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Record #: 5_31
Title: Judge Joseph A. Moynihan sees end of Depression as a result of NRA.
Date: 1926
Description: Judge Joseph A. Moynihan sees end of Depression as a result of NRA.
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Record #: 5_32
Title: Twenty thousand people crowd Washington Blvd. District when new lighting equipment is turned on. J.B. Book Jr. gives the order to turn on the new lights.
Date: 1926
Description: Twenty thousand people crowd Washington Blvd. District when new lighting equipment is turned on. J.B. Book Jr. gives the order to turn on the new lights. Mary Jane Book throws switch.
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Record #: 5_33
Title: Henry Ford’s sixty third anniversary.
Date: 1926
Description: Henry Ford’s sixty third anniversary. Mr. Ford inspects his new air flivver.
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Record #: 6A_01
Title: Nearly 80,000 people witness the fifth annual Blossom Parade at Benton Harbor and St. Joseph. Miss Elsie Lemke is crowned Queen of the Festival.
Date: 1927
Description: Nearly 80,000 people witness the fifth annual Blossom Parade at Benton Harbor and St. Joseph. Miss Elsie Lemke is crowned Queen of the Festival.
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Record #: 6A_02
Title: Nearly 1600 policemen pass in review before Mayor John C. Lodge upon parade ground at Fort Wayne.
Date: 1927
Description: Nearly 1600 policemen pass in review before Mayor John C. Lodge upon parade ground at Fort Wayne. Mayor congratulates William P. Rutedge, the police commissioner.
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Record #: 6A_03
Title: Members of Junior League produce “Aladdin” for both young and old of the fashionable world.
Date: 1927
Description: Members of Junior League produce “Aladdin” for both young and old of the fashionable world.
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Record #: 6A_04
Title: State troopers confiscate “Smoke screen” car at South Rockwood.
Date: 1927
Description: State troopers confiscate “Smoke screen” car at South Rockwood. Lt. Orva Jackson explains the “smoke screen” mechanism.
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Record #: 6A_05
Title: Two hundred thousand spectator watch 22,000 athletes compete for league and city championships in 14th annual Board of Education field meet at Belle Isle.
Date: 1927
Description: Two hundred thousand spectator watch 22,000 athletes compete for league and city championships in 14th annual Board of Education field meet at Belle Isle. Athletes jumping over hurdles.
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Record #: 6A_06
Title: Ahmed Mouhtar Bey, Turkish Ambassador to the US arrives in city as guest of local Turks.
Date: 1927
Description: Ahmed Mouhtar Bey, Turkish Ambassador to the US arrives in city as guest of local Turks.
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Record #: 6A_07
Title: Buckeye Grand International five man team breaks 496 of 500 birds at Shawnee Gun and Country club, Tecumseh, Ont.
Date: 1927
Description: Buckeye Grand International five man team breaks 496 of 500 birds at Shawnee Gun and Country club, Tecumseh, Ont. Shot of E.F. Woodward who broke the world’s amateur record when he broke 506 consecutive targets. Shot of Mark Arie, Olympic champion.
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Record #: 6A_08
Title: Pupils of Royal Oak Schools take part in colorful series of dances.
Date: 1927
Description: Pupils of Royal Oak Schools take part in colorful series of dances. Shot of Frank Henry, Supt, of Schools, Royal Oak and Mayor Harold E. Storz.
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Record #: 6A_09
Title: Detroit greets Bremen fliers.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit greets Bremen fliers. The fliers are introduced to Detroiters at city hall. They also visit Olympia where they are greeted by school children. Henry Fordwas interested in the engine of the disabled Junkers airplane.
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Record #: 6A_10
Title: Detroit automobile drivers demonstrate effectiveness of brakes while policemen watch them do it.
Date: 1927
Description: Detroit automobile drivers demonstrate effectiveness of brakes while policemen watch them do it. Stickers are given to those who pass the brake test.
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Record #: 6A_11
Title: Eleven year old Bessie Doig is the winner of the Detroit News Metropolitan Spelling Bee.
Date: 1927
Description: Eleven year old Bessie Doig is the winner of the Detroit News Metropolitan Spelling Bee. She leaves on a train to the Capital to compete for national honors.
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Record #: 6A_12
Title: Prisoners are moved to new county jail.
Date: 1927
Description: Prisoners are moved to new county jail. Deputy sheriffs, policemen and detectives guard during 258 prisoner transfer.
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