DETROIT (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — The Motown Museum is set to display several never before seen artifacts ahead of the museum’s 60th-anniversary celebration.
The Motown Museum says it will display several items, including documents that show label founder Berry Gordy Jr.’s repayment of the $800 family loan that helped launch the company with a recording in 1959.READ MORE: Lawsuit Filed Against University Of Michigan Days After $490M Settlement Of Sexual Abuse Claims
The museum plans to unveil the artifacts Friday afternoon on its Facebook page. The official display will open to the public Saturday at the museum.READ MORE: Detroit Family Seeking Justice 1 Year After 21-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed
Officials say the museum plans more displays throughout the year.
The Motown Museum is located where Gordy launched his music empire. Scores of stars, including the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and the Miracles, recorded hits there before Motown decamped to California in 1972.MORE NEWS: Oakland County Commissioners Approve $3.2 Million In Response To Oxford High School Shooting
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