Take a look behind the scenes at the Michigan Theater and stroll down memory lane (and way beyond for most of us) to the 1920s and the early days of this wonderful community treasure and then move up through time to the theater's current role in the Ann Arbor arts scene.
Posts tagged "history"
26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie's Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest provides a history of folksinger/songwriter Woody Guthrie's month-long position with the Bonneville Power Administration creating songs about the Columbia River, Grand Coulee Dam and other topics related to the electrification of the Pacific Northwest.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has put over 420,000 images of objects in their collection online for viewing and use in The Collection Online. Browse by artist, medium, location, date, etc or search for an image.
The 1956-65 expeditions to Mount Sinai by art historians George Forsyth of the University of Michigan and Kurt Weitzmann of Princeton University offer a rich trove of color photographs from the Monastery of Saint Catherine's icon collection. The Princeton University Visual Resources Collection has recently put 1,200 of these images online and will be adding another 2,000.
Release of Photogrammar: a map interface for finding photographs of America from 1935-1946.
Time to visit Detroit, a city rich with history and less than an hour away.
The personal is political. Narratives from major Supreme Court decisions.
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