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February 24, 2018

Old School

July 14, 2014

Art Fair

Children look on as an artist works on a wood figure at the 1972 Ann Arbor Art Fair.

June 23, 2014

Old School: Parade love

Well-dressed gentlemen and ladies look on, as a clown joins band performers in a Michigan Union Shows parade, circa 1909.

June 9, 2014

Old School: Jazz legend

Legendary tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon attends an Ann Arbor Jazz Festival workshop presented by Eclipse Jazz in 1984. 

May 19, 2014

Old School: Spring term signup

Staff members register students for classes in May 1976.

May 5, 2014

Puerto Rican leader

After graduating from the University of Michigan, Dr. Jose Celso Barbosa returned to Puerto Rico, practiced medicine, founded the pro-statehood Puerto Rican Republican Party and became known as the father of the Puerto Rican statehood movement.

April 28, 2014

On the riverbank

Students gather near the Huron River in 1957.

April 21, 2014

Opponents reunited

Former 1976 presidential contenders Jimmy Carter and U-M alumnus Gerald R. Ford participated in a 1983 conference at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on North Campus.

April 14, 2014

A president’s funeral

Crowds attend a funeral procession for former U-M President James Burrill Angell, on April 3, 1916, along State Street.

April 7, 2014

The Cube

Not long after its installation in Regent’s Plaza, people file past artist Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal’s creation, The Cube, acquired by the university in 1968.

March 31, 2014

Old School: Father Gabriel Richard statue, 1940

Father Gabriel Richard, a French priest assigned in 1798 to French-speaking Detroit, embraced the ideals of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, and was a force behind the founding of the University of Michigan in 1817.

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