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Decorative Cabinet Medallions At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976

Decorative Cabinet Medallions At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 11, 1976
Caption
A Flavor Of The Past ~ George Moe was a meticulous man, and when he built Moe's Sport Shop No. 2 at 902 S. State St., he put care into its fixtures. The pecanwood cabinets, at left, were decorated with medallions (closeup, top right) [this photo]. The clock at top left is just one of the things that gives a flavor of the past to the store. (News Photos by Robert Chase)

Historic Clock At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976

Historic Clock At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 11, 1976
Caption
A Flavor Of The Past ~ George Moe was a meticulous man, and when he built Moe's Sport Shop No. 2 at 902 S. State St., he put care into its fixtures. The pecanwood cabinets, at left, were decorated with medallions (closeup, top right). The clock at top left [this photo] is just one of the things that gives a flavor of the past to the store. (News Photos by Robert Chase)

Pecanwood Cabinets At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976

Pecanwood Cabinets At Moe Sport Shop on S. State, April 1976 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 11, 1976
Caption
A Flavor Of The Past ~ George Moe was a meticulous man, and when he built Moe's Sport Shop No. 2 at 902 S. State St., he put care into its fixtures. The pecanwood cabinets, at left [this photo], were decorated with medallions (closeup, top right). The clock at top left is just one of the things that gives a flavor of the past to the store. (News Photos by Robert Chase)
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AACHM Oral History: Rosemarion Blake

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Rosemarion Alexander Blake was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1923 to Jewel Alexander Price and Jacob Price. She was brought to Ann Arbor between two to four years of age by her great Aunt Hattie and Uncle Robert Alexander. Rosemarion attended Jones School Kindergarten through 9th grade and graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1941. She held a number of jobs after graduating and in 1945 became the first African-American woman to work in city Hall in a non-custodial position. A number of years later, she worked in Publication Sales at the Institute for Social Research from 1970 until her retirement in 1987.