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An Honor Guard Greets The Homecoming Caskets Of Pvt. Gerald Peters & First Lt. John Carver jr., August 1951

An Honor Guard Greets The Homecoming Caskets Of Pvt. Gerald Peters & First Lt. John Carver jr., August 1951 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 14, 1951
Caption
Flag-draped caskets bearing the bodies of two Ann Arbor servicemen arrived in the city this morning and were met by an honor guard made up of American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans members. The body of Pvt. Gerald T. Peters, 17, who was killed in action in Korea Sept 3, 1950, was returned in the casket in the foreground. The casket containing the body of First Lt. John H. Carver, jr., 30 who was killed in the crash of an Air Force jet plane in the Adirondack Mountains last Tuesday is on the platform at rear. Pvt. Peters was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Peters of 607 E. Hoover Ave., and Lt. Carver was the son of Mrs. Hattie Carver of 520 Sixth St.

The trunks of returning University of Michigan students under the Broadway Bridge at the Michigan Central Station, September 1947

The trunks of returning University of Michigan students under the Broadway Bridge at the Michigan Central Station, September 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 17, 1947
Caption
SIGN OF FALL: "Baggage-smashers" at the Michigan Central depot know the University is back in session as they ruefully eye the forerunners of approximately 14,000 trunks or other pieces of luggage they will handle before the rush subsides. Surveying a part of the morning's load are Ken Behnke (left) and Bill Schlect (right). Extra help has been added by both the Railway Express Co. and the railroad to expedite deliveries.

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1947
Caption
BAND LEAVES FOR CALIFORNIA: Band members, their friends and other travelers are shown surging toward the steps of the Mercury coaches and pullman cars as the University of Michigan Marching Band boarded the train at the Ann Arbor station for Chicago and the special train which would take the band to the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1947
Caption
'M' FLAG GOING TO TOSE BOWL: Cal Didier, drum major for the band and Miss Arlene Repp, a student from Niles, hold up the 'M' flag that Didier will flaunt in the Rose Bowl when the band makes its appearance at the Michigan-Southern California game New Year's Day. The drum major, who is from Flint, is shown just before he boarded the train with the band for the trip to the West Coast.