This letter, dated November 7, 1995, was sent to the Ann Arbor News Librarian by retired Outdoor Editor, photographer, and writer, Doug Fulton. Fulton had retired from the News in 1983 after serving as a columnist, editor, and photographer for 30 years.
Ann Arbor News Outdoor Editor Doug Fulton Teaches Nature Appreciation to School Children, circa 1960
Ann Arbor News, October 26, 1938
WIN COUNTY 4-H HONORS: This group of Washtenaw county 4-H club boys and girls was selected to represent Washtenaw county at state club week in East Lansing next spring in various fields of competition. They are: First row - Robert Henning, South Lyon; Dealoris Steel, Bridgewater; Janet Ticknor, Pittsfield; and Lucy Steeb, Ann Arbor township; middle row - Loren Koengeter, route 2, Chelsea; George McKim, jr., Superior township; Mary Tait, Salem township; Virginia Frederick, route 5, Ann Arbor; and Margaret Haas, route 5, Ann Arbor; and back row - Russell McCalla, Pittsfield township; and Jean Nimke, Ann Arbor township. Another delegate, Mary Sullivan, of Lyndon township, was not present when the picture was taken Monday at the Union.
Ann Arbor News, November 30, 1938
SOUTH LYON GIRL FIRST IN CANNING: Faith J. McCrory, attractive 16-year-old South Lyon girl, is Michigan's official canning delegate at the 17th annual National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago this week. She was chosen as Michigan's "most worthy club member in canning projects," and she is shown with a few of the products with which she has won numerous prizes.
Ann Arbor News, January 23, 1997
Survival in the Snow ~ A group of Eberwhite Elementary School fifth graders, above right, gather around to make a human wind shield as they try to get a fire started during a winter survival exercise Wednesday. Above [this photo], Fifth grader Ben Detlefs tends the bacon while Ben Coupeland gets his burger ready to cook. Right, Claire Leonard and Renee Stahl haul firewood back to their group. In addition to learning how to dress warmly, build a fire and other survival skills, the students also cooked a meal.