Ivory Photo Collection, circa 1930. BL003810
Come discover our resources, collections, and learn about the ways in which the past impacts the present.
The powerful oral histories of 28 African American athletes have been digitized and made available online through the Bentley’s new Digital Media Library. Hear in their own words the stories of athletes who overcame adversity to triumph on the field and off.
New digitization efforts mean more access to Bentley materials, including videos and audio recordings such as John F. Kennedy’s speech on the Michigan Union steps, and back issues of the Michigan Daily, which is quickly becoming a searchable database and treasure trove of U-M history. Read more in the latest issue of Collections magazine.
After almost 200 years, it’s inevitable that some parts of University of Michigan history have faded into obscurity. But thanks to a new bibliography compiled by the Bentley Historical Library, some of those facts are coming back to life. Every book about U-M ever? It’s a bibliography 200 years in the making.