Albion-Centric Events and Things

Things that are unique to Albion or started here, including recurring events and cultural items such as songs and sports.

 

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for their first veteran-owned home in Albion

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for their first veteran-owned home in Albion

By Sylvia BenavidezContributing Writer March 5, 2020 This Albion house will have a new roof and new front porch. “We are ...
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Censor Theatre Early Albion Cinema - by Frank Passic

Censor Theatre Early Albion Cinema – by Frank Passic

Censor Theatre, Albion, Mich, 1916 The first “talkie” movie that came to Albion was shown at the Censor Theatre in ...
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The Recorder Newspaper - by Frank Passic

The Recorder Newspaper – by Frank Passic

THE ALBION RECORDER HAS BEEN AROUND A LOT LONGER THAN YOU THINK Albion Recorder, October 4, 2001, pp. 2, 37 ...
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Old Downtown Postcard  - by Frank Passic

Old Downtown Postcard – by Frank Passic

Photo card from circa 1907 by the acclaimed photographer Pesha who went all over Michigan producing picture postcards. Morning Star, ...
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Union Steel to come down, some Union Steel cats saved

Union Steel to come down, some Union Steel cats saved

By Sylvia BenavidezContributing Writer March 5, 2020 Union Steel a couple of days before preparations to tear the building down begins ...
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Depression Era Parade  - by Frank Passic

Depression Era Parade – by Frank Passic

Morning Star, June 28, 1994, pg 17 Following the stock market crash in 1929, major financial reverses occurred in this ...
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UNION STEEL ARMY-NAVY “E” AWARD  - by Frank Passic

UNION STEEL ARMY-NAVY “E” AWARD – by Frank Passic

Massive Army-Navy “E” Excellence Award Presentation Ceremony Wednesday, May 5, 1943 Morning Star, November 23, 1997, pg. 12 It certainly ...
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The Merger  - by Frank Passic

The Merger – by Frank Passic

 Morning Star, June 30, 2002, pg. 16With the recent shocking and historically pivotal announcement of the closing of Harvard Industries/Hayes-Albion, ...
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A UNION STEEL PRODUCTS SALUTE TO VETERANS - by Frank Passic

A UNION STEEL PRODUCTS SALUTE TO VETERANS – by Frank Passic

Morning Star, November 4, 2007, pg. 18 With next Sunday, November 11 being Veteran’s Day, we are reminded of the ...
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FROM BOMBS TO FLOWERS  - by Frank Passic

FROM BOMBS TO FLOWERS – by Frank Passic

Morning Star, October 3, 2014, pg. 22 If you read this article before Sunday afternoon, be sure and come to ...
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