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Michigras Parade Takes To Ann Arbor Streets, April 1952

Michigras Parade Takes To Ann Arbor Streets, April 1952 image
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Ann Arbor News, April 26, 1952
Caption
"Scholarship" was the theme of the float which took first place honors in judging at the Michigras parade which wound through Ann Arbor streets yesterday. The winning float was built jointly by Alpha Phi sorority and Theta Xi fraternity. Judges were Mrs. Harlan Hatcher, J. Fred Lawton, author of "The Varsity" lyrics, Mayor William E. Brown, jr., and Richard Wilt of the U-M Architecture School.

Earl V. Moore, J. Fred Lawton and Walter Staebler, on 25th anniversary of Moore's and Lawton's "Varsity," September 1936

Earl V. Moore, J. Fred Lawton and Walter Staebler, on 25th anniversary of Moore's and Lawton's "Varsity," September 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 14, 1937
Caption
Few Michigan songs have achieved the popularity of that famous tune from the Union opera "The Crimson Chest" of 1910. Earl V. Moore, right, now director of the School of Music was the composer and J. Fred Lawton, left, Detroit lawyer, contributed the words. Walter Staebler, Ann Arbor business man, center, was a member of the original Bum Army, and cherishes the death's head set he wore in the opera. The picture above was taken recently when the three held an informal reunion.

University of Michigan Celebrates the Birthday of 'Varsity' Fight Song, October 1936

University of Michigan Celebrates the Birthday of 'Varsity' Fight Song, October 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 10, 1936
Caption
Celebrating The Birthday Of 'Varsity': The composers of one of Michigan's most popular songs Dr. Earl V. Moore and J. Fred Lawton, were honored at a dinner given by Regent James O. Murfin in the Michigan Union last night. One of the features was a birthday cake lighted by 25 candles. Left to right: Dr. Moore, musical director of the University; Regent Murfin; Athletic Director Fielding H. Yost, to whom the song was dedicated, and Mr. lawton. Their wives also were present.

'Varsity' Writer Lawton Dies

'Varsity' Writer Lawton Dies image
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3
Month
November
Year
1969
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