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    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1861-12-01 Letter from Myron Ganoung

    • Letter from Myron Ganoung to Sarah Cook dated December 1, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the death of his son, soldier life, family life, family and community news, and measles in the camp.
    • American Civil War; Ganoung, Myron; Myron Ganoung; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; 55th Illinois Infantry; Fifty-fifth Illinois Infantry; Chicago (Ill.); Camp Douglas (Chicago, Ill.); camp life; death; illness; measles;
    • Bay View - "John M. Hall Auditorium, Bay View, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1914-1923 depicting the John M. Hall Auditorium in Bay View, Michigan. Part of the Bay View Assembly and Summer University, the auditorium was constructed in 1915.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); John M. Hall Auditorium (Bay View, Mich.); Bay View Assembly (Bay View, Mich.); auditoriums; buildings; postcards
    • Benton Harbor - "Open Air Theatre, House of David Park, Benton Harbor, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1935 depicting a performace in the open air theatre at the House of David park. The House of David was a religious colony which flourished in Benton Harbor between 1906 and the 1920's. In the 1920's, it broke apart due to...
    • Benton Harbor (Mich.); Berrien County (Mich.); House of David (Benton Harbor, Mich.); parks; theaters; recreation; postcards; people; sports & recreation facilities
    • Benton Harbor - "Jean Klock Park Bathing Beach, Benton Harbor - St. Joseph, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1936 featuring a beach scene from Jean Klock Park in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The land the park sits on was purchased by J. N. and Carrie Klock in 1917 and deeded to Benton Harbor toused for bathing beach, park or other public...
    • Benton Harbor (Mich.); Berrien County (Mich.); Jean Klock Park (Benton Harbor, Mich.); Lake Michigan; recreation; parks; beaches; automobiles; lakes; street scenes; postcards
    • Charlotte - "Main St. looking North, Charlotte, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from circa 1907-1915 of Cochran Avenue (circa 1900-1910), looking north from between Seminary and Lovett Streets in Charlotte, Michigan.
    • Charlotte (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Cochran Avenue (Charlotte, Mich.); stores; storefronts; street scenes; carriages and coaches; bicycles; hardware stores; drugstores; dry goods stores; postcards
    • Charlotte - "Birds Eye View, Charlotte, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from circa 1910-1915 depicting the view from atop the Eaton County Courthouse, looking south. The building on the far left is on the corner of Cochran Avenue and Lawrence Avenue. The eagle in the foreground was one of...
    • Charlotte (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Eaton County Courthouse (Charlotte, Mich.); courthouses; cityscapes; buildings; aerial views; postcards
    • Corunna - "West State Street, Corunna, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from approximately 1916 of West State Street in Corunna, Michigan.
    • Corunna (Mich.); Shiawassee County (Mich.); State Street (Corunna, Mich.); street scenes; residential neighborhoods; dwellings; postcards
    • Cross Village - "Cross Village, Northern Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1928 depicting Cross Village, Michigan. The stone building on the right is the Legs Inn, named so for the inverted stove legs used to decorate the roof.
    • Cross Village (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Lakeshore Drive (Cross Village, Mich.); Legs Inn (Cross Village, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; postcards
    • 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 - "Ford Motor Company"

    • Back cover of the circa 1927-1929 souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels," showing the Ford Motor Company factory in Highland Park, near Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Highland Park (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Motor Company; factories; manufacturing; automotive industry; aerial views; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "New Center Building, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1931 of the newly completed New Center Building (later renamed Albert Kahn Building) on Second Avenue off of West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Diagonally across from the Fisher Building, The New Center Building was also...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Albert Kahn Building (Detroit, Mich.); office buildings; buildings; stores; street scenes; people; automobiles; postcards
    • Detroit - "Central Avenue, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1908-1910 showing scenic Central Avenue on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Belle Isle is an island park in the Detroit River, home to an aquarium, conservatory, museums, golf course and park areas.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Central Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); parks; street scenes; people; postcards
    • Detroit - "Book Cadillac Hotel"

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 of the Book-Cadillac Hotel building in Detroit, Michigan. The hotel was built in 1924 and designed by Louis Kamper. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; buildings; hotels; postcards
    • Detroit - "Burroughs Adding Machine Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Burroughs Adding Machine Company; manufacturing; factories; aerial views; postcards

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