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October 22, 2018

Old School

September 22, 2014


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.

September 15, 2014


Soprano Beverly Sills and Tenor John McCollum chat in a September 1977 appearance at Hill Auditorium.

September 8, 2014

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.

September 2, 2014

Old School: Jazz icon

Miles Davis performs on trumpet in September 1981 in Hill Auditorium.

August 11, 2014

Back to school

A loaded station wagon pulls up to a dorm in 1979 during student move-in days. 

July 28, 2014

State Street, 1971

Pedestrians navigate traffic along the State Street business district between Liberty and North University.

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.