Ann Arbor News, January 21, 1979
Hitoshi 'Jim' Uchida, left, explains to a visitor the Japanese drama and music he will be presenting via video tapes during a daily Japanese video hour at his Kamakura restaurant. Uchida and his wife Tomoko operate the restaurant, which doubles as a Japanese cultural center.
A. Bret Waller, John Holmes, and Nesta Spink Hanging Japanese Scrolls at University of Michigan Museum of Art, January 1974
Ann Arbor News, January 13, 1974
Preparing Exhibit A. Bret Waller (center) hangs an 18th century Japanese scroll in the University Museum of Art with the aid of Museum Curators John Holmes (left) and Nesta Spink for a major exhibit originating here and then headed coast-to-coast. (Ann Arbor News photo by Eck Stanger)
Ann Arbor News, May 16, 1962
Tea Flowers: Mrs. Ryo Tasaki makes a flower arrangement for the Japanese "Greenback" Tea which will be given by local members and sponsors of the International Christian University of Tokyo, Japan, next Thursday at the Lutheran Student Center. During the tea, wives of Japanese students attending the University will present a Japanese Tea Ceremony. Japanese objets d'art will also be exhibited.
Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1960
Teacher and Pupil: Mrs. Morimasa Yoshioka is teaching an informal class in Japanese flower arranging. Mrs. Sidney Quigley (right), one of the pupils, learned that the above arrangement costs only $1.30, and with experience can be made in less than 30 minutes. Mrs. Yoshioka studied the art at a school in Japan.
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Andrew Zweifler was born in 1930 in Newark, New Jersey. He graduated from Haverford College and Jefferson Medical College. In the 1950s he and his wife Ruth spent two years in Ashiya, Japan while he was a physician in the Air Force. Zweifler is Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, former Director of the Hypertension Clinic at the University Hospital, and co-founder of Physicians for Prevention of Gun Violence.
Andrew Zweifler was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2017 as part of the Legacies Project.