Looking Back for June 20


This is the early 1930s view of Maple Street taken from the current location of city hall.

This is the early 1930s view of Maple Street taken from the current location of city hall.


New facilities for Little River Band

The Little River Band of the Ottawa Indians is moving to new facilities. Tribe members are in the process of moving all administrative offices to their new building at 310 Ninth St., Manistee. The building, formerly owned by the Children’s Community Center, will still be the center’s home for a long time to come. Through an agreement worked out with the LRB, the center has a 25 year lease. The tribe will move into the top floor of the building which has 5,000 square feet of office spaces.


Mutt Show

Noah’s Ark Humane Society of Manistee County announces the Second Annual All-American Mutt Show to be held July 3 following the Forest Festival Parade. All dogs must be on leash and have their tags. Best of show trophy and 45 ribbons will be awarded for 15 categories and an All-American Mutt Certificate will be given to each dog entered.


Former queen to crown successor

The 1956 Manistee National Forest Festival Queen, Miss Audrey Lewandowski will crown this year’s winner of the Forest Festival Queen contest that will be held on the stage of the Vogue Theatre at 9 p.m. on June 22.

Johnson graduates

Jerry Johnson graduated on June 14 from Pasadena City College at Pasadena, California, having completed a course in commercial art. Jerry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Johnson. He graduated from Manistee High School with the Class of ‘55. He has accepted a position with Consolidated Electrodynamics Corp. of Pasadena to do photo silk screen printing.

Compiled by Mark Fedder at the Manistee County Historical Museum


Posted by Mark Fedder

Mark Fedder is the executive director of the Manistee County Historical Musuem. He can be reached at (231) 723-5531 ormanisteemuseum@yahoo.com.

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