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    • Lansing - "Half-Way Rock, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 showing "Half-Way Rock" in Lansing, Michigan. The rock was a visual marker for the approximate half-way point between the Capitol and Michigan State University (then Michigan State College) along Michigan Avenue....
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Half-Way Rock (Lansing, Mich.); postcards
    • Lansing - "Tussing Block, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1918-1921 showing the Tussing Building on Ottawa Street in Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Tussing Building (Lansing, Mich.); buildings; office buildings; street scenes; automobiles; postcards
    • Lansing - "Bird's Eye View, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 showing a bird's eye view of Lansing, Michigan, looking west towards the capitol, with the Michigan Avenue bridge crossing the Grand River on the right.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Lansing City Hall (Lansing, Mich.); city halls; cityscapes; capitol buildings; buildings; Grand River; bridges; Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); postcards
    • Lansing - Board of Water and Light

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Board of Water and Light building on the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan. The company traces back to 1885, while this facility was opened in 1923.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Lansing Board of Water and Light; rivers; Grand River; public utility companies; buildings;
    • Lansing - Thoman Mill and neighboring house

    • Early black and white photograph of the Thoman Mill, with a neighboring house, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Ottawa Street in Lansing, Michigan. The mill was opened around 1869.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Thoman Mill (Lansing, Mich.); Grand Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Ottawa Street (Lansing, Mich.); mills; buildings; winter scenes; dwellings
    • Detroit - "Here I am at Detroit Mich...." souvenir postcard

    • Color postcard from approximately 1925 from Detroit, Michigan showing a skyline view of the city. The message reads, "Here I am at Detroit, Mich. Enjoying its sights and its cheer, everything's great; I'm feeling first rate, But oh, how I wish you...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); cityscapes; ; skyscrapers; buildings; parks; postcards
    • Lansing - Thoman Mill

    • Black and white photograph of workers posing in front of Thoman Mill in Lansing, Michigan. The mill was opened around 1869.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Thoman Mill (Lansing, Mich.); people; children; men; mills; carriages and coaches;
    • Lansing - Washington Avenue sidewalk scene

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1960-1970 showing a sidewalk scene in front of the Michigan Theatre on Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. The theater was built in 1921 as the Strand Theatre, then renovated in 1941 with a name change. It...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan Theatre (Lansing, Mich.);Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); people; sidewalk scenes; automobiles; banks; theaters;...
    • Dearborn - "The Edison Institute and Museum, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1937 showing an aerial view of The Edison Institute and Museum (now known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village) in Dearborn, near Detroit, Michigan. The institute clock tower is a replica of Independence Hall in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village; aerial views; museums; buildings; clock towers; postcards
    • Detroit - "Campus Martius, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1958 depicting the Campus Martius looking southwest in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The buildings shown in this image are, from far left to far right: First National Building (Albert Kahn, 1922), Guardian Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); ; Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl...
    • Detroit - Sketch of Detroit in 1826

    • Black and white copy print of a sketch based on General Alexander Macomb's watercolor "Detroit as Seen from the Canadian Shore," from Silas Farmer's "The History of Detroit and Michigan or The Metropolis Illustrated," Detroit: Silas Farmer & Co.,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); rivers; fishing; boats; ; cityscapes
    • Detroit - Woodward and Congress, approx. 1891

    • Black and white reproduction of an 1891 photograph of the northeast corner of Woodward Avenue and Congress Street in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. From the calendar:...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Congress Street (Detroit, Mich.); stores; storefronts; celebrations; street scenes; carriages and coaches; people; hardware stores; bicycle stores;
    • Detroit - Roadside vendors at Schoolcraft and Telegraph Roads

    • Black and white photograph from 1951 of roadside vendors at the corner of Telegraph and Schoolcraft Roads, outside Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Schoolcraft Road (Detroit, Mich.); Telegraph Road (Detroit, Mich.); Redford (Mich.); automobiles; markets; merchants; street scenes; street vendors
    • Detroit - Jefferson Avenue circa 1940-1950

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of Jefferson Avenue at an unidentified cross street (possibly Woodward Avenue), looking south toward the Detroit River.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Jefferson Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; people; storefronts; stores; drugstores;
    • Detroit - Kennedy Square, aerial view 1973

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1973 of the Kennedy Square complex in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Kennedy Square replaced the old Detroit City Hall.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Kennedy Square (Detroit, Mich.); aerial views; people; fountains;
    • Grand Rapids - Pearl Street Bridge

    • Black and white photograph of the Pearl Street Bridge in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Grand Rapids Swing Bridge is in the background. The Pearl Street Bridge was built in 1900; the Swing Bridge was built in 1915.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand River; Pearl Street Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); bridges; railroad bridges; swing bridges; rivers;
    • Grand Rapids - Railroad crossing at Bridge Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1920-1930 showing the railroad crossing on NW Bridge Street in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The lighthouse-shaped tower is a booth for the signalman/flagman who operated the crossing gates.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Grand Rapids, Mich.); street scenes; railroad crossings; stores; people; automobiles; streetcars; storefronts; railroad buildings
    • Grand Ledge - Boat landing and Round House on Second Island

    • Black and white postcard showing the boat landing and Round House on Second Island, part of Seven Islands Resort, on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. J. S. Mudge, then-owner of the resort, had envisioned the Round House as a mechanical...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Round House (Grand Ledge, Mich.); boats; steamboats; resorts; recreation; islands; rivers; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Grand Ledge Clay Product Co.

    • The company formed in 1906 and mostly manufactured conduits for underground telephone wires until a 1937 fire destroyed the factory, including molds for the conduits. When the factory was rebuilt, production shifted to agricultural drain tiles,...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. (Grand Ledge, Mich.); factories; manufacturing

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