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School Approves Sale of Shut-Down Building

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16
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December
Year
1981
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School Sale Negotiations To Begin Soon

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Day
9
Month
December
Year
1981
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Woodruff Elementary School Halloween Parade, Ypsilanti - October 31, 1962

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Ypsilanti Press, November 1, 1962
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MORE THAN 200 CHILDREN from Woodruff Elementary School went on a Halloween parade through Ypsilanti yesterday afternoon. Dressed in their costumes, the children, ranging from kindergartners to sixth graders, made a column that reached for two blocks at some points. Woodruff School Safety Patrol boys helped keep the parade in order.
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AACHM Oral History: Nelson Freeman

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 1:29pm

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Nelson Freeman was born in 1939 and grew up in Ypsilanti. He remembers being one of the few black children at his elementary school and the transition to high school with white friends. He also recalls how his father made sure local African American children had a night of their own at the local rollerskating rink, where he became one of the best skaters, and other social and business activities in town. Mr. Freeman spent time in the Navy and had a long career as a dental technician.

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AACHM Oral History: Charles Morris

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 1:24pm

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Chuck Morris was born in 1938 and grew up in Ypsilanti where he attended Harriet Street Elementary School and Ypsilanti High School. He recalls Ypsilanti neighborhoods and businesses, the Willow Run Bomber plant and air raids during World War II, and the opening of Washtenaw Community College. Mr. Morris attended the Navy and retired from the Ann Arbor District Library where he worked as the bookmobile driver/trainer for many years.