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Record #: 13_03
Title: Selfridge airmen condition airplanes and take off for Camp Skeel to determine the resourcefulness of aviation in zero temperature.
Date: 1928
Description: Selfridge airmen condition airplanes and take off for Camp Skeel to determine the resourcefulness of aviation in zero temperature. Wheels are replaced by specially designed skis and radiator heaters have been installed.
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Record #: 13_04
Title: The Seventeenth Anniversary of the Founding of the Boy Scouts of America is celebrated by Detroit troops.
Date: 1928
Description: The Seventeenth Anniversary of the Founding of the Boy Scouts of America is celebrated by Detroit troops. Boy Scouts of the Roman Catholic faith attend services at Holy Redeemer Church to mark the beginning of the observance. Protestant representatives marched from Grand Circus Park to St. John’s Episcopal Church.
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Record #: 13_05
Title: Edward E. Spafford, national commander of the American Legion makes a hurried visit to Detroit.
Date: 1928
Description: Edward E. Spafford, national commander of the American Legion makes a hurried visit to Detroit.
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Record #: 13_06
Title: A totem pole sent from Alaska by George E. Buchanan who annually visits Alaska, is received at Eastern High School.
Date: 1928
Description: A totem pole sent from Alaska by George E. Buchanan who annually visits Alaska, is received at Eastern High School.
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Record #: 13_07
Title: Entrants in the fiddlers’ contest at the Theodore Roosevelt High School, Wyandotte entertain a large audience and win several gold prizes.
Date: 1928
Description: Entrants in the fiddlers’ contest at the Theodore Roosevelt High School, Wyandotte entertain a large audience and win several gold prizes. 69-year-old Abram Livingstone won first honors for his playing of “Turkey in the Straw.”
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Record #: 13_08
Title: Workmen at Belle Isle cut and store 1500 tons of ice so that ice cold drinks served on the island next summer will be ice cold.
Date: 1928
Description: Workmen at Belle Isle cut and store 1500 tons of ice so that ice cold drinks served on the island next summer will be ice cold.
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Record #: 13_09
Title: Pupils of the Fairbanks School make Easter baskets for the children confined at the Herman Kiefer Hospital.
Date: 1928
Description: Pupils of the Fairbanks School make Easter baskets for the children confined at the Herman Kiefer Hospital. The Junior Red Cross has furnished the contents of the baskets, Shot of Mrs. Charles W. Bristol, president of the Junior Red Cross.
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Record #: 13_10
Title: Detroit Curling Club.
Date: 1928
Description: Detroit Curling Club. Detroit Champion, J.M. Kerr is shown,
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Record #: 13_11
Title: The City Council authorizes the loan of 8,200,000 to buy property at the Belle Isle bridge approach now used for amusement concessions.
Date: 1928
Description: The City Council authorizes the loan of 8,200,000 to buy property at the Belle Isle bridge approach now used for amusement concessions.
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Record #: 13_12
Title: Emil Ludwig, German biographer and author arrives in the city while on his lecture tour.
Date: 1928
Description: Emil Ludwig, German biographer and author arrives in the city while on his lecture tour.
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Record #: 13_13
Title: Dr. Clarence Cook Little, president of the U of M is the principal speaker at the formal dedication of the Fordson High School.
Date: 1928
Description: Dr. Clarence Cook Little, president of the U of M is the principal speaker at the formal dedication of the Fordson High School. The building erected is an excellent example of American architecture.
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Record #: 13_14
Title: A seven passenger, closed cabin, ice speedster is demonstrated on Lake St. Clair.
Date: 1928
Description: A seven passenger, closed cabin, ice speedster is demonstrated on Lake St. Clair. The builders, Calvin Gooley and Ben Lemma are shown.
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Record #: 13_15
Title: Capt. Dieudonne Costes pilot of the French round-the-world plane and his navigator take off from Ford Airport.
Date: 1928
Description: Capt. Dieudonne Costes pilot of the French round-the-world plane and his navigator take off from Ford Airport. He has piloted the plane for 216 hours. The fliers are crossing the US and will sail from San Francisco to Tokyo where they will resume their flight to Paris.
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Record #: 13_16
Title: Defense committee honors Mrs. Winifred Lee Lyster
Date: 1928
Description: Defense committee honors Mrs. Winifred Lee Lyster
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Record #: 13_17
Title: U of M opens new stadium. Ohio Wesleyan is the first team to battle Michigan in giant new bowl.
Date: 1928
Description: U of M opens new stadium. Ohio Wesleyan is the first team to battle Michigan in giant new bowl. Shots of bands marching also displayed.
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