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Trees Removed In Front Of Lane Hall, May 1948 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Trees Removed In Front Of Lane Hall, May 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 14, 1948
Caption
SOMETHING MISSING: What's wrong with this picture? That's right, the trees that used to grace the curb in front of the University's Lane Hall, headquarters of the Student Religious Association, are gone. They were cut down and hauled away this week by employes of the University's plant department. The space where the trees formerly were growing will be covered with concrete in an extension of the sidewalk. Traffic on S. State St. was hampered during the tree-removal.

Willow Village--A Community Reborn

Willow Village--A Community Reborn image
Parent Issue
Day
9
Month
May
Year
1958
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Copyright Protected

Home, Lawn Judging begun in Subdivision

Home, Lawn Judging begun in Subdivision image
Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
July
Year
1955
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Copyright Protected

Jones School Playground Work Started

Jones School Playground Work Started image
Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
August
Year
1961
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Copyright Protected

Arborcrest Cemetery's Four Chaplains Monument Surrounded By Weeds, July 1966 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Arborcrest Cemetery's Four Chaplains Monument Surrounded By Weeds, July 1966 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 11, 1966
Caption
Arborcrest's 'Memorial Garden' In Weeds. This healthy crop of weeds dominates the "memorial garden" of the Four Chaplains in Arborcrest Cemetery. The subject of a court battle started in 1961, the cemetery is supposed to be maintained under court order during the lawsuit which seeks to overturn the sale of most of the original 77-acre cemetery to the University. This "garden" and several others remain in the 17-acre parcel that still constitutes the cemetery under the sale agreement. Circuit Judge James R. Breakey Jr. said on June 21 that he would dictate an opinion ending the lengthy suit "within a week or two" unless all parties reached agreement before then. Neither a court opinion nor a settlement has come. (Other pictures on Page 29)

Partially Mowed Area In Overgrown Arborcrest Cemetery, July 1966 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Partially Mowed Area In Overgrown Arborcrest Cemetery, July 1966 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 11, 1966
Caption
Deciding that "the only way to get anything done is to do it yourself," one lotholder in Arborcrest Cemetery has transported his lawnmower and mowed to his burial plots from the road. This plot is in the Four Chaplains' Memorial Garden, down the hill from the large granite monument which is the focal point of this garden. A court-ordered plan for maintenance of the cemetery calls for a minimum of 40 hours per week with efforts concentrated in one memorial garden and its adjoining roadway at a time with weekly efforts to maintain the general condition of all the grounds, grass being cut and trees trimmed as necessary. Circuit Judge James R. Breakey Jr. demanded this maintenance plan after touring the weed-choked cemetery grounds on June 30, 1964.

Beth Israel Memorial Garden In Arborcrest Cemetery, July 1966 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Beth Israel Memorial Garden In Arborcrest Cemetery, July 1966 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 11, 1966
Caption
The only well-maintained garden in Arborcrest Cemetery is the Beth Israel Memorial Garden which is cared for by its lotholders. Well-trimmed shrubs and a flower garden are unusual features at Arborcrest which apparently receives little care under the court-ordered maintenance plan. Beth Israel lotholders are prominent among the 600 persons to seek to have the Circuit Court overturn sale of 60 of Arborcrest's original 77 acres and protect it as a cemetery.