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Aladdin Co. Addition added

After months of hard work by interns Mark Prindiville and Andrea Howard since January, Mark and I finally finished processing, boxing, labeling, and listing approximately 18 cu. ft. of an addition to the Aladdin Co. collection. The company manufactured readi-made (kit) homes in Bay City and sold them through mail order catalogs. For lots of info on Aladdin click here The addition is mostly family papers, photographic materials, journals, correspondence, scrapbooks, films, slides, and a few business records. 
Most of the films are of an airshow at James Clements Airport, Bay City, 1972, one is a St. Patrick's Day parade in the region, one is of houses being built. 
There is documentation here and in the main collection of the very nasty and long divorce between Will J. and Mary Sovereign, which resulted in Michigan's no fault divorce law. 
There is also docume…

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