Ypsilanti Girl Scouts Receive Honorary Piece Of Birthday Cake At Willow Run Airport, March 1949 Photographer: Eck Stanger
Ann Arbor News, March 16, 1949
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Twelve-year-old Lena Lou Sturgill, a Girl Scout of Troop Seven at the Rackham School of Special Education in Ypsilanti, receives a piece of the Girl Scout national birthday cake from United Air Lines stewardess, Florence McCabe. The piece of cake, flown from Los Angeles yesterday, was presented to the troop in honor of its help during the past year to hunger-stricken children of Europe. Lena, who suffered an attack of infantile paralysis several years ago and her fellow troop members, all physically handicapped, were taken on a tour of the Mainliner by Capt. W. L. Fagen, nearest the door, and First Officer Price Downey.
Ann Arbor News, May 6, 1954
JUNIOR-SENIOR GIRL SCOUT OFFICERS: New officers of the Girl Scouts junior-senior planning board are Mary Wheeler of Troop 3, president; Lois Michelfelder of Troop 65, treasurer; Ann Peterson of Troop 11, secretary; and Barbara Kuhn of Troop 11, vice-president. The planning board, started this year, is composed of a delegate and alternate from each troop of girls in seventh through 12th grades.
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Patricia Horne McGee was born in 1946 in Ypsilanti, where she attended Perry Elementary and Ypsilanti High School. She recalls the mutual support and accomplishments of many childhood friends and neighbors, and reflects on rising tensions between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Horne McGee has two master's degrees from the University of Michigan and UCLA. She taught child development and social work for fifteen years at Ferris State College and Mercy College. After leaving academia, she worked for the Wayne County Intermediate School District and she was director of Head Start for Washtenaw County.
Girl Scouts March Down Main Street In The Ann Arbor Veterans Day Parade - November 11, 1976 Photographer: Jack Stubbs
Ann Arbor News, November 12, 1976
Ann Arbor marked Veterans Day Thursday with a downtown parade, featuring old and young marchers.