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Record #: 6A_13
Title: Detroit soccer team holds Scotmen to tie at U of D stadium.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit soccer team holds Scotmen to tie at U of D stadium. Hugh Sprott was the hero of the game.
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Record #: 6A_14
Title: Eleven hundred members of Detroit Reserve Officers’ Training Corps drill in ninth annual field day at Navin Field.
Date: 1927
Description: Eleven hundred members of Detroit Reserve Officers’ Training Corps drill in ninth annual field day at Navin Field. Each school had sponsors.
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Record #: 6A_15
Title: Several hundred girls of Wyandotte Public Schools participate in calisthenics at Roosevelt Field.
Date: 1927
Description: Several hundred girls of Wyandotte Public Schools participate in calisthenics at Roosevelt Field.
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Record #: 6A_16
Title: Members of Perpetual Youth Club assemble to play a game of billards.
Date: 1927
Description: Members of Perpetual Youth Club assemble to play a game of billards. All members are over 65.
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Record #: 6A_17
Title: Two air titles are broken when champions compete in State Model Airplane Contest held under auspices of The Detroit News at Coliseum.
Date: 1927
Description: Two air titles are broken when champions compete in State Model Airplane Contest held under auspices of The Detroit News at Coliseum. Hereward S. Scott presents awards to winners.
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Record #: 6A_18
Title: Members of Detroit Boat Club launch and try-out new shell.
Date: 1927
Description: Members of Detroit Boat Club launch and try-out new shell. Shot of Divie B. Duffield for whom the shell was named.
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Record #: 6A_19
Title: Members of French Aeronautical Commission visit Mayor John C. Lodge while in Detroit to study activities.
Date: 1927
Description: Members of French Aeronautical Commission visit Mayor John C. Lodge while in Detroit to study activities.
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Record #: 6A_20
Title: A replica of a 13th Century charter house presented to the city by William E. Scripps becomes a unit of the James E. Scripps Library.
Date: 1927
Description: A replica of a 13th Century charter house presented to the city by William E. Scripps becomes a unit of the James E. Scripps Library. Shots of workers.
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Record #: 6A_21
Title: Skippers of the Detroit River Yachting Association battle high seas and wind in their Annual Race to Mackinac Island.
Date: 1927
Description: Skippers of the Detroit River Yachting Association battle high seas and wind in their Annual Race to Mackinac Island.
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Record #: 6A_22
Title: Cars of old days in a parade staged by Auto Club. Zep Olds is the winner of oldest in the parade.
Date: 1927
Description: Cars of old days in a parade staged by Auto Club. Zep Olds is the winner of oldest in the parade. The Baldwin couple win Detroit’s Automobile Dealers’ Trophy for oldest car in daily use. William Duncan won fifty dollars for funniest car entered.
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Record #: 6A_23
Title: Hulda Fornell, 13 year old Detroit girl to compete for National honors at Capital.
Date: 1927
Description: Hulda Fornell, 13 year old Detroit girl to compete for National honors at Capital.
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Record #: 6A_24
Title: Robert Warren and Mary Ann Scripps send a white Scotch coolie puppy by plane to the summer home of the President and Mrs. Coolidge.
Date: 1927
Description: Robert Warren and Mary Ann Scripps send a white Scotch coolie puppy by plane to the summer home of the President and Mrs. Coolidge.
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Record #: 6A_25
Title: Detroit Yacht Club loses season’s first race.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit Yacht Club loses season’s first race.
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Record #: 6A_26
Title: Police guarding a flier from people that might grab him in the parade down Woodward Avenue.
Date: 1927
Description: Police guarding a flier from people that might grab him in the parade down Woodward Avenue.
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Record #: 6A_27
Title: Shots of Olympia stadium being constructed.
Date: 1927
Description: Shots of Olympia stadium being constructed.
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