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    • Map of Saline Township

    • 1874 map of Saline Township in Washtenaw County, showing property lines.
    • land ownership; transportation; Saline (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); maps; property maps
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Steamer Fitzgerald in lock after battle with ice storm

    • Color postcard from 1928 showing the freighter "Fitzgerald" locking down after a 72 hour December storm on Lake Superior, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks,...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; cargo ships; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; snow; winter scenes
    • Charlevoix - Steamer on Round Lake

    • Black and white copy print of an aerial photograph from circa 1915-1925 of a steamer entering Round Lake, surrounded by the town of Charlevoix, Michigan. Lake Charlevoix can be seen in the background. Since the 1880s, Charlevoix has been a popular...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Round Lake (Charlevoix County); Pine River (Mich.); Lake Charlevoix (Mich.); aerial views; boats; bridges; recreation; transportation; steamboats; rivers; lakes; swing bridges; automobiles; passenger...
    • Map of Carmel [Township, Eaton County]

    • Map from 1895 of Carmel Township in Eaton County, including land ownership.
    • Carmel Township (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); maps; land ownership; transportation; cadastral maps
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...
    • Charlevoix - Steamer in Pine River entering Round Lake

    • Black and white copy print of an aerial photograph from circa 1915-1925 of a steamer entering Round Lake, surrounded by the town of Charlevoix, Michigan. Lake Charlevoix can be seen in the background. Since the 1880s, Charlevoix has been a popular...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Round Lake (Charlevoix County); Pine River (Mich.); Lake Charlevoix (Mich.); aerial views; boats; bridges; recreation; transportation; steamboats; rivers; lakes; swing bridges; automobiles; passenger...
    • Rand Mcnally & Co.'s Michigan

    • Map of Michigan, separated into Upper and Lower Peninsulas, from 1885.
    • transportation; administrative and political divisions; maps; Michigan
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Sault Ste. Marie souvenir postcard booklet cover

    • Color postcard booklet cover from a 1928 Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet, featuring an image of the Soo Locks. The locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around the rapids in...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; ships; cargo ships; boats
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-10-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses an upcoming furlough, politics, his morale, and visiting soldiers in the Cleveland (Ohio) Hospital.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cleveland (Ohio); furlough; politics; voting; elections; morale; hospital; food
    • Grand Haven Harbor and Grand River, Michigan

    • Map from 1926 created for the War Department of the Grand Haven harbor, where the Grand River flows into Lake Michigan.
    • Grand Haven (Mich.); Grand River (Mich.); harbors; rivers; maps; transportation
    • Railroads [of] Michigan

    • Railroad maps from 1898 detailing both the Lower and Upper Peninsula railroads of Michigan.
    • maps; transportation; railroads; railroad maps; Michigan
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Traffic below the locks on a busy day

    • Color postcard from 1920 of freight ships below the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; cargo ships; shipping industry; transportation
    • Map of Lyndon Township

    • 1874 map of Lyndon Township in Washtenaw County, showing property ownership.
    • land ownership; transportation; maps; Lyndon Township (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); property maps; cadastral maps
    • Sault Sainte Marie - "Passenger steamer leaving Poe Lock, Sault Ste Marie, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1935-1945 of a passenger ship leaving the Poe Lock, part of the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; Poe Lock (Soo Locks); ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; passenger ships; transportation; steamboats

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