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Record #: 11_29
Title: Six of Detroit’s debutantes sponsor plane “Miss Detroit” to be used in trans-lake service between Detroit and Cleveland.
Date: 1928
Description: Six of Detroit’s debutantes sponsor plane “Miss Detroit” to be used in trans-lake service between Detroit and Cleveland. Miss Peggy Lathrop break bottle on the plane. The plane has been constructed for use on land or water.
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Record #: 11_30
Title: Elizabeth Ball reveals tablet at Washington, Macomb County, in memory of Abagail Paramenter Bennett.
Date: 1928
Description: Elizabeth Ball reveals tablet at Washington, Macomb County, in memory of Abagail Paramenter Bennett. Direct descendants are there.
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Record #: 11_31
Title: Co-eds of U of M are becoming proficient at riding since organization of Pegasus Club.
Date: 1928
Description: Co-eds of U of M are becoming proficient at riding since organization of Pegasus Club. Miss Dorothy Cox is an excellent horsewoman.
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Record #: 11_32
Title: Detroit High School cadets parade and compete in annual proficiency tests at Navin Field.
Date: 1928
Description: Detroit High School cadets parade and compete in annual proficiency tests at Navin Field. Northern High school girls win. Northwestern boys win Detroit News trophy for Battalion drill.
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Record #: 11_33
Title: Andrew Lewis of Adams avenue Branch of Y.M.C.A. wins five mile race on oval at Belle Isle by scant margin of two seconds.
Date: 1928
Description: Andrew Lewis of Adams avenue Branch of Y.M.C.A. wins five mile race on oval at Belle Isle by scant margin of two seconds.
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Record #: 11_34
Title: Ten ton truck jumps curb and demolishes store front at Fort and Twentieth streets when driver avoided hitting another vehicle.
Date: 1928
Description: Ten ton truck jumps curb and demolishes store front at Fort and Twentieth streets when driver avoided hitting another vehicle. Shot of demolished store. No one was injured.
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Record #: 11_35
Title: Mary Elaine McCarty winner of Detroit News-Metropolitan Spelling Bee, boards train for national capitol where she won eighth place in nation wide spell down.
Date: 1928
Description: Mary Elaine McCarty winner of Detroit News-Metropolitan Spelling Bee, boards train for national capitol where she won eighth place in nation wide spell down.
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Record #: 11_36
Title: Mary Elaine McCarty becomes champion of Detroit News Metropolitan spell down before crowd of 18,000 at Coliseum.
Date: 1928
Description: Mary Elaine McCarty becomes champion of Detroit News Metropolitan spell down before crowd of 18,000 at Coliseum. Howard Thurston the magician entertained. Last years champion Bessie Doig congratulates Mary McCarty.
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Record #: 11_37
Title: Tigers take series from the Yankees, for the first time in five years.
Date: 1928
Description: Tigers take series from the Yankees, for the first time in five years. Mrs. Babe Ruth and Mrs. Earl Whitehall are shown.
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Record #: 11_38
Title: Wild horses for city police.
Date: 1928
Description: Wild horses for city police. They have been tamed for traffic duty.
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Record #: 11_39
Title: More than 2000 Boy Scouts gather at Belle Isle to witness special services for 1000 of their tenderfoot comrades.
Date: 1928
Description: More than 2000 Boy Scouts gather at Belle Isle to witness special services for 1000 of their tenderfoot comrades. Ray O. Wayland, director of church relationships was the principal speaker.
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Record #: 11_40
Title: Members of Moslem Temple Mystic Order of Shrine entrain for Masonic Convention at Los Angeles.
Date: 1928
Description: Members of Moslem Temple Mystic Order of Shrine entrain for Masonic Convention at Los Angeles.
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Record #: 11_41
Title: Fire of undetermined origin destroys St. Mary’s Academy near Monroe, Michigan.
Date: 1928
Description: Fire of undetermined origin destroys St. Mary’s Academy near Monroe, Michigan. Several fire departments fought the blaze.
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Record #: 11_42
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution start book drive for the Merchant Marine at Cadillac Square.
Date: 1928
Description: Daughters of the American Revolution start book drive for the Merchant Marine at Cadillac Square. Miss Anneka Brewer helps.
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Record #: 11_43
Title: Fourteen clubs take part in the annual pigeon race starting in Adrian, Mich.
Date: 1928
Description: Fourteen clubs take part in the annual pigeon race starting in Adrian, Mich.
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