Show Me Detroit Tours
Originally appeared in The Detroit News
Long before Detroit became known as the Motor City, it was world famous for another iron product: stoves. In the 19th century, Detroit’s four large stove manufacturers produced more than ten percent of stoves sold around the globe.
Helen May Rickard
I have a cold and Mama made me go in town with her. I felt awful sick and laid down when I got home. I took a physic and threw up and felt much better. 7 more words
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Originally published by the Detroit Free Press
It was September 1947 when the J. L. Hudson Co. erected a large silver-toned plaque to honor its employees — its “Hudsonians” — who served their country in the military during World War II.
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Nickey’s group and mine are going to give “Rip Van Winkle” in the auditorium. Lily went to the Utley Library with me. I got 2 adult and 2 children’s books. 9 more words
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Ethel Malkes had that piece of my pattern by accident. Have the whole dress cut out, now. Lily and I went to Mary’s and danced our heads off. 15 more words
I took a shower today. Mary and I went to Lily’s after school. Grandma went to the Alhambra tonight to see what Mama and I saw Sunday. 9 more words
I wore my green jersey dress, but it was so short after Grandma washed it I had to change it. I cut out my pattern in school, but lost a piece. 11 more words