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Record #: 6B_37
Title: Visitors at the new Detroit Zoological Gardens are amused by the animals and vice versa.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Visitors at the new Detroit Zoological Gardens are amused by the animals and vice versa.
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Record #: 6B_38
Title: Bears and lions arrive at the Detroit Zoological Gardens from Hamburg, Germany.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Bears and lions arrive at the Detroit Zoological Gardens from Hamburg, Germany. Paulina the elephant also arrives, 61 animals in total.
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Record #: 6B_39
Title: Thomas Farrell swears in Judge Harry J. Dingerman, Presiding Judge of Circuit Court of Michigan, who has been elected to the office ten times.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Thomas Farrell swears in Judge Harry J. Dingerman, Presiding Judge of Circuit Court of Michigan, who has been elected to the office ten times.
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Record #: 6B_40
Title: New Grosse Pointe Hospital is built at a cost of $300,000.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: New Grosse Pointe Hospital is built at a cost of $300,000.
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Record #: 6B_41
Title: Five hundred girls and boys release baby balloons from City Hall lawn Junior Gordon Bennett balloon race as preliminary to Detroit Air-Olympics.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Five hundred girls and boys release baby balloons from City Hall lawn Junior Gordon Bennett balloon race as preliminary to Detroit Air-Olympics.
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Record #: 6B_42
Title: James Vicary, 13 years old is the city’s youngest snake charmer and maintains a reptile colony in his backyard.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: James Vicary, 13 years old is the city’s youngest snake charmer and maintains a reptile colony in his backyard.
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Record #: 6B_43
Title: Henry Ledyard, president of Detroit Zoological Commission presents new park to John C. Nagel who presided at official opening.
Date: c. mid 1920s
Description: Henry Ledyard, president of Detroit Zoological Commission presents new park to John C. Nagel who presided at official opening.
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Record #: 8_01
Title: Albert Wilson, township supervisor, breaks ground.
Date: 1927
Description: Albert Wilson, township supervisor, breaks ground.
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Record #: 8_02
Title: Detroit Boat Club dedicates new pool.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit Boat Club dedicates new pool. Two day National Junior Carnival open one of finest plunges in U.S. Shot of a woman swimming.
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Record #: 8_03
Title: Star ball player Lu Blue, Tiger first baseman gets married in Detroit.
Date: 1927
Description: Star ball player Lu Blue, Tiger first baseman gets married in Detroit. Mrs. Luzerne Atwell Blue is shown.
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Record #: 8_04
Title: Pirates of Detroit Yacht Club initiate large class of new members.
Date: 1927
Description: Pirates of Detroit Yacht Club initiate large class of new members.
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Record #: 8_05
Title: Joe Dundee, welterweight champion and Jackie Fields of Chicago are greeted by Floyd Fitzsimmons, promoter.
Date: 1927
Description: Joe Dundee, welterweight champion and Jackie Fields of Chicago are greeted by Floyd Fitzsimmons, promoter.
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Record #: 8_06
Title: Detroit Intercollegiate Association holds annual luncheon and baseball party.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit Intercollegiate Association holds annual luncheon and baseball party. The M.A.C. Band is one of the features of the parade. Raising pennants of the various colleges represented.
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Record #: 8_07
Title: Possible Methodist rally
Date: 1927
Description: Possible Methodist rally
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Record #: 8_08
Title: Rochester Bridge dedicated.
Date: 1927
Description: Rochester Bridge dedicated. Largest structure of its kind in Michigan is opened for public use. State highway Commissioner, Frank F. Rogers, speaks. First vehicles crossing are shown.
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