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March 18, 2018

Old School

December 7, 2015

Moliere satire at Michigan

The Department of Theatre & Drama formally opened the former Mimes Theatre under the name Laboratory Theatre when it presented Moliere's "Les Precieuses Ridicules" there on Dec. 1, 1930.

November 23, 2015

Nearly ready

Construction on the Rackham Building, a U-M landmark, is nearly complete in 1937.

November 16, 2015

Sports legends

Gerald Ford addresses the U-M football team in 1999 at Schembechler Hall in the full team meeting room. The former president was in town because the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy was being named in his honor.

November 9, 2015

In my room

U-M student David E. Heineman relaxes in his room at Professor Winchell's dwelling, with Winchell's dog "Curley," circa 1887-97. 

November 2, 2015


Women cross the Diag in the 1950s with a banner for Sorosis, the professional women's club.

October 26, 2015

Art and design

A female student works at an easel during an art class in 1949 in the College of Architecture and Design. 

October 19, 2015

Caesar and Cleopatra

The Power Center for the Performing Arts formally opened its doors in 1971. The Department of Theatre & Drama subsequently presented its first play there that year, George Bernard Shaw’s "Caesar and Cleopatra."

October 12, 2015

Football legend

Tom Harmon, a Heisman Trophy winner at U-M, and actress Anita Louise, his co-star in the movie "Harmon of Michigan," pose next to the Ingalls Mall fountain in 1941.

October 5, 2015

Tea time

A 25th Anniversary Tea commemorating the construction of the Martha Cook Building takes place in October 1940.

September 28, 2015

Aiding the war effort

Men stand at a booth at the corner of North University Avenue and State Street where women are selling savings bonds during World War II.