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Wayne State University

WAYNE STATE 
UNIVERSITY

 

Here in the Central High building 
Completed in 1896 was founded in 
1917 Detroit Junior College from 
which grew a College of Liberal Arts. 
It united with other colleges, some 
begun here and some bearing notable 
histories in other parts of the city, 
to form a municipal institution. which 
in 1934 was named Wayne University. 
The oldest college, that of Medicine, 
began in 1868. Wayne, with its ten 
colleges and schools. was sustained 
by the people of Detroit through 
their Board of Education until 1956, 
When it became a State University.

MICHIGAN HISTORICAL COMMISSION REGISTERED SITE NO [116?]

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