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    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-09-29 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 29, 1863. In this letter, he describes camp life at Camp Chase as a paroled union soldier, expresses his desire to return to his regiment and his anxiety regarding the status of the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Columbus (Ohio); Camp Chase (Ohio); camp; camp life; Cumberland Gap; Union Army;...
    • Detroit - Woodward between John R. and Park Streets

    • Black and white reproduction of a photograph from approximately 1900 showing the east side of Woodward Avenue, between John R. Street and Witherell (Park) Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the right is the Schwankovsky Temple of Music (later named...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; stores; storefronts; carriages and coaches; street scenes; Wright-Kay Building (Detroit, Mich.); music stores
    • Lansing - "Michigan State College, East Lansing"

    • Color postcard from 1945 of buildings of Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in East Lansing, Michigan. Included are the MSU Auditorium, Music Building and Jenison Field House. Part of "Souvenir Folder of Lansing, Michigan" - a...
    • East Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State University; Jenison Field House (East Lansing, Mich.); MSU Auditorium (East Lansing, Mich.); MSU Music Building (East Lansing, Mich.); buildings; auditoriums; sports & recreation...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-10-26 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 26, 1863. In this letter, he describes camp life and expresses his growing attachment to Elizabeth.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Camp Chase (Ohio); Columbus (Ohio); camp; camp life; music; morale; courting
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1862-09-21 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses receiving a new uniform, the status of his regiment, the brass band, and food.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; New Orleans (La.); clothes; uniform; regimental history; brass band; band; music; food;
    • Detroit - "Grinnell Building, Woodward Ave., Detroit"

    • Color postcard from 1916 showing the Grinnell Brothers Music House on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Designed by Albert Kahn, and built in 1908, the building housed the Grinnell Brothers large music store, where they sold pianos, victrolas,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grinnell Brothers Music House (Detroit, Mich.); Grinnell Brothers; Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; stores; buildings; music stores; storefronts; automobiles; postcards
    • Flint - Construction on Saginaw Street, 1936

    • Black and white photograph from May 1936 of road construction on Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); construction sites; construction workers; street scenes; men; people; stores; clothing stores; medical offices; grocery stores; music stores; street scenes
    • Detroit - Michigan Avenue leading into downtown

    • Color aerial photograph of Michigan Avenue leading into downtown Detroit, Michigan, taken from the north.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Grinnell Brothers; aerial views; skyscrapers; music stores; rivers; buildings;
    • 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 - The future site of Hudson's Department Store

    • Black and white copy print of a 1914 photograph of stores on Woodward Avenue preparing to move in anticipation of the block being demolished to be replaced with the J. L. Hudson's Department Store Building.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); storefronts; stores; street scenes; streetcars; automobiles; bookstores; clothing stores; music stores; people;
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-05-17 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated May 17, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his opinion article in the newspaper, the Conscription Act, the company band, an amputation, and the death of a friend.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; Conscription Act of 1863; band; music; death;...
    • 'Abraham Lincoln's Funeral March' (sheet music)

    • Photograph of the sheet music cover for 'Abraham Lincoln's Funeral March, Dedicated to the People of the United States' composed by W. J. Rob John and published by J. Henry Wittemore in Detroit (Mich.).
    • American Civil War; President of the United States; Abraham Lincoln, Assissination; W. J. Rob John; John, Rob W. J.; J. Henry Wittemore; Wittemore, J. Henry; Detroit (Mich.); song; sheet music
    • 'Flight and Capture of Jeff Davis' (sheet music)

    • Photograph of the sheet music cover for 'Flight and Capture of Jeff Davis' composed by Wolf Erine and published by J. Henry Wittemore of Detroit (Mich.).
    • American Civil War; Jefferson Davis; Davis Jefferson; Wolf Erine; Erine, Wolf; J. Henry Whittemore; Whittemore, J. Henry; Detroit (Mich.); song; sheet music

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