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City's love of old has new meaning

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
September
Year
1980
Copyright
Copyright Protected

Children Watch the Construction of New Ann Arbor Federal Saving and Loan Association Building at Division and Liberty St., March 1953

Children Watch the Construction of New Ann Arbor Federal Saving and Loan Association Building at Division and Liberty St., March 1953 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 18, 1953
Caption
Sidewalk Superintendents Busy: There's a lot of activity in a big hole at Division and Liberty Sts., where footings and concrete basement walls are being placed for the Ann Arbor Federal Savings and Loan Association's new building. Everyone likes to watch a new building go up and sidewalk kibitzers are numerous. It's tough for small fry; however, they have to climb the temporary wooden fence to see what gives, not that they mind doing that. With spring less than a week away, its shirtsleeve weather.

Tommy Arvidson outside his home in U-M's Veterans Village, September 1947

Tommy Arvidson outside his home in U-M's Veterans Village, September 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 17, 1947
Caption
A carriage wheel gate adds an original, homey touch to the Donald Arvidson apartment and lot, illustrating how the veterans have improved the appearance of their apartments. The baby is seven-month-old Tommy Arvidson, one of the 20 babies added to the Village population.

Artwork inside Donald Arvidson's apartment in U-M's Veterans Village, September 1947

Artwork inside Donald Arvidson's apartment in U-M's Veterans Village, September 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 17, 1947
Caption
Village occupants work hard to make their apartments attractive. A wall cut-work with an ivy plant and a Japanese water color decorate the partition which Donald Arvidson added.