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Sindecuse Museum

School of Dentistry Class Photographs

(1876-2012)

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U-M School of Dentistry class of 1960
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U-M School of Dentistry Class of 1960

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Flora May Spore, School of Dentistry Class of 1899
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Flora May Spore, School of Dentistry Class of 1899

Beginning in 1876, composite class photographs of each Dentistry graduating class were created. The practice continues today. Most of this collection is in the style of composite photographs where individual portraits and names are compiled onto a single board to create one image. 

Missing years: No composite photos have been found for 1943 or 1947. There was no graduating class in 1904 because the requirements to graduate changed from a 3 to 4 year program that year.

The Bentley Historical website has a Searchable Name Index for Dental School Graduates, 1876-2008. Newer years will be added soon. In the meantime, if you need to learn when a Dentistry student graduated, you may ask a Bentley Archivist or visit the Sindecuse Museum. This information will assist you with locating which class photo to search.

Please contact the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry if you have a class photo from one of the missing years to donate or lend it for copying purposes.

Go to the Bentley Historical Library website or click the links below to view and download Dentistry Class Photos or order a print.