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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 »

Meet Dallas Pillen, Technical Services Archivist

Dallas Pillen, circa 2019

The Reuther Library welcomed Dallas Pillen as its new technical services archivist in June. In this position, he will be working with the Reuther’s technical systems, managing metadata about the Reuther’s collections, and assisting the Reuther’s archivists and donors in transferring and preserving digital files. “I am really excited about all the great opportunities that exist to provide and promote remote access to digital content,” he said.  read more »

Meet Our New Director, Aliqae Geraci

(46494) Portraits, Aliqae Geraci, 2010s

We are excited to announce that Aliqae Geraci has taken the helm as the new director of the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University, a position she relishes because of the, “Strength and breadth of its labor union and organizational collections, the expertise and experience of Reuther staff, and Reuther's place within a major research library system and urban research university.”  read more »

Tales from the Reuther Library -- We Have a Podcast!

Tales from the Reuther Library Podcast Artwork

We are excited to announce the release of our new podcast, Tales from the Reuther Library, in which archivists and researchers at the Reuther Library share stories from our collections about the American labor movement, metropolitan Detroit, and Wayne State University.  read more »

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