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Milan Boy Builds Puppet Show

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Day
9
Month
May
Year
1938
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Milan Boy Builds Puppet Show: These two 14-year-old Milan boys, William Squires, left, and George Tucker, are shown operating one of the two puppet shows that featured exhibits and entertainment of the second annual hobby show Friday and Saturday in Milan. George constructed the show. The two-day affair drew hundreds of spectators from Monroe and Washtenaw counties.
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Chelsea Youths Take State Titles

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Day
8
Month
June
Year
1938
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Chelsea Youths Take State Titles: member of Chelsea High school's Future Farmers chapter won state championships in potato and dairy judging at the recent state FFA convention, it was learned during the past week. Their instructor and adviser, Roy Wallis, is shown at the left and the tree boys nearest him were members of the champion dairy judging team, while the three at the right were potato judging champions. From left to right, back row, are Veryl Haflay (?), ? Merkel, Francis hafner, Robert Swartzmiller and Warren Hoover. Standing in front with Mr. Wallis is Max Hepburn. Merkel won first place in the state in individual dairy judging, and Hepburn placed third.
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Oldest Residents of Chelsea Methodist Episcopal Home

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Day
6
Month
April
Year
1935
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Will Be Honored At Chelsea.
These nonogenarians who are residents of the Methodist Old People's home at Chelsea will be honor guests at a special program arranged for 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the home. Seated from left to right are Mrs. Emma A. Rowe, 92, whose former home was in Birmingham, Mrs. Harriet Carhart who came from Pontiac, and is 93 years old, Miss Alvira Whipple, formerly of Belleville, 90 years old, and Mrs. Susan A. Danson, formerly of Detroit, 92 years old. Standing, left to right are Joseph A. Gibson, 90, formerly of Detroit, Mrs. Susan Baldwin, k of Petersburg, who is 93. Another retired pastor, Rev. N. L. Bray, who is 91 years old, also is a member of the home, and will be among the group honored tomorrow. 92, formerly of Morenci, and Rev. N. Norton Clar
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Motorcycle Hill Climb in Scio

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Month
July
Year
1939
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THERE WERE THRILLS AND SPILLS: Darrell Bryan of Groveport, O., is shown just before he went over the top in the professional hill climb held by the Ann Arbor Devil Dogs at their hill in Scio township yesterday. Notice that Bryan's front wheel is off the ground and he is giving his machine a good ride. Bryan won the title in the 45-B class in competition with 30 other riders.
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Winners of Garden Beautification Contest - Service Station at Washtenaw and Stadium

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Month
August
Year
1938
Description

Winners of Garden Beautification Contest - Service Station at Washtenaw and Stadium

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Thurston Elementary Students Watching Eggs Hatch, June 1982

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Day
3
Month
June
Year
1982
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Students at Thurston Elementary in Ypsilanti aren't worried about whether the chicken or the egg comes first. They kept eggs nice and warm in their classroom for a few days and the chicks started popping right out, much to their amazed eyes.

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