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The Ypsilanti Gleanings
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Roccena Belinda Norris of Ypsilanti — Professional Woman Artist By Janice Anschuetz  Ypsilanti’s Southside Booming Business Corridor — circa 1940s thru 1960s By Judie Jackson  Ypsilanti’s Alley Festa — 1917-1919 By Robert Anschuetz  Ypsilanti Bicentennial: 2023 Plan By Evan Milan  My Cruise Around the Village By Tino Lambros  Others From the Village Respond By Tino Lambros  June 1942: Blackout Drill — In Case of Air Raid By James Mann  FDR Visits Willow Run By James Mann ...
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Sep 28, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2022.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti, MI Georgia, Indiana, Canada, and Finally Ypsilanti  By Pastor Theron W. “Bill” Kersey III  The Civil War Diary of the First Woman Elected to the Ypsilanti School Board — Jennie Bristol Kinne  By Janice Anschuetz  The Story of a Surprise Within a Surprise  By Janice Anschuetz  Eliza Wells — Ypsilanti Resident’s Remarkable Life with the Lincolns By Robert Anschuetz  Harlow Wells — Ypsilanti Mayor and...
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Aug 28, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2022.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Memories of the “Ypsi Bar Dinner” By John M. Barr, Sr. Fun and Games Around the Village By C. Tino Lambros Industries on Forest Avenue (between the Huron River and Norris Street) By Robert Anschuetz Dr. Amasa Kinne’s Civil War Letters — Describing the Horrible Realities of the War By Janice Anschuetz Glenn B. Arnold and the Indigenous Code Talker Program By Robert Anschuetz My School Days — Or Was It...
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A collection of the seasonal publication by the Ypsilanti Historical Society.
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2021.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Amos Washington By Tom Warner History of the Normal Park Neighborhood Association By Lisa Walters The Life and Ancestry of Olive Pearl Green Boland Kersey Evans By Theron Williams Kersey II and Judy Jackson The Strange Case of Thomas Ninde By Janice Anschuetz McLouth Family of Ypsilanti By Robert Anschuetz Ice Cream in Ypsilanti By Marcia McCrary Here and There Around the Village — Part | By C. Tino Lambros...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2021.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI John Burton — A Life of Service By Judy Jackson Mellencamp’s — The Center of My “Village” By Tino Lambros The Kings of Ypsilanti By Janice Anschuetz Growing Up in Ypsilanti in the 1970s — Prospect Park By Robert and Eric Anschuetz Ypsilanti Keeps Calling Me Home By Judy Jackson The LeFurge Family in Washtenaw County By Robert Anschuetz Estelle Downing: First Woman on Council By James Mann Downtown Ypsi —...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2021.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The A. P. Marshall Collection: Ypsilanti’s Glimpse into Local African American History By Lacey Opdycke Ypsilanti Keeps Calling By Judy Jackson Ahhh!!! — Summer Vacation — It Takes a Village By Tino Lambros Growing Up in Ypsilanti in the 1970s — Adams School By Robert and Eric Anschuetz Demetrios Ypsilantis Arrives in Greece in 1821 By Dr. T.I. Katsaounts A View of Ypsilanti in the 1850s By Janice Anschuetz...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2021.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti Historical Society New Initiative Seeking Local African American History By Rick Katon Growing Up in Ypsilanti in the 60's Before “The Sixties” By Laura Gellot Growing Up in Ypsilanti in the 1970's — River Street By Robert and Eric Anschuetz Have You Ever Been in a Pickle? University of Michigan's Pickling Vats By Janice Anschuetz Depot Town Train Wreck of 1929! By Robert Anschuetz Dr. Ruth Gerry, M.D....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2020.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Helen Walker McAndrew — First Woman Doctor in Washtenaw County By William McAndrew Ypsilanti’s Two Medal of Honor Winners By Bill Nickels Artrain Visits Ypsilanti and Sparks Arts Movement By Robert Anschuetz The Grand Time in Ypsilanti By Janice Anschuetz Sabotage at Willow Run By James Mann New York Officer Shot By James Mann www.ypsihistory.org
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2020.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Starkweather Chapel — A Work in Progress By James Mann The Wonderful Legacy of the Detroit, Hillsdale & Indiana Railroad By Janice Anschuetz Murder in the Underwear Factory By James Mann Hollywood Comes to Ypsilanti — Our Decade in Films By Janice Anschuetz Someone Tried to Steal My Great-Great Grandmother By Janet McDougall Buchanan Restored Glory at 101 West Michigan By James Mann Dr. George M. Hull By James...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2020.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti and the Governor's Stay at Home Order of 1832 By Janice Anschuetz The Clowns By Kathy (Willoughby) Micallef Enjoy a 4th of July Parade Like No Other By Janice Anschuetz Following Joe: “A Reminiscence” By Peg Porter Donald and Lucy Gridly and the Hiawatha Card Company By Robert Anschuetz Elsie Janis at Pease Auditorium By James Mann Whittaker Jewelry Store By James Mann The Changing Face of 100-102 West...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2020.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Old Family Farm By Rick Katon The History of Ford Lake By Robert Anschuetz Women’s Suffrage Display By Marcia McCrary A Secretary Comes Home By Janice Anschuetz “They Shined Me”— The Murder of James Richards By James Mann A Visit with Wallace & Clark By James Mann www.ypsihistory.org
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2019.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Banking Institutions and Banknotes of Ypsilanti By Robert Anschuetz Tucker Family: Automobiles By Lindsay Dascola A River Street Home Built by a World-Class Craftsman — 633 River Street By Janice Anschuetz St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery By James Mann Murder at the Depot By James Mann A Wild Ride By James Mann Always the Unexpected that Happens By James Mann www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2019.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Petie the Dog Turns 25 By Rick Katon Florence Lizzie Swaine: A Remarkable Woman Who Lived on River Street By Janice Anschuetz Eugene Stewart Gilmore: Ypsilanti Resident Who Became President of the American Hospital Association By Robert Anschuetz The Van Dusen Family of Ypsilanti By Robert Anschuetz Mildred Everest Sues Charles McKenny By James Mann High Speed By Gerry Pety A New Police Headquarters? By James Mann...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2019.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Swaine Gingerbread House By Janice Anschuetz Growing Up in the Swaine House By Robert & Eric Anschuetz The Day Sergeant Alvin York Came to Ypsilanti By James Mann A Lonely Grave for Harry Cyb By James Mann The Great Storm of March 1913 By James Mann School for Sale By James Mann Update: The Sad Tale of George Haddix By James Mann www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2019.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Ladies’ Literary Club of Ypsilanti Observes 140th Year By Peg Porter The Wobblies Connection to Ypsilanti By Robert Anschuetz Search for Author Comes Full Circle to Ypsilanti By Laura Gellott The History of the Historic East Side of Ypsilanti By Janice Anschuetz The Ypsilanti Senior Center By Sally Silvennoinen Two Bottles of Blood on the Wall By James Mann www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2018.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI A Real "Ghost Writer" Tells a Story for the River Street Saga:  Janice Anschuetz continues providing information about the history of River Street in Ypsilanti. A Charge of Slander:  James Mann describes a court case involving EMU faculty and students from the early 1900s. It Happened Over Thirty Years Ago:  Alvin Rudisill's imprompt graduation speech from EMU's graduation in 1987. First Congregational...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2018.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Washtenaw 100 Club:  Alvin Rudisill provides information about the Washtenaw 100 Club, an organization devoted to honoring fireman and policemen. The Richard Streicher Jr. Murder:  James Mann provides information about the book about a murder that occured in Ypsilanti in 1935. Woodland Cemetery:  James Mann discusses the abandoned cemetery on South Huron River Deive. Cloyd and Roy Beck - Brothers Side by Side in...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2018.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Nathalie and Bill Edmunds:  Bill Nickels describes the involvement of Nat and Bill Edmunds in many local projects. Ypsilanti Rotary Celebrates 100 Years:  James Mann provides details about the history of the Rotary Club in Ypsilanti. EMU's Historic Preservation Program:  Ted Ligibel describes the founding and growth of one of EMU's most successful graduate programs. Family Feud on Ellis Street:  James Mann...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2018.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Tank:  Peg Porter tells about her parents 1937 Packard automobile. Nat and Bill Edmunds:  Christine Gliha, granddaughter of Nat and Bill Edmunds, provides an insight into the Edmunds family. The Ezra D. Lay House:  James Mann tells about the Ezra D. Lay family and the house they lived in. Riverside Arts Center - Masonic Temple:  James Mann describes the Classical Revival style building constructed in 1909....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2017.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ode to Any Family:  A poem written by Jack Minzey. The Spirit of George Lee Ridenour - Alive and Well at the Ypsilanti Historical Society:  Greg Fournier describes how the many contributions made by George Ridenour have been memorialized in the YHS Archives. Ypsilanti Manufacturing Company - Isaac Newton Swift and John S. Moon:  Robert Anschuetz describes the brief history of the Ypsilanti Manufacturing Company....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2017.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Hidden in Plain Site - Michigan Ladder Company in Ypsilanti:  Jorge Avellan, a reporter for WEMU News, provides an insight into the Michigan Ladder Company. Jacob Grobe - The Most Popular Man in Ypsilanti in 1870:  Janice Anschuetz tells how Jacob Grobe ran an ice house in Ypsilanti in the mid 1800s. Eastern Michigan University Athletic Club:  Jack Minzey explains the history of the EMU Athletic Club which was...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2017.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI An Exceptional Envelope:  Janice Anschuetz tells about an envelope which had stamps cancelled in 1911. The Ypsilanti Heritage Festival:  Bill Nickels and Rich Baird provide details about some of the highlights of past Heritage Festivals. Michigan Charter Schools:  Jack Minzey describes the reasons why Charter Schools were established. Wow! It Seems Like Only Yesterday:  Gerry Pety describes the movement of the YHS...
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Mar 11, 2022
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2017.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Owen Jenks Cleary Public Servant and Patriot:  Patrick Roger Cleary II describes all the contributions to society made by Owen Jenks Cleary. The Octagon House:  Jan Anschuetz describes the history of the Octogan House on River Street in Ypsilanti. The Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Club:  James Mann describes the history of the Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Club that was started in the 1930s. The Jenness House at 324 West...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2016.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Story of Water Works Park:  Jan Anschuetz describes the history of the development of the water system in Ypsilanti. The First National Bank Building:  James Mann describes the history of the First National Bank Building. The Coney Island Hot Dog:  Jack Minzey tells about the history of the Coney Island Hot Dog in Michigan. Terror in Ypsilanti:  The YHS Archives Staff describe the book "Terror in...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2016.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Debate Over Liquor Licenses:  James Mann describes a 1916 meeting of the Ypsilanti in which liquor licenses were discussed. A Memoir of Robert "Bob" Schrepper and His War Horse:  Joan Schrepper Leininger, who is 92 years old, tells about her father and his "War Horse." The Minzey's Move to Ypsilanti:  Jack Minzey describes the circumstances surrounding his family's move to Ypsilanti in 1943. The...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2016.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI A History of the Cleary Family in Ypsilanti:  Patrick Roger Cleary II describes his families history in Ypsilanti. World War II - An Interview with Virginia Davis-Brown:  Eric Selzer talks with Virginia Davis-Brown about growing up during World War II. The Surprise Treasure Box:  Jan Anschuetz describes the treasures found that related to the Swaine family. Meredith Bixby - An Entrepreneurial Puppeteer:  Bill...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2016.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI George Ridenour - An Appreciation:  Peg Porter describes the many contributions made to the Ypsilanti Historical Society by George Ridenour. Providing for the Family During the Great Depression An Interview with Virginia Davis Brown:  Eric Selzer interviews Virginia Davis-Brown. 100 Years of High School Basketball Tournaments - 1916-2016:  Eric Pederson talks about the history of basketball in Michigan. Summer and...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015) Special issue: Dennis Norton Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015) Special issue: Charlie Kettles Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The History of Frog Island = The Island that is not an Island:  Janice Anschuetz describes how at one time in history Frog Island was an island. My Dad John Nick Pappas:  Catherine Pappas describes what it is like to have a sculptor as a father Primitive Open Hearth Trammel:  Peter Diehr discusses the trammel found on the Kelly Farm on Whittaker Road. The Final Resting Place of the Nordmeer's Anchor:  Joyce...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Find George Family Tombstones in the Anschuetz Family Backyard:  Robert Anschuetz describes digging up George Family tombstones in their backyard near the garage. The Mushroom Traffic Signals:  Al Rudisill describes the "Mushroom Light" traffic signals that were in use in Ypsilanti in the 1920s. Incident at the Archives:  James Mann describes the visit to the YHS Archives of a couple who claimed their house...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Michigan Ladder - An Ypsilanti Success Story:  James Mann provides a history of the Michigan Ladder Company that is celebrating it's 114th birthday this year. The Ypsilanti Centennial Celebration Stagecoach Special:  Kelly Beattie and Courtney Brandt describe how Ypsilanti celebrated it's one hundredth anniversary. Ypsilanti Vigilance Committee - 1838:  George Ridenour describes the vigilance committee that was...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2015.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti History Quiz:  Lisa Walters provides a quiz about certain events in the history of the City of Ypsilanti. A Tale of Two River Street Men – Justus and Lyman Decautar Norris:  Janice Anschuetz describes the activities of two men who lived on River Street in Ypsilanti. Memphis Belle vs. Hot Stuff – How History Came to Celebrate the Wrong WWII Airplane:  Scott Orr describes how ERAU Professor William...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2014.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti’s Mineral Water Sanitariums (Reprinted from 1973 Gleanings) The 1893 Cyclone — A Terrible Night of Desolation in Ypsilanti By James Mann Leonard Menzi's Lost Negatives By Sean McConnell Huron Valley Road Runners By Fred Thomas The River Street Saga Continues: “The Dolls are Home Again!” By Jan Anschuetz Life Begins at Forty — The Story of Walter B. Pitkin By Robert Anschuetz Detroit’s 250th Year...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2014.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Terror in the Streets By Fred Thomas A View From Olive Street By George Ridenour The River Street Saga Continues: The Story of Edwin and Alice Follett Uhl By Jan Anschuetz The Other “Real McCoy” By James Mann Volunteers Receive Service Awards Finds — The YHS Archives By Gerry Pety An Ypsilanti Landmark Centennial By Peg Porter Controversy on the Michigan State Normal Campus By James Mann Professor Phelps and the...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2014.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Damoose Family in Ypsilanti By Alvin E. Rudisill The River Street Saga Continues: Benjamin and Elvira Norris Follett By Jan Anschuetz Norval Hawkins: The Greatest Salesman in the World By James Mann The History of the Peck Street Primary By Jan Anschuetz Ypsilanti in the 1940s By Jack D. Minzey Paul E. Hubbell — Professor, Pacifist, Poet By Peg Porter Gertrude Bennett Went Missing By James Mann Artist Lays Down...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2014.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Mansion House - A Lost Landmark:  James Mann describes the Mansion House, a farm house built about 1842 for the family of Grove Spencer. Legend of the Smeet Frog:  James Mann covers the story of the Smeet Frog and the mysterious marker that appeared on the tridge, the three way walkway under the Cross Street Bridge. A Great Lady is Gone:  A tribute to Kathryn Howard, a long time member of the Board of Trustees...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2013.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Ladies Buy a House - A Centennial Celebration:  Peg Porter provides details of the purchase of the Grant property on Washington Street by the Ladies Literary Club. Walter Owen Briggs:  Jan Anschuetz was surprised to learn that Walter Briggs was born in Ypsilanti on North River Street, close to her current residence. In 1937, Briggs donated funds to build and equip a new field house on the Eastern Michigan...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2013.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Dynamics:  In the 1950s a music style called the rhythm and blues was making its way across America. In Ypsilanti a local group called the "Dynamics" were very popular with teenage audiences. Authored by Fred Thomas. First Prize to Ypsilanti's Neptune No. 1:  In 1959, the Ypsilanti Fire Department took home first prize in a competition with other Michigan fire departments. Authored by James Mann....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2013.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti History in the Detroit Historical Museum:  Tom Dodd describes the displays in the Detroit Historical Museum covering Elijah McCoy and the Willow Run Bomber Plant. The Gilbert Family - Part II:  This Part II of The Gilbert Family in Ypsilanti starts with the death of Major John Gilbert in 1860. Authored by Janice Anscheutz. A Sleeping Lamb for Winnifred:  James Mann explains how a lamb was often used to...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2013.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI We've Been Down This Road Before:  Tom Dodd takes us on a trip down Michigan avenue from the time Mastondons traveled the trails until the present day highway. How Did it Get There?:  Fred Thomas describes the B-24 "Liberator" bomber that was on display on Michigan Avenue from 1946 to 1950. Some Call it Y-Town:  A Discussion about how Ypsilanti got it's name and other names of villages and towns...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2012.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Civil War Marker:  Michael VanWasshnova describes the dedication of the Civil War Marker installed in front of the "Thompson Block" in Depot Town. Ypsilanti's Natural Crowning Jewel:  Janice Anschuetz provides some insight into the background of the Camperdown Elm tree and its introduction into Ypsilanti. The Union School Buildings:  James Mann discusses the four buildings that housed Ypsilanti High...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2012.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Controversy at Ypsilanti's Nickelodeon:  Laura Bien provides some details about Ypsilanti's first movie theater. Samuel Post - Ypsilanti's "Squeaky-Clean" Politician:  Janice Anschuetz provides some history about a prominent local politician and business leader. 19th Century Solarium Creates Cozy Respite:  Lauren Carpenter describes a unique feature of the Dow House, the solarium that contains exotic plants...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2012.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Bob Arvin - An Ypsilanti Hero:  Bill Nickels describes the life and heroism of Bob Arvin, a local hero. The Days Before Godfrey:  James Mann provides a history of the Ypsilanti area before the arrival of Godfroy. Discovering Adan Freeman - Family Patriarch:  Margaret Freeman provides information gleaned from research about her family background. House Tour Guide:  Tom Dodd discusses house plans and how interior...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2012.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI It's a Test - Timeless Apothegems:  Peter Fletcher challenges readers to complete historical quotations. Water Street Auto Dealers:  Bill Nickels provides some history of the many auto dealers located on Water Street. Before the Grove:  Important dates in the development of Ypsilanti are presented. Frederick H. Pease, A Man For All Seasons:  Jan Anschuetz provides the background of the naming of Pease Auditorium...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2011.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti's WW I Hero:  George Ridenour covers the death of Houston "Leroy" Harrington in WW I and the return of his body from Europe to Ypsilanti. 1929 Train Wreck:  George Ridenour relates the train wreck of 1929 when the Sidetrack was damaged by a train car. Unique Grave Markers:  Another installment relating to the unique features of Highland Cemetery. Ypsilanti History - It's a Test:  Peter Fletcher...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2011.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Mystery of Civil War Blood Vials:  Laura Bien points out that somewhere on the EMU campus should be artifacts dating back to the Civil War. Ypsilanti History - It's a Test:  Another test on the history of Ypsilanti by Peter Fletcher. "Keep Smiling" Brown:  James Mann covers one of the many early characters that made Ypsilanti their home. A Story of Broken Dreams:  Janice Anschuetz relates stories about...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2011.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Sarah Santure Went Missing:  Thirteen year old Sarah Santure left home in April of 1936 but didn't arrive at the home of relatives in Detroit. General on Display:  The portrait of Demetrius Ypsilanti painted by Edward L. Thompson once hung in the Huron Hotel. Local Historic Districts:  Michael Newberry recommends that four additional areas of the City of Ypsilanti become official Historic Districts. Sister Mary...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2011.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI For the Sake of Progress:  Derek Spinei covers the loss of many historically significant homes on West Forest Avenue. Demetrius! Where Are You:  James Mann provides information about several portraits of Demetrius Ypsilanti. Voice of America visits Ypsilanti:  Sean E. Liu from the China Branch of Voice of America visits several loctions in Ypsilanti. Education Night at the Archives:  A list of the educational...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2010.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Rest at Ease Mr. Opem:  Martin Opem, a life-long resident of Ypsilanti, died in 2009 at 63 years old and left a collection of military uniforms to the Ypsilanti Historical Society. They Called Him "Yip.":  More information abour a little known ball player from Ypsilanti named Frank Malcolm "Yip" Owen. Fatal Accident Followed by Tragedies:  A series of tragedies that began on August 5, 1934, when...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2010.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Scraps of History from the Scrap Heap:  A test provided by Peter Fletcher, fourth in a series, on the history of Ypsilanti. An Odoriferous Education:  The unique smells of our early schools are described by Tom Dodd. Ralph Garfield Ridenour:  George Ridenour's Uncle Ralph was born in Ypsilanti on Railroad Street and spent his life in the area. When Women Won the Vote:  The Women's Suffrage Exhibit opens on January...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2010.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Back to the Future:  The Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra concert on October 3, 2010, will celebrate Ypsilanti's history through music. Reed Organ Donated to the Museum:  A beautiful 1907 Ferrand reed organ was recently donated to the Museum. Dining in the Museum:  The YHS Museum was recently the site of a gala dinner cooked by John Kirkendahl. Portrait in the Library:  J. Willard Babbitt is today all but forgotten but...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2010.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Cemeteries, Kaiser-Frazers, a Japanese Opera and More:  Maureen Kerwin describes the YHS online digital photo archives project. 126 North Huron Street:  James Mann describes why a historic Ypsilanti house was demolished in 1935. Laura Bien and "Tales from the Ypsilanti Archives:  A brief background on Laura Bien, author, blog writer, archives assistant, poet, and researcher. The Florence Babbitt Collection: ...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2009.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Childs Cemetery - A Peaceful Resting Place:  Brian Shelby has provided leadership in the rehabilitation of Childs Cemetery in Augusta Township. The Orange Lantern:  The Orange Lantern was a polular neighborhood bar that opened in 1933 and closed in 2000. Ypsilanti Christmas in the 1950s:  Peg Porter recalls Christmas in Ypsilanti stores and homes in the 1950s. A Man Lives as Long as He is Remembered:  The...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2009.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti History - It's a Test!:  So you think you know the history of Ypsilanti! Peter Fletcher provides some thought provoking questions about historical events. From Ironwood to Ypsilanti:  An interview with Jim Soraruf who served our country in World War II. "Uncle Louie" Golczynski:  This is a story about Louis Golczynski who made home grown penicillin in Roosevelt High School, as told by George...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2009.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Cannon Caper in Prospect Park:  Harold Britton recalls an incident in Prospect Park in 1941 that resulted in his being “shot” out of the cannon. R. S. Gerganoff An Architect for the 20th Century:  According to Peg Porter, if you are interested in architecture and the history of Ypsilanti, R. S. Gerganoff is a man worth getting to know. YHS Goes Online:  Laura Bien provides information about the online...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2009.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Gilbert Mansion:  Michelle Woods fondly remembers growing up in Ypsilanti and hanging around the Gilbert Mansion with her friends. Diploma Received Sixty-One Years Late:  A single book report prevented David Cummings from graduating with his class in 1942. However, sixty-one years later he received his diploma. 1909 - A Look Back in Time:  Peg Porter provides some examples of what was going on in Ypsilanti and...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2008.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Circus Train:  Peg Porter shares a picture of a hand crafted circus train that her father made for Bill and Mary Claire Anhut. The Ypsilanti Community Band - The First 30 Seasons:  Dr. Jerry Robins, Director of the Ypsilanti Community Band since 1998, provides details about the history of this musical group. Gone but Not Forgotten:  Our Interns provide a glimse of some of the historical information and...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2008.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Schmidt Family Antique Business:  Jean Schmidt Magee provides an inside look at the Schmidt Antique Business that has been around since 1911. Vajen-Bader Smoke Protector Loaned to Firehouse Museum:  An 1890s fire fighter smoke protector found in YHS storage has been placed on permanent loan to the Firehouse museum. Attempted Murder, Suicide and Rabies:  George Ridenour provides information and raises questions...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2008.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Cruising Down River Street:  Joe Butcko provides a narrative while driving down River Street. His parents owned a four-acre truck farm at the site of the original Ford Starter and Generator Plant in Ypsilanti. Highland Cemetery - The Gates:  Margaret Freeman provide some history regarding the donation of the Highand Cemetery gates by Lois Leech. "Let's Play Two!" Patrick Dignan's Twenty Years as Yssi's...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2008.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI History of the Doctoral Degree at Eastern Michigan University:  Jack Minzey provides a detailed history of all the efforts that were made to develop and implement the first doctoral degree offered at Eastern Michigan University. Brooks Food Center - An Ypsilanti Institution:  The Brooks family food center in Ypsilanti was in its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s but the connection of the Brooks family to the food...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2007.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI We Remember Our Neighborhood Stores:  Tom Dodd describes the demise of the neighborhood store and indicates only two currently exist in Ypsilanti. Dick Ouellette...An Ypsilanti Basketball Icon!:  Phil Barnes indicates that Dick Ouellette may arguably be the best basketball coach ever to come out of Ypsilanti. Veteran Series:  Bill Nickles provides us with information about the military service experiences of...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2007.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Jack's Marvels of Extraordinary Oddities Around the Museum:  Jack Livisay provides pictures of artifacts in our museum collections including a Civil War officer's desk, bird collection, and figurines. The YHS Archives - You Will Never Know What You Will Find!:  Katie Dallos provides a brief look at some of the information in the YHS Archives related to early Ypsilanti streetlights and moon towers, Ypsilanti mineral...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2007.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti Dairies:  Tom Dodd reports that over the years there were many dairy industries in Ypsilanti but in today's Yellow Pages none are listed. Ypsilanti Rocks and Rolls:  George Ridenour reviews documents that reveal that earthquakes were felt in Ypsilanti as early as 1638. History Changes Hands:  Over 165 years ago a small boy seized a piece of cloth in Philadelphia and saved it from disappearing from...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2007.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Charles Stewart Mott:  Jack Minzey describes the many associations between C. S. Mott and Eastern Michigan University. How Did the States Get Their Names?:  John Salcau reports on the research he did concerning the origin ot the names of the states. Recollections of James Harland Fuller:  James Gooding has transcribed the recollections of James Harland Fuller of York Township about the 1832 to 1842 period in...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2006.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI "Telling Stories and Swapping Lies" with the Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Group:  The Ypsilanti Morning Coffee Group has been meeting regularly for over 75 years in various locations in and around the city. Michigan Ladder Company:  The Michigan Ladder Company will celebrate 105 years of operation in Ypsilanti this month. The Perfect Underwear for Progressive People:  For over 50 years in the late 1800s and...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2006.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Company Coins From the 1800's:  Company coins were used widely as a medium of exchange during and immediately after the Civil War. Ypsilanti High School Boys Band and the Ypsilanti Community Band:  The Ypsilanti High School Boys Band dates back to 1925 when Professor John F. Barnhill visited Ypsilanti High School and recruited "any boy who can whistle." EMU Intern Agreement Implemented:  An agreement...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2006.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Stark Funeral Service/Moore Memorial Chapel:  Brad Stark provided much of the information about the 108 year history of the business in Ypsilanti. Yankee Air Museum Celebrates 25 Years - 1981-2006:  Dave Steiner describes future plans and the past history of the Yankee Air Museum. Sidetrack Bar and Grill:  Tom Dodd provides a history of the "Sidetrack" bar and grill including the train wreck that removed...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2006.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Norton Family - 142 Years in Ypsilanti:  Diaries written by Sara Jane Knapp Norton beginning in 1864 provide insight into the early years of life in our city. Edd Dykman and "The Handy Store":  Everyone in Ypsilanti shopped at "The Handy Store" and all the patrons knew and respected Edd Dykman. Ypsilanti Tot makes a "Friend" of His Hero:  Bob Willoughby meets his hero, Thomas...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2005.4 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Campbells - Jewels and Insurance:  Bill Nickels reports on the history of Betty and Jim Campbell in Ypsilanti and their many contributions to the community. First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti:  Provides a history of the First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti dating back to 1828. Lucy Osband - The Forgotten Lady:  Lucy Osband and her husband William "..influenced the life of this part of the country for half a...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2005.3 Fall) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Dedication of the Dr. William P. Edmunds Ypsilanti Room:  Describes the dedication of the Ypsilanti Room in honor of Dr. William P. Edmunds. The article includes the City of Ypsilanti Proclamation. Starkweather Memorial Chapel in Highland Cemetery:  Bill Nickels describes efforts underway to restore the Starkweather Chapel. Lost Ypsilanti Speaks!:  The article provides a history of the City Hall building located at 1...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2005.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Interurban Days:  Milton Barnes, a blind linotype operator, wrote about the Interurban for an Ypsilanti newspaper called "The Press." The Glover House:  Steve Pierce and Maggie Brandt describe the unique history of the Glover House on 118 South Washington Street and their experiences during rennovation. Really...Again!:  Gerry Pety describes how cemeteries in the City of Ypsilanti have changed locations...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2005.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Broken, Obsolete and Wildcat Banknotes:  The Michigan General Banking Law of 1837 provided opportunists with an opening. Gerry Pety has gathered information related to the possible involvement of Ypsilanti personnel in these money schemes. Name it What?:  James Mann provides a brief history of the naming of Ypsilanti starting with the original name "Woodruff's Grove." History of the J.D. LaRue Insurance...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2004.3 Nov) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI A Christmas Surprise for Grandma:  Gloria J. Shuttleworth spins a story about her grandparents. Henry R. Scovill:  Henry Scovill was born in 1843 and influenced Ypsilanti socially, financially and politically during his Ypsilanti years. In Memoriam - Dr. William P. Edmunds 1925-2004:  A tribute to Dr. Edmunds written by Kathryn J. Howard. Really! Cemeteries and Graveyards in Ypsilanti:  Gerry Pety describes the many...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2004.1 Spring) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti Dairy:  Marcia Peters provides details of the Ypsilanti Dairy founded in 1930 by her grandfather, Fredrick J. Peters, Sr. Growing Up in Ypsilanti:  John Milford provides details about growing up in Ypsilanti. His father was a physician and was the only doctor to serve on the staffs of all three Beyer Hospitals. Congressional Medal of Honor:  The article describes the Metal of Honor in the Museum that as...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2003.3 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Michigan Biography - The Quirk Family:  Traces the history of the Quirk family including those family members active in the Ypsilanti community. My Memories as an Ypsilanti Press Carrier During the Early 50s:  Bob Mayo discusses his experiences as a paper boy in Ypsilanti during the 50s when the paper cost 24 cents per week. The Hole in the Bag:  A Christmas story taken from the book "Our Boys and Girls."...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2003.2 Summer) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Memories of Lifelong Ypsilantian - Lois Hopp Katon:  Lois's story begins with her parents, Clayton J. Hopp and Ruth McAllister, who were both born in 1904. She tells of growing up in Ypsilanti and attending Michigan State Normal College. The Dred Scott Decision:  In 1820 Congress took possession of Missouri from France and Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state. Dred Scott was born in Virginia in 1799...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2002.3 Winter) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Carrie A. Hardy Diary 1919:  Excerpts from the December of 1919 Diary of Carrie A. Hardy. Memories of the Kitchen Stove:  Virginia Harwood Davis-Brown tells of growing up with the big blue and white kitchen stove that now is proudly displayed in the YHS Museum. Recipes of Olde:  Several recipes are listed that were originally published in "The Home Guide or A Bood by 500 Ladies" published in 1877....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2002.1 Apr) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti Thrift Shop Celebrates it's 60th Year:  The Thrift Shop Association of Ypsilanti began it's year-long celebration of 60 years of dedicated service to the City with a special luncheon at the Ladies Literary Club House. Ypsilanti Spells Trouble in Many Ways:  Employees of the local post office once kept track of the free-wheeling spellings of "Ypsilanti" on letters. During a six month period they...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2001.2 Autumn) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Beginnings of the Ypsilanti Historical Collection:  A narrative history of collection of materials about Ypsilanti that started with a photographic collection by Lewis White, photographer. Written by William P. Edmunds. The House at 220 North Huron Street:  When Judge Augustus Brevoort Woodward plotted the village of Ypsilanti in 1825, he intended for Huron Street to be the "Gold Coast" of the...
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (2000.08 Aug) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Memories of the "Early Depot Town":  Joseph H. Thompson describes the early history of Depot Town after 1900. Background on Bob & Otto-Standard Gas Station at Washtenaw and Owendale:  The article descrives the history of the Standard Gas Station in Ypsilanti. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1999.05 May) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Hawkins House:  Doris Milliman briefly describes the Hawkins House which is known as a "first class" house. Jack M. Wiltse Recollection of Willow Run:  Jack M. Wiltse wrote about his memories of Willow Run in the early 1940's. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1998.12 Dec) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Handy Store - Fine Foods for Fine Folks:  A story about Edward Dykman, the "Handy Store," and Ed's contacts with Phyliss Diller. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1998.08 Aug) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI The Torch Murder Case by Judge Edward D. Deake:  Judge Deakes provides details of the torch murder case and the lasting effects this case had on the Ypsilanti area. Clocks and Inkwells:  An article written by Doris Milliman describing the ink wells owned by Janes and Mary Baker and unusual clocks attractively arranged by Jan Carpenter on display in the Museum. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1998.05 May) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Ypsilanti 1898:  Doris Milliman describes events in Ypsilanti in 1898. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1997.11 Nov) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Part 3 - Ypsilanti:  An account of the life and service of the Greek Patriot, written for "The Ypsilantian" by W. A. McAndrews. See the June-1997 and the Sept-1997 issues of the Gleanings for other articles about the history of Ypsilanti. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1997.09 Sep) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI A Maize and Blue or a Green and White Wolverine:  Written by John W. Milford. With another football season upon us we thought some of you might enjoy this true story involving our state's most celebrated gridiron clash. Part 2 - Ypsilanti:  An account of the life and service of the Greek Patriot, written for "The Ypsilantian" by W. A. McAndrews. See the June-1977 issue for Part 1 of the series....
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1997.06 June) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Demetrius Ypsilanti - Our City's Namesake:  An account of the life and service of the Greek Patriot, written for "The Ypsilantian" by W. A. McAndrews. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1997.03 Mar) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Queen Anne Soap Revives Memory of Old Ypsilanti:  Two letters written by former residents are crowded with memories of Ypsilanti and Ypsilantians at the beginning of the century. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1996.08 Aug) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI An Ypsilanti Automobile Driver:  This is an interesting article about the history of Ypsilanti. The material was compiled by children in the Ypsilanti Schools in 1982 for the Ypsilanti Community History Project. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1996.03 Mar) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI William F. Ealy:  Billie Zolkosky writes about her friend, Willian F. Ealy. Chios - Grand Island of Greece:  The article briefly describes the early history of the island of Chios in Greece. Ypsilanti Man Famous in Kentucky:  Byron M. Cutcheon, an early Ypsilanti resident and his part in the Battle of Horseshoebend, Kentucky is being recorded in a book written by Mr. Ed Cahill. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1995.10 Oct) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI E. S. George School:  The article briefly describes the history of the E. S. George School a 1076 Ecorse road. Memories of Growing Up in Ypsilanti:  "Memories of Growing Up in Ypsilanti" is a talk given by Ruth McIntire Allen in 1974. She describes the early 1900's as seen through her childhood, and family. www.ypsihistory.org
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Ypsilanti Gleanings (1995.07 July) Ypsilanti Historical Society Ypsilanti MI Roosevelt High School:  Doris Milliman briefly describes the history of Roosevelt High School of Eastern Michigan University. The Hillside Farm - Our Agricultural Heritage:  This article, written by Edward D. Deake, describes the agricultural traditions of his ancestors. www.ypsihistory.org
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