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Harold Simons was born in 1946 and he grew up in Ann Arbor. He was inspired by Jones School teacher Harry Mial to become a teacher and coach. A standout basketball player for Ann Arbor High, he went on to play at Eastern Michigan University. He was the freshman basketball coach there before becoming head coach at Huron High for 20 years. Mr. Simons reflects on race relations and generational differences in Ann Arbor. He and his wife Ethel have been married for 53 years.
Ann Arbor News, February 19, 1994
Pastor Archie Criglar of Bethel AME Church in Ann Arbor delivered his sermon last Sunday while togged out as a colonial. Bethel was celebrating its founding, and so church leaders decided to dress up for the occasion.
Ann Arbor News, November 24, 1975
Cynthia White (Left) Of Bethel AME Senior Choir
Ann Arbor News, March 16, 1991
At left, students attending the workshop at Bethel A.M.E. Church take notes.