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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...