Sun, 11/08/2020 - 9:25am
Harold Simons was born in 1946 and he grew up in Ann Arbor. He was inspired by Jones School teacher Harry Mial to become a teacher and coach. A standout basketball player for Ann Arbor High, he went on to play at Eastern Michigan University. He was the freshman basketball coach there before becoming head coach at Huron High for 20 years. Mr. Simons reflects on race relations and generational differences in Ann Arbor. He and his wife Ethel have been married for 53 years.
Ann Arbor News, May 27, 1942
TAPPAN BOYS BUILD MODELS: Boys of Tappan school participating in a national airplane model-building program have produced the models shown above on display in the school shop. Four of the builders are pictured with the models. They are, left to right, Colin Hamberg, Howard Gelenius, Robert Kretschmer and Richard Keeton. The models were built under supervision of George Fisher, industrial arts instructor.