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UMS Renegade: Building a Brand of Cutting-Edge Performances

Description: This case profiles the University Musical Society (UMS), a performing arts presenter based at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Throughout its history, UMS has programmed uncommon and contemporary works of many kinds. In 2011, these efforts took a significant step forward with the launch of Renegade, performances that feature provocative artistic works. The case traces the development of Renegade, detailing its genesis, programming process, and marketing tactics.
Access: Restricted to the UNT Community Members at a UNT Libraries Location.
Date: 2016
Creator: Laprade, Eric, 1986-
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Drugs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about elections in Ann Arbor.
Date: 1972-06-09T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man in a jacket posing by a fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a man posing next to an indoor fireplace. He stands to the left of the stone fireplace with his hands in his pockets and looks at the camera with a smile. He has dark hair and he wears a jacket over a dress shirt that is tucked into pleated, pinstripe slacks. A mirror, a clock, and two framed photographs rest on the mantel's surface. A gas heating unit sits in the opening of the fireplace.
Date: 194X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man in a jacket posing by a fireplace, 2]

Description: Photograph of a man posing next to an indoor fireplace. He stands to the left of the stone fireplace and looks towards the camera with a smile. He stands with one hand in his pocket and points towards a framed photograph of a woman that rests on the mantel with the other. He has dark hair and he wears a jacket over a dress shirt that is tucked into pleated, pinstripe slacks. A gas heating unit sits in the opening of the fireplace.
Date: 194X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man smoking in a chair]

Description: Photograph of a man smoking in a cushioned armchair. He holds a cigarette in one hand and looks at the camera with a serious expression. The man wears a white dress shirt, a dark necktie, and slacks. Sheer curtains hang over the window on the wall behind him. A stack of magazines sits across from a patterned couch in the foreground.
Date: 194X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a train station in Ann Arbor, Michigan]

Description: Photograph of the train station in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Railroad tracks run to the left of the stone building. The station has many small windows and two towers rising from its tile roof. A long metal roof extends from the front of the building to cover the loading area below. Wagons and wooden crates are arranged under the roof. Many buildings are visible in the distance, partially obstructed my tall, leafless trees.
Date: 193X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a windmill]

Description: Photograph of a tall, wooden windmill against a clear sky, taken from below. The body of the windmill is covered in wood shingle siding. Thin, leafless tree limbs are visible on the right.
Date: 193X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a windmill in the woods]

Description: Photograph of a tall, wooden windmill in a wooded area. Large sections of the wood shingle siding on the body of the windmill have come off, revealing the framing beneath. A propeller extends from one side of the windmill's small, domed roof. Brush and leafless trees grow around the windmill.
Date: 193X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Virginia Frances Williams posing by a tree]

Description: Photograph of Virginia Frances Williams posing outdoors in a wooded area. She leans against the trunk of a tree and looks off towards the right, away from the camera. Her short, fair hair is styled in loose curls. She wears a long winter coat over dark slacks and oxford shoes. Through the trees, a street is visible in the background.
Date: 193X
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections