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Drawing by Ed Thompson


Drawing by Ed Thompson

Drawing by Ed Thompson



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Yankee Air Museum Promotional Sign


Yankee Air Museum Promotional Sign

One of the promotional signs being used for fundraising for the preservation and renovation of part of the Willow Run Bomber Plant for use by the Yankee Air Museum.



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The Force Behind the Yankee Air Museum


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Ezra D. Lay


Ezra D. Lay

Ezra D. Lay arrived in the Michigan Territory in 1832 where he purchased 160 acres of land on what was then known as the Ypsilanti Plain.



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The Lay House


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Josephine Dolsen Pease


Josephine Dolsen Pease

Mrs. Frederic Pease (Josephine).



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Jessie and Florence Swaine


Jessie and Florence Swaine

Jessie and Florence Swaine circa 1883.



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


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Reading Together, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor


Reading Together, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor

John Pappas sculpture “Reading Together” at the Ypsilanti District Library on Whittaker Road.



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Dr. Thomas Francis and Dr. Jonas Salk


Dr. Thomas Francis and Dr. Jonas Salk

Dr. Thomas Francis from the University of Michigan and Dr. Jonas Salk, vaccine developer, announce the success of polio vaccine in field trials in April 1955 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.



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Porter Brothers


Porter Brothers

Porter brothers at family home – Don is left and Craig is at right


People: Craig Porter, Don Porter

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Walkway from Cross Street to Frog Island


Walkway from Cross Street to Frog Island

One opening to the tunnels is under the walkway from Cross Street to Frog Island



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Our Mysterious Tunnels - Again!


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Winnifred Watling's Gravestone, Front


Winnifred Watling's Gravestone, Front

The sleeping lamb on top of Winnifred's gravestone.



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A Sleeping Lamb for Winnifred


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