“Haviland’s Girls: From Wayward to Womanly” is the title of a history display created by Adrian College students under the direction of Ray Lennard, a local historian. The display, which opened April 24, 2014, at the Adrian Mall, tells the story of the Adrian Training School.
Students completed the project as part of an experimental course, “History on Display.” To learn more, please read this article, feature on Adrian Today.
Adrian College history students and their teacher, Ray Lennard, pose in their exhibit on the Adrian Training School at the Adrian Mall. Pictured (left to right, back row) are Lennard, John Lang, Matt Hamilton, Sean Rooney, Maddie Fox, Caitlin Harrold, Adam Meier and Juliann Heidt, and (front, clockwise from lower left) Matt Taylor, Tyler Josz, Jack Hartman and Clint Spotts. Not pictured: Tom Mackey and Aaron Berry.
“Germans and Latinos of Lenawee”
Amy Johnson served as Project Director for the Heritage Grant project, “Germans and Latinos of Lenawee: Finding Home”, from June 2015-June 2016, sponsored by the Lenawee County Historical Society of Adrian, Michigan. As an undergrad at Adrian College, Johnson was an intern at the Lenawee County Historical Museum, where she studied the Latino history of Lenawee County, and expanded on the Latino exhibit held at the Museum. She has a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Minor in Sociology, focusing on Anthropology.