Historic Preservation

Time Jumpers in class
Michigan Avenue, year unknown
Librarians at Ann Arbor's Carnegie library.

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300 N. Huron.
Bach and Abel storefront.

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Ann Allen.

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John F. Kennedy at the Michigan Union in 1960.

The Backstory: Presidential campaign stops of Ann Arbor's past


The Main Street promenade funded by Elizabeth Dean, circa 1966.
"Honest Jim" Kingsley.

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Staff of the Michigan Argus

The Backstory: Early Ann Arbor's multiple newspapers


Rob Hess of Go! Ice Cream

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