Ann Arbor News, November 10, 1967
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.
Ann Arbor News, June 9, 1944
BROTHERS ON LEAVE: For the first time in two years, the Lts. Conlin, sons of Frank C. Conlin, of 711 E. Ann St., saw each other when they came home on leave at the same time. First Lt. William A. Conlin, (left) 26, has seen action with the Fifth army amphibious forces in Africa, Sicily and Italy. His brother, Second Lt. Irving T. Conlin, (right), 22, a transport pilot, is with an Army Air Forces troop carrier command and expects overseas duty in the near future. Irving will return to duty Wednesday at Fort Wayne, Ind., after a 10-day leave, and William, who was home on a 21-day leave, has reported to North Carolina for reassignment. Irving's wife, the former Helen Dunn, resides at the Ann St. address.
US Army Recruits Dexter Twins Robert L. and Brenton W. Schultz, Jr., and (no relation) Robert M. Schultz, August 1948
Ann Arbor News, August 25, 1948
A Top-Kick's Nightmare This trio of Dexter youths who have just been processed by the U.S. Army and Air Force recruiting offices at the Armory for a three-year enlistment in the Army would give any top-kick the "willies" if they all landed in this company. The two youths on the left and right are identifical twins, Brenton W. Schultz, jr., 17, and Robert L. Schultz, 17, songs of Mr. and Mrs. Brenton W. Schultz, sr., of Dexter. No relation to Robert L. but boasting the same first and last names is the center youth Robert M. Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melbourne Schultz of Dexter.
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Richard Nowland was born in Ann Arbor in 1932. He grew up on Eighth Street. He recalls family stories about Lower Town, including his Irish ancestor Andrew Nowland who settled in Ann Arbor in the 1820s. After serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army, Nowland returned to Michigan and got his master’s degree. He was a counselor at Washtenaw Community College and a principal at Clague Middle School for twenty years.
Richard Nowland was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.