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Women Filling Baskets for League of Catholic Women Party at St. Thomas Catholic Church, December 1937

Women Filling Baskets for League of Catholic Women Party at St. Thomas Catholic Church, December 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 20, 1937
Caption
CHRISTMAS CHEER: Donation to the pound party of St. Thomas Catholic church yesterday filled 28 bushel baskets with all kinds of foods for distribution to needy families for Christmas. The League of Cahtolic Women which sponsored the party also received a bushel each of apples and potatoes and $43 in cash with which to buy meats and perishable foods. League members, above, looking over some of the contributions, are: left to right, Mrs. Stephen Duris, Mrs. Dewey Forshee, Mrs. William Ager, Mrs. Edward O'Neill, Mrs. James McLeod and Mrs. James Finnell.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Safety Patrol, April 1937

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Safety Patrol, April 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 5, 1937
Caption
Members of the patrol: from left to right, top row, Robert Martins, Capt. Nelson Ziesemer, Carl Brauer; third row, William Britton, Robert Steward and Neil Eschelbach; second row, Robert Hiser, Kenneth Waltz and Bruce Alber; and first row, Charles Gerstler.

St. Paul's Safety Patrol Aids Children On Sundays, April 1937

St. Paul's Safety Patrol Aids Children On Sundays, April 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 5, 1937
Caption
Members of the newly-organized safety patrol of St. Paul's Lutheran church do duty at the Sunday services. William Britton is shown escorting Mary Lou Walters (left) and Judy Walters across the street.

4-H Achievement Dinner At The Michigan Union, October 1938

4-H Achievement Dinner At The Michigan Union, October 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 26, 1938
Caption
WIN COUNTY 4-H HONORS: This group of Washtenaw county 4-H club boys and girls was selected to represent Washtenaw county at state club week in East Lansing next spring in various fields of competition. They are: First row - Robert Henning, South Lyon; Dealoris Steel, Bridgewater; Janet Ticknor, Pittsfield; and Lucy Steeb, Ann Arbor township; middle row - Loren Koengeter, route 2, Chelsea; George McKim, jr., Superior township; Mary Tait, Salem township; Virginia Frederick, route 5, Ann Arbor; and Margaret Haas, route 5, Ann Arbor; and back row - Russell McCalla, Pittsfield township; and Jean Nimke, Ann Arbor township. Another delegate, Mary Sullivan, of Lyndon township, was not present when the picture was taken Monday at the Union.

Faith McCrory, 4-H Canning Champion, November 1938

Faith McCrory, 4-H Canning Champion, November 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 30, 1938
Caption
SOUTH LYON GIRL FIRST IN CANNING: Faith J. McCrory, attractive 16-year-old South Lyon girl, is Michigan's official canning delegate at the 17th annual National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago this week. She was chosen as Michigan's "most worthy club member in canning projects," and she is shown with a few of the products with which she has won numerous prizes.

Jack Causland - Volunteer At Community High School, April 1975

Jack Causland - Volunteer At Community High School, April 1975 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 25, 1975
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'Working for satisfaction and working for bread are two separate categories for Jack, and the first is obviously, and happily for us, the more important,' says Community High School Teacher Bill Casello of Volunteer Jack Causland.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Joan Dickson

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:13am

Joan Dickson was born in 1929 in Omaha, Nebraska. Although her father had a secure job with AT&T, she remembers the severe effects of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. After attending college in Iowa, she got married and moved to Waterloo, Iowa. She raised four children and was active in volunteering throughout her life. After divorcing her first husband in 1990, she remarried and moved to Michigan. She enjoys traveling and taking art classes.

Joan Dickson was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2008 as part of the Legacies Project.

Boy Scouts Stuff Envelopes For League Of Women Voters Finance Drive, March 1973

Boy Scouts Stuff Envelopes For League Of Women Voters Finance Drive, March 1973 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 7, 1973
Caption
If you received a chocolate-smudged letter in connection with the annual finance drive of the Ann Arbor League of Women Voters, think nothing of it. It was just that a little pleasure probably mixed in with business as Boy Scouts of Troop 30, Dixboro, munched brownies as they helped address and stuff envelopes for the drive. Some of the boys who participated are shown above.