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Gertrude Nickels registers her son, Robert, for selective service, June 1942

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Ann Arbor News, June 30, 1942
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Of all the volunteer selective service registrars who recorded for Ann Arbor's youths between the ages of 18 and 20 today, probably none realized the full significance of the work more than Mrs. Gertrude Nickels (above) of 1820 Traver St. Widow of a First World war veteran, Mrs. Nickels is shown above registering her son Robert, 18 years old.
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AACHM Oral History: Nelson Freeman

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Nelson Freeman was born in 1939 and grew up in Ypsilanti. He remembers being one of the few black children at his elementary school and the transition to high school with white friends. He also recalls how his father made sure local African American children had a night of their own at the local rollerskating rink, where he became one of the best skaters, and other social and business activities in town. Mr. Freeman spent time in the Navy and had a long career as a dental technician.

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