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The Follett House


The Follett House

The Follett House c1870.



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The River Street Saga Continues: Benjamin and Elvira Norris Follett


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Professor William Waldock, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Professor William Waldock, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

ERAU Professor William Waldock spoke Wednesday on the strange circumstance that caused history to celebrate the Memphis Belle instead of Hot Stuff, the bomber that actually first flew 25 missions in World War II.



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Memphis Belle vs. Hot Stuff: How History Came to Celebrate the Wrong WWII Airplane


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Highland Cemetery, Receiving Vault Lobby


Highland Cemetery, Receiving Vault Lobby

The 9 x 11 foot lobby in the Receiving Vault.



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Waiting Room to the City of the Dead: The Receiving Vault at Highland Cemetery


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1834 Sampler by Anna Miller


1834 Sampler by Anna Miller

The 1834 framed sampler that was worked by Anna Miller, age 14.



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Museum Advisory Board Report


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Joseph E. Thompson and Dr. Edward Shutts George, 1949


Joseph E. Thompson and Dr. Edward Shutts George, 1949

Joseph E. Thompson making presentation to Dr. E. S. George in 1949. Seated at right are Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ungrodt.



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The George Families of River Street (Another Episode of the River Street Saga)


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Liz Fancett & Daughters


Liz Fancett & Daughters

Ypsilantian Liz Fancett with her daughters Maddie and Nina.



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Marjorie Walters – One of the Original “Rosie the Riveters”


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Christian Kelly & His Wife, Sarah Ann Steers


Christian Kelly & His Wife, Sarah Ann Steers

Christian Kelly (1809-1869) and his wife, Sarah Ann Steers (1812-1893). These photographs taken about 1862 by Edwin P. Baker, Ypsilanti photographer.



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Primitive Open Hearth Trammel


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Have No Fear logo


Have No Fear logo

Pick-up truck logo



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Have NO FEAR; J.B. Sanscrainte was here!


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Ypsilanti Basketball Program


Ypsilanti Basketball Program

The Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation Department sponsored a ten week basketball program for junior high school boys



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I Might Have Played in the NBA!


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Tom Dodd, Retrospective


Tom Dodd, Retrospective

Tom grew up in Pontiac, MI in 1935 and moved to Ypsilanti in the mid 1970s. He became a leader in the effort to make Depot Town come alive again.



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Tom Dodd – Community Leader and Activist


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