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Victim Of Polio Dies At Brighton

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12
Month
November
Year
1951
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German Park Recreation Club Dancers Entertain Patients In The University of Michigan Polio Ward, May 1954

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Ann Arbor News, May 27, 1954
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Members of the junior dance group of the German Park Recreation Club danced for patients in the University Hospital's polio ward last night. Ida Lund, an attendant, holds Bobbie Snyder of Hillsdale at left. Bobbie, now two years old, has been a patient since he was six weeks old.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Lois Zimmerman

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:51am

Lois (née Milton) Zimmerman was born in 1923 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated from high school in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and earned a BA degree from Lesley College, a teacher training college in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During her time in Cambridge, she met her husband who was training to become a chaplain in the army. Their oldest child Donnie died of polio at age seven; they had four other children. She was a kindergarten teacher for many years, including during the era of school desegregation in Indianapolis, Indiana. She also enjoyed leading outdoor educational programming.

Lois Zimmerman was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor as part of the Legacies Project.

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Legacies Project Oral History: Dick Kimball

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:59am

Dick Kimball was born in 1935 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was the Minnesota high school diving champion four years in a row, and he also excelled in gymnastics, trampoline, and cheerleading. At the University of Michigan, he was the NCAA springboard champion in 1957, and in 1963 he was the Professional World Diving champion. Kimball coached the University of Michigan diving team for 43 years, and several U.S. Olympic diving teams. He has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor.

Dick Kimball was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.