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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 - Rural mail delivery service on Main Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1900-1915 of rural mail delivery service standing on Main Street (contemporary Michigan Avenue) with police officers. The officer on the left has been added into the original photograph at an undetermined time.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Central National Bank (Battle Creek, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; police officers; postal workers; people; carriages and coaches
    • Barnes, George C.

    • Portrait of George C. Barnes, 1862-1864. Battle Creek. Entered service in company C, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, July 17, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 26. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 16, 1862. Acting...
    • Barnes, George C. ; George C. Barnes; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; captain ; lieutenant colonel ; major ; Battle Creek (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865 ;...
    • Grand Rapids - "Upper Monroe Avenue. Grand Rapids Mich."

    • Color postcard from of Monroe Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The McKay Tower (alson known as Michigan National Bank Building) is the prominent skyscraper in the postcard. The building was originally a few stories high, but in 1926-1927 had 11...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Monroe Avenue (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Michigan National Bank Building (Grand Rapids, Mich.); McKay Tower (Grand Rapids, Mich.); street scenes; streetcars; people; women; banks; skyscrapers; postcards
    • Grand Rapids - "Upper Monroe Ave., Looking North from Campau Square, Grand Rapids, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1915-1920 of Monroe Avenue, looking south (postcard title is incorrect) along Campau Square in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the mid-1920s, several stories were added onto the Grand Rapids National Bank Building, on the left.
    • Monroe Avenue (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Michigan National Bank Building (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Campau Square (Grand Rapids, Mich.); banks; street scenes; streetcars; automobiles; postcards
    • Knox, John

    • Portrait of John Knox, 1861-1864. Marathon. Enlisted in company H, Tenth Infantry, as Sergeant, Nov. 23, 1861, at Dayton, for 3 years, age 40. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, company K, March 31, 1863. Mustered April 12,...
    • Knox, John ;John Knox; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Marathon (Mich.) ; Dayton (Mich.) ; Jonesboro (Ga.) ; Marietta National...
    • Battle Creek - Main Street circa 1915-1925

    • Black and white photograph of Main Street (later changed to Michigan Avenue) in Battle Creek, circa 1915-1925
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Central National Bank (Battle Creek, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; people; automobiles
    • Battle Creek - "Main Street at Night, Battle Creek, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 of Main Street (later renamed Michigan Avenue) at night, in Battle Creek, Michigan.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Central National Bank (Battle Creek, Mich.); night scenes; street scenes; postcards
    • 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....
    • Cook, Bradford

    • Portrait of Bradford Cook, 1861-1864. Howell. Entered service in company A, Tenth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Oct. 4, 1861, at Cohoctah, for 3 years, age 26. Commissioned to date Oct. 1, 1861. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. ...
    • Cook, Bradford ;Bradford Cook; American Civil War ; ; ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Howell (Mich.) ; Cohoctah (Mich.) ; Marietta (Ga.) ; Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864...
    • Detroit - Campus Martius and Cadillac Square, approx. 1949

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1949 of Campus Martius, looking down Cadillac Sqaure towards the Wayne County Building. On the left stand Cadillac Tower (1927) and the Cadillac Square Building (1918 - Louis Kamper), and on the right...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Tower (Detroit, Mich.); First...
    • Detroit - Aerial view of Detroit, circa 1925-1927

    • Black and white aerial photograph from circa 1925-1927 of downtown Detroit, Michigan. Included in this image is the newly completed Buhl Building (1925 - Wirt C. Rowland for Smith, Hinchman & Grylls), and noticably missing are the Penobscot tower...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Old Federal Building and U.S. Post Office (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Pontiac - "Peoples State Building"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1930 of the Oakland Towne Center Building (formerly Pontiac State Bank Building) and the Community National Bank building on Saginaw Street in Pontiac, Michigan. The Oakland Towne Center Building was built in 1929...
    • Pontiac (Mich.); Oakland County (Mich.); Oakland Towne Center Building (Pontiac, Mich.); street scenes; banks; Community National Bank of Pontaic (Pontiac, Mich.); Saginaw Street (Pontiac, Mich.);skyscrapers; buildings;
    • Grand Rapids - Aerial view of downtown

    • Black and white copy print of an aerial photograph of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Visible in this image are the Pantlind Hotel (now Amway Grand Plaza Hotel), the Michigan National Bank Building and the various bridges crossing the Grand River.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand River; Pearl Street Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Michigan National Bank Building (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Pantlind Hotel (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Amway...
    • Detroit - Gorski Collection, 5622 Michigan Avenue, National Bank of Detroit

    • Black and white photograph from 1987 of 5622 Michigan Avenue - a National Bank of Detroit branch at the corner with Junction Street in Detroit, Michigan. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); National Bank of Detroit (Detroit, Mich.); banks; buildings; J. William Gorski Collection;

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