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AACHM Oral History: Dolores and James Turner

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:05am

Dolores TurnerDolores Preston Turner was born in Ann Arbor in the early 1940s, and her family lived in a small historically Black neighborhood on Woodlawn Avenue. She graduated from Ann Arbor High School, where she met her future husband, James Turner. She remembers moving into their first apartment in Pittsfield Village as a result of fair housing protests in Ann Arbor in the 1960s. Turner has two master’s degrees and she taught English at Huron High School for 30 years. Dolores and James celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September 2021.

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Sunny Morse & Her Children Assemble A League Of Women Voters Window Display In The Ann Arbor Trust Building, September 1953

Sunny Morse & Her Children Assemble A League Of Women Voters Window Display In The Ann Arbor Trust Building, September 1953 image
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Ann Arbor News, September 22, 1953
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This window display at the Ann Arbor Trust Building is helping to publicize the activities of the League of Women voters, which is conducting a campaign this week to raise funds for its work in increasing citizen interest in civic affairs. Mrs. William C. Morse of 2010 Penncraft Ct. and her two children, Suzie, 8, and Jimmie, 6, are working on the display.

Services For George Burke To Be Friday

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4
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October
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1950
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George Burke Dies Suddenly

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3
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October
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1950
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Ann Arbor Era Ends On Friday

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27
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July
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1969
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