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February
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1975
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Winners of the Cracker Eating Contest at Recreation Park, Ypsilanti, July 24, 1957

Winners of the Cracker Eating Contest at Recreation Park, Ypsilanti, July 24, 1957 image
Published In
Ypsilanti Daily Press, July 24, 1957
Caption
THE WINNERS of the Cracker Eating Contest at Recreation Park Tuesday try to whistle after eating their crackers. The winners are from left Terry Hall, Pine Grove Terrace; Kirk Leighton, 1221 Grant; Kenneth Kelley, 104 Oakwood Avenue. The contestants ate crackers and ran a short foot race to see if they could whistle. Those whistling first were the winners.

Kids enrolled in the arts and crafts classes held by the Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation Department, July 1959

Kids enrolled in the arts and crafts classes held by the Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation Department, July 1959 image
Published In
Ypsilanti Daily Press, July 11, 1959
Caption
YOUNGSTERS ENROLLED in the arts and crafts classes sponsored by the Ypsilanti Department of Parks and Recreation this summer worked this week on a "Circus Theme" whereby they made animals found in a menagerie, from paper mache, soda pop caps, bits of yarn, scraps of crepe paper, masking tape, colorful buttons, paint and glaze. Shown at Recreation Park with their completed projects are left to right, front row, Jean Cribley of Recreation Park holding her lamp; Deborah Ann Fornwalt, Riverside, a spotted horse; Lawrence Freeman, Riverside, pink elephant; Barbara Mack, Recreation, a three foot giraffe; Kathy Ashby, Prospect, monkey; Devonne Grahms, Prospect, elephant and Edgar Sommers, Recreation a rabbit. Back row, let to right, Roy Hunter, Park Ridge, a hand puppet; Jeannie Comrie, Recreation, butterfly and Gerald Cooch, Recreation, a clown's mask.

Champions at Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation Department's field day, Recreation Park, August 6, 1960

Champions at Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation Department's field day, Recreation Park, August 6, 1960 image
Published In
Ypsilanti Daily Press, August 6, 1960
Caption
THESE CITY CHAMPSION were victorious at the Parks and Recreation Department's field day, which was held at Recreation Park Friday. Left to right, front row: Gregory Hall, Beverly Green, Deborah Easley, Diane Atkins and Sharon Green. Second row: Thomas Taddie, Jerry Minor, Treva Atkins, John Campbell, Ronny Gillentine, Mary Isbell and Paul Easley. Third row: Donald Collins, Rufus Edwards, Larry Williams, Kenneth Easley, Janet Hunter and Darretta Rutledge. And last row: John Hill, Roy Hunter and Gloria Gibas.

50-Yard Dash Competition at Ypsilanti Parks Field Day, August 1957

50-Yard Dash Competition at Ypsilanti Parks Field Day, August 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1957
Caption
Field Day At Ypsilanti: Children from all five playgrounds which participated in the summer recreation program at Ypsilanti joined together for a Field Day yesterday at Recreation Park. The program included races, broad jumps, baseball throw, table tennis, checkers, badminton and baseball. Michael Sims, 10, of Parkridge Community Center (top picture) [this photo] crosses the finish line first in the 50-yard dash as judges look on. Contestants try to beat an earlier mark in the broad jump event (bottom) as Jesse A. Rutherford, assistant recreation director (second from right), watches.