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19
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December
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1955
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Bonnie Lotte Paints A Christmas Scene On A Window, December 1955

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Ann Arbor News, December 19, 1955
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WINDOW ARTIST: Bonnie Lotte, 13, of 2720 Dexter Rd., Scio township, uses her talents with a paint brush to transform the windows of her grandparents' home into Christmas scenes. Using poster paints, she's at work here on a front window at 220 W. Ann St., the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Crandall.
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Legacies Project Oral History: June and Clyde Bennett

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:14am

Mary June Bennett was born in 1922 in Evanston, Illinois. She grew up in Ann Arbor and Birmingham, Michigan during the Prohibition Era. After attending the University of Michigan, she joined the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) and graduated from midshipman’s school at Smith College in 1944. She was photo editor of the U.S. Navy’s All Hands Magazine. She had three children with her first husband, Maxwell Matthews, and after their divorce she married Clyde “Buck” Bennett in 1967. She was a family therapist for 25 years. She passed away in 2016.

Clyde “Buck” Bennett was born in 1918 in Houdathotit, Alabama. When he was 10, his family moved to Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Birmingham High school and two years at Antioch College, where he gained experience in sales and newspaper advertising. Bennett served in World War II, and returned to Michigan to work for the Jam Handy Organization and Chrysler Advertising. Later in life he switched careers to become CEO of the Bennett Realtors and Commercial Development Company in Deland, Florida. He passed away on January 25, 2020.

June and Clyde Bennett were interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2008 as part of the Legacies Project.

He Shares Easter Joy

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18
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April
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1976
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Cardinal Picks 2 City Men

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14
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April
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1976
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Charismatic Movement 'Accepted'

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23
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August
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1975
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Parents Question Halloween Observances

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16
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October
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1988
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St. Paul's Lutheran Church Youth Group Stages Living Nativity Scene at Arborland, December 1963 Photographer: Doug Fulton

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Ann Arbor News, December 21, 1963
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Living Nativity: High school youth group members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church staged a living nativity three times last night on the mall at Arborland Shopping Center. Further presentations are scheduled at 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. today and Monday.

St. Aidan's Rector To Be Installed

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Day
15
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November
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1980
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