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    • Big Rapids - "Phelps Library Building"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the Phelps Free Public Library, on the corner of Elm and Stewart Avenues in Big Rapids, Michigan. The library (including grounds, building and...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Phelps Free Public Library (Big Rapids, Mich.); libraries; buildings; dwellings
    • 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;...
    • Flint - "Public Library"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint Public Library building in Flint, Michigan. The library was founded by a group of women in 1851, with a building built in 1868. The library given to the city of Flint in 1885. Image is part of a...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint Public Library (Flint, Mich.); libraries; buildings; postcards
    • Lansing - Board of Water and Light

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Board of Water and Light building on the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan. The company traces back to 1885, while this facility was opened in 1923.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Lansing Board of Water and Light; rivers; Grand River; public utility companies; buildings;
    • Detroit - "Woodward Ave., showing Public Library and Art Institute, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1931 showing the new Detroit Institute of Arts on the right and the Detroit Public Library on the left on Woodward Avenue, looking north in Detroit, Michigan. The Wardell Hotel (built 1926) can be seen further...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Detroit Institute of Arts; Detroit Public Library; The Wardell Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); libraries; museums; cityscapes; postcards
    • Coldwater - "Cottage Row, State School, Coldwater, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1904-1906 of the cottages belonging to 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...
    • Coldwater (Mich.); Branch County (Mich.); State Public School (Coldwater, Mich.); Coldwater Regional Mental Health Center (Coldwater, Mich.); buildings; schools; postcards

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