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Award-Winning "Let's Play" With Her Trainer Don Webb, September 1939

Award-Winning "Let's Play" With Her Trainer Don Webb, September 1939 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 30, 1939
Caption
ANN ARBOR DOG WINS FIRST PRIZE: This 11-month-old cocker spaniel, "Let's Play" won first place in the American bred black female class at the dog show sponsored by the Jaxon Kennel Club of Jackson. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Ristine, 580 Allison Dr., Ann Arbor, the dog was shown by Don Webb of Ypsilanti (above), handler and trainer. Let's Play was sired by Rennard's First Chance of Plymouth, and her dam is Lady In Red VI, owned by the Ristines.

Royal Hanneford Circus Performer Rides An Elephant At The Brighton Mall, June 1984

Royal Hanneford Circus Performer Rides An Elephant At The Brighton Mall, June 1984 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 30, 1984
Caption
ELEPHANT MAN - Fourth of July festivities got under way Friday with a performance of the Royal Hanneford Circus at the Brighton Mall. Another performance is scheduled today.

Nancy Storace's Horses - Green Oak Township, June 1984

Nancy Storace's Horses - Green Oak Township, June 1984 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 2, 1984
Caption
Nancy Storace says 'the noise would drive her horses crazy.'

Ypsilanti Bell, Henry J. Oulmann's High-Producing Cow, November 1940

Ypsilanti Bell, Henry J. Oulmann's High-Producing Cow, November 1940 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 30, 1940
Caption
SHE GIVES RICH MILK: Ypsilanti Bell, 10-year-old cow in the Jersey herd of Henry J. Oulmann, 4755 S. State Rd., has an eight-lactation period record of 4,288 pounds of butterfat, or an average of 536 pounds per year. The herd is one of 11 in the county that have been on test with the American Jersey Cattle Clubs herd improvement registry since its inception.

Beverley Stierle, left, and Julia Ross, show off their pets for the Bach school pet show, June 1944

Beverley Stierle, left, and Julia Ross, show off their pets for the Bach school pet show, June 1944 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 11, 1944
Caption
'PERK' MEETS 'DEXTER'--But "Dexter," the seven-week-old pet pig, seems somewhat disdainful and ignores the apparent friendliness of "Perk," week-old pet kid, who is happily snuggled in the arms of his little mistress, Beverley Stierle (left), of 1029 Woodbridge Blvd. Much interested in her pet's piggish antics is Julia Ross (right), of 616 W. Madison St. The girls, Bach school pupils, entered "Perk" and "Dexter" in the Bach school pet show which boasted 10 animal species. Mrs. Florence Hiscock was the teacher in charge.

Mary Lesser & Aberdeen Angus Steer, November 1936

Mary Lesser & Aberdeen Angus Steer, November 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 18, 1936
Caption
ENTERED IN JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW: Among the six 4-H club members in Washtenaw county who are feeding livestock for entry in the Junior show at Detroit is Mary Lesser, 14, shown above with her Aberdeen Angus steer. She is in the eighth grade of the Spiegelberg school, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Lesser, who live five miles west of Dexter.

Irene the cow prepares to fly out of Willow Run Airport, November 1947

Irene the cow prepares to fly out of Willow Run Airport, November 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 17, 1957
Caption
'THE COW JUMPED OVER THE MOON': There was no dog around to laugh "at such sport" as the first bovine passenger over to take to the air from Willow Run Aiport stoically allowed itself to be loaded aboard a cargo plane yesterday afternoon. The cow is Cesor Maxim's Irene, a prize Guernsey, being shipped to its new home in North Carolina by plane to avoid "travel sickness." Shown inspecting the cow, which was sold for $3,100, are (left to right) G. O. Shaver, pilot for Twentieth Century Airlines; the cow's new owner, Ivan W. Byers, of Shoal Falls Farm, Hendersonville, N. C.; and its old owner, Albert Kessler, manager of the Cesor Farms, new New Hudson, Mich.

Kenneth Hoyt With Baby Squirrel, September 1964

Kenneth Hoyt With Baby Squirrel, September 1964 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 1, 1964
Caption
Squirrel Gets Squirt: A discarded glue bottle and evaporated milk make a substitute mother for this three-week-old squirrel who literally had a falling out with its real kin. Giving the baby squirrel some nourishment in preparation for its return to native habitat soon is Kenneth Hoyt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hoyt of 104 Fairview. The squirrel was one of three which fell from a tree, one to its death and the other two being taken by several youngsters and nursed back to good health.

Christopher Ingersoll, Melissa Litwicki, & Their Pet Ferrets, July 1995

Christopher Ingersoll, Melissa Litwicki, & Their Pet Ferrets, July 1995 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 23, 1995
Caption
Christopher Ingersoll, left, introduces his ferret, Gozer, to Melissa Litwicki and her ferret, Noodle. The two young ferrets like to play together - chasing, nipping and jumping.