1. August 17, 2015

    State Street

    Pedestrians and a horse-drawn vehicle are part of the street scene circa 1877 along State Street looking north, at the corner of North University Avenue.

  2. July 27, 2015

    Batter up

    People enjoy America’s pastime on campus at mid-20th century, with the U-M Veterans Readjustment Center building in the background.

  3. July 13, 2015

    Postwar housing

    A couple with a baby examines temporary U-M student housing following the end of World War II in 1945.

  4. June 22, 2015

    Class rings and magazines

    A magazine salesman in June 1932 tends to his stand at the Nickels Arcade. A sign advertises University of Michigan official rings.

  5. June 13, 2015

    Bentley Historical Library unveils bibliography of university history

    The Bentley Historical Library has compiled a comprehensive bibliography of works about the history of U-M in honor of the university’s upcoming bicentennial.

  6. June 8, 2015


    Two University of Michigan theater students act in the 1932 production of the play “Berkley Square.”

  7. May 26, 2015

    Fighting pernicious anemia

    In the 1920s, pernicious anemia was mysterious and deadly. After the disease killed Thomas Henry Simpson in 1923, his wife offered $400,000 to create an institute at U-M devoted to its study and a cure.

  8. May 5, 2015

    Panels at parking structure to celebrate history of Lower Town

    U-M will celebrate the history and stories of Ann Arbor’s Lower Town community with the installation of eight historical panels at the Wall Street parking structure.

  9. May 4, 2015

    Classical music legend

    Pianist Arthur Rubinstein is pictured backstage with University Musical Society President Gail Rector, on the occasion of one of his UMS performances in the 1950s or ’60s at Hill Auditorium.

  10. April 27, 2015

    At the gym

    Women participate in physical education in 1910, as shown in a photo from the records of the U-M Department of Physical Education for Women.