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Record #: 11_44
Title: Industrial League Baseball begins season at Northwestern Field.
Date: 1928
Description: Industrial League Baseball begins season at Northwestern Field.
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Record #: 12_01
Title: Shearing Michigan sheep at a large ranch near Detroit.
Date: 1928
Description: Shearing Michigan sheep at a large ranch near Detroit. An average of ten pounds of wool is clipped from each sheep.
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Record #: 12_02
Title: The evolution of homes is demonstrated by pupils of the Practical Art Course of Thirkell School.
Date: 1928
Description: The evolution of homes is demonstrated by pupils of the Practical Art Course of Thirkell School. Models of treehouses, caves and igloos are all created.
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Record #: 12_03
Title: George Lott and Wilmer Allison sweep Davis Cup matches at Detroit Tennis Club.
Date: 1928
Description: George Lott and Wilmer Allison sweep Davis Cup matches at Detroit Tennis Club. Gustavo Vallmer is defeated.
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Record #: 12_04
Title: Spring festival at State Normal.
Date: 1928
Description: Spring festival at State Normal. “Loom of Friendship lends itself to colorful display by Ypsilanti students.
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Record #: 12_05
Title: Detroit News 26-mile event at State Fair Grounds attracts large field of contestants Frank Zuna Millrose is the winner.
Date: 1928
Description: Detroit News 26-mile event at State Fair Grounds attracts large field of contestants Frank Zuna Millrose is the winner.
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Record #: 12_06
Title: Players of Oberammergau visit city as part of national tour.
Date: 1928
Description: Players of Oberammergau visit city as part of national tour.
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Record #: 12_07
Title: Selfridge flyers and radio.
Date: 1928
Description: Selfridge flyers and radio. Planes are displayed with how radio phone is set up.
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Record #: 12_08
Title: Students of Batchelder Hall near Romeo inaugurate rogation services and offer blessings.
Date: 1928
Description: Students of Batchelder Hall near Romeo inaugurate rogation services and offer blessings.
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Record #: 12_09
Title: Jack Dempsey, ex-heavyweight champion arrives in the city to referee local contest.
Date: 1928
Description: Jack Dempsey, ex-heavyweight champion arrives in the city to referee local contest. Jack Coogan, a juvenile screen star comes to the city to make a stage appearance at local theater.
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Record #: 12_10
Title: Annual Rotary Father and Daughter Banquet held in colorful setting.
Date: 1928
Description: Annual Rotary Father and Daughter Banquet held in colorful setting. Newly elected president of the club, Richard Harfst is shown.
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Record #: 12_11
Title: Three lion cubs born at Detroit Zoological Gardens.
Date: 1928
Description: Three lion cubs born at Detroit Zoological Gardens. Director of the zoo, John T. Millen interacts with them. Two elephants, Paulina and Aneta are also shown.
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Record #: 12_12
Title: Members of Hoy Sun Ming young Benevolence Association open new club house on Porter street.
Date: 1928
Description: Members of Hoy Sun Ming young Benevolence Association open new club house on Porter street. Fireworks are part of the dedication.
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Record #: 12_13
Title: Sir Esme Howard, British envoy United States, visits city while on educational survey.
Date: 1928
Description: Sir Esme Howard, British envoy United States, visits city while on educational survey.
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Record #: 12_14
Title: Dog enthusiasts visit first annual fair at Scotch Terrier Kennels and select pets.
Date: 1928
Description: Dog enthusiasts visit first annual fair at Scotch Terrier Kennels and select pets. Row of young dogs displayed.
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