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    • 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
    • Detroit - "Griswold St., Looking South, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1909-1911 showing the view south down Griswold Street from Capitol Square Park in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Chamber of Commerce Building (also known as the Detroit Savings Bank Building and more recently the...
    • Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); Chamber of Commerce Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson,...
    • Detroit - "Business Centre from Ford Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1919 showing an elevated view of Griswold Street and Woodward Avenue, looking north from the Ford Building and overlooking the Detroit City Hall in Detroit, Michigan. On the east side of Griswold, on the corner of...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Chamber of Commerce Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham,...
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, approx. 1953

    • Black and white aerial photograph from approximately 1953 of downtown Detroit, Michigan and the Detroit River, taken from the east. Some of the iconic Detroit skyline skyscrapers visible in this image include: Book Building, Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-20 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses financial issues at home, building a fort, and General Philip Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah Valley.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry...
    • 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
    • Detroit - "East and West Grand Circus Park, Looking North, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from circa 1922-1930 showing Grand Circus Park and Woodward Avenue, looking north in Detroit, Michigan. The buildings, from left to right, are the Kales Building (1914 - Albert Kahn), the Michigan Mutual Building (1922), the Fyfe...
    • Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Fyfe Building (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Mutual Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kales Building (Detroit, Mich.); Central United Methodist Church (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Wolverine (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman and...
    • 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 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;...
    • Kalamazoo - "East Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1930-1935 showing East Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The American National Bank Building (originally the Kalamazoo Trust and Savings Bank Building) standings in the center background, built 1929-1930.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Kalamazoo, Mich.); Hotel Columbia (Kalamazoo, Mich.); The American National Bank Building (Kalamazoo, Mich.); hotels; buildings; skyscrapers; street scenes; automobiles; postcards
    • Lansing - "Bank of Lansing"

    • Color postcard from 1945 of the Bank of Lansing Building (now the Comerica Bank Building) in Lansing, Michigan. Part of "Souvenir Folder of Lansing, Michigan" - a postcard booklet featuring images from Lansing and East Lansing.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); banks; skyscrapers; buildings; postcards
    • Ironwood - Memorial Building

    • Black and white image of the Ironwood Memorial Building, a municipal building built in 1923, in Ironwood, Michigan.
    • Ironwood (Mich.); Gogebic County (Mich.); Ironwood Memorial Building (Ironwood, Mich.); buildings;
    • Detroit - "Detroit, Mich. Griswold St., looking South"

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1911 showing Capitol Park and a southerly view of Griswold Street in Detroit, Michigan. The Chamber of Commerce Building (1895) is on the left.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Chamber of Commerce Building (Detroit, Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); parks; fountains; street scenes; streetcars; cityscapes; postcards
    • Detroit - "Washington Boulevard, North from Michigan Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1917-1923 of Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Book Building (1917), prior to the tower being added in 1926. In the background on the left is the Statler...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); General Alexander Macomb Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney...
    • Detroit - "Grand Circus Park and Madison Theatre, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1920-1925 showing Grand Circus Park and surrounding buildings, looking west from the southeast side of the park in Detroit, Michigan. The Madison Theatre (1917) is on the very far left. From left to right, the skyscrapers...
    • Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Madison Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); Kales Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Tuller (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Fyfe Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham,...
    • Lansing - "Capitol Avenue, Looking North, Showing Masonic Temple, Olds Tower and Olds Hotel,...

    • Color postcard from circa 1930-1940 showing Capitol Avenue, looking north, in Lansing, Michigan. Included in this image is the Boji Tower (originally the Olds Tower, also known as the Michigan National Bank Building), the Olds Hotel (now the George...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Capitol Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Hotel Olds (Lansing, Mich.); George W. Romney Building (Lansing, Mich.); Masonic Temple (Lansing, Mich.); hotels; skyscrapers; masonic buildings;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-11-02 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated November 2, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his feelings regarding the Confederate Army, the weather, family news, finances, his heath, and the upcoming Presidential election.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry;Confederate Army; Presidential Election of...
    • Chelsea - "Wellfair [sic] Building, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 of photograph from approximately 1906 of the Glazier Stove Company's Welfare Building in Chelsea, Michigan. From the Michigan Historical Marker for the building: "The Welfare Building was constructed...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Welfare Building (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); buildings; recreation; stoves industry; postcards; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Jackson - "United States Government Building"

    • Black and white image of the United States Government Building in Jackson, Michigan. From the souvenir book "Views of Jackson and Vicinity."
    • Jackson (Mich.); Jackson County (Mich.); United States Government Building (Jackson, Mich.); federal buildings; buildings

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