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August 21, 2019


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)

February 12, 2018

Negro-Caucasian Club

A 1927 photo of the Negro-Caucasian Club, one of the first of its kind in the country. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

February 5, 2018

Unicorn in the Garden

Students would have undoubtedly been amused at this Michigan Daily vignette recounting the unicorn in the garden of the dean of the Law School. (Photo courtesy of The Michigan Daily)

January 22, 2018

Called by the bell

A peal of five bells installed in the west tower of U-M’s library in December 1883 replaced an earlier bell that was used to call students to class. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

January 15, 2018

Michigan hockey's heritage

Joseph Barss (center) in military garb, posing with his parents before heading to the front in World War I. (Photo courtesy of the Barss family)


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