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Seminar for Black Contractors at Washtenaw Community College, June 1970

Seminar for Black Contractors at Washtenaw Community College, June 1970 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 28, 1970
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Seminar For Contractors: Joseph Conrad (left) of the Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C., was a featured speaker Saturday at a seminar for black contractors. From Conrad's left are Hiawatha Jones of Detroit; Dr. Paul Hunt of Washtenaw Community College; David R. Byrd, WCC instructor and county commissioner; Wilbern Forbes, Ypsilanti contractor; Clifford Hawley, management assistant from Washington; and Laymoen McLilley, contractor from Belleville.
Month
June
Year
1970
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Mattie Dorsey Speaks at Ypsilanti City Council Meeting About Urban Renewal, 1969

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Year
1969
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Caption: Opposes Urban Renewal: Mrs. Mattie Dorsey, former city recreation director and organizer of the Ypsilanti Property Owners Association, looks skeptically at City Council members as they explain urban renewal rezonings on Ypsilanti's south side.

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H. C. Curry Day Celebrated at First Methodist Church, May 1970

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Ann Arbor News, May 28, 1970
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Curry Day Includes Prayer For Peace: A gathering of H. C. Curry family and friends joined together to pray for world peace yesterday afternoon at the First Methodist Church. The mayor pro-tem was honored for his service to the community and 215 persons attended a banquet last night as part of the H. C. Curry Day celebration.
Month
May
Year
1970
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Construction of Amos Washington Subdivision in Ypsilanti, June 1954

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Ann Arbor News, June 25, 1954
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Work on the new Amos Washington subdivision in Ypsilanti is progressing rapidly, with the first families expected to move into some of the three-bedroom homes before August 1. About 15 of the 22 houses planned are already built (left and center). The new homes, designed for purchase by Negro families with FHA or GI financing, are laid out along a new street--Burton Ct.--running north from Harriet St. and just opposite Harriet Elementary School.
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June
Year
1954
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New Homes in Ypsilanti's South Side, August 1953

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Ann Arbor News, August 22, 1953
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OASIS IN A DESERT: In the heart of Ypsilanti's south side slum area are new homes such as this on Jefferson Ave. Private capital and contractors are responsible for these improvements.
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August
Year
1953
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Substandard Housing in Ypsilanti's South Side, August 1953

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Ann Arbor News, August 22, 1953
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BLIGHT OF A COUNTY: Slum dwellings such as this on Ypsilanti's south side are havens for disease and potential fire. The area is pocked with burned out ruins of houses of this type.
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August
Year
1953
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Installation of Water and Sewer Mains for Amos Washington Subdivision, March 1954

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Ann Arbor News, March 17, 1954
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Service Installations Under Way: Installation of city water and sewer mains is well under way in the area south of Ainsworth Circle and north of Harriet St. in Ypsilanti. The Prospect Construction Co. of Detroit plans to erect 22 homes on a new street in a subdivision named in honor of Amos Washington, city housing director. The plan has been approved by the Ypsilanti City Council.
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March
Year
1954
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Elizabeth A.H. Green Leads The All-City Public Schools String Orchestra In Practice For May Festival, May 1944

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Ann Arbor News, May 9, 1944
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DRILL FOR CONCERT TONIGHT: Music certainly has charms thinks an onlooker as he watches the 14 cellists of the massed string orchestra of 100 players recruited from Ann Arbor Public schools as they practice for the annual May Music Festival at 7:30 tonight in Hill auditorium. Forgotten are all the other intrigues of springtime as the young musicians concentrate on the things at hand, namely, a cello and a somewhat difficult composition.
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May
Year
1944
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Elizabeth A.H. Green Leads The All-City Public Schools String Orchestra In Practice For May Festival, May 1944

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Ann Arbor News, May 9, 1944
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VIOLINISTS PRACTICE: Fritz Kreisler has nothing on these youthful second violinists of the all-city public school orchestra when it comes to enthusiasm. In the above picture they are shown rehearsing for their selections in tonight's concert, for which there will be no charge, in Hill auditorium. Whether or not the Negro boy is weary or whether he is captivated by the music of his co-players remains unknown.
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May
Year
1944
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Elizabeth A. H. Green - Ann Arbor Civic Orchestra Concertmaster, October 1965

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Ann Arbor News, November 1, 1965
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Holding her 235-year-old Montagnana violin, Elizabeth A. H. Green studies the music for a performance of the Ann Arbor Civic Orchestra, of which the University music professor is once more concertmaster.
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October
Year
1965
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Elizabeth A. H. Green - Author Of "Miraculous Teacher: Ivan Galamian & the Meadowmount Experience", October 1993

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Ann Arbor News, November 11, 1993
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Elizabeth A.H. Green, a longtime Ann Arbor violin teacher, has written a book about a man she considers to be the 'world's greatest violin teacher,' Ivan Galamian.
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October
Year
1993
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Mary Hazou Packs Her Backpack On Her Last Day Of Second Grade At Mack Elementary School, June 1993

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Ann Arbor News, June 18, 1993
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THAT'S IT - At long last, school's out for summer in Ann Arbor. Mary Hazou, above, packs artwork and other essentials in her backpack Thursday in Ted Dorr's second-grade class at Mack Elementary School.
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June
Year
1993
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St. Thomas High School Graduation, June 1970

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Ann Arbor News, June 8, 1970
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Eight-six young people yesterday became alumni of St. Thomas Catholic High School as diplomas were presented at afternoon commencement exercises held in St. Thomas Church. Presenting the diplomas was the church's pastor, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Vincent Howard. The guest speaker was Msgr. William J. Sherzer.
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June
Year
1970
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U.S. Postmaster-General Arthur E. Summerfield & Owen J. Cleary At Cleary College's 70th Commencement Ceremony, June 1954

U.S. Postmaster-General Arthur E. Summerfield & Owen J. Cleary At Cleary College's 70th Commencement Ceremony, June 1954 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 21, 1954
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U. S. Postmaster-General Arthur E. Summerfield (left), who spoke Saturday at Cleary College's 70th commencement exercises in Ypsilanti, is pictured here with Owen J. Cleary, Michigan secretary of state and the college's president, who is campaigning for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. Summerfield, a native of Flint, is a Cleary trustee.
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June
Year
1954
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Children Ride A Pony Cart At The O'Connor Farm, June 1964

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Ann Arbor News, June 20, 1964
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SUNDAY DRIVERS: There are always loads of pleasant things to do when playmates come visiting the children of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald A. O'Connor of Saline Road. On Sunday afternoon, a favorite pastime is taking a pony cart ride down country lanes in a cart drawn by pony, "Topsy," with colt, "Ringo Starr," nearby. In the foreground (from left) are Jerry, Pat and Ann O'Connor and Cassie Mann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Mann of Granger Avenue. Seated in the background (from left) are Cathy and Maureen O'Connor and Kathy DeVine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John DeVine of Granger Avenue. The two-wheeler governess' cart is 50 years old.
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June
Year
1964
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David Overton Presents The Senior Class Gift During University High School Graduation Ceremonies, June 1956

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Ann Arbor News, June 16, 1956
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CLASS GIFT PRESENTED: David W. Overton (left), president of University High School's graduating senior class, prepares to present the class gift to Kim Hooper, president-elect of the Student Council. The gift was some $200 to aid in providing a student lounge. The presentation was made during graduation ceremonies yesterday.
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June
Year
1956
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University of Michigan Commencement Procession Outside Hill Auditorium - June 23, 1945

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Ann Arbor News, June 23, 1945
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READY FOR COMMENCEMENT: Navy uniforms and academic gowns were mingled in the procession as Michigan's fourth war-time graduation class marched to Hill auditorium this morning for the University's 101st annual Commencement. Degrees were presented to 1,042 students and 60 Navy students were commissioned as naval reserve officers at the ceremonies.
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23
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June
Year
1945
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Outside The Newly Constructed Detroit Metropolitan Airport Terminal, September 1958

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Ann Arbor News, September 26, 1958
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NEW DETROIT TERMINAL: This is a view of the front of the $8 1/2 million terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport which will be officially put into use Wednesday. The picture is taken from a roadway ramp leading past the entrance to the second-floor level. From here, attendants will drive passengers' cars to a 3,000-space lot below.
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September
Year
1958
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American Airlines Gate In The Newly Constructed Detroit Metropolitan Airport, September 1958

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Ann Arbor News, September 26, 1958
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WAITING ROOMS PROVIDED AT SIX GATES: At each gate in American Airlines' soundproofed concourse is an area where passengers and others may wait for arriving planes. A branch ticket counter and luggage-weighing facilities are nearby for passengers late in arriving at the terminal. Also lining the concourse are operations and other offices of American Airlines.
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September
Year
1958
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Exterior Of The Newly Constructed Detroit Metropolitan Airport, September 1958

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Ann Arbor News, September 26, 1958
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EXIT ON GROUND LEVEL: Deplaning passengers and others will use the lower level as an exit. Attendants will bring cars from a nearby lot to a ground floor door. The ramp (center) is the entranceway, leading from an elevated roadway to the main lobby of the glass and steel terminal building. The modern terminal is part of a $25,000,000 project.
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September
Year
1958
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High School Seniors In Ann Arbor Try On Cap & Gowns, June 1954

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Ann Arbor News, June 11, 1954
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Trying on that mortarboard for size is Julia Allen (left), St. Thomas senior, as Joyce Borsenik (center) of Ann Arbor High and Ellen Ward of University High watch. Ellen marched up for her diploma at U High today, while Julia will get hers Sunday and Joyce on Thursday.
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June
Year
1954
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Lona Tinkham & Anna Steele - Retiring Ann Arbor High School Teachers, June 1947

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Ann Arbor News, June 12, 1947
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Two Ann Arbor High School teachers, Miss Lona C. Tinkham, and Miss Anna B. Steele, are to retire with the end of this term after teaching since 1913 and 1916, respectively. They came to the school system when the late Herbert M. Slauson was superintendent of schools.
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June
Year
1947
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David Hawley Leads An Out Loud Chorus Rehearsal, June 1997

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Ann Arbor News, June 11, 1997
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David Hawley, chorus artistic director, leads the singers through a recent rehearsal at the Tappan Middle School auditorium.
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June
Year
1997
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Beth Bashert & David Hawley At An Out Loud Chorus Rehearsal, June 1997

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Ann Arbor News, June 11, 1997
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Producer Beth Bashert points out a detail to Artistic Director David Hawley.
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June
Year
1997
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David Byrd House Living Room Restoration, December 1978

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Ann Arbor News, December 31, 1978
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Living room: note repaneled fireplace, piano he repaired, other "junk" he restored to prime condition
Month
December
Year
1978
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Mark Weinstein, Editor Of New Gay Newspaper In Ann Arbor, March 1993

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Ann Arbor News, March 19, 1993
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Mark Weinstein edits Between the Lines, a new gay newspaper published in Ann Arbor. 'We just want to celebrate who we are,' he says.
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March
Year
1993
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Wayne McCabe Celebrates At The National Coming Out Day Rally On The Diag, October 1995

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Ann Arbor News, October 12, 1995
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University of Michigan law student Wayne McCabe joins in the celebratory mood Wednesday of a National Coming Out Day rally for gays and lesbians on the U-M diag. About 150 people attended.
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October
Year
1995
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Jill Reinstein & Kristin Kimmel Attend The National Coming Out Day Rally On The Diag, October 1995

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Ann Arbor News, October 12, 1995
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Jill Reinstein of Ann Arbor, left, and Kristin Kimmel, a third-year law student at the University of Michigan, came to celebrate Wednesday at a National Coming Out Day rally for gays and lesbians on the U-M diag.
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October
Year
1995
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Catherine McAuley Health Center volunteers and a worker in the Kelly Miller Bros. 3-Ring Circus Parade, June 1986

Catherine McAuley Health Center volunteers and a worker in the Kelly Miller Bros. 3-Ring Circus Parade, June 1986 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 28, 1986
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Catherine McAuley Health Center volunteers and a worker lead off the parade.
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June
Year
1986
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Ypsilanti Spanish War Veterans Committee, February 1940

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Ann Arbor News, February 27, 1940
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IN CHARGE OF SPANISH WAR MONUMENT: The committee of Spanish American War veterans, which is in charge of raising funds for a monument to be erected in Ypsilanti next May at the annual reunion of the 31st Michigan Infantry, is shown in the above photograph. Seated is Philip J. Becker, Ann Arbor chairman; standing (left to right) are Clinton H. Wellbrook, Merritt L. Deyo, Walter J. Pierce, secretary; John P. Kirk, treasurer, George A. Kenny and Charles D. Campbell, Ypsilanti.
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February
Year
1940
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