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    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, 1929

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1929 of downtown Detroit, Michigan. The view is southwest from about Randolph and Monroe Streets to the Detroit River.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Old Federal...
    • 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...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking from the southwest

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1963-1973 showing a skyline view of Detroit, Michigan, from the southwest. Building in this image include, from left to right, Book Building and Tower (1926 - Louis Kamper), J. L. Hudson's department store...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott...
    • Detroit - View of Detroit skyline from Ambassador Bridge

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1930 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River, taken from the newly completed Ambassador Bridge international crossing.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Old Federal Building and U.S. Post Office (Detroit, Mich.); Dime...
    • Detroit - Campus Martius and skyscrapers, circa 1930-1935

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1930-1935 of Campus Martius, looking southwest, in Detroit, Michigan. From left to right are the following buildings: Guardian Building (1929 - Wirt C. Rowland for Smith, Hinchman & Grylls), Buhl Building (1925...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit,...
    • 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...
    • Detroit - "Aerial perspective of proposed Chrysler expressway"

    • Black and white aerial view of downtown Detroit, Michigan from 1960. The view is looking north from Woodward east to Rivard and the Detroit River north to about Adams, and shows the proposed I-375 route on the right.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Randolph Street (Detroit, Mich.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Jefferson Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott Building...
    • Detroit - Aerial view of Cobo Center, downtown Detroit

    • Black and white aerial photograph from circa 1965-1975 showing Cobo Center and Arena and downtown Detroit, Michigan. Notable buildings in this image include: Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse (1934), Guardian Building (1929), Greater Penobscot...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Center (Detroit, Mich.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); UAW-Ford National Programs Center (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit,...
    • 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 - Skyline from west

    • Black and white photograph from 1931-1940 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline viewed from the west. From left to right, skyscrapers include the Book-Cadillac Hotel (1924), David Stott Building (1929), Dime Building (1912), Greater Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott Building...
    • Detroit - "David Stott Building, Griswold Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1930-1935 showing a view of Griswold Street, looking south from Capitol Park in Detroit, Michigan. The skyscraper in the foreground is the David Stott Building, built in 1929 by the architecture firm Donaldson and Meier,...
    • David Stott Building (Detroit, Mich.); Donaldson and Meier; Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park...
    • Detroit - Detroit skyline approx. 1930

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1930 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline from Windsor, Ontario across the Detroit River.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Windsor (Ont.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L....
    • Detroit - "Washington Boulevard from Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1923-1925 showing Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. The statue of General Alexander Macomb can be seen in the foreground. On the left, the large grey building behind the small...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); General Alexander Macomb Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Clarke...
    • 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 - "View of Griswold Street from the Majestic Building"

    • Color postcard from 1916 showing the view of Griswold Street, and in particular the Dime Building and Ford Building, taken from the Majestic Building in Detroit, Michigan. The Dime (1912), Majestic (1896) and Ford Buildings (1909) were all designed...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson,...
    • Lansing - Aerial view of Capitol Complex, looking north

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1968 showing a view north of the Capitol Complex in Lansing, Michigan. The capitol building sits in the right, with state office buildings in the center of the image (including the Stevens T. Mason Building,...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Stevens T. Mason Building (Lansing, Mich.); Richard A. Austin Building (Lansing, Mich.); G. Mennen Williams Building (Lansing, Mich.); Lewis Cass State Office Building...
    • Detroit - "Soldiers' Monument, City Hall and Dime Bank Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1913 showing the view west from Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. On the left in the background is the Ford Building (1909 - Daniel Burnham), and next to that, can be seen the Penobscot block, with only the original Penobscot...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • 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;...
    • Detroit - Detroit River and Skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1938 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River. Buildings visible include the Greater Penobscot Building, the Guardian Building, the Buhl Building, the Book-Cadillac Hotel, the Ford Building and the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit,...
    • Lansing - Aerial view of capitol from the west

    • Black and white aerial view from 1967 showing a view of the Capitol Complex in Lansing, Michigan. The photograph shows several state office buildings in various stages of building just west of the capitol building.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); George W. Romney Building (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Lewis Cass State Office Building (Lansing, Mich.);...

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