Ann Arbor News, October 28, 1948
MARKET SHOPPING IS FUN: Pupils from the Perry School first grade found that it was not only fun but educational to visit the city's market. They bought vegetables which they will coat with preservatives for Thanksgiving Day decorations in their room.
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David Rutledge was born in 1945 in LaFayette, Alabama and grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He traces his commitment to public service to his experience protesting a segregated lunch counter as a teenager. He attended Tennessee State University and the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Rutledge has served as Superior Township Supervisor, Ypsilanti State Representative, and as a member of the Washtenaw County Parks Commission and Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees. He dedicates this interview to his parents and his late wife, Gerri.
Ann Arbor News, November 27, 1975
Delicious Way To Learn Delicacies ranging from adobe and corn bread to Jewish blintzes, Italian stuffed pumpkin, pasties and pecan pie decked the long tables at Community High School's bicentennial banquet Wednesday. The Thanksgiving celebration of multi-ethnic America reflected the culinary contributions of Native Americans and those ethnic groups that have come to America since the first Thanksgiving. Chris Crockett, Community High librarian and chief organizer of the feast, said between 450 and 475 students, Community Resource teachers, staff and guests shared the meal.
Ann Arbor News, November 27, 1974
Being a turkey is hard work these days. You have to be constantly on the lookout for strangers bearing axes and guns, who are saving a place for you on their Thanksgiving table. Thats why Tom, a pet turkey at Arwin (Bud) Strieter's farm, wasn't taking any chances. When he saw hunter Ron Knecht of Ann Arbor moseying around the barnyard, he attacked. Knecht, who had never been attacked by a turkey before, fled quickly - a little too quickly. He tripped over the dog and wound up flat on his back. The turkey was declared the winner. Incidentally, Tom really didn't have much to worry about. He'll enjoy his status as family pet for many Thanksgivings to come.