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AACHM Oral History: Dolores and James Turner

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:05am

Dolores TurnerDolores Preston Turner was born in Ann Arbor in the early 1940s, and her family lived in a small historically Black neighborhood on Woodlawn Avenue. She graduated from Ann Arbor High School, where she met her future husband, James Turner. She remembers moving into their first apartment in Pittsfield Village as a result of fair housing protests in Ann Arbor in the 1960s. Turner has two master’s degrees and she taught English at Huron High School for 30 years. Dolores and James celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September 2021.

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Ralph F. Pelz

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January
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1955
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Jim Smith, Jr. learns to mount a scoop of ice cream from his dad, February 3, 1962 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Jim Smith, Jr. learns to mount a scoop of ice cream from his dad, February 3, 1962 image
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Ann Arbor News, February 3, 1962
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Doing What Daddy Does: Jim Smith of 2726 Hampshire Rd., a long-time employee of a local dairy stores, gives an expert ice cream eater, his son, Jim, jr., a lesson in the fine art of mounting a scoop of ice cream on a cone. The younger Smith is nine and a fourth grader at John Allen School.

Lottery Players Dream Of Instant Wealth

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January
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1988
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Longtime regulars at Washtenaw Dairy, May 2009 Photographer: Eliyahu Gurfinkel

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Ann Arbor News, May 28, 2009
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Longtime regulars chat during their customary morning get-together at the Washtenaw Dairy in Ann Arbor on Wednesday morning. Clockwise from left are Bob Hanselmann, H.C. Collie, Dick Allport and Don Johnston.