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Artists Arrive

Ann Arbor News, September 17, 1962


Artists Arrive
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McDivitt's Visit Unheralded

Ann Arbor News, March 31, 1971


McDivitt's Visit Unheralded
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Remote Sensing Equipment Unveiled By Bendix Division

Ann Arbor News, January 13, 1971


Remote Sensing Equipment Unveiled By Bendix Division
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50,000,000th car anniversary at Willow Run, circa late 1950s

50,000,000th car anniversary at Willow Run, circa late 1950s
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Kenneth Murry receives top prize by O. W. Habel, general manager of GM's Willow Run plant, March 1958

Kenneth Murry receives top prize by O. W. Habel, general manager of GM's Willow Run plant, March 1958
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Ann Arbor News, March 19, 1958
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CONTEST WINNER NAMED: Kenneth Murry (left) of Taylor Center, an inspector at the Detroit Transmission Division of General Motors Corp was announced yesterday as a winner in a $500,000 company contest covering 285,000 employees. Final prizes will be announced later this month, but GM officials told Murry he will receive "at least" a Chevrolet car. Murry submitted one of the top 45 entries in the "golden milestone" contest in connection with GM's 50th anniversary. He is receiving a "Harlow H. Curtice Award" here from O. W. Habel, general manager of the Willow Run GM plant.
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Local Law Enforcement Surveys Damage at Willow Run Airport Plane Crash, January 1957

Local Law Enforcement Surveys Damage at Willow Run Airport Plane Crash, January 1957
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Tail Section of Navy Transport Plan After Crash Near Willow Run Airport, January 1957

Tail Section of Navy Transport Plan After Crash Near Willow Run Airport, January 1957
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Ann Arbor News, January 23, 1957
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Tail Pretty Much Intact: About the only piece of the Navy plane recognizable as part of an aircraft was the tail section. The huge tail fin of the plane, a Navy version of the DC-4, loomed eerily in the snow-filled night sky.
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Wreckage of the Plane Crash at Willow Run Airport, January 1957

Wreckage of the Plane Crash at Willow Run Airport, January 1957
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Ann Arbor News, January 23, 1957
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Snow Shrouds Wreckage: This is a daylight view of the crash scene, showing the snow-covered wreckage as it looked in this morning's brilliant sunshine. The plane came down just short of a large, water-filled gravel pit and not far from Ford Lake. Pieces of the craft were strewn over a wide area.
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Naval Investigation Team At Willow Run Airport Plane Crash Site, January 1957

Naval Investigation Team At Willow Run Airport Plane Crash Site, January 1957
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Navy R5B Transport Plane Crashes at Willow Run Airport, January 1957

Navy R5B Transport Plane Crashes at Willow Run Airport, January 1957
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Ann Arbor News, January 23, 1957
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Where Pilot Sat: This is what was left of the pilot's compartment of the Navy R5B transport.
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