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Links to the following articles will work from on campus. For off campus access, follow this path: http://www.sc4.edu/library / Off campus databases / Log in with library card & student ID numbers / Port Huron Times Herald / type in title of article

Here are some keywords to try:

  • "Port Huron" AND "tunnel explosion"
  • ("St Clair County Community College" OR SC4)
  • ("Alexander J Theisen" OR "A J Theisen" OR "Al J Theisen")
  • "Port Huron Statement"
  • ("Clara E. MacKenzie" OR "Clara MacKenzie")

Biolchini, Amy. "McMorran Arena Wobbling, but Hasn’t Fallen." Times Herald: A.1. Times Herald. Dec 25 2011. Web. 19 Mar. 2012 . http://search.proquest.com/docview/912536130?accountid=41091.

Chapin, Bill. "The Port Huron Statement is Making Noise again." Times Herald: D.10. Times Herald. Jan 15 2004. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441482679?accountid=41091.

Connell, Mike. "City Hit its Stride in the 60s." Times Herald: J.1. Times Herald. Oct 07 2007. Web. 19 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441646938?accountid=41091.  

Connell, Mike. "City's Name Makes Headlines." Times Herald: J.6. Times Herald. Oct 07 2007. Web. 1 Mar. 2012. Discusses Clara E. MacKenzie, Port Huron Statement in 1962 and the Port Huron tunnel explosion in 1971.   http://search.proquest.com/docview/441644640?accountid=41091. 

Connell, Mike. "Connell: Family Gave Back to Hometown." Times Herald: A.1. Times Herald. May 24 2009. Web. 1 Mar. 2012. Article about Murphy and McMorran families that also mentions A.J. Theisen. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441731554?accountid=41091.

Connell, Mike. "Connell: Keep Politics Out of it: Keep McMorran as Intended." Times Herald: A.5. Times Herald. Jun 10 2007. Web. 19 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441620651?accountid=41091.  
Discusses Clara MacKenzie and Emma Murphy. Proquest abstract: The gift became gifts - a 1,157-seat theater, two hockey arenas, two municipal swimming pools and a $3.5 million library that likely saved the local college from closing its doors. In 1957, the McMorran Authority received title to the property long occupied by the City-County Building (the locals called it City Hall), which had burned in 1949.

Connell, Mike. "Connell: Trapped in an Upside-Down Universe." Times Herald: n/a. Times Herald. Sep 27 2009. Web. 19 Mar. 2012.  http://search.proquest.com/docview/441747782?accountid=41091.

Connell, Mike. "McMorrans Murky Future." Times Herald: A.1. Times Herald. Jun 10 2007. Web. 19 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441618661?accountid=41091.  Gives history of McMorran arena and discusses Emma Murphy and Clara MacKenzie.

Connell, Mike. "Port Huron Roared in the 20s." Times Herald: J.1. Times Herald. Jul 29 2007. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441641403?accountid=41091.

Gerring, Nicole. "Group Marks Day the Water Tunnel Blew." Times Herald: A.1. Times Herald. Dec 12 2006. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441617273?accountid=41091.

"History [of Port Huron]." AV Acheson Ventures. Acheson Ventures LLC, 2012. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://www.achesonventures.com/SeawayTerminal/History.aspx.

Shepard, Liz. "McMorran Honors Past, Studies Future." Times Herald: n/a. Times Herald. Jan 10 2010. Web. 19 Mar. 2012 . http://search.proquest.com/docview/441776690?accountid=41091.

"St. Clair County Community College." Times Herald: A.7. Times Herald. Oct 26 2003. Web. 2 Mar. 2012 . Chronology of major events at SC4 from 1923 through 2003. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441471081?accountid=41091.

"Test Your Skills on History of Area." Times Herald: B.4. Times Herald. Jul 16 2003. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://search.proquest.com/docview/441458038?accountid=41091. Answers found at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/441472207?accountid=41091.

Werbeck, Ryan. "Family Fuels Tribute to Dad." Times Herald: B.1. Times Herald. Dec 17 2003. Web. 19 Mar. 2012 . http://search.proquest.com/docview/441478119?accountid=41091.

Werbeck, Ryan. "Street Named for McMorran in-Law." Times Herald: B.1. Times Herald. May 19 2004. Web. 19 Mar. 2012.  http://search.proquest.com/docview/441510112?accountid=41091.
Proquest abstract:  “Andrew Murphey Feb. 20, 1872 - Born in Columbus, Ohio. 1901 - Moves to Port Huron when his fathers company was awarded a road-construction contract. 1910 - Murphy and other businessmen form the Havers Motor Car Co. Operations cease three years later. 1944 - Henry McMorran Memorial Foundation is created. 1955 - Andrew and wife Emma McMorran Murphy and her sister, Clara Mackenzie, announce plans for the foundation to finance construction of a combined auditorium and sports arena. 1959 - Henry McMorran Memorial Auditorium is built. 1963 - Andrew Murphy announces he will donate money to build a science and engineering building along with a library, which bears the name of Clara Mackenzie. 1965 - Andrew Murphy Days parade organized to honor Murphy and others for helping build arena.”

 

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