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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-19 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses traveling on a steamer, skirmishes, Confederate battle strategies.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Indianapolis (Ind.); steamer; skirmish; Confederate...
    • Grand Ledge - Hemlock Point

    • Black and white photograph of the hemlock grove at Hemlock Point in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Hemlock Point is located at the base of Lions Head Rock, and was a popular destination for boaters on the Grand River. It includes one of the only natural...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Hemlock Point (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Sandstone Creek (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Grand River; nature scenes; rivers
    • Sault Sainte Marie - St. Marys River and International Bridge

    • Color postcard from 1929 showing a view of the St. Marys River with the International Railroad Bridge, built in 1887, in the background near Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario. This postcard is part of the "Souvenir of Sault Ste. Marie, Canada" souvenir...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Sault Sainte Marie (Ont.); St. Marys River; International Railroad Bridge (Mich. and Ont.); rivers; canals; bridges; railroad bridges; railroads; postcards
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Steamer Fitzgerald in lock after battle with ice storm

    • Color postcard from 1928 showing the freighter "Fitzgerald" locking down after a 72 hour December storm on Lake Superior, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks,...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; cargo ships; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; snow; winter scenes
    • Lansing - "Bird's Eye View, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1900-1905 showing a bird's eye view of Lansing, Michigan, looking west towards the capitol, with the Michigan Avenue bridge crossing the Grand River on the right.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Lansing City Hall (Lansing, Mich.); city halls; cityscapes; capitol buildings; Grand River; bridges; Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); postcards
    • Charlevoix - Steamer on Round Lake

    • Black and white copy print of an aerial photograph from circa 1915-1925 of a steamer entering Round Lake, surrounded by the town of Charlevoix, Michigan. Lake Charlevoix can be seen in the background. Since the 1880s, Charlevoix has been a popular...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Round Lake (Charlevoix County); Pine River (Mich.); Lake Charlevoix (Mich.); aerial views; boats; bridges; recreation; transportation; steamboats; rivers; lakes; swing bridges; automobiles; passenger...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection   1863-01-08 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his family dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Stones River and losing the supply wagon to the Confederates.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; Sophia Potter; Potter, Sophia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); First Sergeant; Battle...
    • Detroit - "Residence of M. Jacques Campau, erected at Detroit 1757"

    • Black and white print of an artist's rendering of Major Jacques Campau's residence in Detroit, approximately 1757. Major Campau was an officer and secretary to Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit, and served as First Lieutenant in the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); settlements; boats; ; dwellings
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, approx. 1953

    • Black and white aerial photograph from approximately 1953 of downtown Detroit, Michigan and the Detroit River, taken from the east. Some of the iconic Detroit skyline skyscrapers visible in this image include: Book Building, Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • Grand Rapids - View from High School of Grand Rapids

    • Black and white stereograph showing a view of Grand Rapids, Michigan from the high school building. On the left is the Fountain Street Baptist Church, build in 1877 (burned down in 1917). To the right of it is the Division Street Methodist Church...
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Fountain Street Baptist Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.); First United Methodist Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.); church buildings; cityscapes; Grand River; rivers; stereographs
    • Grand Ledge - "Entrance to Island, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1919, showing the bridge to Second Island and the Island House Hotel, part of the Seven Islands Resort on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times, was...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; bridges; islands; resorts; Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; buildings; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...

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