Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-bd-nursesschool2_u.jpg

    In 1964, the first graduates of the McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, received their diplomas in a ceremony at Hawkins Elementary School Brighton.   The graduates were twenty-one women.  The School for Practical Nursing was sponsored by the McPherson Health Center where classes were held, and by Brighton and Howell Public Schools.  It was  funded by government funds under the Manpower Retraining Act through 1966.   All of the graduates passed their state board examination and were eligible to be licensed by the State Board of Nursing as Licensed Practical Nurses.   The School for Practical Nursing graduated their last class in 1987.

    In this 1964 photograph, the School of Practical Nursing Class honors its graduating class in the traditional white uniform dress.

    Standing back:  Tami Alexander, unknown, Dorothy Yeagle, unknown, Sydney Morse, Susan Haynes, unknown, unknown, unknown

    Middle row: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mary Bugard Korsgren, unknown

    Front Row: unknown, Elaine Woodruff, Emily Janet Rohrabacher, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown
  • HCDL-bd-nursesschool_u.jpg

    In 1964, the first graduates of the McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, received their diplomas in a ceremony at Hawkins Elementary School Brighton.   The graduates were twenty-one women.  The School for Practical Nursing was sponsored by the McPherson Health Center where classes were held, and by Brighton and Howell Public Schools.  It was  funded by government funds under the Manpower Retraining Act through 1966.   All of the graduates passed their state board examination and were eligible to be licensed by the State Board of Nursing as Licensed Practical Nurses.   The School for Practical Nursing graduated their last class in 1987.

    In this 1964 photograph, the School of Practical Nursing Class honors its student nursing class garbed in the Student Nurse Uniform.

    Standing: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mary Bugard Korsgren, unknown, Elaine Woodruff, Susan Haynes, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown.

    Seated: unknown, unknown, unknown, Muriel Simmons, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Dorothy Yeagle, Sidney Morse, Emily Janet Rohrabacher, unknown.
  • HCDL-ngp-A002-02-0001_u.jpg

    Portraits of Charles Schafer a wildlife artist taken in 1976. Charles Schafer is a notable Howell, Michigan native as listed in The Howell Bicentennial History 1776-1976 Part 1. He was an artist for Michigan Department of Natural Resources Publication.
  • HCDL-bd-Elizabeth-Marsh-Pangborn_u.jpg

    James Pangborn (1802-1885) married Elizabeth (Marsh) Pangborn (1812-1890)

    Early landowner in Unadilla, Michigan.  Grandparent of Judge Hiram Smith.
  • HCDL-bd-James-Pangborn_u.jpg

    James Pangborn (1802-1885) married Elizabeth (Marsh) Pangborn (1812-1890)

    Early landowner in Unadilla, Michigan.  Grandparent of Judge Hiram Smith.
  • HCDL-bd-Alpheus-Emelia-Smith_u.jpg

    Alpheus Smith (1856-1930) and Emilia (Pangborn) Smith (1852-1910)

    The son of Richard and Elizabeth Smith. Inherited land in Genoa Township, Livingston County, Michigan from Alpheus's father.
  • HCDL-bd-Elizabeth-Richard-Smith_u.jpg

    Richard Smith (1816-1883) and wife Elizabeth (Cregar) Smith (1819-1882)

    early landowners in Genoa Township, Livingston County, Michigan.

    Children:
  • HCDL-bd-Grace-H-Fred-Gertrude-Katherine-Grieve_u.jpg

    Children of Henry Dudley and Phoebe (Hemingway) Grieve

    Left to Right:
    Grace Henrietta Grieve 1862-1935, Frederick Marshall Grieve 1874-1964, Katherine Gertrude Grieve 1881-1956
  • HCDL-bd-Phoebe-Hemingway-Grieve_u.jpg

    Phoebe Hemingway (1839-1927) married Henry Dudley Grieve (1838-1915). They lived most of their lives as farmers in Unadilla Township, Michigan.

    Children of Henry Dudley and Phoebe (Hemingway) Grieve:
    • Grace Henrietta Grieve (1862-1935)
    • Frederick Marshall Grieve (1874-1964)
    • Katherine Gertrude (1881-1956)
  • HCDL-bd-Harriet-Armstrong-Grieve_u.jpg

    Harriet (Armstrong McPherson) Grieve (1808-1887) married James Grieve (1796-1845) and were early settlers in Putnam Township, Livingston County,Michigan purchased land from federal government in 1835-1837. They had five children as follows: 
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