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    • Idlewild (Mich.) - Purple Palace

    • Black and white photograph of the Purple Palace night club in Idlewild, Michigan. This night club was a popular source of entertainment for vacationers in Idlewild, hosting acts such as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong. Idlewild...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); nightclubs; Purple Palace (Idlewild, Mich.); automobiles; buildings
    • Idlewild - "A Glimpse of Lake Idlewild"

    • Black and white photograph of Lake Idlewild at Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation spots in the United...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Lake Idlewild; lakes; nature scenes
    • Idlewild - "Grass Point, Idlewild, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph from Grass Point in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation spots in the United...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Lake Idlewild; lakes; nature scenes
    • Idlewild - "Log Cabin Store, Idlewild, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph of the Log Cabin Store in Idlewild, Michigan, which provided visitors a place to buy food and gas. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Log Cabin Store (Idlewild, Mich.); stores; grocery stores; gas stations; buildings
    • Idlewild - "On a Back Porch at Idlewild, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph of a baby lying on a porch in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation spots in the...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); children; dwellings
    • Idlewild - "Roadway to the Island, Idlewild"

    • Black and white photograph of the bridge onto the island on Lake Idlewild at Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Lake Idlewild; bridges; lakes; people
    • Idlewild - "Tabernacle A.M.E. Church, Idlewild, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph of the Tabernacle A.M.E. Church (African Methodist Episcopal) in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Tabernacle A.M.E. Church (Idlewild, Mich.); buildings; church buildings;
    • Idlewild - Bra-Haven Bed and Breakfast

    • Black and white photograph of Bra-Haven, a popular bed and breakfast in Idlewild, Michigan. Bra-Haven was built as a response to the huge influx of vacationers to Idlewild. The town was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Bra-Haven (Idlewild, Mich.); hotels; bed and breakfasts; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Buster Henderson's cottage

    • Black and white photograph of Buster Henderson's cottage in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation spots in the...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); cottages; dwellings; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Club El-Morocco

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of the Club El-Morocco in Idlewild, Michigan. The Club El-Morocco hosted such acts as Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Club El-Morocco (Idlewild, Mich.); nightclubs; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Club El-Morocco dining room

    • Black and white photograph of the dining hall at the Club El-Morocco. The Club El-Morocco hosted such acts as Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Club El-Morocco (Idlewild, Mich.); interiors; restaurants; nightclubs
    • Idlewild - First Baptist Church of Idlewild

    • Black and white photograph of the First Baptist Church of Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation spots in the...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); First Baptist Church (Idlewild, Mich.); church buildings; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Guests at Paradise Club

    • Black and white photograph of guests at the Paradise Club in Idlewild, Michigan, which hosted such acts as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Paradise Club (Idlewild, Mich.); people; men; women; nightclubs
    • Idlewild - Idlewild Clubhouse

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1940-1950 of the Idlewild Clubhouse in Idlewild, Michigan, which functioned as the central meeting place to resorters. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Idlewild Clubhouse (Idlewild, Mich.); social clubs; lakes; Lake Idlewild;
    • Idlewild - Idlewild Clubhouse

    • Black and white photograph of the Idlewild Clubhouse, which functioned as the central meeting place for resorters in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Idlewild Clubhouse (Idlewild, Mich.); buildings; social clubs; automobiles
    • Idlewild - Idlewild Clubhouse dining room

    • Black and white photograph of the Idlewild Clubhouse dining room in Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Idlewild Clubhouse (Idlewild, Mich.); social clubs; restaurants; interiors;
    • Idlewild - Lake Idlewild beach

    • Black and white photograph of bathers on the beach of Lake Idlewild,near Idlewild, Michigan. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was also one of the only vacation...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Lake Idlewild; beaches; recreation; people; lakes;
    • Idlewild - Oakmere Hotel

    • Black and white photograph of the Oakmere Hotel in Idlewild, Michigan, owned by Phil Giles - the former president of the Idlewild Chamber of Commerce. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first half of...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Oakmere Hotel (Idlewild, Mich.); hotels; buildings;
    • Idlewild - Paradise Club

    • Color photograph of the Paradise Club in Idlewild, Michigan at night. The Paradise Club hosted such acts as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Paradise Club (Idlewild, Mich.); nightclubs; night scenes; buildings; signs

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