Dr. Ida Kahn, a Chinese student who studied medicine at the University of Michigan and graduated in 1896, helped inspire Regent Levi L. Barbour in 1914 to establish The Barbour Scholarships for Oriental Women, now known as the Rackham Barbour Scholarship for Asian Women.
Soprano Beverly Sills and Tenor John McCollum chat in a September 1977 appearance at Hill Auditorium.
Old School: Wind sculpture
Artist Catherine Spurr tests a wind art sculpture scheduled to join several works on display at a 1978 Fall Art Fair on the Michigan Union lawn.
Old School: Jazz icon
Miles Davis performs on trumpet in September 1981 in Hill Auditorium.
Back to school
A loaded station wagon pulls up to a dorm in 1979 during student move-in days.
State Street, 1971
Pedestrians navigate traffic along the State Street business district between Liberty and North University.
Children look on as an artist works on a wood figure at the 1972 Ann Arbor Art Fair.
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.
Old School: Jazz legend
Legendary tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon attends an Ann Arbor Jazz Festival workshop presented by Eclipse Jazz in 1984.
Old School: Spring term signup
Staff members register students for classes in May 1976.