Reuther Library Closed July 4th

(32268) First World War, Return of Troops, 339th Infantry, Belle Isle, 1919

Reuther Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday. We will return for our regular hours on Wednesday, July 5th.

Have a happy and safe Independence Day!

Reuther Library Acquires Horace Sheffield Jr. Collection

The Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, is pleased to announce the acquisition of an archival collection documenting the life and work of Horace Sheffield Jr.

The Sheffield Collection will give insight into the life and work of a labor and community trailblazer through personal and family papers, correspondence, images, and ephemera collected over a life of leadership: as an official in UAW Local 600, founding member of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), President of the Detroit CBTU, founder of the politically influential Trade Union Leadership Council (TULC) and Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), director of the Detroit NAACP, and administrative assistant to UAW President Douglas Fraser.  read more »

Detroit Metro Times Publisher Ron Williams Donates to Walter P. Reuther Library

Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ron Williams collection, which comprise the first 16 years of the Detroit Metro Times, and the commencement of the publication’s digitization for research in partnership with the Detroit Metro Times and Euclid Media.  read more »

Reuther Library closed June 19

Juneteenth Celebration flyer

Reuther Library will be closed on Monday, June 19 in honor of the Juneteenth holiday.

We will return to support your research needs on Tuesday, June 20.

Please feel free to submit a request via Ask an Archivist and we will answer as soon as we return.

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