City Council and Professional Organizations

Official Signing of City Charter; April, 1958

Black and white copy print of official signing of City Charter. Left to Right: Don Swanson (Mayor), Jack Hollywood, unidentified person, Hugh Dohany, Leo Walton (Charter Commission), unidentified person standing, Tom Costello (Charter Commission), Eugene Swem (Township Supervisor/City Manager), unidentified person seated, Garnetta Haeger (Secretary to Mayor).
First Council Meeting; April 28, 1958

Black and white copy print of first City Council meeting. Left to Right (Standing): Jack Hollywood, Dave Edwards, Hugh Dohany, Neil MacGregor, Robert Wuerfel; (Seated) Don Swanson (Mayor), Clara Lane (Treasurer), Jean McDonnell, Clarence Reid Jr. (Judge), Pat Flannery (Clerk).
Groundbreaking; 1958

Black and white photo print of City Council, Mayor and others at a groundbreaking in 1958. Location unknown. Left to Right: unidentified persons, Jean McDonnell, unidentified person, Don Swanson (Mayor), unidentified person, Robert Wuerfel, Emmanuel Christianson, Neil MacGregor, Pat Flannery.
Northwest Office Center; March 22, 1962

Black and white photo print City Officials (front of Northwest Office Center). Left to Right: Mayor James Clarkson, unidentified person, Robert Faye, unidentified person, Jean McDonnell, Alex Perinoff, 2 unidentified persons, Thomas Rowley, Hugh Dohaney, unidentified person, Philip Peterson, Jack Hollywood, Leon Avedisian, 7 unidentified persons, Clarence Durbin.
Last Meeting of Council in Basement of #10 School; 1962

Last Council meeting at #10 School (Vanguard Bldg.) Berg Rd. & 10 Mile Rd. Left to Right: Don Smith (Manager), Pat Flannery, (Clerk), Alex Piernoff, Garnetta Haeger, (Council Secretary), Hugh Dohany, Clarence Durbin, Phil Peterson, Tom Rowley, Edwards, Jean McDonnell, Jim Clarkson (Mayor), Jim Ginn (Attorney).
High School Choir at City Anniversary Celebration; Undated photo

Black and white photo print of Southfield High School Choir at City Anniversary celebration.
Civic Center Plan Presentation Meeting; 1962

Black and white photo print of Civic Center plan presentation meeting. Left to Right: Don Smith (Mgr), Hugh Dohany, Alex Perinof, Thomas Rowley, Phil Peterson, Jim Clarkston (Mayor), Dave Edwards, Willow Lippert, Leo Walton.
City Elected Officials; August 10, 1967

Color print of City Elected Officials: Clarence Reid (Judge), Tom Costello (Judge), Pat Flannery (Clerk), Jim Clarkson (Mayor).
City Elected Officials; [Circa 1969-1973]

Color photo of City officials at an unidentified location. Left to Right: Phil Peterson, Neil Wallace, Pete Christiano (Manager), Jean McDonnell, Don Fracassi (Mayor).
Inauguration of City Officials; April 1971

Color print of Inauguration of City elected officials. Left to Right (Rear): Roman Gronkowski (Treasurer), Steve Hurite, Jean McDonnell, Don Fracassi, Ted Jacobsen, Marty Hollander, Pat Flannery (Clerk), Left to Right (Front): unidentified persons, Phil Peterson (Council President), Norm Fader (Mayor), unidentified person.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony; December 4, 1972

Black and white photo print of 1972 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Civic Center. Left to Right: Mark Avery (Local TV Anchor), Norm Fader (Mayor), two unidentified adults, unidentified children, Pat Flannery (Clerk), Roman Gronkowski (Treasurer).
Groundbreaking; April 18, 1973

Black and white photo print of City officials at groundbreaking. Location unknown. Left to Right: Joe Forbes (Oak Park State Rep.), Marty Hollander, Steve Hurite, Don Fracassi (Mayor); Neil Wallace; Jean McDonnell; Phil Peterson.
15th City Anniversary Celebration; May 23, 1973

Black and white photo print of 15th City Anniversary Celebration. Left to Right: Philip Peterson, John Markowski, Pat Flannery (Clerk); Martin Hollander, Jean McDonnell, Rebecca Goldbaum, Don Fracassi, Yael Goldbaum, Steve Hurite, Bill Henry (President, Southfield National Bank).
City Inauguration; November 1973

Color photo of City Council inauguration. Left to Right: (standing) Pat Flannery (Clerk), John Markowski, Nelson Chase, Don Fracassi (Mayor), Roman Gronkowski (Treasurer). Left to Right (seated): Steven Cooper, Philip Peterson, Steve Hurite (Council President), Jean McDonnell, Mart Hollander.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony; December 10, 1973

Black and white photo print of 1973 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Civic Center. Jean McDonnell at center, Yael Goldbaum to left of podium.
McDonnell Towers Dedication; Undated Photo

Black and white photo print of McDonnell Tower Dedication. Left to Right: John Markowski, (standing), Philip Peterson (standing), unidentified person (seated); Gov. Wm. G. Milliken (seated); Don Fracassi, Marty Hollander, unidentified persons, Jean McDonnell, unidentified person.
Pedestrian Bridge Over Northwestern Highway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony; Undated Photo

Black and white photo print of Ribbon Cutting at pedestrian bridge over Northwestern Hwy. (Moved later to Beech between 8 & 9 Mile Rds.) Left to Right: Vicki Goldbaum; Leon Avidijian (P&R); Jean McDonnell; Norman Lopaton, Don Fracassi (Mayor); Steve Hurite; unidentified person; Mike Barash (P&R).
City Elected Officials Inauguration; [Circa 1980-1990]

Color print of City Elected Officials inauguration 1980's. Left to Right (Standing): Roman Gronkowski, Treasurer, Pete Christiano, Manager, Steve Hurite, Don Fracassi, Mayor, Denise Alexander, Sidney Lantz, Pat Flannery, Clerk. Left to Right (Seated): Suzanne Goldstein, Eli Robinson (Council President ), Vicki Goldbaum.
City Elected Official Inauguration; 1980's

Black and white photo print of City Official Inauguration. Left to Right: Eli Robinson, Sidney Lantz, Vicki Goldbaum, Pete Christiano, unidentified person. Seated: Don Fracassi (Mayor) & Steve Hurite.
All originals held by the Southfield Historical Society, 26080 Berg Road, Southfield, MI 48034