(AP) — Pieces of Motown’s origin story that haven’t been seen by the public will go on display in Detroit as part of the label’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: Former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton Faces Driving While Intoxicated Charge After Recent In Northwest Indiana
The museum unveiled the artifacts Friday afternoon on its Facebook page. The official display will open to the public Saturday at the museum.READ MORE: After 2 Long Years, Crowds Of Shoppers Downtown Are Thrilled To Be Out And About Again This Black Friday
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: Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Longtime Head Of Brazilian Olympic Committee, Sentenced To Over 30 Years For Corruption In Vote That Won Rio 2016 Olympics Over Chicago
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