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AACHM Oral History: Thekla Mitchell

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Thekla Mitchell

Thekla Mitchell: Thekla White was born in 1921 in Newport, Arkansas, the youngest of nine siblings. At age 22, she traveled to Ann Arbor to visit her sister. After getting a job at Cunningham’s Drug Store, she decided to stay. She worked at the University of Michigan Hospital as a nurses’ aid and laboratory assistant in the Pathology Department for 24 years. Known as “Dimples” to friends and family, Mrs. Mitchell was active in community organizations including the Ann Arbor Civic Club and the Order of the Eastern Stars.

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Parthenon Shuts for Interior Redo

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1995
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Parthenon Gyros

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1984
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Parthenon Expands

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1984
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Parthenon Interior, September 7, 2000

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Ann Arbor News, September 7, 2000
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Dining inside at Ann Arbor's Parthenon