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Harlan Hatcher buys first poppy from Mayor William E. Brown, May 1954

Harlan Hatcher buys first poppy from Mayor William E. Brown, May 1954
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Ann Arbor News, May 20, 1954
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Ann Arbor's Mayor William E. Brown, jr., sells the first Veterans of Foreign Wars poppy to University President Harlan H. Hatcher as a prelude to Saturday's joint VFW-American Legion poppy sale for the benefit of veterans and their families. Mayor Brown made the sale in his capacity as a member of the local VFW's new "Dads Post," an organization of the fathers of veterans.
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Aiken, William R. Jr.

Ann Arbor News, October 24, 1992


Aiken, William R. Jr.
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Deceased War Veteran Saluted In Bethlehem Cemetery, May 1960

Deceased War Veteran Saluted In Bethlehem Cemetery, May 1960
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Ann Arbor News, May 30, 1960
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TAPS FOR VETERANS: Members of Explorer Scout Post 111, sponsored by the Erwin Prieskorn post of the American Legion, salute a dead war veteran in Bethlehem Cemetery. The Scouts placed more than 100 flags on veterans' graves in the city over the weekend. Left to right here are Charles Larkins, Alan Symons, John Leavey and Stanley Schlecht, the post's leader.
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Taps For Veterans


Taps For Veterans

Ann Arbor News, May 30, 1960


Taps For Veterans
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Memorial Day Service At Forest Hill Cemetery, May 1970

Memorial Day Service At Forest Hill Cemetery, May 1970
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Ann Arbor News, May 31, 1970
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The Army, Navy and Air Force were represented at six area cemeteries Saturday morning, firing salutes in honor of the nation's war dead on Memorial Day, 1970. Shown at Forest Hill Cemetery is a squad commanded by Army Sgt. Ronald L. Hill (Right). At the flag pole is American Legion Past Commander Harold Brooks.
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Memorial Day Service At Forest Hill Cemetery, May 1970

Memorial Day Service At Forest Hill Cemetery, May 1970
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War Dead Honored

Ann Arbor News, May 31, 1970


War Dead Honored
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Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954

Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954
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Ann Arbor News, July 29, 1954
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The remains of Ann Arbor's first casualty in the Korean war, Pfc. Robert I. Schroeder, were returned to the city for military burial yesterday. While Michigan National Guardsmen stand in honor, the flag-draped coffin is escorted to a plot at Washtenong Memorial Park for graveside services. Ann Arbor units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Disabled American Veterans participated in the service. Pfc. Schroeder was first reported missing in action July 27, 1950. His parents are Mrs. Marie Acton of 432 S. Division St. and Roy Schroeder of 2640 Parkwood St., East Ann Arbor.
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Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954

Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954
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Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954

Military Burial Of Pfc. Robert Schroeder - Ann Arbor's First Korean War Casualty, July 1954
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