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    • Chelsea - "Wellfair [sic] Building, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 of photograph from approximately 1906 of the Glazier Stove Company's Welfare Building in Chelsea, Michigan. From the Michigan Historical Marker for the building: "The Welfare Building was constructed...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Welfare Building (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); buildings; recreation; stoves industry; postcards; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Charlevoix - Bridge Street circa 1890-1900

    • Black and white photo postcard from approximately 1954 depicting a circa 1890-1900 photograph of Bridge Street, looking north in Charlevoix, Michigan. The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Friends: This is the main stem of...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Charlevoix, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • East Jordan - Main Street

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1955-1957 showing a turn-of-the-century view of Main Street in East Jordan, Michigan.
    • East Jordan (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Main Street (East Jordan, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • Chatham - Gas station and bakery

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1946 of a circa 1926-1930 photo of a street scene in Chatham, Michigan.
    • Chatham (Mich.); Alger County (Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; gas stations
    • 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
    • Flint - "Offices of Buick Motor Co., Flint, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1914 of the Buick Motor Company (now part of General Motors Corp.) offices in Flint, Michigan.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; automotive industry; office buildings; street scenes; automobiles; postcards
    • 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
    • Charlotte - "Main St. looking South, Charlotte, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from approximately 1909 depicting a circa 1900-1905 street scene on Cochran Avenue, looking south from Lawrence Avenue in Charlotte, Michigan.
    • Charlotte (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Pythian Temple (Charlotte, Mich.); storefronts; street scenes; fraternal buildings; pythian buildings; carriages and coaches; people
    • Flint - "Flint, Mich., Arches by Night"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1909 showing Saginaw Street at night, with the arches lit up in Flint, Michigan. The arches were installed in 1899 by the city to provide street lighting.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); Flint arches; night scenes; street scenes; street lighting; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - "Bridge Street, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1914 of the first auto parade in Grand Ledge, Michigan, approximately 1905. Ransom E. Olds (founder of Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, and the Oldsmobile and Reo brands) and his wife are in the first car.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Olds, Ransom Eli, 1864-1950; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); carriages and coaches; automobiles; parades; crowds; people; men; women; storefronts; street scenes; postcards
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Souvenire postcard booklet cover

    • Color cover of the 1920 "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet, featuring an automobile, train, and a ship moving through the Soo Locks. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); locks; ships; Soo Locks; transportation; automobiles; railroads; postcards
    • Marquette - "Father Jacques Marquette Preaching to Indians"

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the 1869 painting "Father Marquette and the Indians" by Flemish artist Wilhelm Lamprecht (misspelled on the postcard), showing Father Marquette preaching to Native Americans on his expedition down the Mississippi River...
    • Marquette, Jacques, 1637-1675; people; men; women; children; postcards
    • Kalamazoo - "Kalamazoo, Mich. 1870-1873"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1920-1930 showing an 1870-1873 street scene (probably Michigan Avenue) in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); street scenes; stores; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • Charlotte - "Cochran Ave., Charlotte, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1911 depicting Cochran Avenue, circa 1890-1900, looking south from Lawrence Avenue in Charlotte, Michigan.
    • Charlotte (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Cochran Avenue (Charlotte, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; Pythian Temple (Charlotte, Mich.); pythian buildings; fraternal buildings; stores; carriages and coaches; 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

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