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Subject of the Month

A monthly display in the Purdy/Kresge Library featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

July, 2017


Detroit 1967 photo of firefighters


Selectors: Monique Oldfield and Michelle LaLonde


July 2017 marks 50 years since the 1967 Detroit "riots" or "rebellion."


eBooks - WSU access id/password required


Detroit News photograph collection

Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

Journal Articles - WSU access id/password required

Reuther Library and Archives Collections

Photo of Police Raid during 1967 Belle Isle Love-In 

Image from the Virtual Motor City Collection

Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

Uniformed police officers with riot helmets and batons restrain young man against hood of car during Love-in at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. April 30, 1967



Never been seen before home movie of the 1967 Detroit Uprising, Walter P. Reuther Library and Archives, Wayne State University

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