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    • Clare - Aerial view of Clare

    • Black and white copy print of an 1884 lithograph street map of the city of Clare, Michigan. Notable buildings and streets are identified, with two images of the opera house and the residence of N. Bicknell.
    • Clare (Mich.); Clare County (Mich.); maps; aerial views
    • Griffin, Peggy L.

    • Grandmother Page, Peggy L. Griffin, born 05-30-1781, died 02-06-1856, was married to Webster Page in 1805 who died Oct. 1819. Oval mat with scroll corners, good condition; case is paper covered wood with geometric design, fair condition; mat made...
    • Ambrotype; Woman; Griffin, Peggy L.; Worchester (Mass.)
    • Unidentified Civil War soldier

    • Unidentified Civil War soldier. On deep rose glass, scratched but in fair condition, oval mat, gilt, decorated with eagles, flags, cannons, drums, swords, in good condition. Made by Dean & Emerson, Worchester, Mass. Case is paper covered wood,...
    • Ambrotype; Soldier; Civil War; Military uniforms; Dean & Emerson; Worchester (Mass.); Man
    • Farrand, Chester

    • Chester Farrand, Company B, Second Michigan Infantry. On plain glass, lacquered back, in poor condition, oval gilt mat in excellent condition, made by Dean & Emerson, Worchester, Mass. 1/2 case of paper covered wood in fair condition
    • Ambrotype; Farrand, Chester; Man; Dean & Emerson; Worchester (Mass.)
    • 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...
    • Three individual portraits

    • Three individual portaits, "Grandmonthers' youngest brother Richard, his wife, and daughter, media, gift of Mary Snyder, Maple Rapids, 1961." Older man & woman's portrait in poor condition, faded and cracked, daughter is in good condition, oval...
    • Tintype; Man; Women; Dean & Emerson; Worchester (Mass.)
    • 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;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-01 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated December 1, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, Fredericksburg, Virginia, the replacement of McClellan with Burnside, his promotion, supplies, and the...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; George McClellan; McClellan,...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1865-04-15 Letter from Emily Barnard

    • Letter from Emily Barnard to her sister, Ellen Barnard, dated April 15, 1865. In this letter, she discusses a visit from her brother, William A. Barnard, the assassination of President Lincoln, and courting.
    • American Civil War; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Groton (Mass.); William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; "Richmond has Fallen"; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; courting; music;
    • Pontiac - "Campus (High School), Pontiac, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 of the fountain on the campus of Pontiac Central High School (known as Pontiac High School until 1958, when Northern Pontiac High School opened) in Pontiac, Michigan. When the two high schools merged, Central...
    • Pontiac (Mich.); Oakland County (Mich.); Pontiac Central High School (Pontiac, Mich.); fountains; schools; postcards
    • Detroit - "Gratiot Avenue Canyon. Looking West from Farmer Street Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1924-1929 showing Gratiot Avenue looking west from Farmer Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Kern's Department Store (the 1900-1929 building on Gratiot and Woodward Avenues). The tall building in the center...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Ernst Kern Dry Good Company (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; buildings; department stores; hotels; streetcars; cityscapes;...
    • Pontiac - "Saginaw and Oakland Streets, Pontiac, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 of the junction of Saginaw Street and Oakland Avenue, where the First Baptist Church was located, in Pontiac, Michigan.
    • Pontiac (Mich.); Oakland County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Pontiac, Mich.); Oakland Avenue (Pontiac, Mich.); First Baptist Church (Pontiac, Mich.); street scenes; church buildings; postcards
    • Ypsilanti - "Congress Street West, Ypsilanti, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1908-1909 showing a view west down Congress Street (Michigan Avenue), from just east of Washington Street, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
    • Ypsilanti (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Ypsilanti, Mich.); street scenes; streetcars; storefronts; postcards


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