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Thekla Mitchell: Thekla White was born in 1921 in Newport, Arkansas, the youngest of nine siblings. At age 22, she traveled to Ann Arbor to visit her sister. After getting a job at Cunningham’s Drug Store, she decided to stay. She worked at the University of Michigan Hospital as a nurses’ aid and laboratory assistant in the Pathology Department for 24 years. Known as “Dimples” to friends and family, Mrs. Mitchell was active in community organizations including the Ann Arbor Civic Club and the Order of the Eastern Stars.
Ann Arbor News, March 20, 1970
Antiques On Tap The third annual Antique Fair and Sale, sponsored by the good Samaritan Auxiliary to the Catholic Social Services, opened at noon today at the Kiwanis building, 200 First. Examining some of the items are, from the left, Viola Borgert, Irene McNamara and Fred Brusher, general chairman of the event. The sale will be in progress until 10 p.m. today, from noon until 10 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 6 p.m. Sunday. Catholic Social Services is a United Fund agency.
Ann Arbor News, November 29, 1965
Admiring Boutique Items Admiring some of the items they will be selling at their bazaar from 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at Beth Israel Center are Beth Israel Sisterhood members (from left) Mrs. Morris Richman, Mrs. Isadore Margolis, Mrs. Philip Seymour and Mrs. Marvin Gerber. Mrs. Richman and Mrs. Margolis are co-chairmen of the bazaar.
Ann Arbor News, November 29, 1962
Antiques Of Note: Anne Marie Stoll contemplates the age of the antiques which will be sold at the St. Francis of Assisi bazaar Saturday. The prize item in the antique booth, of which Mrs. Jack Beadle is chairman, is a handwoven coverlet (left background) of red, white and blue, and is dated 1847, Knox county, Ohio, on the border. Anne Marie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Stoll of Aberdeen Dr.
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1954
All Wrapped Up In Antiques: Martha Louise Beierwaltes' reflection appears to be all wrapped up in the patchwork quilt her mother, Mrs. William Beierwaltes, of Bydding Rd., is giving to the First Presbyterian Church Women's Association for its bazaar next Thursday at the church. Mrs. Beierwaltes is on the antiques committee for the bazaar, which will be open to the public. The sofa on which Martha sits will also be for sale. It is from the estate of the late U-M Prof.-Emeritus Theodore R. Running.