Zina Pitcher, an unsung hero of U-M’s earliest years, was a doctor, soldier, politician, and botanist.
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A woebegone corner of campus once attracted trysts, trash and, a magnificent plan for an amphitheater. And then we paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
Raconteur John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, regales the listener with tales – heartfelt and hilarious – culled from a 25-year career covering sports. His new book features “select cuts,” showcasing Michigan heroes Bo Schembechler and Jim Abbott, as well as Detroit legends Ernie Harwell, Joe Louis, and more. Plus: An excerpt from The Best of Bacon.
U-M historian chronicles a time in Detroit’s history when Native Americans and African Americans were considered property.
An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.
‘Hereward Thimbleby Price’ may sound like a character in a cozy English tale, but real life took him from Madagascar to Michigan.