Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:01pm
Please take a moment to take our Living Oral History Survey and let us know what you learned.
Fred Adams was born in 1934 and grew up in Ann Arbor. He recalls summers playing in the Huron River, youth activities with the Dunbar Center and Jones School, his work as a paperboy, and some of the black neighborhoods and businesses in the Ann St. area. Mr. Adams worked for Johnson Controls for 41 years and owned his own business as an Industrial Manager.
Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department Search Huron River For Body of LeRoy W. Johnson, December 1966
Ann Arbor News, December 15, 1966
Start Of Search: Sheriff's Deputy Lenard McDougall (right) breaks ice in the Huron River as yesterday afternoon's search for the body of murder victim LeRoy Johnson begins. Sheriff's Sgt. Nuel K. Schneider (center) also a skindiver, watches. Moments after this picture was taken Deputy Jerry Russo (left) and McDougall pulled Johnson's body from shallow water just to the right of where McDougall is standing.