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Ypsilanti Gleanings, Winter 2006

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Ypsilanti Historical Society
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Official publication of the Ypsilanti Historical Society, featuring historical articles and reminisces of the people and places in the Ypsilanti area.

In This Issue…

The Perfect Underwear for Progressive People: For over 50 years in the late 1800s and early 1900s the Ypsilanti Underwear Company was located along the banks of the Huron River near Forest Avenue.
Buried Water: It's a classic American story, domination of the elements, and the action has been most ruthless and visionary and violent when the main players come upon water.
“Telling Stories and Swapping Lies” with the Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Group: The Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Group has been meeting regularly for over 75 year in various locations in and around the City.
First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti — 1827–2006: The First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti dates back to 1827 when Ypsilanti was only four years old and services were held by two visiting ministers.
Michigan Ladder Company: The Michigan Ladder Company will celebrate 105 years of operation in Ypsilanti this month.
Barney and Friends — Profile: Bernard (Barney) Hughes: Barney Hughes is known as a master raconteur with a rich background of first-person history or stories just for the sake of entertainment.

Society Briefs:

From the President's Desk
Society Board Members
Museum Advisory Board Report
Fletcher White Archives

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