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Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, third Viscount Halifax and British Ambassador to the United States, receives honorary degree at University of Michigan, April 1944

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, third Viscount Halifax and British Ambassador to the United States, receives honorary degree at University of Michigan, April 1944 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 21, 1944
Caption
VISCOUNT DONS ACADEMIC ROBES: Viscount Halifax, British ambassador to the United States, who was the speaker for the annual Honors Convocation held this morning in Hill Auditorium, was assisted into his academic robes in an anteroom, preceding the convocation, while R. Spencer Bishop (center), member of the University board of regents, and Joseph A. Bursley (right), dean of students, look on. The ambassador was awarded an honorary degree by the University

Mayor Brown Adds A Rivet To The Huron River Bridge Construction Project, June 1955

Mayor Brown Adds A Rivet To The Huron River Bridge Construction Project, June 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 25, 1955
Caption
MAYOR AT WORK: A brief ceremony yesterday marked the end of one phase of the construction on the new Whitmore Lake Rd. (US-23) bridge over the Huron River. Mayor William E. Brown, jr., shown in the center operating the rivet gun, drove the final rivet in the metal framework of the span. Assisting the mayor here is Richard Davidson, representing his father, L. A. Davidson of Lansing, contractor for the project. Silver rivets used in the ceremony were later presented to Mayor Brown and Davidson.

Spectators Wait For The Washtenaw County Building Dedication Parade, October 1956

Spectators Wait For The Washtenaw County Building Dedication Parade, October 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 1, 1956
Caption
WAITING FOR PARADERS: Waiting impatiently for yesterday's County Building dedication parade to pass is this group of people on an E. Huron St. corner. An estimated 5,000 persons lined the parade route. Other pictures of the parade and dedication are on page 32.