reopen on Thursday, September 28th for regular Reading Room hours.

Subject Focus: Armistice Day and Veterans Day

World War II veterans registering for classes at Wayne University

Although the First World War did not officially end until the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919, combat between the Allied nations and Germany ended on November 11, 1918, when an armistice was called for the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.  read more »

You're Invited: Homecoming 2023 Open House

2023 Homecoming Open House

The Reuther Library will be hosting a Homecoming Open House on Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 4 - 6 p.m. Tours will take place at 4:15 and 5:15 and will highlight our University collections; including yearbooks, editions of The South End, photos, and film highlighting WSU students and alumni, as well as featured material from our Labor and Urban Affairs collections.

Please join us as we take a look back at campus life through the years and kick off another academic year for the history books! For more information, please call the Reuther Library at 313.577.4024 or email Molly Banes ( We look forward to seeing you there!

Reuther Library Closed Labor Day

(2946) Parades, Labor Day, Detroit, 1957

The Reuther Library will be closed September 4, 2023, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th for regular business hours.

Feel free to submit your questions via Ask an Archivist and we will respond upon our return. Have a happy and safe holiday!

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