Memorial Day

Color Guard - Memorial Day Parade, May 1954

Color Guard - Memorial Day Parade, May 1954
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Ann Arbor News, May 28, 1954
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This color guard led the many units of Ann Arbor's pre-Memorial Day parade last night. Included were several bands and drum and bugle corps, military units, scouts and other patriotic organizations. The firing guard of the Dexter American Legion post fired a salute to the county's war dead during a brief stop of Main St., and Taps were blown.
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Memorial Day Parade, May 1954

Memorial Day Parade, May 1954
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Memorial Day Parade, May 1954

Memorial Day Parade, May 1954
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Memorial Day Parade, May 1954

Memorial Day Parade, May 1954
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Memorial Day Observed Early

Ann Arbor News, May 28, 1954


Memorial Day Observed Early
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28
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May
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1954
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Memorial Day Tribute At Cross Street Bridge, May 1956

Memorial Day Tribute At Cross Street Bridge, May 1956
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Ann Arbor News, May 31, 1956
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SAILOR DEAD HONORED IN YPSILANTI: During its annual Memorial Day parade yesterday, Ypsilanti paid tribute to the sailor dead during traditional ceremonies at the Cross St. bridge over the Huron River. After the casting of a wreath on the river by the Women's Relief Corps, the parade continued to Highland Cemetery, where services were held honoring all Americans who died in service.
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Sailor Dead Honored In Ypsilanti

Ann Arbor News, May 31, 1956


Sailor Dead Honored In Ypsilanti
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May
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1956
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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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May
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1960
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Memorial Day Play At Stone School, May 1962

Memorial Day Play At Stone School, May 1962
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Ann Arbor News, May 29, 1962
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PRESENT MEMORIAL DAY PLAY: These Stone School fifth graders in Mrs. Dorothy Russell's room are in costume for a play commemorating Memorial Day. The play was presented today at a school assembly. The youngsters are (left to right) Carol Coppola as Betsy Ross; Pat Engle as Abraham Lincoln; Joanne Larmee as the Statue of Liberty; Kathy Raley as George Washington; and Eric Willeke as Uncle Sam.
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