I Remember When: Playbill Part 2

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1974

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In this episode, Gerald H. Hoag, former manager of both the Majestic Theatre and the Michigan Theatre, talks about the early theaters in Ann Arbor and some of the early stars and most popular films to come to town. Host Ted Trost mentions the Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fairs. Footage includes a street performer at the Art Fair and the University of Michigan Marching Band.

Directed by Dale Throneberry
Created by Jeff Werner
Executive producer: Catherine Anderson
Graphic artist Eric Anderson
Sponsored by the Ann Arbor Public Library, with help from the Ann Arbor Sesquicentennial Commission and the University of Michigan Speech Department.

Length: 00:30:58
Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)
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Repository Information: Ann Arbor District Library Archives


 

I Remember When: Playbill Part 1

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1974

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In this episode, Alva Joanna Sink, wife of former University Musical Society (UMS) president, Charles A. Sink, talks about music in Ann Arbor and her husband's work with both UMS and the University of Michigan's School of Music; and Burnette Staebler, former president of Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, talks about the Theatre's earliest performances and other theatrical venues in town.

Directed by Ronald Snow
Created by Jeff Werner
Exec producer: Catherine Anderson
Graphic Artist: Eric Andersen
Sponsored by the Ann Arbor Public Library, with help from the Ann Arbor Sesquicentennial Commission and the University of Michigan Speech Department.

Length: 00:29:13
Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)
Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library
Repository Information: Ann Arbor District Library Archives


Albert "Tootie" Heath Playing with Yusef Lateef at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Albert "Tootie" Heath Playing with Yusef Lateef at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Robert Cunningham Playing with Yusef Lateef at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Robert Cunningham Playing with Yusef Lateef at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Workers Completing Bandstand Construction for 1972 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival


Workers Completing Bandstand Construction for 1972 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival
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Work Nearly Finished On Bandstand For Blues-Jazz Festival
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Festival Grounds One Week After the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Festival Grounds One Week After the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Rubbish From Blues Festival Still Litters Field Next To Huron High
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Crowd at 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Crowd at 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Some 12,000 Persons attended opening of Blues and Jazz Festival last night. Light and sound control tower is in background.
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Crowd at 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Crowd at 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Yusef Lateef On Stage at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Yusef Lateef On Stage at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Yusef Lateef Plays Flute Before 20,000 at Blues-Jazz Festival
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Jimmy Ricks of the Count Basie Orchestra at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival


Jimmy Ricks of the Count Basie Orchestra at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival
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Basie Thrills Them: Jazz great Count Basie (left) rocks at the piano as his orchestra and singer Jimmy Ricks, (right), thrilled the audience at the Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival. The first night of the event attracted 12,000 enthusiastic music fans; the festival continues through Sunday at Otis Spann Memorial Field. Story on page 12.
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