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University of Michigan Homecoming Display at Betsy Barbour House

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Month
October
Year
1961
Description

University of Michigan Homecoming Display at Betsy Barbour House. Pilgrim Hall addition of the First Congregational Church is visible at right. Maynard House apartment building is under construction in the background. - Wystan Stevens

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UM Homecoming Display

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Month
October
Year
1961
Description

UM Homecoming DisplayDisplays, Football, University of Michigan - Fraternities & Sororities, University of Michigan – Campus, University of Michigan - Student Housing,

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UM Homecoming Display

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 21, 1961
Caption
PEGASUS: "As the Gods Will" is the theme for the homecoming display is front of Humber House, South Quadrangle. The Wings of Pegasus, a Greek mythological god, move to make the display lifelike.
Month
October
Year
1961
Description

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UM Homecoming Display

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Kollen Iceskating

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Month
March
Year
1957
Description

Pieter Kollen was born on May 27, 1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His parents were John and Margie Barlow Kollen. He died on August 5, 2007.
Pieter Kollen competed at the 1962 World Figure Skating Championships in both pair skating and in ice dancing. He was the 1962 United States Pair Skating Champion. He won that title with his pair skating partner Dorothyann Nelson.

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Kollen Iceskating

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Month
March
Year
1957
Description

Pieter Kollen was born on May 27, 1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His parents were John and Margie Barlow Kollen. He died on August 5, 2007.
Pieter Kollen competed at the 1962 World Figure Skating Championships in both pair skating and in ice dancing. He was the 1962 United States Pair Skating Champion. He won that title with his pair skating partner Dorothyann Nelson.

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Kollen Iceskating

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Month
March
Year
1957
Description

Pieter Kollen was born on May 27, 1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His parents were John and Margie Barlow Kollen. He died on August 5, 2007.
Pieter Kollen competed at the 1962 World Figure Skating Championships in both pair skating and in ice dancing. He was the 1962 United States Pair Skating Champion. He won that title with his pair skating partner Dorothyann Nelson.

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Mexican Booth at First Methodist Church WSCS Bazaar

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 29, 1951
Caption
When visitors to the First Methodist Church WSCS bazaar take "A Christmas Tour Through Many Lands," one of their stops will be at the Mexican booth. Mrs. Albert Cooch (left) of Anderson Ave. and Mrs. Stuart Rathbone of Henry St. pose in front of the booth, which features tiles, aprons, pecans and gourds. The bazaar will be held Friday at the church starting at 10 a.m.
Month
November
Year
1951
Description

Mexican Booth at First Methodist Church of Women's Society of Christian Service

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Groundbreaking for School Addition at First Methodist Church

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 31, 1954
Caption
Groundbreaking ceremony for the First Methodist Church's $207,000 church school addition were held yesterday with the Rev. Merrill R. Abbey, pastor (far left)), handling the ceremonial shovel. Others taking part in the groundbreaking were (left to right): Miss Alma Goulette, a Sunday school teacher for 25 years, who is partially hidden behind the pastor; Mrs. F. Ridlen Harrell, president of the Women's Society of Christian Service; Emerson Powrie, chairman of the building committee; Stuart Abbey, president of the Youth Council; The Rev. L. LaVerne Finch, district superintendent; the Rev. Erland J. Wangdahl, associate minister; the Rev. Eugene J. Ransom, minister to students; and A. E. White, chairman of the trustees.
Month
August
Year
1954
Description

Groundbreaking for School Addition at First Methodist Church

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Women Preparing Packets of UM Football Tickets

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 14, 1961
Caption
PREPARE FOOTBALL TICKETS: These local women were busy this week preparing packets of student tickets for University football games this fall, opening with the Michigan-UCLA game on Sept. 30 in Michigan Stadium. They are (left to right), Mrs. William Perigo, wife of the U-M's assistant dean of men and a former basketball coach; Mrs. Eugene Oliver, Mrs. Keith Hall, wife of Prof. Hall of the College of Engineering; and Mrs. Allan M. Renfrew, wife of the University's hockey coach.
Month
September
Year
1961
Description

Women Preparing Packets of UM Football Tickets

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Ann Arbor Police Department - Police Chief Krasny with Phony University of Michigan Football Tickets

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 28, 1967
Caption
Ann Arbor Police Chief Walter E. Krasny holds in his right hand a stamp used by a teen-age boy to place phony seat and row designations on the University football tickets he holds in his hand. Other tickets sold by the youth are in front of Krasny. Police are attempting to locate other bogus tickets which may now be in circulation.
Month
September
Year
1967
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Police Comb Murder Scene on Glacier Way, July 1968

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 6, 1968
Caption
Senior Police Capt. Harold E. Olsen, foreground, top picture, and Assistant Prosecutor Thomas F. Shea check the spot where the body of a 20-year-old Eastern Michigan University coed was found yesterday. Olson holds missing reports on the woman student which were received last Sunday from Ypsilanti city police. Below, Ann Arbor policemen move in a line across a field neat where the murder victim was found in a search for a purse or other clues which could aid in apprehension of the killer. A thunderstorm interrupted the field search at it was resumes this morning.
Month
July
Year
1968
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Police Investigating Murder Scene on Glacier Way, July 1968

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Ann Arbor News, July 6, 1968
Caption
Senior Police Capt. Harold E. Olsen, foreground, top picture, and Assistant Prosecutor Thomas F. Shea check the spot where the body of a 20-year-old Eastern Michigan University coed was found yesterday. Olson holds missing reports on the woman student which were received last Sunday from Ypsilanti city police. Below, Ann Arbor policemen move in a line across a field neat where the murder victim was found in a search for a purse or other clues which could aid in apprehension of the killer. A thunderstorm interrupted the field search at it was resumes this morning.
Month
July
Year
1968
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Theta Xi Homecoming Display, October 1952

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1952
Caption
CARDBOARD, WOOD AND VICTORY HOPES: About 60 University men's houses and 30 women's houses constructed homecoming displays this week-end. This is the display put up by Theta Xi fraternity of 1345 Washtenaw Ave. A giant Michigan man floods the Michigan Stadium, forcing Minnesota's Golden Gophers back to their native state.
Month
October
Year
1952
Description

Homecoming Display

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Homecoming Display at Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, October 1952

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Month
October
Year
1952
Description

Homecoming Display at Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity -- 1408 Washtenaw at S. University. - Wystan Stevens

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Homecoming Display

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1952
Caption
LOOKING AHEAD: Minnesota's Gophers were distinctly underdogs in the football theme of University of Michigan students' homecoming displays. Students looked ahead to Jan. 1 in this one outside South Quadrangle's Gomberg House at 600 E. Madison St. Symbolic Michigan fans awaited the arrival of the stork, hopefully expected to bring a bid to the New Year's Day Pasadena Rose Bowl game.
Month
October
Year
1952
Description

Homecoming Display

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Church Choir to Perform Tribute to St. Cecilia

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 14, 1981
Caption
St. Cecelia Mass performers will include (from left) Philip Pierson, Sally Carpenter, Ray Shuster, Linda Mohler, Julia Broxholm, and Marilyn van der Velde.
Month
November
Year
1981
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Homecoming Display

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1952
Caption
POISON FOR MINNESOTA: Three witches stirred a potent brew in the Little Brown Jug outside Helen Newberry House, dormitory for women at 432 S. State St. The display, part of traditional homecoming festivities, paraphrased Shakespeare's MacBethian witches with "Double, double; toil and trouble, Minnesota burn, Michigan bubble."
Month
October
Year
1952
Description

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Homecoming Display

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Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1952
Caption
WE'VE GOT MINNESOTA'S NUMBER: Homecoming displays predicting defeat for Minnesota in this afternoon's football game sprang up overnight on the campus. Kappa Alpha Theta sorority at 1414 Washtenaw Ave. displayed a "victory" telephone, with the slogan, "We'll Ring Up Minnie's Number."
Month
October
Year
1952
Description

Homecoming Display

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University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston With Boston Cutting Tool

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University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston With Boston Cutting Tool. "Born in 1891, Orlan W. Boston graduated from the University of Michigan Engineering College in 1913, received a Masters degree in 1917, and the degree of Mechanical Engineer in 1926. In 1917 he was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Bureau of Ordnance and later was employed by the Cleveland Tractor Company. In 1921 he joined the University of Michigan faculty as Professor, College of Engineering. Part of his archive collection, now at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History, consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical and chemical properties of metals as determined by various cutting and other processes. An additional 21 linear feet of his files are at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor. Prof. Boston was president of the Washtenaw County Historical Society in the 1960s. He lived to the age of 101, and died in Florida, where his second wife had him buried. His first wife is buried in Ann Arbor's Forest Hill Cemetery -- under a memorial stone that also bears his name." - Wystan Stevens

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University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston and Assistant With Boston Cutting Tool

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University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston and Assistant With Boston Cutting Tool. "Born in 1891, Orlan W. Boston graduated from the University of Michigan Engineering College in 1913, received a Masters degree in 1917, and the degree of Mechanical Engineer in 1926. In 1917 he was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Bureau of Ordnance and later was employed by the Cleveland Tractor Company. In 1921 he joined the University of Michigan faculty as Professor, College of Engineering. Part of his archive collection, now at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History, consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical and chemical properties of metals as determined by various cutting and other processes. An additional 21 linear feet of his files are at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor. Prof. Boston was president of the Washtenaw County Historical Society in the 1960s. He lived to the age of 101, and died in Florida, where his second wife had him buried. His first wife is buried in Ann Arbor's Forest Hill Cemetery -- under a memorial stone that also bears his name." - Wystan Stevens

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Assistant Working With University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston's Boston Cutting Tool

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Assistant Working With University of Michigan Professor Orlan W. Boston's Boston Cutting Tool. "Born in 1891, Orlan W. Boston graduated from the University of Michigan Engineering College in 1913, received a Masters degree in 1917, and the degree of Mechanical Engineer in 1926. In 1917 he was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Bureau of Ordnance and later was employed by the Cleveland Tractor Company. In 1921 he joined the University of Michigan faculty as Professor, College of Engineering. Part of his archive collection, now at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History, consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical and chemical properties of metals as determined by various cutting and other processes. An additional 21 linear feet of his files are at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor. Prof. Boston was president of the Washtenaw County Historical Society in the 1960s. He lived to the age of 101, and died in Florida, where his second wife had him buried. His first wife is buried in Ann Arbor's Forest Hill Cemetery -- under a memorial stone that also bears his name." - Wystan Stevens

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Regent Edmund C. Shields Watches the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Rackham Hall at University of Michigan

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Year
1936
Description

The Rackham building was designed by William E. Kapp, of Smith, Hinchman Grylls, one of Detroit's largest architectural firms. Ground for it was broken in May 1936, and it was officially dedicated on June 17, 1938.

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Michigan League - University of Michigan

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Day
15
Month
March
Year
1936
Description

"In 1921, the University Alumnae Council began to lead a campaign to raise funds for a building that would become a center for women's social, cultural and recreational activities on campus. One million dollars was raised and in May 1929 the Michigan League was officially opened." - University of Michigan

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