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Josephine & Joseph Barrett Relive Memories From Serving In World War I, November 1967

Josephine & Joseph Barrett Relive Memories From Serving In World War I, November 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 10, 1967
Caption
Mrs. Joseph E. Barrett and her husband revive 1918 memories as they look over framed commission papers Mrs. Barrett received then as sub-directress of a nurses training school for Haitian women. She served as a Navy nurse in Haiti during World War I while her husband served in an Army artillery unit at Camp Custer.

War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
AMONG THE LARGEST: This 18-ton granite monument at The Happy Hunting Ground Memorial Park for Pets near South Lyon is reputed to be one of the largest single pieces of monument stone in Michigan. In front of the memorial rests "Platoon Sergeant Sparks," a dog that served three years in the Pacific Theater during World War II and received seven citations, three personally by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The dog was alive and present when the monument was dedicated in 1946.

The Grave Of Gay Boy, Hildy, & Trinket - Pets Of The C. J. Hyde Family - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

The Grave Of Gay Boy, Hildy, & Trinket - Pets Of The C. J. Hyde Family - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
DECORATED FOR THE SEASON: Many people decorate the graves of their pets with floral arrangements appropriate for the holiday season.

The Grave Of Poochie & Tommy - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

The Grave Of Poochie & Tommy - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
TO PRESERVE THEIR MEMORY: The affection many people hold for their pets is indicated by this monument. The prices of monuments vary from $50 to $500.

Dennis Laraway & His Fireman Halloween Pumpkin, October 1963

Dennis Laraway & His Fireman Halloween Pumpkin, October 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 31, 1963
Caption
PUMP(K)IN' FOR SAFETY: Dennis Laraway's Halloween jack-o-lantern has a message - fire safety. The "fireman" is illuminated with an electric light bulb, rather than the usual candle. Dennis, nearly 2, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hascal Laraway of 1106 Brooks, a home at which fire safety is emphasized - Mrs. Laraway's father is Captain Donald Robbins of the Ann Arbor Fire Department.