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    • Detroit - "The Detroit River, Site of the Famous Harmsworth Trophy Races"

    • Color postcard from circa 1940-1950 showing the Detroit River and banks, with the Whittier hotel on the far left in Detroit, Michigan. The Harmsworth Cup, a motorboat competition between nations, was held on the Detroit River twelve times between...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); The Whittier (Detroit, Mich.); Agree, Charles N. (Charles Nathanial), 1897-1982; rivers; hotels; docks; postcards
    • Detroit - Jefferson Avenue circa 1940-1950

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of Jefferson Avenue at an unidentified cross street (possibly Woodward Avenue), looking south toward the Detroit River.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Jefferson Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; people; storefronts; stores; drugstores;
    • Detroit - Old Cadillac Hotel

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1888 of the old Cadillac Hotel on the corner of Washington Boulevard and Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1940's calendar published for the Detroit...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); hotels; carriages and coaches; buildings; street scenes;
    • Detroit - Russell Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of Russell Street in Detroit, Michigan. According to a city directory, Rothenberg's Drugstore (on the right) is located at 1900 Russell Street.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Russell Street (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; drugstores; automobiles; winter scenes; stores;
    • Detroit - Sweeney's Billiard Room

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph of a street scene in Detroit, Michigan, featuring Sweeney's Billiard Room and the Central Meat Market. This image was reproduced in a 1940's calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); butcher shops; stores; recreation; billiard halls; sports & recreation facilities; carriages and coaches; people;
    • Detroit - Thanksgiving Day Parade

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1940-1950 photograph of the Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown Detroit, Michigan, including a large train parade balloon/float.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); parades; celebrations; parade floats; crowds; automobiles; street scenes; stores; storefronts
    • Idlewild - Club El-Morocco

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of the Club El-Morocco in Idlewild, Michigan. The Club El-Morocco hosted such acts as Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Club El-Morocco (Idlewild, Mich.); nightclubs; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Idlewild Clubhouse

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of the Idlewild Clubhouse in Idlewild, Michigan, which functioned as the central meeting place to resorters. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Idlewild Clubhouse (Idlewild, Mich.); social clubs; lakes; Lake Idlewild;
    • Idlewild - White House Tea Room

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of the White House Tea Room in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); White House Tea Room (Idlewild, Mich.); buildings; restaurants;
    • Petoskey - View of Little Traverse Bay

    • Color postcard from circa 1940-1950 showing a view of Petoskey, Michigan and Little Traverse Bay from the pier.
    • Petoskey (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Little Traverse Bay (Mich.); piers; cityscapes; postcards

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