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    • Detroit - "Fisher Building, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Fisher Building, on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. The building was designed by Albert Kahn, and finished in 1928. It contains the Fisher Theater as well as shopping, as the Fisher brothers who...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fisher Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); skyscrapers; buildings; theaters; night scenes; postcards
    • Detroit -"General Motors Building, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1938 showing the large General Motors Building (later known as Cadillac Place) on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1922 by architect Albert Kahn, the building was the second largest building by capacity at its...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Place (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; office buildings; automotive industry; postcards
    • Marquette - "Souvenir of Marquette, Michigan"

    • Color souvenir postcard from 1938 with an image of the Father Jacques Marquette Statue in Marquette, Michigan. This postcard is the back cover of the Marquette Postcard Souvenir Booklet.
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Father Jacques Marquette Statue (Marquette, Mich.); postcards
    • Detroit - "Skyline of Detroit, Michigan, at Night"

    • Color postcard from 1938 depicting the skyline of Detroit, Michigan from the Canadian shore across the Detroit River. The two tallest buildings in the skyline are the Greater Penobscot Building, built in 1928, and the Guardian Building, built in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Rowland, Wirt C. (Wirt Clinton), 1878-1946; Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; cityscapes; skyscrapers;...
    • Detroit - Detroit River and Skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1938 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River. Buildings visible include the Greater Penobscot Building, the Guardian Building, the Buhl Building, the Book-Cadillac Hotel, the Ford Building and the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Man viewing Detroit River and Skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1938 of a man standing on a ferry, viewing the Detroit River and Detroit, Michigan skyline. Buildings visible include the Greater Penobscot Building, the Guardian Building, the Buhl Building, the Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit,...
    • Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids Public Museum

    • Color postcard from circa 1938 showing the Grand Rapids Public Museum, one of the oldest history museums in the United States. Founded in 1854 as the "Grand Rapids Lyceum of Natural History," the museum was the first ever to be accredited by the...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand Rapids Public Museum (Grand Rapids, Mich.); museums; buildings; postcards
    • Carp River Deer Yard

    • Shows the location in Mackinac and Chippewa Counties in Michigan where the deer were known to "Yard up" in the winter of 1938.
    • wildlife management; deer; land cover; wildlife maps; Mackinac County (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.)
    • Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids Furniture Museum

    • Color postcard from circa 1938 showing the Grand Rapids Furniture Museum, housed in the Fulton Street mansion of T. Stewart White (a local lumber baron). Grand Rapids was known as "The Furniture City," as it was the first center of mass-production...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand Rapids Furniture Museum (Grand Rapids, Mich.); museums; dwellings; buildings; 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
    • Flint - "Durant Hotel, Flint, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Hotel Durant in Flint, Michigan. The hotel is on Second Avenue and was built in 1920.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Hotel Durant (Flint, Mich.); hotels; buildings; postcards
    • Grand Rapids - Veteran's Memorial Pillars

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Veteran's Memorial Pillars monument in Veteran's Memorial Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The monument was erected in 1926 to commemorate the fallen of World War I, and since has been inscribed with the names of the...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Veteran's Memorial Park (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Veteran's Memorial Pillars (Grand Rapids, Mich.); fountains; parks; monuments; postcards
    • Marquette - "Picnic Rocks"

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Picnic Rocks islands, viewed from the shore, in Marquette, Michigan. This postcard is part of the Marquette Postcard Souvenir Booklet.
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Picnic Rocks (Marquette, Mich.); Lake Superior; shorelines; parks; people; swimming; lakes; postcards; islands
    • Marquette - Gardens at Marquette Branch Prison

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the terraced gardens at the Marquette Branch Prison in Marquette, Michigan. The gardens were created in the 1920s to beautify the prison grounds and provide activity for the prisoners. This postcard is part of the...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Marquette Branch Prison (Marquette, Mich.); prisons; gardens; postcards

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