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    • Lansing - Cityscape and parking lot

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 showing a view of the Lansing skyline from the west. This image includes the Olds Tower (now Boji Tower), the Olds Hotel (now George W. Romney Building), and the Bank of Lansing Building (now Comerica...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Olds Hotel (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); cityscapes; parking lots; automobiles; skyscrapers; hotels;...
    • Lansing - Board of Water and Light

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Board of Water and Light building on the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan. The company traces back to 1885, while this facility was opened in 1923.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Lansing Board of Water and Light; rivers; Grand River; public utility companies; buildings;
    • Detroit - Skyline from Detroit River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and the Detroit River. Several ferries and larger passenger ships are docked at the Detroit riverfront. These passenger ships shuttled people to vacation spots like...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit - Construction on Capitol Park

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of Capitol Park on Griswold Street in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); construction sites; buildings; hotels; Hotel Griswold (Detroit, Mich.); stores; street scenes; automobiles
    • Lansing - Skyline silouette

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Lansing, Michigan skyline at dusk. From left to right, the featured buildings are the Michigan National Bank Building (now Boji Tower), George W. Romney Building (formerly Olds Hotel), the...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); George W. Romney Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.);...
    • Lansing - "Downtown Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1950-1960 with a street scene on Washington Avenue, looking north in Lansing, Michigan. The tall buildings at the end of the block (at Michigan Avenue) are the Washington Square Building (built in 1922, replacing the...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Washington Square Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; stores; automobiles;...
    • Bay View - "Park Avenue, Bay View, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 depicting a photograph of a scene on Park Avenue in Bay View, Michigan from approximately 1910.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Park Avenue (Bay View, Mich.); street scenes; people; automobiles
    • Pontiac - Looking south on Saginaw Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of North Saginaw Street, looking south, in Pontiac, Michigan. The tall building is the Oakland Towne Center (previously the Pontiac State Bank Building), Pontiac's tallest building, built in 1929.
    • Pontiac (Mich.); Oakland County (Mich.); Oakland Towne Center Building (Pontiac, Mich.); banks; Community National Bank of Pontaic (Pontiac, Mich.); street scenes; Saginaw Street (Pontiac, Mich.); automobiles; skyscrapers; buildings; storefronts;...
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking north

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of Woodward Avenue at Campus Martius, looking north, in Detroit, Michigan. The Majestic Building (1896 - Daniel Burnham) is on the left.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; people; automobiles; buses; buildings; stores; Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912;
    • Lansing - Washington Avenue

    • Color postcard from circa 1950-1960 of Washington Avenue, looking north, in Lansing, Michigan. The Boji Tower (also known as Michigan National Bank Building, and originally the Olds Tower) and Bank of Lansing Building (now Comerica Bank Building)...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; stores; automobiles; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Aerial view of Grindstone Boat Basin

    • Color postcard from circa 1950-1960 showing an aerial views of the Grindstone City, Michigan shoreline and harbor (known as the Boat Basin) along Lake Huron. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); Lake Huron; harbors; lakes; aerial views
    • Detroit - Eastern portion of financial district skyline

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River, viewing the eastern portion of the financial district. Buildings in this image include: Greater Penobscot Building (1928 - Wirt C. Rowland for...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); UAW-Ford National...
    • Bay View - "Greeting from Bay View Assembly and Summer University"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 reproducing a souvenir postcard from Bay View, Michigan from circa 1905-1915. Depicted on this postcard are buildings associated with the Bay View Assembly and summer university, as well as scenic views...
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Hitchcock Hall (Bay View, Mich.); Evelyn Hall (Bay View, Mich.); Loud Hall (Bay View, Mich.); Little Traverse Bay (Mich.); Bay View Assembly (Bay View, Mich.); schools; recreation; postcards
    • Lansing - "Washington Avenue, downtown, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1950-1960 of Washington Avenue, looking north, in Lansing, Michigan. On the left is Knapp's Department Store, which replaced the Downey Hotel. The Boji Tower and Bank of Lansing Building (now Comerica Bank Building) are in...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Knapp's Department Store (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes;...
    • Dearborn - Michigan Avenue entering Dearborn

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the welcome sign to Dearborn, Michigan on Michigan Avenue/U. S. Route 12 (which was U. S. 112 in Michigan until 1962).
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles
    • Detroit - Campus Martius street scene

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. The Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, erected in 1872 to commemorate fallen soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, is in the foreground. The Bagley...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit, Mich.); Sam's Cut-Rate Department Store (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic...
    • Lansing - East Kalamazoo Street looking west

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of cars on East Kalamazoo Street, looking west over the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Kalamazoo Street (Lansing, Mich.); automobiles; street scenes
    • Bay View - Road and gardens in Bay View

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 depicting a scene in Bay View, Michigan from circa 1910-1920. The gardens and lawn suggest that this image may be from a hotel or the Bay View Assembly and summer university.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); postcards;

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