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Helen A. Rice microfilms old documents on sheepskin discovered at the Courthouse, February 1955

Helen A. Rice microfilms old documents on sheepskin discovered at the Courthouse, February 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 15, 1955
Caption
RECORDS ON SHEEPSKIN UNCOVERED: Mrs. Helen A. Rice of 907 W.Liberty St. is shown microfilming a 128-year-old land grant uncovered among old county records at the Courthouse. The grant, signed by President John Quincy Adams on Feb. 1, 1927, gave property in what is now Pittsfield township to James Aray. The document is one of more than 150 uncovered.

Freedom Train All-Veterans Parade Committee, August 1948

Freedom Train All-Veterans Parade Committee, August 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 10, 1948
Caption
Planning Veterans Day Parade In Freedom Train Program - The committee formed to take charge of the Aug. 14 Veterans Day observance announced today a program featuring a parade with five bands and special ceremonies in in the Courthouse Square. Members of the committee, which met last night, are (left to right): Marion Darling, in charge of music for the parade; Roy Bird, transportation chairman; Thomas FitzGerald, general parade chairman; Admiral Laurence C. Leever, general chairman of the planning committee for Rededication Week Aug. 14 - 19; William Biedermann, co-chairman of Veterans Day; Lucille Stollsteimer, chairman of Veterans Day activities other than the parade; and Olin Tenny, in charge of parade floats.