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St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Park Mobile Structures, November 1973

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Park Mobile Structures, November 1973 image
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November
Year
1973
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A car enters one of three Park Mobile structures erected on part of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's outpatient and visitor parking lot. The first of the 22-car units went into operation Wednesday. The other two are expected to be in use Monday. The button-activated structures, which revolve in ferris-wheel style, are designed to be operated by drivers. An attendant will aid drivers the first few days. The units are the first erected in the Midwest for public use. St. Joseph parking fees have been raised from 20 to 25 cents an hour, with a maximum of $2.50.
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Workmen Repair St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Broken Park Mobile Structure, June 1974

Workmen Repair St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Broken Park Mobile Structure, June 1974 image
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June
Year
1974
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Workmen scurry to make repairs on the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's ferris wheel-like structure which broke down Thursday. The facility was expected to be back in operation today.
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Cars Trapped On St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Broken Park Mobile Structure, June 1974

Cars Trapped On St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Broken Park Mobile Structure, June 1974 image
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June
Year
1974
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Four of the eight cars marooned beyond the reach of their drivers is visible in the picture. It was the first breakdown of the facility which was installed last October at the rear of the hospital's N. Ingall's Street parking lot in an effort to relieve cramped parking conditions.
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Ann Arbor High School senior, Jan A. Van den Broek, with his experimental ultrasonic generator, January 1961

Ann Arbor High School senior, Jan A. Van den Broek, with his experimental ultrasonic generator, January 1961 image
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9
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May
Year
1976
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WINS HONORS: Jan A. Van den Broek, 17-year-old Ann Arbor High School senior, was named to the honors group in the 20th Annual Science Talent Search for a paper he wrote on "An Experimental Ultrasonic Generator." He also took a three-hour science examination. Here, Jan looks over the generator he built in the high school electronics laboratory. He is one of seven high school seniors in the state named to the honors group in the talent search sponsored by Westinghouse Corp.
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Robert Fletcher Repairs a Bicycle at Stadium Bike Shop, May 1976

Robert Fletcher Repairs a Bicycle at Stadium Bike Shop, May 1976 image
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9
Month
May
Year
1976
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"Minority Businesses Find Financing Elusive"

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Stadium Bike Owner Robert Fletcher: Hard Times Gearing Up Inventory
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President Gerald Ford & Betty Ford Exit Plane At Willow Run Airport, September 16, 1976

President Gerald Ford & Betty Ford Exit Plane At Willow Run Airport, September 16, 1976 image
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September
Year
1976
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Umbrellas shield Fords from rain as they arrive at Willow Run Airport
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President Gerald Ford Has Dinner With Bo Schembechler & Football Players, September 16, 1976

President Gerald Ford Has Dinner With Bo Schembechler & Football Players, September 16, 1976 image
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September
Year
1976
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President Dines With Wolverines
President Ford talks to Wolverines across from him at the Michigan training table Wednesday night. Kirk Lewis, Michigan co-captain, is on one side of the President and Coach Bo Schembechler on the other. That's Wolverine co-captain Calvin O'Neal alongside Schembechler.
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William J. Stewart, Director Of The Gerald Ford Presidential Library, Poses With Ford's Papers, September 8, 1977

William J. Stewart, Director Of The Gerald Ford Presidential Library, Poses With Ford's Papers, September 8, 1977 image
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September
Year
1977
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Ford Papers - William J. Stewart, director of the Ford Library project at the U-M, stands amid some of the boxes containing 18 million pages of material from former president and U-M graduate Gerald R. Ford.
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Welcoming Ceremony for Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953

Welcoming Ceremony for Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953 image
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August
Year
1953
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EX-POW RETURNS: Ypsilanti American Legion officers, city officials and neighbors assembled in front of the Post 408 Legion Home on Worden St. this morning in an official welcoming ceremony for Pfc. Robert W. Fletcher. Fletcher returned home last night after nearly three years' confinement in a North Korean prison camp. In foreground (left to right): Fletcher (capless, in uniform); his mother, Mrs. Mae Woodson; his sister, Mrs. Christine Ellison; City Manager N. G. Damoose; and James N. Davis, commander of Legion Post 408. In the welcoming banner, "Purdy" is Fletcher's nickname.
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Eugene C. Beatty Greets Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953

Eugene C. Beatty Greets Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953 image
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August
Year
1953
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NERVOUS BUT HAPPY: Thin and slightly nervous, but very happy, is Pfc. Robert W. Fletcher of Ypsilanti (left), first Washtenaw county prisoner of war to be returned from a North Korean prison camp. Here he converses with Eugene C. Beatty (right), principal of Ypsilanti's Harriet School, while his mother, Mrs. Mae Woodson (left), looks on. Friends and relatives surround Fletcher, who was formally welcomed in ceremonies this morning in front of the American Legion Post 408 Home on Worden St.
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Ypsilanti Leaders Greet Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953

Ypsilanti Leaders Greet Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953 image
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August
Year
1953
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Ex-POW Robert W. Fletcher speaks with (left to right): his mother, Mrs. Mae Woodson; his sister, Mrs. Christine Ellison; Ypsilanti City Manager N. G. Damoose; and James N. Davis, commander of American Legion Huron Post 408.

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Family Greets Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953

Family Greets Korean War Vet Robert W. Fletcher, August 1953 image
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August
Year
1953
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Ypsilanti POW Reunited With Family: Reunited here with members of his family is Pfc. Robert W. Fletcher, 21, of Ypsilanti, who arrived at Willow Run by plane last night, about two years and nine months after his capture by Communist forces in North Korea. The repatriated soldier is pictured during a formal reception in his honor, held this morning at the Post 408 American Legion Home in Ypsilanti. Left to right: two of his nieces, Myrtle Jones and Marilyn Campbell; Fletcher; an aunt, Mrs. Pauline Warren; his mother, Mrs. Mae Woodson; and a sister, Mrs. Christine Ellison. (Story page 8; other pictures page 32)
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Painting the Michigan Theater Proscenium, August 1956

Painting the Michigan Theater Proscenium, August 1956 image
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6
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August
Year
1956
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BALANCING ACT: Painting the proscenium at the Michigan Theater is a delicate matter involving a tall scaffolding, a calm-nerved painter and a companion who acts as the counter-balance. Joe Goodman does the painting while Elmer Peterson sits on the other end of the ladder to counteract Goodman's weight.
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Construction in Michigan Theater Lobby, July 1956

Construction in Michigan Theater Lobby, July 1956 image
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26
Month
July
Year
1956
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LOBBY LOOK: New construction in the Michigan Theater is drawing lots of attention from passerby these days, largely because of these thick pilings which will soon be supporting 68 tons of building weight while a new crossbeam is put in place. This view is from inside the lobby looking toward the street. Theater patrons pass between the stacked pilings when entering and leaving the movie house.
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Safe Robbery at Michigan Theater, October 1952

Safe Robbery at Michigan Theater, October 1952 image
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6
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October
Year
1952
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Burglars forced their way into the Michigan Theater ticket office last night, hammered the combination off the safe in the background, and made off with about $400 in small change and valuable gold coins. The office is located in the foyer of the theater in full view of the entrance doors.
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Burns Park Elementary Students Study Bees in the Classroom, June 1960

Burns Park Elementary Students Study Bees in the Classroom, June 1960 image
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June
Year
1960
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BUSY BEES: Children in Mrs. Evelyn Engelhardt's first grade room at Burns Park School had an opportunity to see bees at work inside a glass beehive built by Mrs. Engelhardt's husband Jack, who is a sixth grade teacher at Pattengill School. The children have studied the insects this year in connection with learning about living things.
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Copy of the First Issue of the "Western Emigrant," Washtenaw County's First Newspaper, October 1963

Copy of the First Issue of the "Western Emigrant," Washtenaw County's First Newspaper, October 1963 image
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17
Month
October
Year
1963
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This is the first issue of the "Western Emigrant," Washtenaw County's first newspaper. This is dated Nov. 18, 1829. This engraving was prepared from microfim in The News' library files.
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Jim Richards With Homemade Rocket, July 1960

Jim Richards With Homemade Rocket, July 1960 image
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July
Year
1960
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BUILDS ROCKET MOTOR: Jim Richards, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie R. Richards of 2482 Carpenter Rd., Pittsfield township, inspects a 14 and 3/4 pound, 7,200 pounds minimum thrust rocket motor which has taken him five years to build. Jim, who built a 48 inch, 4 pound satellite during is senior year at Ann Arbor High School, said his rocket motor will push a rocket 150 times its own weight. He plans to start work on a rocket for the motor in the near future.
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Doris Moon - Fiancée of Leo T. Zahn, September 1939

Doris Moon - Fiancée of Leo T. Zahn, September 1939 image
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September
Year
1939
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ENGAGED: The engagement of Miss Doris Moon to Leo T. Zahn, son of Mrs. Christian Zahn of Broadway, has been announced by the parents of the bride-elect, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Moon of Brooks St. A January wedding is planned.
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Apartment-seekers line up at the Ann Arbor News, August 1955

Apartment-seekers line up at the Ann Arbor News, August 1955 image
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August
Year
1955
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APARTMENT-SEEKERS: Lining up at The News offices yesterday to get first papers off the press to look over the "Apartments for Rent" column are these apartment-seekers. Many of those searching for a place to live are University students. The University says the shortage is "critical."
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Donald H. Postema at Christian Reformed Church's Campus Chapel, July 1990

Donald H. Postema at Christian Reformed Church's Campus Chapel, July 1990 image
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14
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July
Year
1990
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The Rev. Donald H. Postema ponders the next fifty years at Campus Chapel.
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Pie Eating Contest At Burns Park, June 1956

Pie Eating Contest At Burns Park, June 1956 image
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June
Year
1956
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PIE GOBBLERS: Danny Struble, 13, of 1304 Horman Ct. (with hand raised) was the winner of a pie eating contest yesterday at Burns Park, an activity sponsored by the Ann Arbor public schools' Recreation Department which supervises summer play activities at 11 playgrounds in the city. In this contest, at least, nobody lost.
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Pam Hogan, Ann Arbor High School Homecoming Queen, and Her Court, October 1961

Pam Hogan, Ann Arbor High School Homecoming Queen, and Her Court, October 1961 image
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October
Year
1961
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HOMECOMING QUEEN: Pam Hogan (center), an Ann Arbor High School senior, last night was named the school's homecoming queen. Members of her court are sophomores Sue Hogan and Laura Evans (bottom row, left and right); juniors Sally Sinn and Robin Lawrence (middle row, left and right), and seniors Gail McCormick and Judy Smith. Ann Arbor High defeated Lansing Eastern by an 18-14 score.
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Ann Arbor High School Homecoming Queen Candidates, October 1952

Ann Arbor High School Homecoming Queen Candidates, October 1952 image
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October
Year
1952
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WHICH ONE WILL BE QUEEN?: One of the seven Ann Arbor High Schools girls (above) will be crowned queen of the 1952 high school homecoming at a dance from 8 to 11 p.m. tomorrow in Slauson Junior High gymnasium. The candidates are (left to right) back row, Marie Brumley, Pat Kelly, both seniors; Diane Butzin, sophomore; Gail Kaiser, junior; and Delores Evans, senior. Front row, Janet Hammer, sophomore; and Kay Hannah, junior. Students voted on their choice today but results will not be announced until tomorrow night. The dance is open to all students and alumni. Homecoming will begin at 6:45 p.m. today with a snake-dance, car parade and pep rally before the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti football game at 8 p.m. at Wines Field.
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"Your Stake in the Atom," the Atomic Energy Commission's traveling exhibit, at the Westgate Shopping Center, April 1962

"Your Stake in the Atom," the Atomic Energy Commission's traveling exhibit, at the Westgate Shopping Center, April 1962 image
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April
Year
1962
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EXHIBITION OPENS: Ann Arbor residents view a display in the "Your Stake in the Atom" exhibition, which opened yesterday in Westgate shopping center. At the far right is City Administrator Guy C. Larcom jr. The show runs through next Tuesday.
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Ann Arbor High School Band, October 1964

Ann Arbor High School Band, October 1964 image
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October
Year
1964
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Accent On Kettledrums:
Members of the 95-person Ann Arbor High School band line up in concert formation at the school football field in practice for a special performance during half-time of tonight's Ann Arbor-Lansing Sexton football game here. Five sets of timpani, shown at the front of the formation, will be featured in a drum-accented rendition of "I've Got a Lot of Livin' to Do." Victor Bordo is the director of the band.
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"Wolverine Wizard" Float in the University of Michigan Homecoming parade, October 1967

"Wolverine Wizard" Float in the University of Michigan Homecoming parade, October 1967 image
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October
Year
1967
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'U' Homecoming Fete Under Way:
Festivities for Homecoming Weekend began yesterday with the Homecoming parade. One of the floats (top photo) illustrating this year's theme of "That Wizard of Ours," showed Indiana bowing before the Wolverine Wizard and attracted the attention of eager viewers who may be seen standing between the panels of the Fourth Ave. parking structure.
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Tappan Junior High School All-Girl Cheering Squad, October 1959

Tappan Junior High School All-Girl Cheering Squad, October 1959 image
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October
Year
1959
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CHEERING SECTION: More than 100 girls are members of the Tappan Junior High School Cheering Squad, organized to assist cheerleaders (front row). Cheering Squad members wear blue and white jerkins that say "Go Team Go."
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Ann Arbor High vs. Grosse Pointe Football Game, September 1959

Ann Arbor High vs. Grosse Pointe Football Game, September 1959 image
Month
September
Year
1956
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MARCHING, DANCING BAND BOYS--AND GRILS: About half of Ann arbor High School's marching band is shown here as they practiced yesterday near the high school on a dancing step they'll execute at the Pioneer-Flint game Sept. 28. Some 45 girls are part of the 90-member band, but were attending an all-girl assembly when this photograph was taken and are not shown. Band director is Clarence A. Roth.
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Half-Time Show During Ann Arbor High vs. Grosse Pointe Football Game, September 1959

Half-Time Show During Ann Arbor High vs. Grosse Pointe Football Game, September 1959 image
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September
Year
1959
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HALF-TIME SHOW: Grosse Pointe's band wasn't ready and the Ann Arbor High Band didn't make the trip, so the Pioneers' Pep Band performed at the half of Saturday's game. Parading in front of the Ann Arbor cheering section, the Pep Band played the school song and moved into a couple of formations, one of which resembled "AA."
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