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    • Big Rapids - "High School Building"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Big Rapids, Michigan High School building.
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Big Rapids High School (Big Rapids, Mich.); schools; buildings
    • Big Rapids - "South Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1911 of Michigan Avenue, looking south from Maple Street, in Big Rapids, Michigan. The building on the corner one the left is the Nisbett Block. On the right is the Fairman Block, which housed Stillwell's Bazaar.
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Big Rapids, Mich.); Maple Street (Big Rapids, Mich.); Nisbett Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); Fairman Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); Stillwell's Bazaar (Big Rapids, Mich.); street scenes;...
    • Big Rapids - "The Judson Block"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Judson Block on the 100 Block of Michigan Avenue in Big Rapids, Michigan. Charles P. Judson purchased the Judson Block in 1903, when his...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Judson Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); Judson's Hardware (Big Rapids, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; storefronts; hardware stores; stores
    • Big Rapids - "Fairman Block"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Fairman Block, located on the southwest corner of Maple St. and Michigan Avenue, in Big Rapids, Michigan. The block was built in 1880 by...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Fairman Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); Stillwell's Bazaar (Big Rapids, Mich.); Fairman's Drug Store (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; storefronts; drugstores; dry goods stores; stores
    • Big Rapids - "Nisbett Block"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Nisbett Block at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Maple Street in Big Rapids, Michigan. The building began construction in 1885 by the...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Nisbett Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Big Rapids, Mich.); Maple Street (Big Rapids, Mich.); Nisbett, William P.; street scenes; buildings; stores
    • Big Rapids - "The Hanchett Swage Works, North State Street"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Hanchett Swage Works factory on North State Street. John Hanchett invented a hand swage for band saws in 1889 and founded Hanchett...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Hanchett Swage Works (Big Rapids, Mich.); State Street (Big Rapids, Mich.); factories; manufacturing;
    • Big Rapids - "First Methodist Episcopal Church"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the First Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was built in 1906, designed by the Detroit architect W. E. N. Hunter. It is currently the...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); First Methodist Episcopal Church (Big Rapids, Mich.); First United Methodist Church (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; church buildings;
    • Big Rapids - "Maple Street Bridge"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Maple Street Bridge, which crosses over the Muskegon River in Big Rapids, Michigan.
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Maple Street (Big Rapids. Mich.); Muskegon River (Mich.); Maple Street Bridge (Big Rapids, Mich.); bridges; rivers
    • Big Rapids - "Morris & Crane Block"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Morris & Crane Block on Michigan Avenue, in Big Rapids, Michigan. Built in 1886, this building housed the Morris & Crane dry goods and...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Big Rapids, Mich.); Morris & Crane (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; dry goods stores; storefronts; stores
    • Big Rapids - "Interior of Stillwell's Bazaar, Fairman Block"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the interior of Stillwell's Bazaar, a department store in Big Rapids, Michigan, owned and managed by W. M. Stillwell from 1899 into the the...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Stillwell's Bazaar (Big Rapids, Mich.); Fairman Block (Big Rapids, Mich.); stores; dry goods stores; stores;
    • Big Rapids - "New Dam, Grand Rapids-Muskegon Power Co."

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting a newlu built dam (probably Rogers Dam) on the Muskegon River, just outside of Big Rapids, Michigan. The dam was opened in 1906 by the Grand...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Grand Rapids-Muskegon Power Company (Big Rapids, Mich.); Muskegon River (Mich.); rivers; dams
    • Big Rapids - "First Ward School Building"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the First Ward school building in Big Rapids, Michigan. The First Ward School was established in 1859 and was the first school in Big Rapids.
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); First Ward School (Big Rapids, Mich.); schools; buildings
    • Big Rapids - "Phelps Library Building"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Phelps Free Public Library, on the corner of Elm and Stewart Avenues in Big Rapids, Michigan. The library (including grounds, building and...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Phelps Free Public Library (Big Rapids, Mich.); libraries; buildings; dwellings
    • Big Rapids - "Mecosta County Jail"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Mecosta County Jail building in Big Rapids, Michigan. This Queen Anne style building was used as the jail and sheriff's residence from...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Mecosta County Jail (Big Rapids, Mich.); prisons; buildings
    • Big Rapids - "Fifth Ward School Building"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Fifth Ward School building in Big Rapids, Michigan.
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Fifth Ward School (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; schools
    • Big Rapids - "Northern Hotel"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting The Northern Hotel Block, on Maple Street in Big Rapids, Michigan. The block was constructed in 1881, and included the 75-room hotel The...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Northern Hotel (Big Rapids, Mich.); hotels; buildings; storefronts
    • Big Rapids - "Ferris Institute"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Ferris Institute building in Big Rapids, Michigan.The building, known later as "Old Main," was on the corner of Oak and Ives Streets. In...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Ferris State University (Big Rapids, Mich.); schools
    • Big Rapids - "View of Mercy Hospital and Grounds"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Mercy Hospital (now Mecosta County Medical Center) and grounds in Big Rapids, Michigan. Mercy Hospital was founded in 1879 by Sister Mary...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Mecosta County Medical Center (Big Rapids, Mich.); hospitals; buildings;
    • Big Rapids - "Residence of C. W. Doe, East Maple Street"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the home of Calvin W. Doe in Big Rapids, Michigan. Trained in cabinet making, Doe moved from Maine to Big Rapids in 1870, where he continued...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Maple Street (Big Rapids, Mich.); dwellings; buildings
    • Big Rapids - "Residence of Mrs. E. C. Morris"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Morris in Big Rapids, Michigan. E. C. Morris established a dry goods and clothing store, later being joined by...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Morris & Crane (Big Rapids, Mich.); buildings; dwellings;

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