Albion Originals

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

From the First Mother of Mother’s Day to the Old Rugged Cross.  Cardboard Classics to T-Ball.  The Walk for Warmth to the Festival of the Forks.  What might be the world’s largest Coke Mural.  Albion is special!

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. 16 With the recent shocking and historically pivotal announcement of the closing of Harvard ...
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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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UNION STEEL INDEX  - including stories by Frank Passic

UNION STEEL INDEX – including stories by Frank Passic

Union Steel was the world’s largest manufacturer of oven and broiler pan shelves More articles that mention Frank Passic from ...
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Bohm Theatre opening Christmas Day 1929

Bohm Theatre opening Christmas Day 1929

Albion Evening Recorder, December 26, 1929 With the opening Christmas day of the Bohm Theatre, located on the east side ...
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Albion & Marshall celebrate the art of winter

Albion & Marshall celebrate the art of winter

By Sylvia BenavidezContributing Writer February 6, 2020 Six-year-old Emerick's dark blue cardboard shark sled won first place while nine-year-old Vivian's purple ...
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