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Putting their stamp on the skyline

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12
Month
June
Year
1987
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AACHM Oral History: Don Simons

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Don Simons

Donald L. Simons was born in 1943 and he grew up on Fuller Street in Ann Arbor. He attended Jones School, Ann Arbor High, and Eastern Michigan University. He was a starting football halfback and basketball co-captain in high school, and was recognized as athlete of the month. Mr. Simons recalls segregation and several incidents of discrimination in Ann Arbor. He is proud of his family, his work coaching at the Maxey Boys' Training School and Boysville, and co-hosting the annual neighborhood picnic for 25 years.

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AACHM Oral History: Thekla Mitchell

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Thekla Mitchell

Thekla Mitchell: Thekla White was born in 1921 in Newport, Arkansas, the youngest of nine siblings. At age 22, she traveled to Ann Arbor to visit her sister. After getting a job at Cunningham’s Drug Store, she decided to stay. She worked at the University of Michigan Hospital as a nurses’ aid and laboratory assistant in the Pathology Department for 24 years. Known as “Dimples” to friends and family, Mrs. Mitchell was active in community organizations including the Ann Arbor Civic Club and the Order of the Eastern Stars.

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Filipinos To Mark Island Independence

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3
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July
Year
1946
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Herbal Tea-Drinkers Warned Against Overuse

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25
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February
Year
1987
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For Many, Christmas Is Another Working Day

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25
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December
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1991
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Washtenaw County Emergency Medical Service Unit, May 1942

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Ann Arbor News, May 26, 1942
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Throughout Washtenaw county emergency medical service units like the one pictured above are being organized to provide medical care on the scene in the event of air raids or other war-time disasters. The unit shown here is based at the University health service. From left to right are Armin A. Darmstaetter and William T. Counter, both University medical students, stretcherbearers; Mrs. Claire Wesch and Mrs. Dorothy Bissell, nurses; Dr. John O. Kennedy and Dr. Wilma Sacks, physician; and Dr. William M. Brace, director of operations. In emergencies, the unit will travel with the local ambulance pictured here.

'Asking For Help'

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12
Month
February
Year
1986
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