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Legacies Project Oral History: Herb David

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:05am

Herb David was an Ann Arbor luthier.  Originally a research psychologist, David was taught how to make and repair stringed instruments by his mentor, Sarkis "Sam" Varjebedian.  At the age of 30, David started Herb David Guitar Studio, a shop where he produced, repaired, and sold guitars, dulcimers, harps, banjos, and many other types of stringed instruments.  He passed away on July 25, 2020.

Herb David was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2016 as part of the Legacies Project.

Preparation for Gymnastics Class, June 1991

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Ypsilanti Press, June 10, 1991
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Keisha Franklin gets stretching pointers from instructor Jamie Nieman as they warm up to gymnastics, one of the new programs created by the Ypsilanti Recreation Department at the Parkridge Community Center.

M Gymnasts Go For National Title

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23
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March
Year
1970
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Legacies Project Oral History: Dick Kimball

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:59am

Dick Kimball was born in 1935 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was the Minnesota high school diving champion four years in a row, and he also excelled in gymnastics, trampoline, and cheerleading. At the University of Michigan, he was the NCAA springboard champion in 1957, and in 1963 he was the Professional World Diving champion. Kimball coached the University of Michigan diving team for 43 years, and several U.S. Olympic diving teams. He has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor.

Dick Kimball was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.

Local Gymnasts Soar Toward Big Meet

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2
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May
Year
1997
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Quarterbacks To Honor Crisler And Canham

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8
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May
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1968
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Quarterbacks To Honor M Athletes, Coaches

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13
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May
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1971
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