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Small Bookstores in Ann Arbor: Common Language & Aunt Agatha's, April 1995

Small Bookstores in Ann Arbor: Common Language & Aunt Agatha's, April 1995 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 24, 1995
Caption
Jamie Agnew, left, Kelly, center, Robin and 1-year-old Robert Agnew, right, in the Agnews' Aunt Agatha's Book Shop on Fourth Street in Ann Arbor. Kelly operates the Common Language book store next door. The new Borders and Barnes & Noble stores have forced smaller stores like Agatha's and Common Language to band together to compete.

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24
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April
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1995
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Wolverine Adult Entertainment Closed Down By Landlords, May 1988

Wolverine Adult Entertainment Closed Down By Landlords, May 1988 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 17, 1988
Caption
Parting Shot - A passerby Monday takes note of a sign taped inside the window of the former Wolverine Adult Entertainment store. The 200 Fourth Avenue Group, an investment group that owns the building, forced the store to vacate its Fourth Avenue location Sunday night because owners allowed property to deteriorate below city standards. The landlord group could not be reached for comment this morning.

Artist, Jon Lockard's Studio Door With Message About Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death, April 1968

Artist, Jon Lockard's Studio Door With Message About Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death, April 1968 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 6, 1968
Caption
This message appeared yesterday on the door of the studio of artist Jon Lockard, 215 S. Fourth Ave.

Night At The Velvet Touch, July 1977

Night At The Velvet Touch, July 1977 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 10, 1977
Caption
Ann Arbor's Fourth Avenue Porn Scenario: Shadowy Figures People A Shady Business

Dale Carpenter, Velvet Touch Employee, at Pornography Hearing, July 1977

Dale Carpenter, Velvet Touch Employee, at Pornography Hearing, July 1977 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 10, 1977
Caption
Dale Carpenter, employe at The Velvet Touch bookstore and massage parlor, 215 S. Fourth Ave., recently told city council the store didn't carry materials dealing with "kiddie porn or animal perversion." Two days later, a News reporter purchased a magazine dealing with animal perversion from Carpenter at the store.

Ann Arbor Police Raid American Massage Parlor, October 1972

Ann Arbor Police Raid American Massage Parlor, October 1972 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 18, 1972
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Policewoman Martha Parks, Officer James Shantz Escort Suspect