Ann Arbor News, November 22, 1962
THE BEGINNING: Ann Arbor Fire Chief Ernest Heller (center) watches while Firemen Nick Carras (left) and Donald Calvert begin preparations for the Thanksgiving Day meal eaten this noon at the central fire station. The 20-pound turkey which firemen purchased for their dinner is on the table in the foreground.
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:12pm
Gwendolyn Calvert Baker was born in 1931. She talks about growing up in Ann Arbor where she began her distinguished career teaching at Wines Elementary and winning Teacher of the Year. She was also faculty at the University of Michigan’s School of Education; National Executive Director of the YWCA; a member of the New York School Board; and president and CEO of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Donald Calvert Helps David R. Byrd Exit Possible Slave Tunnel Discovered Under Washtenaw Lumber Building, November 1972
Ann Arbor News, November 3, 1973
A former underground railway tunnel for escaped slaves? That's what David Byrd of the Black Economic Development League (BEDL) says has been uncovered at the BEDL building site on Depot Street at the Broadway Bridge. The discovery was made while footings were being dug for the building which will be used for offices and spaces for classes in such subjects as photography, printing and drafting. Donald Calvert (left) of Calvert Brothers Construction Co. gives Byrd a helping hand after and inspection of the tunnel.
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 3:32pm
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Russell Calvert is the Owner/Operator of Calvert’s Roll-Off Container, Inc. Calvert’s Roll-Off Container, Inc. has been in business since the early 1950s. Burgess Calvert, Russell’s father, started the company with one truck; Russell joined the company in 1976 and has greatly expanded the business to include government and commercial services. As the Owner & Operator, Russell oversees the daily operations, development, and implementation of all programs and operations.
Side by side, separate resorts catered to blacks and whites.
People once came from all over southeastern Michigan to play golf, dance, swim, and fish at two resorts on neighboring lakes north of Chelsea. But the guests rarely mingled, because one group was white and the other was black.