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Five Generations Of The Pierce Family, July 1943

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Month
July
Year
1943
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From the five-week-old baby to her 92-year-old great-great-grandfather, sitting right, all five pictured above are members of the same family, representing five generations. They all live in Ann Arbor. Standing, left to right, are H. E. Pierce, great-grandfather, 211 Pine Ridge; Leon H. Pierce, grandfather, 203 E. Hoover Ave.; seated are, Mrs. Ralph Walda and daughter, Madge Bernice, 1129 White St.; and W. D. Pierce, age 92, of 211 Pine Ridge. With the exception of the mother and daughter, the family members are 22 years apart in age.

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William D. Pierce & Toot, April 1941

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Ann Arbor News, April 26, 1941
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WILL BE 90 YEARS OLD NEXT WEDNESDAY: William D. Pierce, Pine Ridge Rd., will be the honor guest at a birthday anniversary dinner tomorrow, at the home of his son, Hoyt E. Pierce, with whom he lives. Mr. Pierce, shown here with Toot, the family dog, leads an active life and is in good health.
Month
April
Year
1941
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Andy Warhol Paintings Are Hung For The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art's "Six Painters and the Object" Traveling Exhibition, October 1963

Andy Warhol Paintings Are Hung For The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art's "Six Painters and the Object" Traveling Exhibition, October 1963 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 11, 1963
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'DICK TRACY' AND '200 SOUP CANS': Shown hanging two works by Andy Warhol are members of the staff of the U-M Museum of Art. These casein on canvas paintings and three other Liquitex on canvas paintings by Warhol are part of the "Six Artists and the Object" group from the Guggenheim Museum included in the U-M Museum's current "pop art" exhibition. It will run through Nov. 3.
Month
October
Year
1963
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Jean Tinguely's “Radio Drawing,” In The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art's "A New Realist Supplement" Exhibition, October 1963

Jean Tinguely's “Radio Drawing,” In The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art's "A New Realist Supplement" Exhibition, October 1963 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 11, 1963
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'RADIO DRAWING, 1962': This "radio drawing" by Jean Tinguely, currently on exhibit at the U-M Museum of Art, combines visual and aural elements in a four-dimensional work of "pop art." The two FM radio receivers at top send a shifting pattern of words and sounds through the two speakers as they are tuned in repetitious random patterns by the large motor at the bottom. The smaller motor above the tuning motor powers a revolving green disc.
Month
October
Year
1963
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Tilly Spencer Crafts A Parachute At Cobblestone Farm, February 1993

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Ann Arbor News, February 16, 1993
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Meanwhile, indoors at Cobblestone Farm, 7-year-old Tilly Spencer makes a parachute during a crafts program. Both activities were designed for students who had the day off from school. Students had Monday off for the Presidents' Day holiday.
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15
Month
February
Year
1993
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The 41st Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association In Rackham Galleries, March 1964

The 41st Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association In Rackham Galleries, March 1964 image
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Ann Arbor News, March 16, 1964
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A sound summary of area creativity is currently being offered in the Rackham Galleries where the Ann Arbor Art Association has hung its 41st annual exhibition. Paintings include (from left) Helen Cohen's "Still Life With Little Girl"; Frances David's "For The Birds"; Faith Ross's "Young Mangroves"; and Ellen Bonar Wilt's "Waiting for Yasuo." The exhibit will run through March 27. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Month
March
Year
1964
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Veronica Britton Prepares The 30th Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, December 1952

Veronica Britton Prepares The 30th Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, December 1952 image
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Ann Arbor News, December 3, 1952
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The 30th annual exhibition of the Ann Arbor Art Association opens tomorrow night at the University's Rackham Galleries. The show will feature work done by local artists - 110 paintings, and 50 examples of ceramics, sculpture and wood carving. Pictured here in the process of setting up the exhibit is Mrs. Allen P. Britton of 2371 Yost Blvd., vice-president of the Art Association. The exhibit will be open to the public from 10 a.m., daily except Sundays, through Dec. 18.
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3
Month
December
Year
1952
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Ruby Churchill & Cecil North Hang Paintings For The 35th Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, March 1958

Ruby Churchill & Cecil North Hang Paintings For The 35th Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, March 1958 image
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Ann Arbor News, March 3, 1958
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ANN ARBOR ARTISTS SHOW: Hanging paintings in preparation for the 35th annual Ann Arbor Artists Exhibition are Mrs. Ruby Churchill, president of the Ann Arbor Art Association, and Cecil North, chairman of the exhibitions committee. Sponsored by the association, the show will open at a preview from 8 to 10 p.m. tomorrow at the Rackham Galleries. It will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays through March 17.
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3
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March
Year
1958
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Preparations For The Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, October 1953

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Ann Arbor News, October 5, 1953
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Getting ready for the Ann Arbor Art Association's exhibit of local art, which opens tonight at the Rackham Galleries, are these two husband and wife teams of artists. They are (left to right) Mrs. Ethel Lewis, instructor in ceramics for the public schools' adult education program; Richard Wilt, University art teacher; Mrs. Ellen Bonar Wilt; and William A. Lewis, U-M technical illustrator who is in charge of hanging the exhibition.
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5
Month
October
Year
1953
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Mary Eldersveld & Julia Andrews Prepare The 43rd Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, October 1965

Mary Eldersveld & Julia Andrews Prepare The 43rd Annual Exhibition Of The Ann Arbor Art Association, October 1965 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 9, 1965
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Mrs. Samuel Eldersveld (left) and Miss Julia Andrews prepare to hang a weaving by Jean Beckley, titled "Void Hanging No. 3," in the Rackham Building's art gallery. The weaving is part of the Ann Arbor Art Association's annual show, which will run from Wednesday through Oct. 30. About 90 artists submitted works, which were judged by Mrs. Cyril Miles, an instructor in art at Highland Park Junior College. Winners will be announced before the show's opening.
Day
9
Month
October
Year
1965
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Rubbed The Wrong Way By Gomberg House - U-M Homecoming Display, October 1957

Rubbed The Wrong Way By Gomberg House - U-M Homecoming Display, October 1957 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 21, 1957
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WINNING DISPLAY: This was one of the winning displays in last Saturday's Homecoming contest among fraternities, sororities and residence halls at the University. Gomberg House of South Quadrangle produced this exhibit of a Northwestern Wildcat that got a University of Michigan football player by rubbing its magic lamp. Traffic jams of major proportions were created Saturday morning when thousands of residents, students and visitors circulated around the city to see the displays. Hundreds more were disappointed Sunday when they found most of the displays ruined by vandalism during the night.
Month
October
Year
1957
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Newly Dedicated Monroe Tourist Lodge Welcomes Visitors To Michigan, February 1941

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Ann Arbor News, February 13, 1941
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TO WELCOME VISITORS TO MICHIGAN: Here is the Monroe Tourist Lodge, on US-24 near the Ohio state line, which was officially dedicated on Wednesday by Gov. Murray D. Van Wagoner and Highway Commissioner Donald Kennedy. The $35,000 building, which is a hospitality lodge, designed to give tourists an official welcome to the state, stands in a large wooded park. Eventually it will be an island, formed by divided lanes of US-24, the Telegraph road. This is the third one at important entryways into Michigan, one being near New Buffalo on US-12, and another at Menominee on US-41.
Month
February
Year
1941
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Ed Lesher & His Experimental "Teal" Airplane, May 1967

Ed Lesher & His Experimental "Teal" Airplane, May 1967 image
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Ann Arbor News, May 23, 1967
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Prof. Edgar J. Lesher of the University's aerospace engineering department prepares to get out of his plane after unofficially breaking the world speed record yesterday for piston-engine planes of less than 1,102 pounds gross weight over a 500 kilometer course (310 miles). Lesher flew from Willow Run Airport to Muskegon and back at an unofficial 181 miles per hour, to better the world record of Italian Iginio Guagnellini of 169 miles per hour, set in 1954.
Month
May
Year
1967
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Ed Lesher In His Experimental "Teal" Airplane, May 1997

Ed Lesher In His Experimental "Teal" Airplane, May 1997 image
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Ann Arbor News, March 31, 1997
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Ed Lesher sits in his plane, Teal, which he has flown to seven world records. Behind him is Nomad, the first plane he built.
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March
Year
1997
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Dolph Funeral Home Employees Load A Body Onto A Plane At Ann Arbor Airport, November 1946

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Ann Arbor News, November 7, 1946
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FLYING HEARSE: A forward-looking Benton Harbor mortician, when called to pick up the body of a deceased man in Ann Arbor, dispatched his airplane instead of a hearse or ambulance for the task. Shown above as it prepared to take off from the Ann Arbor airport is the twin-engined plane of the Dean Mortuary of Benton Harbor. Helping place the body in the craft are Theodore A. Hoffman, (center, with back to camera), assistant manager of the Dolph funeral home of Ann Arbor, and Herbert Kerkhoff, right, a helper at Dolph's.
Month
November
Year
1946
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Bette Warren Carries A Picket Sign As EMU Faculty Strike, September 2000

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Ann Arbor News, September 5, 2000
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Math professor Bette Warren carries a picket sign outside Eastern Michigan University's Pray Harrold classroom building as the EMU faculty went on strike this morning. She has been teaching at EMU for 16 years.
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September
Year
2000
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Wreckage Of Parked Plane Blown Into Tree By Storm, May 1962

Wreckage Of Parked Plane Blown Into Tree By Storm, May 1962 image
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Ann Arbor News, May 1, 1962
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'NESTING' AIRPLANE: Fierce winds deposited this smashed airplane in a tree on the David Potter farm at 8684 McKean Rd. just northeast of Willis in Augusta township. The plane, tethered near a landing strip on the Potter property, is owned by Ballard Runyon, jr., of nearby 9280 Macey Rd. It was valued at $4,300. Another plane tethered nearby escaped damage from the freakish winds.
Month
May
Year
1962
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Jane Henning Assembles Strawberry Shortcakes, June 1948

Jane Henning Assembles Strawberry Shortcakes, June 1948 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 30, 1948
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IT'S STRAWBERRY TIME - FOR CANNING AND SHORTCAKE: Washtenaw farm kitchens are unusually busy spots these days with strawberries demanding prompt attention. Mrs. George Henning, 6485 W. 7 Mile Rd., is shown above sorting out the biggest and ripest for the family's shortcake feast. The rest are being canned.
Month
June
Year
1948
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Letter Carrier Pat Smith Makes His Rounds Downtown, January 1992

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Ann Arbor News, January 19, 1992
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Wearing no coat and with his sleeves rolled up as usual, Ann Arbor letter carrier Pat Smith makes his round of downtown businesses Monday.
Month
January
Year
1992
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Cesar Chavez Speaks at EMU, November 1987

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Ann Arbor News, November 11, 1987
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Union activist Cesar Chavez makes a point while speaking at EMU Tuesday. His speech was sponsored by the student government and the university's Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks program.
Month
November
Year
1987
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