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Neighbors Help Out With Threshing at Alber Farm, August 1966

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Ann Arbor News, August 10, 1966
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Pitching In At Threshing Bee: Feeding oats to a threshing machine (left to right) are L. D. Davenport of Dexter and Lauren Alber of Jackson. Running the separator is Thomas Love of Saline. They were among the 12 neighbors of Herman Alber's who assisted them during a threshing bee on Alber's farms at 4400 Weber Rd. Another is scheduled for Saturday.

Fifty-Year-Old Steam Engine at Alber Farm, August 1966

Fifty-Year-Old Steam Engine at Alber Farm, August 1966 image
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Ann Arbor News, August 10, 1966
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Handling The Controls: Carl Hetler of 108 E. Henry, Saline handles the controls of a 50-year-old Port Huron Steam engine used during a threshing bee on the farm of Herman Alber, 4400 Weber Rd. Looking on is the owner of the steam engine, William Detweiler of Wayne. The steam engine will be used again Saturday when the threshing will be completed. About 25 persons visited the threshing session.
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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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Farming Is Hazardous, Report Indicates

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1946
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Cubans Hoping For More Sugar Sales

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3
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July
Year
1946
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Oddly Shaped Egg, October 1959

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Ann Arbor News, October 21, 1959
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EGG WITH A LEG: We're not "eggs"actly sure what happened here, but somehow this hen's egg took a turn for the different. This is how it appears alongside two normal eggs. They're the property of Mrs. George Wandel, 5894 Earhart Rd., Northfield township.