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Apr 04

1953 Annual Report

Posted on April 4, 2021 at 2:00 PM by Judy Davids

1953 Annual Report Cover

So this may be a bit odd, because usually my emails are about equipment but this is pretty neat that I wanted to share with you. 

My father in law, Richard Barrows, worked for the City of Royal Oak for over 30 years and retired from the city in the early 90's.  He was in the traffic division as an electrician.  He passed away last March and my mother in law has been cleaning out some of his old stuff and she came across an City of Royal Oak 'Annual Report' from 1953 that is in great shape. 

Take a look at the page with the Sanitary Rubbish Collection picture, "Do Not Dump Dead Dogs"...I wonder if that was an issue back then? 

Click here to read the whole report.

Dan Bell


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