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Record #: 12_15
Title: Department of Recreation gardeners gather fruit, vegetables and flowers that they raised on city garden plots.
Date: 1928
Description: Department of Recreation gardeners gather fruit, vegetables and flowers that they raised on city garden plots. Lottie Drashner is champion gardener.
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Record #: 12_16
Title: Johnny Farrell Breaks course record but loses match at Western Golf and Country Club to Kinnear and Hancock.
Date: 1928
Description: Johnny Farrell Breaks course record but loses match at Western Golf and Country Club to Kinnear and Hancock.
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Record #: 12_17
Title: Jean Laux wins annual swimming event starting at Detroit Edison Club and ending at Detroit Yacht Club.
Date: 1928
Description: Jean Laux wins annual swimming event starting at Detroit Edison Club and ending at Detroit Yacht Club. Edith Fehr takes second place.
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Record #: 12_18
Title: El Ouafi, a fleet foot runner from far away Algeria is establishing new speed records throughout the country.
Date: 1928
Description: El Ouafi, a fleet foot runner from far away Algeria is establishing new speed records throughout the country. El Ouafi won the Olympic marathon at Amsterdam.
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Record #: 12_19
Title: Stott Tower overlooks Detroit’s business section.
Date: 1928
Description: Stott Tower overlooks Detroit’s business section. Shots of its construction.
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Record #: 12_20
Title: Old Institute of Arts Building is presented to Detroit War Veterans as a clubhouse.
Date: 1928
Description: Old Institute of Arts Building is presented to Detroit War Veterans as a clubhouse. Secretary to the Mayor, Ralph Quinn makes presentation to D.F. Mulvhill. Former Secretary of the Navy, Edwin Denby addressed the gathering.
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Record #: 12_21
Title: Stanislaus Loayza, Chilean lightweight takes first workout at Redford Golf Club.
Date: 1928
Description: Stanislaus Loayza, Chilean lightweight takes first workout at Redford Golf Club. Jimmy McLarnin has nearly completed his training at Hawthorne Valley Golf Club.
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Record #: 12_22
Title: New Year at Harmonie Club sponsored by German Musical Society.
Date: 1928
Description: New Year at Harmonie Club sponsored by German Musical Society.
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Record #: 12_23
Title: Eugene P. Carver, Jr. of Boston, Commander-in-chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars of United States is guest of war veterans in Detroit.
Date: 1928
Description: Eugene P. Carver, Jr. of Boston, Commander-in-chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars of United States is guest of war veterans in Detroit.
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Record #: 12_24
Title: Mayor John C. Lodge and George W. Trendle, president of Detroit Fire Commission preside at cornerstone ceremony.
Date: 1928
Description: Mayor John C. Lodge and George W. Trendle, president of Detroit Fire Commission preside at cornerstone ceremony. Some other fire commissioners shown as well.
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Record #: 12_25
Title: Spelling Bee champs receive dictionaries by the Detroit News.
Date: 1928
Description: Spelling Bee champs receive dictionaries by the Detroit News. General manager, Herbert Ponting presents the dictionaries.
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Record #: 12_26
Title: More than 6000 members of Detroit’s Greek colony meet to celebrate 108th anniversary of Greek independence.
Date: 1928
Description: More than 6000 members of Detroit’s Greek colony meet to celebrate 108th anniversary of Greek independence.
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Record #: 12_27
Title: Lawrence P. Fisher purchases giant Fokker plane in which he will tour the country on business and social missions.
Date: 1928
Description: Lawrence P. Fisher purchases giant Fokker plane in which he will tour the country on business and social missions.
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Record #: 12_28
Title: Twenty four airplanes complete 6000 mile tour of US when they arrive at Ford Airport. John P. Wood is the winner of the highest number of points and is congratulated by Gov. Fred W. Green.
Date: 1928
Description: Twenty four airplanes complete 6000 mile tour of US when they arrive at Ford Airport. John P. Wood is the winner of the highest number of points and is congratulated by Gov. Fred W. Green. Mrs. Phobe Fairgrove Omlie is the only woman pilot.
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Record #: 12_29
Title: Madame Sarojini Naidu of Bombay, India, prominent figure in the movement for world peace, comes to Detroit to address Women’s International League.
Date: 1928
Description: Madame Sarojini Naidu of Bombay, India, prominent figure in the movement for world peace, comes to Detroit to address Women’s International League.
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