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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;...
    • 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;
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-02-24 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 24, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, soldier life, the Provost Guard.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); Provost Guard; drills; sailing; music; dancing; Confederate...
    • Detroit - "Detriot Public Library, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1946 of the Detroit Public Library Main building on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Designed by Cass Gilbert and funded by donations from Andrew Carnegie, the Main building opened in 1921.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Public Library; Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934; buildings; libraries; postcards
    • 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 - "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
    • Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids Public Museum

    • Color postcard from circa 1938 showing the Grand Rapids Public Museum, one of the oldest history museums in the United States. Founded in 1854 as the "Grand Rapids Lyceum of Natural History," the museum was the first ever to be accredited by the...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand Rapids Public Museum (Grand Rapids, Mich.); museums; buildings; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-10-06 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 6, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment as they moved through enemy territory in the Cumberland Gap and traveled back to Ohio.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Ohio River (Ohio); Little Sandy River (Ky.); Ohio; Kentucky; Cumberland Mountains;...
    • Waterloo Water Stablization Title Sheet

    • This map shows part of the develpment of the Waterloo Recreation Area in Jackson County, Michigan.
    • Waterloo Recreation Area (Mich.); Jackson County (Mich.);roads; railroads; parks; public lands
    • Detroit - Hudson's Department Store on Woodward Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1965-1975 of Woodward Avenue, looking north from about Campus Martius, in Detroit, Michigan. The large J. L. Hudson's department store is on the right, with the Broderick Tower in the background.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); department stores; street scenes; stores; people; automobiles; buses; Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; David Broderick...
    • Detroit - Department of Public Works street cleaners on Cass Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1901-1910 of Detroit Department of Public Works street cleaners and their wagons standing on Cass Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Dept. of Public Works; Cass Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); restaurants; street cleaners; children; men; people; carriages and coaches; bars; street scenes; sanitation workers;
    • 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
    • Adrian - "Public Library, Adrian, Mich."

    • Postcard souvenir depicting the Adrian Public Library building on Church Street in Adrian, Michigan, constructed in 1907 and dedicated in 1909. The building was dedicated as the Adrian Carnegie Library Building. The building now houses the Lenawee...
    • Adrian (Mich.); Lenawee County (Mich.); Church Street (Adrian, Mich.); Adrian Carnegie Library Building (Adrian, Mich.); Adrian Public Library (Adrian, Mich.); libraries; ; buildings; postcards
    • Kalamazoo - "Kalamazoo, Mich. 1870-1873"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1920-1930 showing an 1870-1873 street scene (probably Michigan Avenue) in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); street scenes; stores; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-02-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 11, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status and movements of his regiment, the Siege of Vicksburg, Provost Guard duty, and his opinions on courting.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; Young's Point (La.); Steamer Henry Clay;...

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