Original film footage showing construction scenes and launch of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Produced by Jack Kausch, 1980, to mark the 50th anniversary of the tunnel's construction, includes footage of construction of the tunnel.
The 16mm film was shot by Allen Sherzer, ca. 1928. It consists of a series of short segments spliced together into a single roll. Segment/shot list title cards have been spiced into the compiled reel as follows (not all shots have title cards). Shots include: Glider Club -- new plane; AA train station -- students leaving for holiday; Diag; Pep Rally; Huron river tug-of-war; Frosh march to Ferry Field / Sophomore band; Wrestling and obstacle course at Ferry Field; Baseball vs Wisconsin;…
Mackinac Bridge construction, dedication, and parade; includes footage of G. Mennen William.
Scenes of war-related activities on the University of Michigan campus during World War II.
Women in the 1930s at the University of Michigan
John F. Kennedy at the Michigan Union
Civil Rights Rally
Homecoming 1962: Minnesota-UM Football Game, Band