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Matilda & Andrew Kappler Open Greeting Cards Celebrating Their 50th Wedding Anniversary, February 1937

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Ann Arbor News, February 18, 1937
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ANNIVERSARY FELICITATIONS: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kappler were photographed yesterday at their home at 609 Gott St. as they opened greetings from friends and relatives congratulating them on their golden wedding anniversary.

Year
1937
Month
February
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Ann Arbor Senior Center Marks 23rd Anniversary, June 1993

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Ann Arbor News, June 29, 1993
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The Burns Park Senior Center celebrated its 23rd anniversary recently by changing its name to the Ann Arbor Senior Center. Friends enjoying the celebration are, from left, Mary Katharine Brisson, Lois Johnson, Rose Knoch, June Dames and Florence Kerly.

Year
1993
Month
June
Day
10
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Interior Stairwell of Burton Memorial Tower, March 1987

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Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1987
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Police believe the window, right [this photo], was where Sarah Goddard Power sat prior to falling to her death Tuesday. The window is on the eighth floor of Burton Memorial Tower, above.

Year
1987
Month
March
Day
24
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Burton Memorial Tower Was Site of University Regent Sarah Goddard Power's Suicide, March 1987

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Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1987
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Police believe the window, right, was where Sarah Goddard Power sat prior to falling to her death Tuesday. The window is on the eighth floor of Burton Memorial Tower, above [this photo].

Year
1987
Month
March
Day
24
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Washtenaw County Judge Ross W. Campbell, March 1987

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Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1987
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Judge Ross Campbell instructs prosecutor at wreck site.

Year
1987
Month
March
Day
24
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Jury Visits Site of Silver Lake Park Manslaughter Case, March 1987

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Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1987
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Charles Triplett watches (far left) as jury in his manslaughter trial examines site where Triplett's girlfriend died.

Year
1987
Month
March
Day
24
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Burns Park Senior Center Bridge Club Members, March 1987

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Ann Arbor News, March 28, 1987
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Bridge At 90 - There's no age limit for bridge players at the Burns park Senior Center. All but one of these ladies is over 90. From left, front row: Edna Salisbury, Josephine Clem and Clara Burch. Back row: Leanna Delhey (89), Lillian Shadford, Jean Hoag, Charlotte Prince, and Eva Stabler. Three other nonagenarian players not pictured are Irene Alling, Bertha Baumgartner and Marcia Minnis.

Year
1987
Month
March
Day
24
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Kay Forsythe Ends Tenure as Director of the Burns Park Senior Center, December 1991

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Ann Arbor News, December 14, 1991
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Kay Forsythe, right, is director of the Burns Park Senior Center. Here she is working with seniors on Christmas projects. Forsythe made a career switch from teaching junior high students to working with seniors.

Year
1991
Month
October
Day
18
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Volunteers and Members Enjoy Potluck At Burns Park Senior Center, June 1988

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Ann Arbor News, June 10, 1988
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Pride Week - It's Pride Week at the Burns Park Senior Center, and over 100 volunteers have been recognized for helping with center activities. A potluck Thursday celebrated 19 years of programming at the center. Rebecca Root pours bubbly (apple sparkle) for Alice Benson. Around the table are also Walter Mason, Elaine Trombly, and Anne-Marie Mason.

Year
1988
Month
June
Day
9
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Burns Park Pipers Practice at Senior Center, May 1985

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Ann Arbor News, May 28, 1985
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Above [this photo], members of the Burns Park Pipers practice for a performance, while below, instructor Donna Pointer checks postures in an 'ageless' yoga class.

Year
1985
Month
May
Day
20
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Burns Park Senior Center Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary, June 1989

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Ann Arbor News, June 9, 1989
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Happy Birthday, Senior Center - Becky Root, member of the Burns Park Senior Center Advisory Board, lights the candles on a cake at a luncheon celebrating the center's 20th anniversary Thursday. Those persons who were involved in getting the center started were honored.

Year
1989
Month
June
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Waldo The Owl Investigates A Book In Dolores Abbott's Northside School Classroom, June 1950

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Ann Arbor News, June 6, 1950
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This baby owl should be quite a wise old owl when it grows up, if going to school means anything to the bird family. It was found about two weeks ago on an Albion farm, apparently having fallen out of a tree. Brought to Ann Arbor by Mrs. Donald Abbott (left) of 939 Greenwood, it now is caged in Mrs. Abbott's room of fourth and fifth graders in Northside School. Joan E. Dolfin of 1507 Ottawa and James A. Grob of 1803 Upland are shown helping Waldo (nicknamed Wally by the students) with his studies. It is a great horned owl, about eight weeks old, and is fed raw beef kidney and pork liver.

Year
1950
Month
June
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Yoga Class At Burns Park Senior Center, May 1985

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Ann Arbor News, May 27, 1985
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Above, members of the Burns Park Pipers practice for a performance, while below [this photo], instructor Donna Pointer checks postures in an 'ageless' yoga class.

Year
1985
Month
May
Day
27
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Burns Park Senior Center Employees Kay Forsythe and Averil Mattson, May 1985

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Ann Arbor News, May 27, 1985
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Kay Forsythe (left) and Averil Mattson review the day's schedule of activities at the Burns Park Senior Center

Year
1985
Month
May
Day
27
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Howell Minges and Linda Radzvickas Participate in Exercise Class at Burns Park Senior Center, September 1982

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Ann Arbor News, September 28, 1982
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Exercise Time--If you think activities at the Burns Park Senior Citizens Center on the near east side consists of card-playing and sitting you should come around on Monday and Thursday mornings. That's the time for exercise classes in which older adults participate in a variety of group and individual exercises. Above, Howell Minges and Linda Radzvickas test their pulling powers during a regular session of one of the classes.

Year
1982
Month
September
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Volunteers Help Senior Citizens With Yard Work, May 1983

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Ann Arbor News, May 4, 1983
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This is the type of task volunteers will be doing during the Neighborhood Senior Services' "Chore Day" when a variety of outdoor jobs at the homes of elderly persons are scheduled. Elsie Richmond, left, watches while Richard Andres, center, rakes her back yard and Tony Cavaleri, assistant director of Senior Services, mans a power mower.

Year
1983
Month
May
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Women Register For Classes At Burns Park Senior Center, June 1970

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Ann Arbor News, June 23, 1970
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Registration At Center: The registration line for classes in the "Lifetime Learning Program for Senior Adults" includes many familiar faces at the Burns Park Center. From left are Mrs. Jessie Ball, Mrs. Lucille Raab, Mrs. Ellen Breining, Mrs. Gladys Wolter, Mrs. Martha Pool and Mrs. Veda Willsher

Year
1970
Month
June
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Sloane Staples & Tina Carras Do The Twist At Slauson Intermediate School, April 1976

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Ann Arbor News, April 2, 1976
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Sloane Staples (left) and Tina Carras demonstrate the Twist for classmates at Slauson Intermediate School. Students and staff joined yesterday in festivities of "The 50s Days" by wearing apparel reminiscent of that era.

Year
1976
Month
April
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Senior Citizens Launch Fundraising Campaign for the Burns Park Barn, November 1969

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Ann Arbor News, November 20, 1969
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Let's Improve Barn: Six members of the "Barn Improvement Fund" show some of the canisters which will be used Friday and Saturday to collect donations in Ann Arbor for improvements to the Burns Park Center at 1330 Baldwin, formerly called the Burns Park Barn. They are (from left) W. H. McLaughlin, Mrs. Faye Strubing, Mrs. Nora O. Armstrong, Mrs. Cyril Barnes, Cyril Barnes and Harold Tibbits.

Year
1969
Month
November
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AATA Bus Driver Steve Copeland, April 1981

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Ann Arbor News, April 16, 1981
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AATA driver Steve Copeland models the new uniforms alongside the new bus logo

Year
1981
Month
April
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Lt. Marvin Konkle Speaks To AATA Director Richard Simonetta, June 1981

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Ann Arbor News, June 18, 1981
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AATA Buses - The public had a chance to examine 14 new AATA buses Wednesday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at City Hall. Though the response to the sleek new coaches was enthusiastic, the traffic on Huron Street got a bit tangled during the event, causing Lt. Marvin Konkle (this photo) to ask AATA executive director Richard Simonetta to move the buses.

Year
1981
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AATA Shuttles Commuters During Downtown Parking Structure Renovations, July 1998

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Ann Arbor News, July 27, 1998
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Passengers exit an AATA shuttle bus at the stop near Great Lakes National Bank today. The shuttle connects the parking lot at Pioneer High School with the downtown area, where two parking structures are closed for repairs.

Year
1998
Month
July
Day
27
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AATA Passengers Wait at Blake Transit Center, March 1998

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Ann Arbor News, March 11, 1998
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It's getting to be standing room only on the bus: Riders wait for Ann Arbor Transportation Authority buses Tuesday at the Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor. In its last fiscal year ending Sept. 30, the AATA recorded an 8 percent increase in passengers.

Year
1998
Month
March
Day
10
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Police Lose Funding for Foot Patrols Near Ypsilanti Bus Station, June 1998

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Ann Arbor News, June 25, 1998
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Eastern Michigan University junior Elzak Mohamad says he doesn't feel safe waiting for the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority bus after his late classes.

Year
1998
Month
January
Day
21
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Northside School First Graders Visit The Ann Arbor Public Library, October 1948

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Ann Arbor News, October 14, 1948
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BOOK EXPLORING IS FUN: The fascinating world of books at the Ann Arbor public children's library was explored yesterday afternoon by these first-graders from Northside School. They were among a group of 30 pupils who visited the library as part of their instruction in beginning reading.

Year
1948
Month
October
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AATA Bus Design Raises Awareness About Domestic Violence, November 1997

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Ann Arbor News, November 13, 1997
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Rolling Reminder: Elisabeth Daley, a member of the Ann Arbor City Council, checks out the new look and slogan, 'There's NO Excuse for Violence against Women,' painted on an Ann Arbor Transportation Authority bus. The special bus was unveiled Wednesday at a community forum.

Year
1997
Month
November
Day
12
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Michael Bolton and Sarah Johnson Ride New AATA Bus, January 1993

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Ann Arbor News, January 11, 1993
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Ann Arbor Transportation Authority receptionist Sarah Johnson and Executive Director Michael Bolton show off one of the 10 new 'kneeling' buses that are lower to the ground and have a ramp for easier access. The buses will replace those equipped with a lift for wheelchairs.

Year
1993
Month
January
Day
7
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A Bus Steers Around Barrels During AATA's Roadeo, June 1984

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Ann Arbor News, June 25, 1984
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Close Competition--Kim Moore, left, watches closely to be certain of staying inside a tightly marked serpentine course Sunday at the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's Roadeo. A bus, below (this photo), is timed with radar by a sheriff's deputy to ensure that it keeps moving at least 20 miles an hour while skirting a line of barrels without striking any. The Roadeo's winner, with 570 of a possible 750 points, was Steve Raymond, secretary of the AATA employees' union. He will represent AATA at the American Public Transit Association's national roadeo in Washington next October. The winner of last year's AATA Roadeo, Charles Buck, scored a close second Sunday with 562 points. AATA Director Richard J. Simonetta said the course, in Washtenaw Community College's parking area, was set up precisely by national standards and was more difficult this year.

Year
1984
Month
June
Day
24
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Bus Driver Kim Moore Navigates AATA's Roadeo Course, June 1984

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Ann Arbor News, June 25, 1984
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Close Competition--Kim Moore, left (this photo), watches closely to be certain of staying inside a tightly marked serpentine course Sunday at the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's Roadeo. A bus, below, is timed with radar by a sheriff's deputy to ensure that it keeps moving at least 20 miles an hour while skirting a line of barrels without striking any. The Roadeo's winner, with 570 of a possible 750 points, was Steve Raymond, secretary of the AATA employees' union. He will represent AATA at the American Public Transit Association's national roadeo in Washington next October. The winner of last year's AATA Roadeo, Charles Buck, scored a close second Sunday with 562 points. AATA Director Richard J. Simonetta said the course, in Washtenaw Community College's parking area, was set up precisely by national standards and was more difficult this year.

Year
1984
Month
June
Day
24
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Briarwood Mall Moviegoers Purchase Tickets For Star Wars, June 1977

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Ann Arbor News, June 18, 1977
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BOOTH-EYE VIEW - A view from the ticket booth at the Briarwood Movies shows crowds of people lined up Friday evening to see "Star Wars," which opened this week. Steven Flynn, manager of the Movies says all seven Friday showings of the popular science fiction movie were sold out. Because of the great interest in the movie, he said tickets for the 7:50 and 10:15 p.m. showings are being sold at the same time. Flynn said this morning 360 people had lined up by 10 a.m. to see "Star Wars," and some of the moviegoers had been in line for more than an hour. He said robots will be seating people at the 7:50 p.m. showing today. Above the ticket booth are specially printed instructions on buying tickets for "Star Wars." He said all of the movies last night sold out except "For the Love of Benji," which is playing at the Movies 4. Other Briarwood movies attracting large lines are the epic war film "A Bridge Too Far" and "Exorcist II, The Heretic." (News Photo by Robert Chase)

Year
1977
Month
June
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Louise Ritsema, Haisley Principal, Chats With Students, March 1979

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Ann Arbor News, March 1, 1979
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Louise Ritsema chats with students Maurice Fonville and Laura Edwards

Year
1979
Month
March
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Platt School Children Haul A Car Body For Scrap Drive, October 1942

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Ann Arbor News, October 13, 1942
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Ignominy is no longer the fate of old, worn-out automobiles and the Platt school children, shown above toting an ancient car body on their small express wagon, are proving the point by getting the scrapped machine to the pile whence it will be transported to the smelters, remoulded into vital war machinery and dispatched on its last journey to the war-torn corners of the world. Platt pupils shown bringing in the car (they've already brought in a great deal of other scrap material) are, left to right, Ralph Terry, Ronald Daugherty, Frank Michelfelder, Eleanor Daugherty, Guy Blachman and Donald Adams.

Year
1942
Month
October
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Scrap Drive: Paper Collection at Tappan School, November 1943

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Ann Arbor News, November 17, 1943
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STUDENTS COLLECT SCRAP PAPER: Members of the Victory Committee at Tappan school spent a lot of time last week collecting paper for a scrap drive, and at the end of the week discovered they had accumulated 50,862 pounds of paper. Here some of the committee members and their advisor are shown with part of the haul. In front from left to right are Miss Marie Bloomfield, teacher in charge, and Nancy Townsend. In the rear, sitting on the pile of papers are Jim Ueberhorst, Wesley Pennington and Bill Slawson. The boy sitting directly behind Nancy at the right is Virgil Fairbanks.

Year
1943
Month
November
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House Moving on Broadway from the Site of the New Woman's Athletic Building, August 1952

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Ann Arbor News, August 27, 1952
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HOUSE ON WHEELS: Broadway -- one of Ann Arbor's widest streets -- is almost completely filled as this house is rolled from its previous location at 1314 N. University Ave. to a new address on Pear St. It was moved to make room for the University's new Woman's Athletic Building. Charles J. Botero, a U-M graduate student, owns the house which is pictured here just north of the Broadway Bridge.

Year
1952
Month
August
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Feeder Cattle On Eugene Larmee's Farm, January 1937

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Ann Arbor News, January 20, 1937
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FATTENING FOR MARKET: One of the several feeder livestock herds now fattening on Washtenaw county farms is shown above. It includes 57 cattle, owned by Eugene H. Larmee, W. Liberty Rd. farmer. The cattle are already in fine shape for the butcher's knife.

Year
1937
Month
January
Day
18
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Model Of New Northeast Elementary School, May 1975

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Ann Arbor News, May 2, 1975
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This model of the proposed new northeast elementary school shows a large rectangle which houses 18 classrooms, two kindergarten rooms, art and music rooms, administrative offices, a multi-purpose room, two small gathering areas called centrums and large media center. Jutting off from the large rectangle is a small area housing a gymnasium and storage rooms that could be used for after-school, as well as school, activities. The school site is west of Nixon Road and north of Traver Boulevard, about one-quarter mile northwest of Clague Intermediate School. Hobbs and Black, Associates, designed the building. The Board of Education has not yet approved the plans.

Year
1975
Month
May
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Construction Underway At Logan Elementary School, July 1976

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Ann Arbor News, August 18, 1976
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Construction work well under way at the new Logan Elementary School at the corner of Nixon and Traver.

Year
1976
Month
July
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Students Enjoy The Logan Elementary School Media Center, April 1977

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Ann Arbor News, April 10, 1977
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Logan School students enjoy the media center, a large carpeted area filled with library books, film strips and tape recordings.

Year
1977
Month
April
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Logan Elementary School - Exterior, April 1977

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Ann Arbor News, April 10, 1977
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To top it off, the new building is considered an energy-saving boon for the school district. The exterior shows the school's low walls and small windows, which help reduce heat loss.

Year
1977
Month
April
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House Being Moved South On State Street, November 1950

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Ann Arbor News, November 16, 1950
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House-moving has become fairly commonplace in Ann Arbor, with residences transferred to make way for new buildings, but seldom are the houses routed through business districts. This one, moved to make way for a parking lot for the Muehlig Funeral Chapel on Fourth Ave., was photographed at a busy campus area intersection, S. State St. and N. University Ave. It was being moved to 259 Crest Ave. Strangely, the house was first transported east, on a selected route, although its destination was on the west side of the city. The route was Liberty to State St., then to Rose St., White St., Stadium Blvd., W. Liberty St. and finally to Crest.

Year
1950
Month
November
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Firemen At American Boiler & Foundry Co. In Milan, February 1948

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Ann Arbor News, February 4, 1948
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Standing on a coke pile, firemen fought a blaze which yesterday afternoon destroyed a 200-foot section of the American Boiler & Foundry Co. plant in Milan. Fire trucks from five communities and two institutions answered the alarm. Explosion of a heating device, used in the welding room, started the fire. No estimate was given as to the total amount of damages.

Year
1948
Month
February
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Liberty Food Lockers, October 1940

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Ann Arbor News, October 10, 1940
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The Refrigerated Food Locker Plant, located at 2285 West Liberty Road opens today for public inspection. It is a complete food handling establishment, where farmers and townspeople can have meat, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables processed, frozen and stored for future use.

Year
1940
Month
October
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Elsifor Moving & Storage Co. - 3800 Packard Rd, May 1948

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Ann Arbor News, May 22, 1948
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Moving company offices and 20,000 square feet of storage space will be provided in this $60,000 fire-resistant building which is the new home of the Elsifor Moving & Storage Co. on Packard Rd. just west of US-23. The galvanized steel structure will have inside loading docks so furniture can be transferred under cover in all kinds of weather. In addition to storage the structure will house a second-hand furniture salesroom. Maurice Cameron, president of the firm, said the company is in the process of moving now from its old quarters at 314 E. Huron St. When grading is complete there will be a parking space in front.

Year
1948
Month
May
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Marshall Court Residents Celebrate New Blacktop With Potluck Supper, June 1959

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Ann Arbor News, June 8, 1959
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CELEBRATE COURT PAVING: Residents of Marshall Ct., their families and friends, Saturday night celebrated the first paving of the privately-owned court in 29 years. Because the court is privately owned, the residents must do all of their own maintenance.

Year
1959
Month
June
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The Wedding Of Alice Tien Yiu Yang & Elroy Joseph Chun, June 1953

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Ann Arbor News, June 13, 1953
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A Chinese motif was carried through in the bride's and bridesmaids' gowns for the wedding of a University student from Honolulu and his Chinese bride this morning at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Here, Msgr. G. Warren Peek watches as the bride, Alice Tien Yiu Yang, hands her prayer book to the maid of honor, Mary Felsing, at one point in the ceremony. The bride's gown was of Chinese lace, fashioned in a traditional Chinese style. Miss Felsing's gown was of pink. Miss Yang, whose home is in Tientsin, China, was married to Elroy Joseph Chun. The couple will live in Ann Arbor.

Year
1953
Month
June
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Northside School Students Construct A Model Of Paul Bunyan's Boot For Michigan Week, May 1956

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Ann Arbor News, May 18, 1956
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PAUL BUNYAN'S BOOT: This ceiling-high model of Paul Bunyan's boot is one of two that will be displayed during Michigan Week activities at Northside School next week. Putting finishing touches on the model are (left to right) Mrs. JoAnn Norris, fourth grade teacher, Tom McCollum, Clyde Trapp (with hammer) and Wynn Pratt.

Year
1956
Month
May
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Herb Gay Rescues Cat From Tree, January 1951

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Ann Arbor News, January 3, 1951
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Wet, frightened, and 18 feet off the ground, this cat's meowings were heard yesterday afternoon by a Third St. passerby, who called the Washtenaw County Humane Society. Herbert Gay, humane officer, made the rescue. Owners of the freed feline collected him an hour later from the society's shelter.

Year
1951
Month
January
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Herb Gay Rescues Cat From Tree, January 1951

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Year
1951
Month
January
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Two Houses Moved Along Washtenaw Avenue, August 1951

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Ann Arbor News, August 29, 1951
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These two houses, shown being moved down Washtenaw Ave., were taken from the S. Forest - N. University Ave. block yesterday to make way for the proposed new University Women's Athletic Building.

Year
1951
Month
August
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John Allen Elementary School - Construction, July 1960

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Ann Arbor News, July 4, 1960
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SCHOOLS GOING UP: Construction work is progressing at Buhr Park elementary school (top) and Lakewood elementary school (bottom). Both schools are scheduled to be opened next February.

Year
1960
Month
July
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Construction Nears Completion On John Allen Elementary School, December 1960

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Ann Arbor News, December 10, 1960
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ALL SET AT ALLEN: This is the Allen School located in Buhr Park on the city's southeast side.

Year
1960
Month
December
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John Allen Elementary School - Staff, January 1961

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Ann Arbor News, January 25, 1961
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ALLEN SCHOOL STAFF: Here is the regular staff of the new John Allen School which will open for classes next Tuesday. The school, located at Buhr Park on the city's southeast side, is one of two new elementaries to open for the second semester. The other is Lakewood on the city's western edge. The staff members are (men, left to right) LeRoy Cappaert, principal; Harwood Roland, custodian; David Aberdeen, sixth grade; and (women, left to right) Rose Wilson, first grade; Frances Winkelhaus, second grade; Chris Kramer, fourth grade; Peggy Meyers, secretary; Lenice Kipp, kindergarten; Florence Breitner, third grade; Blanche Shankland, second grade; and Marion Krausse, first grade. A recently hired fifth grade teacher, Mary Purcell, was not present for the picture.

Year
1961
Month
January
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Note: Original caption was corrected using "Allen Teachers Misidentified" article, January 26, 1961.

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John Allen Elementary School - Entrance, January 1961

John Allen Elementary School - Entrance, January 1961 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 31, 1961
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ALLEN ENTRANCE: The main entrance to John Allen School has a curved brick wall. Also shown is the lower elementary classroom area (left), multi-purpose room (center) and library (right).

Year
1961
Month
January
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John Allen Elementary School - Multi-Purpose Room, January 1961

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Ann Arbor News, January 31, 1961
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UNUSUAL CEILING: Ceiling beams of the multi-purpose room at Allen School form an unusual design. The beams are painted brown, giving them the appearance of wood. Colors used in corridors and common spaces are brown, red, orange, yellow and white.

Year
1961
Month
January
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