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    • Belding - "View of Belding, Mich."

    • Color postcard circa 1907-1909 depicting an aerial view of Belding, Michigan. This postcard is a colorized version of a 1905 photograph and postcard produced by The Rotograph Company. The factories in this image belong to the Belding Bros. and...
    • Belding (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Belding Bros. & Company (Belding, Mich.); factories; mills; manufacturing; cityscapes; postcards
    • Belding - "View of Belding, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 depicting an aerial view of Belding, Michigan. The factories in this image belong to the Belding Bros. and Company, who operated several silk mills in Belding - manufacturing silk thread, fabrics and sewing and...
    • Belding (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Belding Bros. & Company (Belding, Mich.); factories; mills; manufacturing; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • Ann Arbor - "S. State St. U. of M., Ann Arbor."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1910 of South State Street at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    • Ann Arbor (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); State Street (Ann Arbor, Mich.); University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.); street scenes; schools; postcards
    • Coldwater - "L. S. & M. S. R. R. Depot, Coldwater, Mich."

    • Black and white collotype postcard from circa 1904-1906 depicting the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad depot in Coldwater, Michigan.
    • Coldwater (Mich.); Branch County (Mich.); Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad (Mich.); railroad buildings; railroad stations; railroads; postcards
    • Coldwater - "Branch Co., Court House, Coldwater, Mich."

    • Black and white collotype postcard from circa 1904-1906 of the Branch County Courthouse in Coldwater, Michigan. The courthouse was approved by voters in 1887 and construction finished in 1888. A fire destroyed the building in 1972, later determined...
    • Coldwater (Mich.); Branch County (Mich.); Branch County Courthouse (Coldwater, Mich.); buildings; courthouses; clock towers; bell towers; postcards
    • Detroit - "City Hall and Majestic Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Black and white embossed postcard from 1905 showing Detroit City Hall and the Majestic Building in Detroit, Michigan. The view is looking west from Campus Martius. The Detroit City Hall was designed by James Anderson, and construction was completed...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); ; Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; buildings; skyscrapers; city halls; clock towers; bell towers; cityscapes;...
    • Coldwater - "Edward R. Clark Library, Coldwater, Mich."

    • Black and white collotype postcard from circa 1904-1906 depicting the Edward R. Clark Library building in Coldwater, Michigan. The library, a gift of prosperous druggist and grocer Edward R. Clark, was dedicated on December 29, 1886, and was one of...
    • Coldwater (Mich.); Branch County (Mich.); Edward R. Clark Library (Coldwater, Mich.); libraries; ; street scenes; postcards
    • Lansing - "View of Lansing, Mich. north from Capitol"

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1909 showing a view north from the Michigan State Capitol. The Christ Community Church (formerly the First Baptist Church of Lansing) is on the right.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Christ Community Church (Lansing, Mich.); church buildings; 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
    • Detroit - "Central Avenue, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1904 showing scenic Central Avenue on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Belle Isle is an island park in the Detroit River, home to an aquarium, conservatory, museums, golf course and park areas.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Central Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); parks; street scenes; postcards
    • Lansing - "Post Office and City Hall, Lansing, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1900-1904 showing the Lansing City Hall (on the left, built 1896) and the post office (on the right) in downtown Lansing, Michigan. The post office would become the City Hall Annex in later years.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); United States Post Office (Lansing, Mich.); Lansing City Hall (Lansing, Mich.); city halls; post offices; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "Palmer Fountain, Detroit, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from 1904 of the Merrill Fountain (also known as the Palmer Fountain) in front of the old Detroit Opera House on Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. The fountain was built in 1902 and designed by the architecture firm that...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Merrill Fountain (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit, Mich.); fountains; opera houses; postcards
    • Detroit - "Woodward Ave. North from Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1904-1906 of Woodward Avenue, looking north from Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. The church on the right is the Central United Methodist Church; the chapel was built in 1865, designed by the architecture firm...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Central United Methodist Church (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; carriages and coaches; street scenes; parks; ; church buildings; postcards
    • Lansing - "Washington Avenue, Lansing, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1904-1907 showing a street scene on Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. The first building on the left is the Hotel Butler, built in 1872.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Hotel Butler (Lansing, Mich.); hotels; street scenes; stores; storefronts; carriages and coaches; postcards
    • Flint - "Saginaw St. Flint, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1900-1907 showing Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan. The arches were installed in 1899 by the city to provide street lighting.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); Flint arches; street scenes; carriages and coaches; streetcars; storefronts; street lighting; postcards

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