In 1937 the State of Michigan celebrated its Centennial, Franklin D. Roosevelt was president of the United States and Howard Hughes set a new record by flying from Los Angeles to New York City in 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds. Amelia Earhart vanished during an attempt to be the first woman to fly around the world and the Golden Gate bridge was completed. In the arts, the winner of the Academy Award for best picture of 1937 was "The Life of Emile Zola" and "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck was published.
Lawrence Institute of Technology, still a young school, continued to develop and expand academically and in sports.
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