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Solidarity Statement

The Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs continues to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all those fighting for racial justice. Over the past 60 years,  read more »

Guest Post: Karen Turk - Working in Time of Global Pandemic

Karen Turk and Hank

On March 8th, I left Detroit for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) at the Maryland State Archives. At the time, my plan was to return from ASB to the Reuther Library and finish my practicum by mid-April. I had my hesitations about traveling, but I put my concerns aside  read more »

Guest Post: The John C. Leggett Papers

Leggett Papers Survey

The John C. Leggett Papers, a collection illuminating the class and race struggles of 1960s Detroit, is now available for research. Leggett, a sociologist and academic, focused his studies on the impacts of labor and race on society. The collection, spanning from 1955-1960, contains academic writings and research related to those studies.  read more »

Guest Post: Processing with Karen Turk, Raven Awardee

(46486) Raven Award, Karen Turk

From the minutiae of removing rusted metal fasteners to discussing the legalities of redacting personally identifiable information,  read more »

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