An Olympic Hopeful | Look what we found!
Think back to some of the iconic Olympic moments of the mid-twentieth century–Muhammad Ali’s 1960 gold medal, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised fists in 1968, and Mark Spitz’s 1972 world record–each of these could have happened in Detroit, had the city’s Olympic committees had their way. As long-time readers know, Detroit had long sought to host the international competition. In Farwell Field, beside the Michigan Light Guard Armory on 8 Mile Road. As part of their campaign to secure the 1968 Olympics.
About | Look what we found!
We started this blog in 2014 to showcase our efforts to digitize the many exciting artifacts in our collection that have never been featured in our museums. With over 250,000 items, we have had plenty of fascinating, unusual, and sometimes downright strange items to showcase. Our newest project has opened a whole new frontier in digital collections. With the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 6 thoughts on “ About. August 20, 2013 at 12:47 pm. December 12, 2013 at 7:22 pm. Enter you...