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    • Detroit - Monroe Street stores and dental office

    • Black and white photograph from 1930 showing a dental office building on Monroe Street, with the Water Board Building (1928 - Louis Kamper) looming in the background in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Monroe Street (Detroit, Mich.); Water Board Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; dental offices; storefronts; clothing stores; stores; skyscrapers; people; street scenes; buildings
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-19 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses traveling on a steamer, skirmishes, Confederate battle strategies.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Indianapolis (Ind.); steamer; skirmish; Confederate...
    • Saginaw - Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The factory was only in production until 1904.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • Saginaw - Workers posing in front of Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of a group of workers posing in front of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The...
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing; men;
    • Lansing - Skyline at night

    • Black and white photograph taken February 7, 1955 of the Lansing, Michigan skyline at night, taken from across the Grand River. The Michigan National Bank Building (now Boji Tower), capitol and Lansing Board of Water and Light are all prominent in...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); night scenes; rivers; bridges; cityscapes; Lansing Board of Water and Light;
    • 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;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 23, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, supply trains, dressing hog meat, his health, and a suicide at camp.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); supplies; railroad; food; illness;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-09-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 19, 1864. In this letter, he describes a foraging expedition from the White River Station and when his company would be mustered out of the Union Army.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; White River Station (Ark.); foraging; mustering out
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, 1949

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1949 of downtown Detroit, Michigan, the Detroit River and the Ambassador Bridge from the east looking west.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Ambassador Bridge (Mich. and Ont.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-11-08 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 8, 1863. In this letter, he details his trip down to Vicksburg (Miss.) on the Steamer John S. Roe, including his accommodations, how the steamer takes on wood, and fellow travelers.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cairo (Ill.); Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Steamer John S. Roe ; steamer;...
    • Baker, Henry B. and Union Officers

    • Henry B. Baker, Group portrait of Union Officers. 1862-1865. Lansing. Enlisted in company A, Twentieth Infantry, aug. 9, 1862, at Lansing, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Hospital Steward aug. 19, 1862. Detailed in Division Hospital,...
    • Baker, Henry B. ;Henry B. Baker; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; hospital steward ; assistant surgeon ; Lansing (Mich.) ; Michigan State Board of Health
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...

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