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Record #: 6B_07
Title: Major General John A. Le Jeune and Edwin Denby visit the Marine recruiting head-quarters while the General is a guest in the city.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Major General John A. Le Jeune and Edwin Denby visit the Marine recruiting head-quarters while the General is a guest in the city.
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Record #: 6B_08
Title: Getelle Steinberg aged 14 is chosen the most beautiful girl of seventeen entered in the beauty contest at the Hadassah Bazar.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Getelle Steinberg aged 14 is chosen the most beautiful girl of seventeen entered in the beauty contest at the Hadassah Bazar. Local theatrical producer, Jessie Bonstelle awards the prize.
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Record #: 6B_09
Title: Griswold Street property sold for $1,300,000
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Griswold Street property sold for $1,300,000
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Record #: 6B_10
Title: Dr. Burton is laid to rest as friends, faculty, and others gather to pay their last respects before he is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Dr. Burton is laid to rest as friends, faculty, and others gather to pay their last respects before he is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor. Dr. Burton is shown just before his fatal illness.
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Record #: 6B_11
Title: Driving John H. Kunsky’s “Snap-Jack.”
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Driving John H. Kunsky’s “Snap-Jack.”
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Record #: 6B_12
Title: Fordson High School stadium dedicated.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Fordson High School stadium dedicated. Ceremonies precede football game when Muskegon meets Fordson in the new stadium. Flowers are presented to the captains of both teams.
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Record #: 6B_13
Title: Junior Hadassah girls hold annual Adamless dance party at Hotel Tuller.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Junior Hadassah girls hold annual Adamless dance party at Hotel Tuller. Shot of some girls dressed up as boys.
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Record #: 6B_14
Title: Josephine and Virginia, sisters who posed for the community fund poster duplicate the poster for the camera.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Josephine and Virginia, sisters who posed for the community fund poster duplicate the poster for the camera.
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Record #: 6B_15
Title: Famous cook, Jessie De Both shows housewives the fine art of cooking at Masonic Temple under auspices of The Detroit News.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Famous cook, Jessie De Both shows housewives the fine art of cooking at Masonic Temple under auspices of The Detroit News.
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Record #: 6B_16
Title: Mae Szostak, 18 year old beauty is selected as “Miss Hamtramck.”
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Mae Szostak, 18 year old beauty is selected as “Miss Hamtramck.”
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Record #: 6B_17
Title: Champion St. Bernard owned by William T. Fisher interacts with children at Zachariah Chandler School.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Champion St. Bernard owned by William T. Fisher interacts with children at Zachariah Chandler School.
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Record #: 6B_18
Title: Four new members of the Tigers pitching staff- Barnes, Prudhomme, Yde and Uhle.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Four new members of the Tigers pitching staff- Barnes, Prudhomme, Yde and Uhle.
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Record #: 6B_19
Title: Captain Walpole Rowland, 102 year old veteran of seven wars goes out to cast a ballot on election day.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Captain Walpole Rowland, 102 year old veteran of seven wars goes out to cast a ballot on election day.
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Record #: 6B_20
Title: Grade school students given chance to drill selves for duties in future years.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Grade school students given chance to drill selves for duties in future years. They learn to vote.
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Record #: 6B_21
Title: Annual “Mum” Show at Belle Isle.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Annual “Mum” Show at Belle Isle.
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