Labor Studies

Liaison Librarian

Rhonda McGinnis
Rm 2210 Adamany Undergraduate Library
Wayne State University Library System
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-8568

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Reference Desks

Undergraduate (UGL): 313-577-8852
Purdy/Kresge: 313-577-6423
Arthur Neef Law: 313-577-6180
Shiffman Medical: 313-577-1094

Article Databases

Internet Resources - General Research Guides

Internet Resources - Research Institutions

Internet Resources - Government Sites

Internet Resources - Labor News Sources

Reference Books

These are some of the more useful physical books on this subject that are in the Wayne State University Libraries.

Microfiche Collections

Life and Labor Shelved as Life and Labor in microfilm periodicals

Labor Unity Shelved at Reuther Library. Ask Reference Archivist for assistance.

Pamphlets in American History Labor No call number. Ask at Purdy Reference Desk for assistance.

American Federation of Labor Records pt.1 55 reels, pt.2 38 reels 3724 MCRFILM

Archives of the Works Projects Administration and Predecessors 1933-1943 ser. 1, pts. 1-2, reels 1-13 3795 MICROFILM

Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration 1916-192925 reels 3657 MCRFILM

The Papers of A. Philip Randolph 35 reels 3783 MCRFILM

Socialist Party Papers reel 1-142 S1609 MCRFILM

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union papers, 1934-1970 reel 1-60 S1635 MCRFILM

Departmental Information

Labor Studies Program Homepage

Contact Information

Labor Studies Program 
656 W. Kirby  3178 FAB
Detroit, MI 48202
ph: (313) 577-2191
fax: (313) 577-7726

About the Department

The Labor Studies Major prepares students for leadership roles in the labor movement and careers in labor relations.