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Ypsilanti Welcomes Its 'Mayor For A Day' at Kiwanis Lunch, May 1954

Ypsilanti Welcomes Its 'Mayor For A Day' at Kiwanis Lunch, May 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 5, 1954
Caption
Ypsilanti Welcomes Its 'Mayor For A Day': Yale Mayor John J Kaatz (second from left), was officially welcomed as Ypsilanti's "mayor for a day" at a breakfast this morning in the Huron Hotel. Kaatz, exchanging with Ypsilanti Mayor Carl J. Scheffler, is mayor of a small woolen manufacturing town in northwest St. Clair county. On hand to greet him today were City Manager N. G. Damoose (left), Mayor pro-tem Doris E. Milliman, Councilman Everett C. (Eddie) Edwards (center background), and Councilman Rodney E. Hutchinson (right). Kaatz toured the Ypsilanti Ford plant and Willow Run Airport before guesting with the Kiwanis Club this noon.

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.