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Ann Arbor Garden Club Members Hang Christmas Door Decorations

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Month
December
Year
1961
Caption
Antique Christmas: Ann Arbor Garden Club members and their friends will visit seven homes Wednesday in the club's Christmas Walk for Charity. At the home of Mrs. John Fraser (left), 2216 Melrose Ave., antiques for Christmas will be the main attraction. Working on the annual walk are Mrs. Robert Berry (center), Ways and Means Committee chairman, and Mrs. Gerald V. Barrow, co-chairman.
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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Highway

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Highway. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan Have Tea for Women in Landscape Design Study at Inglis House

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Month
October
Year
1961
Description

"The Inglis home, a 1927 French Chateau on Huntington Drive, overlooking the Arboretum, now belongs to the University." - Wystan Stevens

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LANDSCAPING COURSE: Many women who are enrolled in the fourth and final Landscape Design Study Course for area gardeners sponsored by the Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan, in co-operation with the University's department of landscape architecture and the Extension Service, attended a tea at Inglis House yesterday afternoon. Attending the course, which is being held Monday through today at the Rackham Building, are (left to right, standing) Mrs. William C. Vandenberg, Jr., of Holland, incoming landscape design chairman; Miss E. Genevieve Gillette of Ann Arbor, president of the Michigan Parks Association; Mrs. Walter L. Chambers of Ann Arbor, wife of Prof. Chambers, chairman of the U-M department of landscape architecture; and Mrs. Carl S. Cook of Holland, retiring landscape design chairman. Pouring is Mrs. John R. Hoinville of Cassopolis, president of the State Federation of Garden Clubs.
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Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan Have Tea for Women in Landscape Design Study at Inglis House

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Month
October
Year
1961
Description

Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan Have Tea for Women in Landscape Design Study at Inglis House. The Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan in co-operation with the University of Michigan Department of Landscape Architecture and Extension Service presented the "Landscape Design Study Course for Area Gardeners, "October 9 - 11, 1961, at the University of Michigan. Charles W. Cares, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, is featured in this photo leading the tour of the Inglis Garden, held on Monday, October 9th.

"The Inglis home, a 1927 French Chateau on Huntington Drive, overlooking the Arboretum, now belongs to the University." - Wystan Stevens

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Garden Club Puts Up Sign for Spring Flower Show

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Month
May
Year
1960
Caption
PLAN GARDEN SHOW: Putting up the signs for the Ann Arbor Garden Club Show tomorrow in the Community Center are Mrs. Larry Robertson, staging chairman; Mrs. J. G. Tarboux, flower arrangement chairman, and Mrs. Ralph Moore Berry, general chairman. The club has also announced that members will give demonstrations and answer questions at the show. A gladiolus quiz will be conducted by Russel Everhart from 7 to 8 p.m.; a rose quiz by Mrs. C. Merle Dixon from 3 to 4 p.m.; a flower arrangement demonstration by Mrs. Larry Robertson from 4 to 5 p.m., and a dirt gardening discussion by Mrs. Raleigh Schorling from 3 to 4 p.m. The flower show will be open to the public from 2 to 9 p.m.
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Ann Arbor Garden Club President Working on Table Centerpiece

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Month
September
Year
1959
Caption
TABLE CENTERPIECE: Mrs. James Hayward, president of the Garden Club of Ann Arbor, works on one of the many centerpieces to be used at the conference. The dried arrangement is made with an interior of sphagnum moss which is soaked in water, formed into a ball and then covered with chicken wire. The "branches" are made with wild weeds. A small branch is covered with florists' tape to form the "stump" and placed in the pot of dirt. At left is a finished centerpiece.
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Ann Arbor Police Department Officer Rolland J. Gainsley and Chief of Police Norman Cook with Portable Radio

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Year
1938
Caption
Always Striving For Improvement In Police Service: Chief Norman E. Cook was never satisfied to have the Ann Arbor Police Department rest on its laurels, but always sought to improve its efficiency and keep it ahead, or at least abreast, of latest developments. He revamped its record system, added to its motor equipment and extended its radio communications system. Here he is shown with Patrolman Rolland J. Gainsley (left), examining an experimental radio built by radio engineer S. S. Sturgeon for possible use of policemen while walking their beats.
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Ann Arbor Garden Club Flower Show Judges

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Month
September
Year
1958
Caption
FLOWER SHOW JUDGES: Three of the judges at the Ann Arbor Garden Club's flower show in the Women's City Club, and a clerk, Mrs. Raleigh Schorling (extreme right) look over entries in the horticulture exhibit. Judges are (left to right) Mrs. Donald B. Smith of Grosse Ile, Mrs. S. L. Wing of Coldwater and Mrs. Elmore W. Frank of Grosse Pointe. Twelve judges worked at the show held yesterday and today.
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Area Garden to be Toured by the Ann Arbor Garden Club

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Month
May
Year
1958
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ON TOUR SCHEDULE: This garden of Mrs. Charles W. Edmunds of 1619 Cambridge Rd. is one of four area gardens that members of the Ann Arbor Garden Club will visit Sunday. Other gardens on the tour schedule include those of Mrs. Otto Greschke of 1258 Ferdon Rd., Mrs. Wallace Teed of 2300 Melrose Ave. and Mrs. Charles Tunnicliffe of 4484 E. Huron River Dr. The club invites other interested persons to inspect the gardens with them.
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Ann Arbor Garden Club Members Using New Postage Stamps

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Month
March
Year
1958
Caption
NEW POSTAGE STAMP ISSUED: Three members of the Ann Arbor Garden Club are shown using the new postage stamps issued yesterday, marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Liberty Hyde Bailey, a horticulturist and native of Michigan. His writings and scientific works are familiar among gardeners and horticulturists. Members of the club are (left to right) Mrs. James Hayward, treasurer; Mrs. Eugene Leslie, president, and Mrs. Raleigh Schorling, horticultural chairman.
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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - House on Dunes

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

House on Dunes. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Swimmers and ship in distance

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Swimmers and ship in distance. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Waste Paper Bin at Corner of Main and Huron

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Month
April
Year
1939
Description

Waste Paper Bin at Corner of Main and Huron. Visible in the background is the plaque at the base of the Civil War Soldier memorial that used to stand on the Courthouse Lawn, but long ago was moved to Forest Hill Cemetery. - Wystan Stevens

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Gingerbread House Cookie on Christmas Tree at the Ann Arbor Garden Club's Foreign Christmas Tree Display

Gingerbread House Cookie on Christmas Tree at the Ann Arbor Garden Club's Foreign Christmas Tree Display image
Month
December
Year
1956
Caption
FROM A STORY BOOK: This very elaborate cooky, made and decorated by Mrs. C. Merie Dixon, a member of the Ann Arbor Garden Club, appeared on one of the very authentically decorated foreign Christmas trees at the Women's City Club yesterday. Her trees showed the early Germany style. The cooky is in the form of a gingerbread house.
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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - People on Beach

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

People on beach. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Swimmers and Ship in Distance

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Swimmers and ship in distance. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Holiday Potpourri

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Month
December
Year
1956
Description

Holiday Potpourri: A simple and effective mantel decoration was made by Mrs. Robert Ellis of Overridge Dr. She has combined a Madonna figurine with tall copper candlesticks. To match the candlesticks, she has painted some of the baubles with copper paint and the others are in blue to match the color in the figurine. The candles also are blue. The arrangement is st in a bank of Scotch pine branches. It was designed for the Ann Arbor Garden Club's Christmas tea held recently at the Women's City Club.

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Foreign Themed Christmas Dishes Exhibit at the Ann Arbor Garden Club Christmas Tea

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Month
December
Year
1956
Caption
ENTERTAIN WITH TRADITIONS: Pick a foreign theme for your holiday entertaining as Dr. Jane Hayward shows here in her exhibit featuring steaming hot wassail and mincemeat tarts. According to custom, they are severed on Christmas Eve and on Twelfth Night.
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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Campground

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Campground. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Swimming Off the Dock

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Swimming off the dock. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

"Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

"Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Telpher

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Telpher - unknown; On Water Tower: Gypsum, Alabaster - Unknown. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Running on Lakeshore

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Running on lakeshore. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Martin and Edith Fuoss Farm in Saline, MI

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Year
1937
Description

Martin and Edith Fuoss Farm in Saline, MI. The late Robert Fuoss, who grew up on this Washtenaw County farm, was a longtime sub-editor of the Saturday Evening Post, which in its heyday was one of the largest-circulation weekly magazines in America. In 1962, he was promoted to the Saturday Evening Post's top editorial position. - Wystan Stevens

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Martin and Edith Fuoss Farm in Saline, MI

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Year
1937
Description

Martin and Edith Fuoss Farm in Saline, MI. The late Robert Fuoss, who grew up on this Washtenaw County farm, was a longtime sub-editor of the Saturday Evening Post, which in its heyday was one of the largest-circulation weekly magazines in America. In 1962, he was promoted to the Saturday Evening Post's top editorial position. - Wystan Stevens

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Ann Arbor Garden Club Decorates Christmas Trees from Foreign Lands

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Month
December
Year
1956
Description

Ann Arbor Garden Club Decorates Christmas Trees from Foreign Lands. The theme of the 1956 Ann Arbor Garden club annual Christmas program was "Christmas in Other Lands." The tea was held at the Ann Arbor Women's City Club on Thursday, December 6th and included musical entertainment.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Telpher

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Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Telpher - unknown; "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Pat Toogood and Jane Colby Prepare Floral Arrangement for the Ann Arbor Garden Club Flower Show at Jones School

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Month
May
Year
1954
Description

Pat Toogood and Jane Colby Prepare Floral Arrangement for the Ann Arbor Garden Club Flower Show at Jones School. Jones Elementary School closed in 1965.

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"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI - Campground

"Smoke Trails", Bay City, MI to 40 Mile Point, MI  - Campground image
Month
August
Year
1937
Description

Campground. "Smoke Trails" Bay City to 40 Mile Point. 40 Mile Point is in Presque Isle County on Hammond Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron in Rogers Township, MI. The 40 Mile Point Lighthouse was built in 1896 to assist ships through the dangerous shoreline where open water, hidden shoals and false bays had claimed a number of vessels.

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Michigan Horticulture Society Friendship Award Certificate to the Ann Arbor Flower Show

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Month
December
Year
1940
Description

Michigan Horticulture Society Friendship Award Certificate to the Ann Arbor Flower Show. The 1939 Ann Arbor Flower Show was held on June 5th and 6th in the Yost Field House. To read more about the history of the Ann Arbor Flower Show, read Grace Shackman's article in Then & Now.

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