Posts on October 2016

New Discoveries of the Labadie Family

Photograph of Carlotta Anderson and her uncle Laurance Labadie.

As the only grandchild of Jo and Sophie Labadie, Carlotta Anderson was fascinated by her family's history. She wrote an authoritative biography of her grandfather, researched anarchism, labor unions and Detroit history before the auto industry, and preserved original family documents dating back to the nineteenth century. Anderson was a dear friend of the Labadie Collection and, shortly before her death she donated important papers that are now open for research.

The Top 3 Reasons I Love My Job

Photo of Faith with colorful Post-It notes stuck to a window

This blog post was written by Faith Weis, a second-year graduate student in the University of Michigan School of Information. I work at the library both as a User Information Services Assistant, staffing the Ask a Librarian service, as well as the Shapiro Collections Intern in Shapiro Library Reference Services. These two roles allow me to put into practice much of what I learn in the classroom as a master’s student at the School of Information. I can happily say that working at U-M...

This Week in Shapiro: October 3-9, 2016

Dark blue background with the words "ENGAGE. EDUCATE. ELECT." in yellow. And a Ginsberg Center Logo with the text "Your One-Stop for Election 2016".

This week in the Shapiro Lobby the Ginsberg Center is showcasing events and resources leading up to the November presidential election. We also have information tables from Alpha Omicron Pi, Michigan Libraries for Life, and the Amer. Pharmacists Assoc. Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

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