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Veterans - United States (12)

Access Title:Saluting Veterans
Person/People: Norris, Chuck
File Type: Clippings
Description: Photo of actor Chuck Norris talking with patient Leon Ward in rehabilitation unit.
Date: 1988-02-04

Access Title:'Night Out' for Shut-In Vets
Person/People: Cameron, Mary Jane
File Type: Clippings
Description: "Night club party" at Dearborn Veterans Hospital. "Cigarette girl" Mary Jane Cameron gives some smokes to patients Richard Stranahan (Dearborn) and Raymond Blue (Drayton Plains).
Date: 1954

Access Title:Getting Their New Free Cars
Person/People: Anderson, Mrs. Glenn
File Type: Clippings
Description: Mrs. Glenn Anderson presenting car keys to Gerald Olbrecht (left) and Bert Harvey, two of the six disabled veterans who were given new, hand-operated 1946 cars--paid for by the government through the Rogers bill--at the Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1940

Access Title:Service-Injured Patients Minority at Dearborn Veterans Hospital
Person/People: Thomas, Dr. Morris C.
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newspaper article exploring financial demographics of Allen Park VA Hospital patients. Needy Ex-GI's, Including 6 Women Occupy Most of units Beds.
Date: 1959-08-09

Access Title:Uncle Joe, 107, Gamely Fights to Live On
Person/People: Clovese, Joseph (Uncle Joe)
File Type: Clippings
Description: Michigan's only surviving Civil War veteran, 107 year-old Joseph (Uncle Joe) Clovese fighting illness at Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1951-03-15

Access Title:A Real Kick
Person/People: Norris, Chuck
File Type: Clippings
Description: Detroit News article and photos about actor Chuck Norris' visit to the Allen Park Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1986

Access Title:Youths Entertain Hospitalized Vets
Person/People: Marleau, Jean
File Type: Clippings
Description: Photo and article about students at Wadsworth School of Dance entertaining patients at the Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1950

Access Title:Chuck Norris Visit
Person/People: Norris, Chuck
File Type: Photographs
Description: Photo taken during 1988 visit of actor Chuck Norris to Veterans Hospital, Allen Park, MI.
Date: 1988

Access Title:One Man Army of World War I Dies Here at 72
Person/People: Korgis, Hercules E.
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newspaper obituary of Dearborn, MI resident Hercules E. Korgis, one of the most decorated U.S. soldiers of WWI. Died in Veterans Administration Hospital in Allen Park, MI.
Date: 1961-08-03

Access Title:A Treat for Hospital Vets
Person/People: Brown, Margaret
File Type: Photographs
Description: Entertainers performing for patients at the Dearborn Veterans Hospital between rehearsals for a U.S.O benefit television show at Masonic Temple.
Date: 194x?

Access Title:Greeting Veteran Patients
Person/People: Kaye, Sammy
File Type: Photographs
Description: Miss Michigan of 1949 being introduced by Sammy Kaye to patients at the Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1949

Access Title:Red Cross Pre-Easter party
Person/People: Champaine, Marie
File Type: Clippings
Description: Entertaining patients at a Red Cross pre-Easter party at Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1951-03-03