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    • Detroit - "Grand Circus Park and Madison Theatre, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1920-1925 showing Grand Circus Park and surrounding buildings, looking west from the southeast side of the park in Detroit, Michigan. The Madison Theatre (1917) is on the very far left. From left to right, the skyscrapers...
    • Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Madison Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); Kales Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Tuller (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Fyfe Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham,...
    • Lansing - "Looking north along Washington Avenue from Michigan - January 1924"

    • Black and white photograph from January 1924 of Washington Avenue, looking north from Michigan Avenue, in Lansing, Michigan. On the right are the Orpheum and Capitol Theatres.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); streetcars; street scenes; winter scenes; people; automobiles; Capitol Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Orpheum Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); theaters; stores
    • Lansing - Theaters on Washington Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1910-1920 showing Washington Avenue, with the Vaudette and Orpheum Theaters on the left, in Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Vaudette Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Orpheum Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; theaters; carriages and coaches; automobiles; people
    • Lansing - "Night View of Business Section, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1944 showing a nighttime street scene on Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. Included in the image are the Gladmer and Capitol Theaters, as well as the Bank of Lansing Building (built 1932, now Comerica Bank Building). The...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Gladmer Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Capitol Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; night...
    • Calumet - "Calumet Theatre, Sixth Street, Calumet, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1908 depicting Calumet City Hall and Opera House on Sixth Street in Calumet, Michigan. The town hall was built in 1886, and in 1898, the opera house was added. The opera house opened on March 20, 1900, and drew...
    • Calumet (Mich.); Houghton County (Mich.); Calumet City Hall (Calumet, Mich.); Calumet Theatre (Calumet, Mich.); Sixth Street (Calumet, Mich.); street scenes; opera houses; theaters; city halls; buildings; clock towers; bell towers; postcards
    • Bellaire - Bel-Air Theatre

    • Black and white photograph from 1950 depicting the Bel-Air Theatre on N. Bridge Street, in Bellaire, Michigan. The movie poster indicates that Red Skelton's "The Yellow Cab Man" (1950) is showing at the theater.
    • Bellaire (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Bellaire, Mich.); Bel-air Theatre (Bellaire, Mich.); theaters; street scenes; people; automobiles;
    • MS 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
    • American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
    • MS 70-101: Civil War Diary of James W. Howd  1864 Diary of James W. Howd

    • Civil War Diary of James W. Howd, dated 1863. In this diary, he discusses the weather, camp life, going to the theatre, social engagements, horses, patrol, writing and receiving correspondence, his birthday (July 5, 1864), his discharge, and home...
    • American Civil War; Howd, James W.; James W. Howd; 1st Michigan Cavalry; First Michigan Cavalry; weather; camp life; horse; patrol; theatre; social engagements; discharge; home life
    • John Bosier Oral History

    • John Bosier, WWII veteran, discusses his wartime service with Kenneth Baker, interviewer.
    • Oral History; World War II; Pacific Theatre of Operations; Navy; U.S.S. Nashville
    • Detroit - "Skyline from Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1928-1935 of a skyline view from Grand Circus Park, looking southwest in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Madison Theater, built in 1917 by C. Howard Crane (who designed several theaters in Detroit). The tower next to...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Madison Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson,...
    • Lansing - Washington Avenue sidewalk scene

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1960-1970 showing a sidewalk scene in front of the Michigan Theatre on Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. The theater was built in 1921 as the Strand Theatre, then renovated in 1941 with a name change. It...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan Theatre (Lansing, Mich.);Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); people; sidewalk scenes; automobiles; banks; theaters;...
    • Detroit - "Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1935 of Woodward Avenue from Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Madison Theater, one of several theaters in Detroit built by John Kunsky and architect C. Howard Crane. The 1806 seat movie...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Madison Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Lansing - Michigan Avenue looking at State Capitol

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1910-1920 showing the view up Michigan Avenue towards the state capitol building from Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. On the left is the Prudden Building (burned down in 1920), with the Bijou Theatre...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Bijou Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); Prudden Building (Lansing, Mich.); buildings; automobiles; capitol buildings; street scenes; theaters
    • Detroit - Michigan Theatre

    • Assessment sheet with accompanying slides for the Michigan Theatre, 238 Bagley, Detroit, Michigan; 1967-1968.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); theaters; buildings
    • Lansing - Washington Avenue street scene

    • Black and white photograph from 1956 of storefronts along Washington Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. The Gladmer Theatre is down the block in this image.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Gladmer Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; stores; drugstores; theaters; automobiles
    • Detroit - Michigan Avenue and Griswold Street

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1890-1900 photograph of the northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Griswold Stree in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the corner of the Garrick Theatre, at the time named Whitney's Grand Opera House (as...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Garrick Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); stores; storefronts; opera houses; theaters; tobacco stores; carriages and coaches;...
    • Lansing - Michigan Avenue, looking east

    • Black and white photograph from 1948 of Michigan Avenue, looking east, in Lansing, Michigan. On the opposite side of the street is the Lansing Theatre, which was also known as the Esquire Theatre and Colonial Theatre.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Lansing Theatre (Lansing, Mich.); bars; theaters; automobiles; storefronts; people; men; stores; street scenes; sidewalk scenes;
    • Alpena - "Bird's Eye View, Alpena, Mich."

    • Tinted postcard from approximately 1911 depicting an aerial view of the Temple Theatre and an unknown church in Alpena, Michigan.
    • Alpena (Mich.); Alpena County (Mich.); Temple Theatre (Alpena, Mich.); street scenes; ; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards

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