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Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (now until April 25)
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 U.S.A.
Elizabeth W. Bauer is a disability rights activist who served many years defending the rights of the disabled within Michigan, across the country, and internationally. Bauer, pictured here with her daughter, Ginny, also served an eight year term on Michigan's State Board of Education. Her collection is open to the public.
A meeting in fire-razed Detroit. Two physicists on an Ann Arbor lawn. A lone woman in a Greek class in 1866. A protest at the president's house. The fight for gay rights. Here are five of the moments and movements that altered the course of Michigan history, and the Bentley collections that tell the story.