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Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and U-M Executive Vice President Marvin L. Niehuss, June 1954

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and U-M Executive Vice President Marvin L. Niehuss, June 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 4, 1973
Caption
Ann Arbor 1954: When Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia and the "Lion of Judah," was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Michigan in June 1954, News photographer Eck Stanger got this picture of him as he was being escorted through a hall of the Rackham building by U-M Executive Vice President Marvin L. Niehuss. Haile Selassie, one of the world's foremost statesmen, hadn't expected the photographer and was adjusting his uniform.

Emperor Haile Selassie I Of Ethiopia Receives Honorary Civil Law Degree, June 1954

Emperor Haile Selassie I Of Ethiopia Receives Honorary Civil Law Degree, June 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 7, 1954
Caption
EMPEROR GETS DEGREE: The Ethiopian emperor, Haile Selassie I (center), received a doctor of civil law degree from University Vice-President Marvin L. Niehuss (right). Dr. Warner G. Rice (left), chairman of the U-M English department, and Dr. George G. Cameron, chairman of the department of Near Eastern Studies, assist in the presentation.