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"Christmas Family" float, sponsored by Erickson Elementary School, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957

"Christmas Family" float, sponsored by Erickson Elementary School, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 5, 1957
Caption
'NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS': This group of Erickson Elementary School pupils named their float "Christmas Family," and patterned it around Christmas Eve in the home. The "father" appears to be reading "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" for his "family," gathered around the decorated tree in front of a fireplace.

"Away in a Manger" float, sponsored by First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957

"Away in a Manger" float, sponsored by First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 5, 1957
Caption
CHURCHES ENTER FLOATS: Three Ypsilanti churches entered floats last night for the first time. This one, patterned after the Christmas carol "Away in a Manger," was sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti.

"The Madonna" float, by Thorne Elementary School, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957

"The Madonna" float, by Thorne Elementary School, Ypsilanti Christmas parade, December 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 5, 1957
Caption
YPSILANTI HOLDS CHRISTMAS PARADE: A crowd estimated by police at from 20,000 to 25,000 adults and children turned out in mild weather last night to watch Ypsilanti's annual Christmas parade through the downtown business section. This float, sponsored by Thorne Elementary School, was entitled "The Madonna," and featured Thorne pupils.

Gustave S. Nastos

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Day
24
Month
February
Year
1941
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