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    • 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;...
    • Battle Creek - Aerial view of Battle Creek, circa 1940-1949

    • Black and white aerial photograph of Battle Creek Michigan, circa 1940-1949. The main road shown in the photograph is Michigan Avenue. The large intersection is Monument Square, with the Civil War monument in the center. The three towers, from...
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Monument Square (Battle Creek, Mich.); Heritage Tower (Battle Creek, Mich.); Battle Creek Tower (Battle Creek, Mich.); Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center (Battle...
    • Mackinac Island - Aerial view of Moral Re-Armament main lodge

    • Color postcard showing an aerial view of the Moral Re-Armament Center's main lodge on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Moral Re-Armament (a Christian movement) held conferences on the island from 1942-1960.
    • Mackinac Island (Mich.); Mackinac County (Mich.); aerial views; Moral Re-Armament Center (Mackinac Island, Mich.); postcards
    • Map of Michigan Center

    • Printed map of Michigan Center in Leoni Township in Jackson County, Michigan in 1874. Shows the land owners as well as natural and cultural features. Francisoville and Leoni Township also on the page. No scale given.
    • Michigan Center (Mich.); streets; villages
    • Bay City - "Phoenix Block, Bay City, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1912 depicting the Phoenix Block on the corner of Washington Avenue and Center Avenue in Bay City, Michigan. The building opened in 1889, replacing the Westover block, which was destroyed by fire in 1886.
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); Phoenix Block (Bay City, Mich.); Washington Avenue (Bay City, Mich.); Center Avenue (Bay City, Mich.); Second National Bank (Bay City, Mich.); buildings; street scenes; streetcars; postcards
    • Bay City - "Center Avenue - Bay City, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 depicting Center Avenue in Bay City, Michigan.
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); Center Avenue (Bay City, Mich.); street scenes; streetcars; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • 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...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-10-21 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 21, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses fighting, the election, General Sheridan's movements, and friends that were taken as prisoners of war.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; 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 Sheridan; Presidential...
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Samuel Willard

    • Letter from Samuel Willard to Cynthia Bush dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate morale, and his health.
    • American Civil War; Samuel Willard; Willard, Samuel; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 136th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Thirty-sixth New York Infantry; Private; hospital; United States General Hospital (Annapolis, Md.);...
    • 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...
    • Coldwater - "State Public School, Coldwater, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1904-1906 of the State Public School in Coldwater, Michigan. The school was created by the Michigan Legislature in 1871 to provide support and instruction to neglected and dependent children aged 4-16 before they...
    • Coldwater (Mich.); Branch County (Mich.); State Public School (Coldwater, Mich.); Coldwater Regional Mental Health Center (Coldwater, Mich.); buildings; schools; postcards
    • Detroit - "New Center Building, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1931 of the newly completed New Center Building (later renamed Albert Kahn Building) on Second Avenue off of West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Diagonally across from the Fisher Building, The New Center Building was also...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Albert Kahn Building (Detroit, Mich.); office buildings; buildings; stores; street scenes; people; automobiles; postcards
    • Detroit - "Broadway, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 depicting a scene on Broadway Street, looking southeast, in Detroit, Michigan. The tall building on the left is the Breitmeyer Building (also known as the Breitmeyer-Tobin Building and now known as the Harmonie...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Broadway Street (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Ste. Claire (Detroit, Mich.); Harmonie Center (Detroit, Mich.); Breitmeyer-Tobin Building (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; parks; streetcars; carriages and coaches;...


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