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Sketch of lettering for "American Eagle (Ann Arbor War Memorial Eagle)"

Graphite on waxed tracing paper
Drawing, American--20th century

In 1945, a group of University of Michigan alumni petitioned the Board of Regents to rename Michigan Stadium in honor of legendary former football coach Fielding H. Yost. Although Yost played an integral role in the stadium’s design and construction, he discouraged the effort.…