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Putting their stamp on the skyline

Putting their stamp on the skyline image
Parent Issue
Day
12
Month
June
Year
1987
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AACHM Oral History: William Hampton

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 5:03pm

 

William Hampton

William Hampton was born in 1948 in Tyler, Texas, and his grandmother was the midwife. He remembers attending church revival picnics, the Texas Rose Festival, and the Juneteenth parade in his hometown. While attending college in Arlington, Texas, he was active in the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He went on to launch a Section 8 subsidized housing program in Arlington and in Ann Arbor, where he worked in the community development office. Mr. Hampton has been president of the Ann Arbor chapter of the NAACP since 2005.

Construction on Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield Township, February 1957

Construction on Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield Township, February 1957 image
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Ann Arbor News, February 18, 1957
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SWIFT RUN DRAIN: Costing $228,000, work on the Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield township has started. The drain pipes will replace the open drain shown in the picture. Serving two-thirds of Pittsfield Village, Pittsfield Park and all of the township east of US-23 between Packard Rd. and Washtenaw Ave. and Oak Park and Washtenaw Heights Subdivisions north of the Central Ave., the drain will connect with the Ann Arbor trunkline near Hogback Rd. and Huron River Dr. The Ginno Innai Construction Co. of Dearborn is doing the work, financed by a 20-year bond issue. The picture was taken between Pittsfield Park and US-23.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Pamela Schultz

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:15am

Pamela Shultz was born in 1925 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She attended Florida State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and majored in Psychology. She married Edwin (Ted) Shultz in 1946, and they moved to the Detroit area soon afterwards. Shultz got her master’s in Special Education from the University of Michigan and taught developmentally disabled children in Livonia schools and the Plymouth State Home in the 1960s and 70s. She passed away on January 30, 2015.

Pamela Shultz was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2008 as part of the Legacies Project.

Transformed theater to reopen

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
May
Year
1990
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Strike Nears End

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
October
Year
1976

Taste Of Turnips In Butter

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Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
May
Year
1841
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Public Domain