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Children from Pittsfield Village Collect Glass Bottles to aid March of Dimes, January 1950

Children from Pittsfield Village Collect Glass Bottles to aid March of Dimes, January 1950 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 28, 1950
Caption
Pitching into the March of Dimes campaign in an earnest way are these eight Pittsfield Village youngsters who solicit empty soft drink bottles from neighborhood residents, sell the bottles, and turn over the receipts to drive officials. So far the group has collected $7. The bottle volunteers (left to right) are Thomas Fetters (kneeling at wagon) of 3417 Edgewood Ave.; Katherine Gaines of 3518 Edgewood; John Hedetmimi of 2403 Pittsfield Blvd.; Richard Draper of 2551 Fernwood Ave.; Pat Rumer of 3456 Richard Ave.; Brian Brewer of 3333 Edgewood; Susan Whipple of 2410 Pittsfield Blvd. The official polio drive ends Feb. 1.

Ann Arbor Mayor William E. Brown makes January official polio month, with members March of Dimes drive committee, January 1956

Ann Arbor Mayor William E. Brown makes January official polio month, with members March of Dimes drive committee, January 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 2, 1956
Caption
Polio Month Proclaimed: Mayor William E. Brown, jr., signs a proclamation making January official polio month. And, from these volunteer March of Dimes workers, he receives a "blue crutch" pin. Gathered around the mayor (from left to right) are the following workers of the Ann Arbor drive committee: Mrs. George D. Dibble, head of the drive in Ann Arbor; Harold E. Groves, jr., small corporations division; William C. Lighthall, large corporations; Mrs. Paul D. Hogg, mothers' march; Oliver Johnson, factory employees; Mrs. Roscoe O. Bonisteel, jr., special gifts; Mrs. Gerald V. Barrow, special gifts; Lauren J. Jedele, city employees; Mrs. Douglas K. Reading, schools; Mrs. W. H. Winkelhaus, clubs and organizations; Mrs. Julius Schaffer, business and canisters; Mrs. Howard R. William, dime cards; and Mrs. Aaron R. Edwards, special gifts. Another member of the special gifts division, Mrs. George H. Lowrey, is absent.

Polio Drive: North side residents parade, Broadway St, August 1954

Polio Drive: North side residents parade, Broadway St, August 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 30, 1954
Caption
A group of north side residents marched Saturday to raise money for the emergency March of Dimes drive now under way. The north side parade netted $80. Leading the north side group were Mrs. George E. Muehlig, accordionist, and Katherine Harrington, Northside School principal.

Polio Drive: American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps parade, August 1954

Polio Drive: American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps parade, August 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 30, 1954
Caption
The American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps marched Saturday to raise money for the emergency March of Dimes drive now under way. The Legion's marathon radio show raised $560 Saturday.