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Where did the iconic Detroit "D" come from?

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The Old English “D” has become emblematic of the city of Detroit – it can be seen tattooed on forearms or stuck on the bumpers of cars, and of course, all over Comerica Park.

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This Week in NDSA - Digitizing Audio Reels!

This Week in NDSA, Digital Liaison Mike Dutkewych used the SLIS Digital Media Projects Lab to digitize several quarter-inch audio reels on loan from the Walter P. 63 more words

This Week In NDSA

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1934

Wore my shirtwaist dress to school. Kids liked it. Grandma bought a midget radio in Horton’s–only $9. It sounds swell and clear. Lily and I too a walk. 6 more words

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 1934

Stayed after school in Art to work on my poster. It’s 5/9 done. We were awfully worried tonight as Mama didn’t get home till 11. She had a permanent. Croquignole–$4.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1934

We went outside today after showers. Lovely and warm. Wore suit. We went to the Rosedale tonight. “Bombay Mail” and “Big Shakedown” with Charles Farrel.

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MONDAY, APRIL 16, 1934

Sewed on a blue silk dress in school. Grandma looked at some radios and tonight Mama and I looked at radio from here to the Blvd. 6 more words

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SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 1934

I didn’t go to Sunday School. Mama and I looked at housekeeping rooms and apartments from here to Grand Blvd. and decided to stay right where we are now.

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