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Record #: 8_24
Title: Henry Ford’s gift to overburdened musicians takes the form of a special tuba stand.
Date: 1927
Description: Henry Ford’s gift to overburdened musicians takes the form of a special tuba stand.
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Record #: 8_25
Title: Principal Benj. F. Comfort head of Cass Tech High School celebrates his twentieth year.
Date: 1927
Description: Principal Benj. F. Comfort head of Cass Tech High School celebrates his twentieth year.
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Record #: 8_26
Title: Lindbergh arrives at Selfridge Field in an army pursuit ship accompanied by Major Thomas G. Lamphier.
Date: 1927
Description: Lindbergh arrives at Selfridge Field in an army pursuit ship accompanied by Major Thomas G. Lamphier.
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Record #: 8_27
Title: Advantages of “Olypia” are explained to Benny Friedman and “Red” Grange by Chas. A. Hughes Pres. Detroit Hockey Club.
Date: 1927
Description: Advantages of “Olypia” are explained to Benny Friedman and “Red” Grange by Chas. A. Hughes Pres. Detroit Hockey Club.
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Record #: 8_28
Title: Former students who gave their lives and honored in ceremonies at new university of Detroit campus.
Date: 1927
Description: Former students who gave their lives and honored in ceremonies at new university of Detroit campus. Monument is unveiled and a salute is fired then the bugler plays taps.
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Record #: 8_29
Title: Cornerstone is laid for Y.M.C.A. branch. Dr. A.G. wields the trowel at ceremonies.
Date: 1927
Description: Cornerstone is laid for Y.M.C.A. branch. Dr. A.G. wields the trowel at ceremonies.
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Record #: 8_30
Title: Youthful aviators in Flight Contest.
Date: 1927
Description: Youthful aviators in Flight Contest. Second annual competition of National Airplane Model Association is held at Selfridge Field, Mt. Clemens.
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Record #: 8_31
Title: Enlisted men from Selfridge Field in summer training at Oscoda are good mechanics and marksmen.
Date: 1927
Description: Enlisted men from Selfridge Field in summer training at Oscoda are good mechanics and marksmen.
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Record #: 8_32
Title: Young Stribling and his father are greeted upon their arrival at Ford Airport by Floyd Fitzsimmons, local promoter.
Date: 1927
Description: Young Stribling and his father are greeted upon their arrival at Ford Airport by Floyd Fitzsimmons, local promoter.
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Record #: 8_33
Title: Detroit golfers attend the dedication of the popular resort’s new golf course.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit golfers attend the dedication of the popular resort’s new golf course. Com. A.A. Schantz presents the winners with prizes.
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Record #: 8_34
Title: Famous fliers meet at Detroit air races.
Date: 1927
Description: Famous fliers meet at Detroit air races. Daring Boys and Girls give crowds many a thrill.
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Record #: 8_35
Title: Russell Nickerson is sent from Pontiac to Detroit via airmail.
Date: 1927
Description: Russell Nickerson is sent from Pontiac to Detroit via airmail. The plane also carries 800 pounds of mail. Postmaster Charles C. Kellogg meets the boy upon his arrival at Detroit Post office.
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Record #: 8_36
Title: Seventy-two boys of the eighty-nine who are to accompany George E. Buchanan to Alaska, on an educational tour, are visitors at the Ford Air Port at Dearborn.
Date: 1927
Description: Seventy-two boys of the eighty-nine who are to accompany George E. Buchanan to Alaska, on an educational tour, are visitors at the Ford Air Port at Dearborn.
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Record #: 10_01
Title: Fifty Detroit boys entrain for trip to Alaska with George E. Buchanan.
Date: 1928
Description: Fifty Detroit boys entrain for trip to Alaska with George E. Buchanan. He has taken boys to Alaska every year since 1923.
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Record #: 10_02
Title: Nearly 100 applicants for pilot licenses take-off and land while inspectors look on.
Date: 1928
Description: Nearly 100 applicants for pilot licenses take-off and land while inspectors look on.
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