Black and white postcard from about 1911, showing four images of Allegan, Michigan: the "Big Dam" on the Kalamazoo River; the "M. E. Church" on Trowbridge Street, which is now the Allegan United Methodist Church; the "Steamer Mildred on the Kazoo...
Allegan (Mich.); Allegan County (Mich.); United Methodist Church (Allegan, Mich.); Mildred (Steamboat); Kalamazoo River (Mich.); Mill District (Allegan, Mich.); rivers; bridges; dams; ; postcards
The following is printed on the back of this card: "The New Picture of the Eagle (From a Photograph taken in March, 1865). Album portrait of "Old Abe" the Live Eagle which was carried through a three years' campaign, and many battles, by the 8th...
American Civil War; Mascots; Eagles; Eigth Wisconsin Infantry;8th Wisconsin Infantry
Color postcard from approximately 1925 from Detroit, Michigan showing a skyline view of the city. The message reads, "Here I am at Detroit, Mich. Enjoying its sights and its cheer, everything's great; I'm feeling first rate, But oh, how I wish you...
Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); cityscapes; ; skyscrapers; buildings; parks; postcards
Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 showing celery fields near Kalamazoo, Michigan. The celery industry began in the Kalamazoo are in the 1850s, where Dutch farmers first started growing and marketing the crop.
Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); farms; postcards
Color postcard from approximately 1916 showing the corner of Michigan Avenue and North Burdick Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The tall building on the corner is the Hanselman Building, with the Burdick Hotel next to it.
Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Hanselman Building (Kalamazoo, Mich.); Burdick Street (Kalamazoo, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Kalamazoo, Mich.); Burdick Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.); street scenes; streetcars; buildings; hotels; postcards
Color postcard from circa 1910-1913 showing a view of Lansing, Michigan, looking east from the capitol building. On the left is the old Lansing City Hall (built 1896) and the adjacent post office, which would become the city hall annex.
Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Lansing City Hall (Lansing, Mich.); United States Post Office (Lansing, Mich.); cityscapes; city halls; post offices; buildings; postcards
Color postcard booklet cover from a 1928 Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet, featuring an image of the Soo Locks. The locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around the rapids in...
Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; ships; cargo ships; boats