The students were leaving nearby Cass Tech High School when the crash happened.
On this day in 1906, Sidney Barthwell is born in Georgia. He will migrate to Detroit at age 14 and attend Cass Technical High School and Detroit Technological Institute (the forerunner of Wayne State’s College of Pharmacy), graduating with a degree in pharmacy. An ambitious entrepreneur, he will open Barthwell Drugs during the 1930s in the midst of the […]
“Young man, we have no stones to cast at you. We hold you accountable for what was done, but we are here to love you back into a very promising career and future.”
She will attend Cass Technical High School,Wayne State University and earn the prestigious title and crown of Miss USA in 1993.
The two met while collaborating on Tomlin’s 1971 comedy album, “This is a Recording.”
Vest was largely credited with coining the name “Paradise Valley”.
Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That’s the Detroit way.
The city council is being laughed off the stage by everyone. Mayor Dave Bing has made himself unapproachable. And now there’s former Police Chief Ralph Godbee.
Tucked inside one of the school’s art rooms were hundreds of pieces of award-winning art dating back to the 1960s. A month before demolition began last summer, I scooped up the art in hopes of showing it once again.
When the mighty, historic Cass Tech High School came crashing down this time last year, dozens of alumni gathered to catch one last glimpse of the 93-year-old building.