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The Millinery Department at Jacobson's, 612 E. Liberty, October 1958

The Millinery Department at Jacobson's, 612 E. Liberty, October 1958 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 11, 1958
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MILLINERY DEPARTMENT: Part of the relocated, modernized millinery department is shown. A lighted, plastic ceiling helps define this space through which customers pass to get to the suits, coast, dresses department.

Sales space added to Jacobson's, 612 E. Liberty, October 1958

Sales space added to Jacobson's, 612 E. Liberty, October 1958 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 11, 1958
Caption
ADDS SALES SPACE: This view shows new sales space added at Jacobson's of 612 E. Liberty St. The addition permits the firm to carry larger selections of women's suits, coats and dresses. The addition is part of a continuing expansion and remodeling program.

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26
Month
May
Year
1942
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AACHM Oral History: Shirley Beckley

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Shirley Beckley was born on July 30, 1942. She was raised by her mother on Wall St. and attended Jones School, Mack School, and Bach Schools in Ann Arbor. Shirley started as a housing manager for the Ann Arbor Housing Commission, later becoming housing director in Lansing and Muskegon. She reminisces about working at Jacobson’s, dances at the Dunbar Center, businesses on Fourth Avenue and Ann Streets, and tense racial incidents in the schools. Shirley continues to be deeply involved in social justice issues at the local level.