Ypsilanti Gleanings, Spring 2007

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Publisher: Ypsilanti Historical Society

Date: Spring 2007

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Official publication of the Ypsilanti Historical Society, featuring historical articles and reminisces of the people and places in the Ypsilanti area.

In this issue:

Charles Stewart Mott: Jack Minzey describes the many associations between C.S. Mott and Eastern Michigan University.
Dolls in the Dow House: Reprint of an article about the YHS doll collection that was initially published in the Doll Castle News.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Ypsilanti — 1830–2007: A history of St. Luke's Episcopal of Ypsilanti including bricks and mortar and works of art.
Recollections of James Harland Fuller: Jerry Gooding has transcribed the recollections of James Harland Fuller of York Township about the 1832 to 1842 period in Washtenaw County.
Was That You, Minerva?: George Ridenour describes a “sighting” in an upper window of the Dow House and also provide historical information about Minerva Miles Dow
How Did the States Get Their Names?: John Salcau reports on the research he did concerning the origin of the names of the states.
Richard Streicher Murder: Researchers are somewhat baffled by the lack of information available related to a 1935 murder in Ypsilanti.

Society Briefs:

From the President's Desk
Society Board Members
Fletcher White Archives