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Aerial View of Barton Pond and Dam, September 1963

Aerial View of Barton Pond and Dam, September 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 24, 1963
Caption
Under City Ownership: These two ponds are part of the Detroit Edison Company's Huron River properties that have come under city ownership. The recent purchase, at a cost to Ann Arbor of $280,000, was made to protect the city's main water supply and to provide for recreation and open space. Barton Pond is shown in the lower picture with the Barton Dam at the right. US-23 is at the top right.

Sam Schlecht With His Football Program Collection, October 1961

Sam Schlecht With His Football Program Collection, October 1961 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 31, 1961
Caption
COLLECTION'S GROWING: It's a good year for football programs in Ann Arbor, what with Michigan's special "This I Remember" series, and collectors like Sam Schlecht, 1210 Arella Blvd., are appreciative of the fact. Schlecht, office supervisor for the City Water Department, has 340 grid-game programs in his growing pile, the first one going back to the Michigan-Northwestern contest of 1924. Included is at least one example from each bowl game and from many All-Star contests. The one he's holding is the unusual one which was put out for a 1947 game between the University of Hawaii and Michigan State. Hawaii officials, not completely hep to the situation, titled it "The Hawaii-University of Michigan" game, thereby disgusting Spartans and Wolverines alike. What does a program collector do with his loot? "I like to go over different ones from time to time," says Schlecht, "and try to remember the game and players. Then, of course, I begin wondering what's happened to the players since."

Flowing Wells For City Supply

Flowing Wells For City Supply image
Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
March
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain