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Title: First passenger flight of Detroit-Cleveland air service.
Date: 1923
Description: First passenger flight of Detroit-Cleveland air service. Shows boarding, take off and flight over city, boats and a train. Passengers also shown.
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Record #: 3R1_01
Title: Prelate is ordained bishop.
Date: 1925
Description: Prelate is ordained bishop. The Rt. Rev. Joseph C. Plagens, pastor of Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, is consecrated Bishop of Rhodiopolis and Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit in SS Peter and Paul Cathedral. Procession is shown moving to the Cathedral.
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Record #: 3R1_02
Title: Movie caravan reaches Detroit.
Date: 1925
Description: Movie caravan reaches Detroit. The winner of the Detroit News-Universal Pictures Beauty Contest is chosen after tests are made by the cameraman who arrived with the caravan. Shots of make up being applied to women are shown.
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Record #: 3R1_03
Title: New Rogue Trolley to carry 20,000 daily to Fordson Plant.
Date: 1925
Description: New Rogue Trolley to carry 20,000 daily to Fordson Plant. Mayor Floyd E. Yinger greets Detroit officals.
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Record #: 3R1_04
Title: Michigan’s youngest jurist takes the oath.
Date: 1925
Description: Michigan’s youngest jurist takes the oath. Lila M. Neuenfelt is elected a justice by voters of Fordson. Citizens, friends and relatives congratulate the Judge.
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Record #: 3R1_05
Title: Youthful speakers seek orator crown
Date: 1925
Description: Youthful speakers seek orator crown. Ten contestants compete for the State Final prizes in The Detroit News National Oratorical Contest at Cass Tech. Dallas Dort is chosen as the winner. George McArthur was awarded second place.
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Record #: 3R1_06
Title: Pair of aces.
Date: 1925
Description: Pair of aces. Capt. Renee Fonck, top ace of Allied forces, greeting Eddie Rickenbacker, top ace of the American forces.
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Record #: 3R1_07
Title: Sailboat races get under way.
Date: 1925
Description: Sailboat races get under way. First water competition of the season held at the Edison Boat Club.
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Record #: 3R1_08
Title: Senator Couzen’s cattle auction at Wabeek.
Date: 1925
Description: Senator Couzen’s cattle auction at Wabeek. One hundred and ten Holstein cattle are sold.
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Record #: 3R1_09
Title: The W.E. Scripps’ prize steer purchased at Chicago Show walks into the Book-Cadillac to be exhibited for a week.
Date: 1925
Description: The W.E. Scripps’ prize steer purchased at Chicago Show walks into the Book-Cadillac to be exhibited for a week.
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Record #: 3R1_10
Title: Members of the Detroit Yacht Club cruise to Algonac for annual corn roast.
Date: 1925
Description: Members of the Detroit Yacht Club cruise to Algonac for annual corn roast. Several people shown eating corn. Entertainment was provided by the Walpole Island Indians.
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Record #: 3R1_11
Title: Fleet of the Detroit Yacht Club pays their respects to the flagship “Mamie O.”
Date: 1925
Description: Fleet of the Detroit Yacht Club pays their respects to the flagship “Mamie O.” Commodore Otto E. Barthel reviews the fleet.
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Record #: 3R1_12
Title: Six Russian bears and nine lions occupy new abode at Detroit Zoological Gardens.
Date: 1925
Description: Six Russian bears and nine lions occupy new abode at Detroit Zoological Gardens. Director of the zoo, John T. Millen interacts with them.
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Record #: 3R1_13
Title: Roumanian Cross given to Henry Ford for his achievements in International relations.
Date: 1925
Description: Roumanian Cross given to Henry Ford for his achievements in International relations.
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Record #: 3R1_14
Title: Mr. And Mrs. Ford dancing at fellowship meeting at St. Paul’s Cathedral House.
Date: 1925
Description: Mr. And Mrs. Ford dancing at fellowship meeting at St. Paul’s Cathedral House.
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