Alvin D. Loving in 1956 became the first African-American faculty member to teach students at the University of Michigan-Flint. He later joined the Ann Arbor campus faculty and served as assistant dean of the School of Education. (Photo courtesy of UM-Flint)

This month in history (74 years ago)

Stockwell Hall, opened in February 1940, was named in tribute to Mrs. Charles K. Turner, formerly Madelon Louisa Stockwell, who in 1870 was the first female student at U-M. Stockwell alumni include actresses Selma Blair and Ann B. Davis, known as Alice the maid from “The Brady Bunch.”

— Courtesy Bentley Historical Library and U-M Heritage website