Tag Archives: Tower Yearbook

1968

1968 Close your eyes and for a few moments, take a quick trip with me back to 1968.  Could you visualize it?  Even if you were born after this time, the history of the ’60s is a pretty dominate part of the story of social culture.  Colorful time, wasn’t it?  The Vietnam war was in full swing, people young and old were taking to the streets to protest an unjust conflict, Nixon was about to become the 37th president, and...

1990 University of Detroit Dental School Yearbook

Except for 1976, the U of D Dental School had their yearly activities included in with the annual Tower yearbook editions. The Tower yearbooks ended in 1988, but the Dental School put out their own yearbooks for a few more years.  I don’t think anyone does yearbooks any more which is too bad. Something like Facebook can only go so far in maintaining the kind of memories that comes with the printed copy of a yearbook. Its hard to tell...

U of D Class of ’79 Tower Yearbook: Finances, Food Fights and Football?

The 1979 Tower Yearbook almost didn’t make it out for publication. Severe budget cuts left no money at all for its production. Some students got together with the Dean of Students to gather the necessary resources to produce the yearbook. I am so glad they had the foresight to make this yearbook. One of the most common questions that comes to the archives is from someone looking for  information about a relative that attended the university. Outside of maybe a...