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Sam McDonald, Injured Schoolteacher, In Veterans Hospital, February 1964

Sam McDonald, Injured Schoolteacher, In Veterans Hospital, February 1964 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 28, 1964
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FUTURE'S BRIGHT: Though he's flat on his back and will require extensive surgery for numerous broken bones and other accident injuries, Sam McDonald, Dundee's first Negro schoolteacher, has found thousands of friends he didn't know he had. The nurse is Miss JoAnn Nelson of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Josephine & Joseph Barrett Relive Memories From Serving In World War I, November 1967

Josephine & Joseph Barrett Relive Memories From Serving In World War I, November 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 10, 1967
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Mrs. Joseph E. Barrett and her husband revive 1918 memories as they look over framed commission papers Mrs. Barrett received then as sub-directress of a nurses training school for Haitian women. She served as a Navy nurse in Haiti during World War I while her husband served in an Army artillery unit at Camp Custer.

Pittsfield Red Cross Extension Course at Old Maternity Hospital, May 1951

Pittsfield Red Cross Extension Course at Old Maternity Hospital, May 1951 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 30, 1951
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FIRST IN FIRST AID: to the Pittsfield Extension Club belongs the honor of being the first of the farm women's home economics groups to organize a Red Cross first aid study class. Shown above, learning the first lesson at the old maternity hospital building on the campus are, left to right, Mrs. Floyd J. Allen, chairman, of 2960 Saline Rd., Mrs. Carl Ernst, vice-chairman, of 2314 Packard Rd., and the instructor, Mrs. J. M. Manthei, R.N., of 1730 Dexter Ave.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Dick Kimball

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:59am

Dick Kimball was born in 1935 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was the Minnesota high school diving champion four years in a row, and he also excelled in gymnastics, trampoline, and cheerleading. At the University of Michigan, he was the NCAA springboard champion in 1957, and in 1963 he was the Professional World Diving champion. Kimball coached the University of Michigan diving team for 43 years, and several U.S. Olympic diving teams. He has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor.

Dick Kimball was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.