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We’ve been catching all different kinds of Pokemon all around and in the libraries using Pokemon Go! We have a Pokestop right inside UGL and the areas surrounding the libraries are rich with even more. Stop in and see what you can find– both on the game and for your classes!
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The Wayne State University Libraries now have a 24/7 chat service so librarians can answer your questions about library services and resources as well as help you with your research questions, projects and assignments anytime that you need it, day or night. To connect with a librarian, visit the Libraries’ home page and click “chat” in the bar at the top right or visit http://library.wayne.edu/services/help/ and choose “chat.” Or, if texting is more your thing, send your questions to 313-228-3WSU. Standard text messaging charges may apply from your wireless provider.
Any time you need us, the Wayne State University Libraries are here to help!
The Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs is now hosting “25 Years, 25 Treasures,” a new exhibit celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives. The exhibit will showcase 25 significant photographs, documents and objects from the Simons’ collection. These key pieces tell the remarkable story of Detroit’s Jewish community.
The exhibit will run through August 5. Docent-led group tours are also available. Contact Robbie Terman for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-203-1491 or Meghan Courtney at the Reuther Library, email@example.com or 313-577-0147.
Since 1991, the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives has collected over 2 million documents, 25,000 photographs and recorded over 100 oral histories which chronicle the rich and varied history of Detroit’s Jewish community. The Reuther Library serves as the repository for the Simons archival collections.
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Do your Detroit roots run deep? By deep, we mean like 80 years deep — deep in the historic Black Bottom and Paradise Valley neighborhoods.
Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library is looking to identify the subjects in a large selection of photographs taken by Detroit-born photographer Edward Stanton. The photos were taken in the late 1930s and early 1940s in the eastside neighborhoods, razed in the 1960s and replaced with I-75 and Lafayette Park.
“When we received these photos from the donor, we couldn’t stop thinking about the fact that these were neighborhoods where real people lived and led full and interesting lives,” says Elizabeth Clemens, audiovisual archivist at the Reuther Library. “We’d love to put a name to these faces so that we can document those stories that haven’t been told.”
Take a look at some of the photos below to see if you recognize any familiar faces. If you do, reach out to Reuther Library’s audiovisual archivists at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can visit the library’s website to see more of the photos. Or to get a closer look, they will be on display in the library’s Woodcock Wing through July.