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Dedication of Ypsilanti Second Baptist Church Parsonage, September 1954

Dedication of Ypsilanti Second Baptist Church Parsonage, September 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 20, 1954
Caption
FHA-Insured Parsonage Dedicated: The new Second Baptist church parsonage (left) at 315 Catherine St. in Ypsilanti, believed to be the first such building ever insured by the Federal Housing Administration, was dedicated in formal ceremonies yesterday afternoon. Taking part in the dedication were (on parsonage porch) Harry M. Steffey, assistant FHA director in Detroit; Amos Washington, city housing director; the Rev. Garther Roberson, pastor of the church; City Manager N. G. Damoose and realtor Dwight E. Hand. A large crowd, including the church choirs (right and center), witnessed the ceremonies.

Housing & City Officials Gather To Commemorate The Construction Of The Amos Washington Subdivision, April 1954

Housing & City Officials Gather To Commemorate The Construction Of The Amos Washington Subdivision, April 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 15, 1954
Caption
Participating in formal ceremonies yesterday commemorating the start of construction for Ypsilanti's new Amos Washington subdivision was this group of housing and city officials. Watching as Mayor Carl J. Scheffler (kneeling) lays a foundation block are (left to right) Amos Washington, city housing director; Harry M. Steffey, assistant director of the Detroit insuring office of the Federal Housing Administration; realtor Dwight E. Hand and City Councilman John Burton. The area will include 22 single family homes laid out along a new street extending north from Harriet St. and south of Ainsworth Circle.