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Avard Fairbanks Sculpts A Champion Stallion, January 1939

Avard Fairbanks Sculpts A Champion Stallion, January 1939 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 18, 1939
Caption
MODELING CHAMPION STALLION: Avard T. Fairbanks, Ann Arbor sculptor, is shown with his nearly completed clay model of Obusier, 189153, rated the best imported stallion at the International Livestock show in Chicago last fall and owned by E. A. Hunter of Ann Arbor. The horse was added to the Dhu Varren Farms herd of outstanding Percherons last month. The clay model is to be cast in bronze and one model will be sent to Michigan State College for exhibition purposes.

Gladys Rowley Making Cornstarch Figurines, December 1946

Gladys Rowley Making Cornstarch Figurines, December 1946 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 11, 1946
Caption
Mrs. Henry Rowley spends some of her spare moments making figurines out of cornstarch, salt and water for her friends and for various organizations to use as place-makers at dinners. She got the idea for the tiny Santas, angels, skiers and sledders from the cornstarch mountains she used to mould as a grade-school pupil making relief maps for her geography classes.

Tai Chi at the Cube, 1978

Tai Chi at the Cube, 1978 image

Armless Angel in Ann Arbor Cemetery, 1978

Armless Angel in Ann Arbor Cemetery, 1978 image

Snow Sphinx Outside Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity, January 1936

Snow Sphinx Outside Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity, January 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 25, 1936
Caption
SPHINX CARVED FROM SNOW - Members of Alpha Rho Chi student architects' fraternity carved the sphinx, shown above, from snow which drifted in front of their house at 608 E. Madison St.

Avard T. Fairbanks, Sculptor and University of Michigan instructor, April 1938

Avard T. Fairbanks, Sculptor and University of Michigan instructor, April 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 28, 1938
Caption
PREPARING FOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION OPENING MONDAY: The annual exhibition of work of students in sculpturing in the University Institute of fine arts will open Monday night and will be held in the concourse of the Michigan League through commencement week. Students and faculty of the department are busy modeling and casting their pieces. In the upper picture, Miss Rosemary Mowery (left) of 718 Monroe St. is putting finishing touches to her model, "The Acrobat," and Miss Alice Frayer of Cranbook is shown at the right with her figure of "Parzifal." In the lower picture Prof. Avard Fairbanks, associate professor of sculpture in the institute, is critically touching up his figure of "Snowboy," for which his son, David, was the model last winter.

U-M Sculpture Class of Avard T. Fairbanks, April 1938

U-M Sculpture Class of Avard T. Fairbanks, April 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 28, 1938
Caption
PREPARING FOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION OPENING MONDAY: The annual exhibition of work of students in sculpturing in the University Institute of fine arts will open Monday night and will be held in the concourse of the Michigan League through commencement week. Students and faculty of the department are busy modeling and casting their pieces. In the upper picture, Miss Rosemary Mowery (left) of 718 Monroe St. is putting finishing touches to her model, "The Acrobat," and Miss Alice Frayer of Cranbook is shown at the right with her figure of "Parzifal." In the lower picture Prof. Avard Fairbanks, associate professor of sculpture in the institute, is critically touching up his figure of "Snowboy," for which his son, David, was the model last winter.

Snow Elephant Outside Phi Sigma Kappa, March 1938

Snow Elephant Outside Phi Sigma Kappa, March 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 1, 1938
Caption
ELEPHANT OF THE SNOWS: One of the more ambitious snow art projects of the current renaissance in Ann Arbor folk sculpture is this behemoth by the boys of Phi Sigma Kappa at 1043 Baldwin Ave.

Melvin Miller Leads The EMU Gospel Choir In Song At A Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Ceremony - January 20, 1992

Melvin Miller Leads The EMU Gospel Choir In Song At A Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Ceremony - January 20, 1992 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 21, 1992
Caption
Melvin Miller leads the Eastern Michigan University Gospel Choir in a song commemorating the late Martin Luther King Jr. during a Monday afternoon ceremony at the King Plaza on the EMU campus. The event was sponsored by fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha.