Announcement: Now Accepting Applications for the Ronald Raven Annual Award

The Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, invites applications for the Ronald Raven Annual Award for the Winter 2022 semester. Graduate students enrolled in Wayne State’s History Department or the School of Information Sciences are eligible for this award. The successful applicant must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. The award consists of a $1,500 tuition stipend and a semester-long internship in the University Archives. Students who have completed the introductory archival administration course LIS 7710/HIS 7840 are strongly encouraged to apply. The application deadline has been extended to January 31, 2022; preference will be given to early applicants. For details, please see our scholarships page.

Holiday Closure 2021-2022

(31188) Santa Claus Training School, Detroit, 1938

Reuther Library will be closed during Wayne State's winter recess starting December 23 at noon.

We hope you have a safe and happy break. We will be returning to our standard Reading Room hours and reference and scanning services upon our return on January 3.

AFSCME Local 1, Washington, D.C.'s fight against racism

(46699) AFSCME Local 1 Washington, D.C. members

“Several years ago Marvin Fleming, at that time a WBR-3 Trash Collector in the Division of Sanitation, became the instrument through which one of the most deliberate and pernicious systems of racial discrimination in the District government was smashed.”  read more »

WWJ / WDIV Film, Video, and Teleprompter Script Collection Now Open

(46684) Audiovisual, Collections, WDIV 16mm newscasts, October 2021

The Reuther library is proud to announce the opening of the WWJ / WDIV Film, Video, and Teleprompter Script collection. The collection spans close to 100 years and is the largest archival collection of news-related moving images in metropolitan Detroit.  read more »

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