Michigan History Magazine Volume 4

Michigan History Magazine Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... for an appropriation of $200 for the purpose of printing some of the records in the possession of the secretary. During the last year the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Oakland County Federation of Women's Clubs have petitioned for the same appropriation but have met with no apparent result. Officers for the coming year are President--Ralzemond A. Parker, Royal Oak 1st Vice-President--Richard A. Rose, Royal Oak 2nd Vice-President--George Brondige, Pontiac 3rd Vice-Presideht--Mrs. A. L. Craft, Pontiac Secretary--Mrs. Lillian D. Avery, Pontiac Treasurer--Charles H. Going, Pontiac Trustees--Wilber Stanley, A. H. Griggs, James Hoyt.--Reported by Lillian D. Avery, Sec'y. Annual Meeting of the Marquette County Historical Society was held at Marquette, January 13, 1920. The attendance was large and interested. The exhibits in the historical room of the Peter White Public Library, where the meeting was held, were varied and attracted much attention. In one case was displayed a collection of copper implements, two silver crosses, a sword, axe, and other relics gathered in this vicinity and loaned to the Society by Mr. W. K. Stafford, now of Newton, Mass. Mrs. P. B. Spear had arranged an exhibit of twenty-three samplers, while Mrs. Sam. Chamberlain had loaned a collection of old china and jewelry. In addition there was the permanent exhibit of photographs and articles belonging to or in the custody of the Society. Mr. J. M. Longyear, President of the Marquette County Historical Society, has announced his purpose of transferring to the Society the large collection of material which he, and the Rev. Charles Johnson on his account, has acquired, with future additions thereto. At the business session, it was voted to use the funds of the Society...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660935
  • 9781236660930