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March 26, 2019


August 13, 2018

Angell’s diplomatic journey to China

University of Michigan President James Burrill Angell once played a crucial role in negotiating two treaties with China. During the late 1800s, Angell traveled to China to negotiate an immigration treaty at the behest of the U.S. government.

June 11, 2018

The president and the photographer

(Photo courtesy of Margaret Bourke-White Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries © Estate of Margaret Bourke-White/Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York)

April 23, 2018

Cadaver collector

Gregor "Doc" Nagele's bell was a fixture on the Medical School campus for his long tenure at U-M, more than 50 years. (Courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

April 16, 2018

Women's Studies

The 1977 course list of the still-new field of women's studies. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

March 2, 2018

Flying saucers?

This police artist's rendering of the object Frank Mannor allegedly saw was printed in dozens of newspapers around the country. (Courtesy of the Ann Arbor District Library archive)

March 26, 2018

Homecoming queen controversy

Opal Bailey being crowned homecoming queen in 1967. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

March 19, 2018

Book burning

A group called Advocates for Medical Information burned J. Robert Willson's textbook on the Diag in the spring of 1973. (Photo courtesy of The Michigan Daily)

March 12, 2018

Elizabeth Crosby

Elizabeth Crosby giving a lecture on neuroanatomy. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

March 5, 2018

Aunt Ruth

Ruth Buchanan, pictured in her garden. As seen here, she often wore her esteemed Emblem of Honor over her heart. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)


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