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Millie Ashmore - Edwards Brothers Employee, February 1993

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Ann Arbor News, March 7, 1993
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Millie Ashmore still works at age 75. 'I don't want to retire right now,' she says. 'I should know when I've had enough.'

Santa Arrives At A Christmas Party For Wines Elementary Preschoolers & Northside Senior Citizens, December 1973

Santa Arrives At A Christmas Party For Wines Elementary Preschoolers & Northside Senior Citizens, December 1973 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 21, 1973
Caption
"That's not Santa Claus. That's a man in there," came the cry from one 4-year-old when he spied the jolly man in the red suit. And right he was. Senior citizen Arthur Smith volunteered for the role. Joyce Dean and Patty Garber from the staff of the preschool program at Wines Elementary School, introduced him. It was all part of the fun shared by members of the Northside Senior Citizens Association and the preschoolers from Wines at a joint Christmas party.

Mary Smith - 95 Years Old, July 1951

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Ann Arbor News, July 25, 1951
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Mrs. Mary Smith of 201 N. Thayer St. will be feted at an open house Sunday in observance of her 95th birthday which falls on Saturday. Her nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Smith, of the same address, will be the hosts.
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AACHM Oral History: Thekla Mitchell

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Thekla Mitchell

Thekla Mitchell: Thekla White was born in 1921 in Newport, Arkansas, the youngest of nine siblings. At age 22, she traveled to Ann Arbor to visit her sister. After getting a job at Cunningham’s Drug Store, she decided to stay. She worked at the University of Michigan Hospital as a nurses’ aid and laboratory assistant in the Pathology Department for 24 years. Known as “Dimples” to friends and family, Mrs. Mitchell was active in community organizations including the Ann Arbor Civic Club and the Order of the Eastern Stars.

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Lurie Terrace Completed, October 1964

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Ann Arbor News, October 7, 1964
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Lurie Terrace Completed: News photographer Duane Scheel used a 135-mm telephoto lens to "capture" from atop the Ann Arbor Trust Co. building this view of Lurie Terrace, a 142-unit apartment building for persons 62 and older. The $1.7 million, eight-floor pentagonal structure will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Friday. U.S. housing and welfare officials from Washington, D.C., will help dedicate the facility. It is financed under a Housing and Home Finance Agency 50-year loan. So far, 120 units have been leased and 70 of those have been occupied. Other applicants are being screened.