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French Dukes Receive Michigan Flag From Senator Gilbert E. Bursley, January 1969

French Dukes Receive Michigan Flag From Senator Gilbert E. Bursley, January 1969 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 17, 1969
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A Michigan flag, which has flown over the state Capitol Building in Lansing, and an American flag from the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce were presented yesterday in City Hall to Carlton Bell (center), commander of the French Dukes Drill team: James Crawford (left center), exalted ruler of Elks Pratt Lodge, sponsor of the drill team, and Sgt. Kenneth Klinge (far left) of the Ann Arbor Police Department. Making the presentation are Sen. Gilbert E. Bursley (right center) and William Botts (far right) of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce.

Members of the Ann Arbor Community Center Teen Council make plans for "Speak Out" session, March 1968 Photographer: Doug Fulton

Members of the Ann Arbor Community Center Teen Council make plans for "Speak Out" session, March 1968 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 27, 1968
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Making Plans: Making final plans for next Thursday's "Speak Out" session are eight members of the Ann Arbor Community Center Teen Council. The Teen Council is sponsoring the meeting. The goal of the Speak Out is to create a dialogue among local teenagers and adults on issues important to community relations. The teens are (rear, from left) Michael Ulmer, Larry Hunter and Robert Franklin, and (front, from left) Carlton Bell, president, Carolyn Smith, Debi Wallace, Cathy Jones, and Mary Jones, secretary-treasurer.

Dukes Going To Washington

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French Dukes Practicing for President Nixon's Inaugural Parade

French Dukes Practicing for President Nixon's Inaugural Parade image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 2, 1969
Caption
Dukes going To Washington - Practicing for their trip to Washington Jan. 20 to march in Richard M. Nixon's Inaugural Parade are 12 of the French Dukes - Ann Arbor's award-winning precision drill team. The selection of the 24-man drill team was announced Tuesday. Pictured (from left) are Commander Carlton Bell, Namon Wright, Jerry Ginyard, Jerome Wright, Al Casey, Robert Franklin, Grant Sleet, Wendell Ulmer, Ricky Thomas, Charles Carter, LeRoy Carter and Leonard Scott. Not pictured are John McDonald, Melvin Arnett, Hugh Harris, Phil Sleet, Terry Ginyard, Mark Wilson, Robert Foster, Walter Blissett, Jesse Thomas, Michael Franklin, James Bryant and Kenneth Mitchell. Local contributions to help pay for transportation, food and lodging for the youths while they are in Washington may be sent to John P. Paup at the Ann Arbor Trust Co., 100 S. Main. The team is sponsored by Elks Pratt Lodge.

French Dukes Win First Place for Fifth Year, September 1968

French Dukes Win First Place for Fifth Year, September 1968 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 8, 1968
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French Dukes Pose - The French Dukes, a 28-man precision drill team which last week won first-place honors for the fifth year at the National Elks Pratt lodge Convention in New York, pose in uniform. They are (extreme left) vice commander Carlton Bell and center, Mark Wilson. The formation at left includes (all from left) Jerome Wright and Robert Franklin, first row; Rick Thomas and Al Casey, second row, and Hugh Harris, back row. In the formation at right, Wenlell Ulmer and Phil Sleet stand in the front row; Grant Sleet, Melvin Arnett, Harvey Churchill and Robert Foster are in the second row. Leonard Scott stands in the back row. Not all of the French Dukes are pictured.