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Labadie, Charles Joseph Antoine, 1850-1933.

View Resource Jo Labadie and His Gift to Michigan

Jo (Charles Joseph Antoine) Labadie, 1850-1933, was a Detroit anarchist, labor activist, and printer, who donated his personal library to the University of Michigan in 1911. Since then, the collection has grown to include 40,000 books, 800 periodicals, 20,000 pamphlets, and close to 1,000 pictures. Much of this material has been digitized, and users can approach it in two ways -- by touring an...
View Resource Labadie Collection Home Page

At the Labadie Collection Home Page, users can search and browse 924 images from the collection, read a history of the collection and finding aids for its manuscript portions, as well as view the subject heading list for the Labadie vertical file, which contains flyers, handbills, leaflets, and clippings on topics of social action and protest.