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Volume ninety-six and issue thirty-one of the community newspaper, The Commercial Record, serving Saugatuck-Douglas since 1869. The newspaper is dated ast Thursday, July 30, 1964 and has a variety of articles covering the winners of Venetian Events from the Festival of the same name. Events highlighted are related to automobiles and parade winners. Additionally, articles cover an ice cream social, a closing of public swimming pools, as welll as dead alewives littering the shores of Lake Michigan. Additionally, there are a variety of advertisements surrounding the articles, the biggest of which is one for The Blue Tempo. Articles cover the Venetian Festival and growing crowds, the opening of "My Fair Lady" at the Barn Theatre, the near completion of Douglas School, an opening of a Church Arts Show, stringent rules for Labor Day Weekend proposed by citizens, the opening of the I-96 Freeway, as well as the hosting of the Michigan PGA Tourney by the Hamilton Lake Golf Club. The advertisements cover The Blue Tempo Jazz Club, E.R. Launderette, Furniture, and the Forest Grove Mill.

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Digital file contributed by the Saugatuck Douglas History Center as part of the Stories of Summer project.

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