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St. Thomas High School Graduation, June 1970

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Ann Arbor News, June 8, 1970
Eight-six young people yesterday became alumni of St. Thomas Catholic High School as diplomas were presented at afternoon commencement exercises held in St. Thomas Church. Presenting the diplomas was the church's pastor, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Vincent Howard. The guest speaker was Msgr. William J. Sherzer.

Nuttle, Ernest J.

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Five Sets Of Twins At St. Thomas Catholic School, April 1937

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Ann Arbor News, April 12, 1937
PROBLEM IN DOUBLES: St. Thomas Catholic school boasts five pairs of twins, pictured above. Two of the pairs are brother and sister combinations and the others are girls. The girls, dressed alike, frequently present a problem in identity. Left to right are: Irene and Anthony D'Agostino, 7 years old; Hilda and Helen Heinzmann, 9 years old; Guadaloupe and Martina Bedolla, both 7; and Raymond and Cecile Hurtubise, 7 years old; and in back Corrine and Lorraine Kester, 10 years old.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Alma Wheeler Smith

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:01am

Alma Wheeler Smith was born in 1941. She recalls attending Civil Rights meetings in Ann Arbor with her parents. Her father Albert H. Wheeler was the first African American mayor of Ann Arbor (1975-78). Smith worked for nearly a decade as a TV producer before becoming a politician. Smith (D) served in the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Michigan delegation from 2005-2010 representing the 54th District.  Prior to her tenure in the U.S. House, Smith served in the Michigan Senate representing the 18th District from 1995-2002.

Alma Wheeler Smith was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.