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August 21, 2019


January 25, 2016

Winter scene

During winter of 1897, this view of campus shows the former library beyond the trees. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

December 14, 2015

Winter fun

Student soldiers wrestle in the snow during World War II. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

October 13, 2015

Bentley Historical Library makes Kevorkian papers open to public

The Bentley Historical Library has acquired the papers of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a controversial Detroit-area native best known for his advocacy of physician-assisted suicide and terminal patients' "right to die."

The collection, donated by Kevorkian's niece Ava Janus, comprises materials spanning 1911 to 2014.

September 21, 2015

Dressed for success

Well-dressed students make their way around Central Campus in 1929. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)


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