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Hours and Location
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (year-round)
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (now until April 28)
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 U.S.A.
Philippine American War Photos
The Philippine American War was waged from 1899-1902. The Bentley has acquired 19 rare photographs from the field, including American troops, battlefield scenes, and picturesque views. The photos are 2.12" x 3.0", and this collection is open to the public.
When U-M alumna Nicole Persley had her DNA tested, she discovered she was African American. With help from Bentley archivist Brian Williams, Persley found her paternal grandfather, Dr. Alonzo Persley -- a black graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School in 1915.