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    • Bay View - "A Summer Train at Bay View"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 depicting a photograph of a summer steam engine and passenger cars from approximately 1910.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); ; railroads; railroad tracks; postcards; railroad cars
    • Bay View - "Fishing on the Dock, Bay View, Michigan"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 depicting a photograph from circa 1905-1915 of people fishing on a dock on Little Traverse Bay, in Bay View, Michigan.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Little Traverse Bay (Mich.); recreation; fishing; docks; lakes; postcards; people
    • 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
    • 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
    • Bay View - "Secretary's Office and Bay View Bookstore, Bay View, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 depicting a photograph of a circa 1905-1915 postcard of the secretary's office and bookstore in Bay View, Michigan. These buildings were likely a part of the Bay View Assembly and Summer University.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Bay View Bookstore (Bay View, Mich.); Bay View Assembly (Bay View, Mich.); office buildings; bookstores; buildings; postcards
    • Bay View - "The Book Store and Secretary's Office. Bay View, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1950-1960 of a circa 1905-1915 photograph of the secretary's office and bookstore in Bay View, Michigan. These buildings probably belonged to the Bay View Assembly and summer university.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Bay View Bookstore (Bay View, Mich.); Bay View Assembly (Bay View, Mich.); office buildings; bookstores; buildings; postcards
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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 - 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;
    • 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
    • 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;...
    • 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;...
    • 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;

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