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Jewish Community Archives Moving November 2022

As of November 2022, the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives (JCA) is moving to a brand-new collections space at Temple Beth El as partner in the newly formed Center for Michigan Jewish Heritage. The JCA collections at Reuther are closed to patrons in preparation for transfer. Potential researchers and visitors should contact JCA Director Robbie Terman at terman@jfmd.org to plan your research visits going forward.  read more »

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 »

Thanksgiving closure, Nov. 23-27

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

The Reuther Library's Reading Room will be closed this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The University is closed Nov. 24 and 25.

We are open Tuesday the 22nd and back to serve your research needs on Monday the 28th.

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!

Election Day Closure 2022

The Reuther Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 8 for Election Day.

We will be back to our standard Reading Room hours and reference services on Wednesday, November 9.

Have a happy and safe holiday!

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