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Legacies Project Oral History: Robert Harrington

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:58am

Robert Harrington was born in 1939 in the East Side of Detroit. His father worked for the National Bank of Detroit, and his mother was a professor at Wayne State University. He remembers the everyday routines of the 1950s including milk delivery and food preservation. As a child he enjoyed visiting Belle Isle, Boblo Island, and going to the movies. A civil engineer, Harrington specializes in pavement for racetracks and is a consultant for NASCAR.

Robert Harrington was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.

Carol Silvestro, Jo Howe, & Helen West With The League Of Women Voters Election Guide, June 1981

Carol Silvestro, Jo Howe, & Helen West With The League Of Women Voters Election Guide, June 1981 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 2, 1981
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Carol Silvestro, left, manager of Hudson's Briarwood which helped fund the publication, Jo Howe and Helen West, League of Women Voters president, review the Election Guide for the June 8 school board election which is now available.

Dailey, Herbert L.

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