Ann Arbor News, February 12, 1948
Dunbar Scouts Plan 'Housewarming' Party: Plans for a "housewarming" party tonight at Dunbar Civic Center are being discussed here by members of Boy Scout Troop 75, for whom the party is being given. The scouts (left to right) are Fred Adams, Don Calvert, Marvin Baker, Paul Bacon, Curtis Starks, Coleman Jewett, Robert Henson, John Adams, Duane Calvert, Horace Williams, Hathaway Gulley and James Guster. Scoutmaster Vernon Adams is explaining things. At the party, which will begin at 7 o'clock, the troop will be presented with a flag by the Graf-O'Hara post of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Ann Arbor News, November 8, 1951
CHAMPS SIT FOR A SQUAD PICTURE: Ann Arbor High's Five-A League football champions concluded business for 1951 yesterday by sitting for the official squad picture and naming a new captain and a most valuable player. End Marv Baker, who scored five touchdowns and kicked one extra point, will succeed another flanker, Jim Cartwright to the captaincy. Line-Backer Doug Nordman, key man in a Pioneer defense that shut out five opponents in eight games, was named most valuable player and will have his name engraved on the Bill Ball Trophy. Here are the champs with the letter-L-following names of the 36 recommended for varsity letters: Bottom row, left to right: Ernie McCoy (L), Jack Lichty (L), John Heald (L), George Hartman (L), Bob Barr (L), Brian Fingerle (L), Harold Shilling (L), Bill Walz (L), and Doug Nordman (L). Second row: End Coach Frank Kline, Dick Zill (L), Sheridan Springer (L), Al Jesperson (L), Marvin Fraker (L), Capt. Cartwright (L), Chuck Featherly (L), Prenty Ware (L), Paul Uhlendorf (L), Art Hughes (L). Third row: Coach Hank Fonde, Coleman Jewett, Doug Bock (L), John Smith (L), Capt.-Elect Baker (L), Ned Jones (L), Tom Sibert (L), Hugh Correll (L), Duane Calvert (L), and Chris Toshcoff (L). Fourth row: Line Coach Don Dufek, John Batsakes (L), George Pullen (L), Harry Shore (L), John Kagay (L), Bob Parker, Jim Meyer (L), Bob St. Clair (L), Dick Sleet (L), and Bill Royce. Top row: Manager Bob Creel, Manager Wilbur Shilling, Joe Bone, Tom Couper, Bill Adams, Bill Green (L), Garth Rowland (L), Manager Dick Alstrom, and Manager Morton Hirshman. Missing from the picture are Bob Mattis (L), and Don Hakala.
Ann Arbor News, November 17, 1949
SCOUT SINGERS FORM SEXTET: These six boys, members of Dunbar Community Center-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 75, have formed themselves into a sextet. They have worked out their own harmonies and have sung at Community Chest luncheons and at the Scout "appreciation dinner" Saturday night in Ypsilanti. In the front row (left to right) are Richard Jackson, 13, of 310 Beakes St. and Hathaway Gulley, 15, of 210 Beakes St. In the rear (left to right) are Duane Calvert, 14, and Dick Sleet, 13, both of 621 N. Fourth Ave., Bernard Patterson, 16, of 712 N. Fourth Ave., and Marvin Baker, 14, of 651 N. Fourth Ave.
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).