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    • Flint - "Flint City Hall"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint, Michigan City Hall, located on Saginaw Street. One of the Flint arches is visible; they were erected to provide street lighting in 1899. Image is part of a multi-image fold-out souvenir postcard.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint arches; Flint City Hall (Flint, Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); city halls; buildings; postcards; street lighting
    • Flint - "Oak Grove Sanitarium"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Oak Grove Hospital (formerly Oak Grove Sanitarium) in Flint, Michigan. The hospital was created under the laws of Michigan in 1891 for the treatment of nervous and mental diseases and alcohol and drug...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Oak Grove Hospital (Flint, Mich.); hospitals; buildings; postcards
    • Cassopolis - "Main Street, Cassopolis, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1905-1907 depicting South Broadway Street, looking south towards Stone Lake in Cassopolis, Michigan.
    • Cassopolis (Mich.); Cass County (Mich.); Broadway Street (Cassopolis, Mich.); Stone Lake (Mich.); lakes; street scenes; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • 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;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-06-22 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Sarah Cook dated June 22, 1862. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, the status of his regiment, visiting the battlefield at Fair Oaks, and his hopes of coming home soon.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Fair Oaks (Va.); skirmish; regimental history; Battle of Fair Oaks; death; burial;
    • Flint - "Public Library"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint Public Library building in Flint, Michigan. The library was founded by a group of women in 1851, with a building built in 1868. The library given to the city of Flint in 1885. Image is part of a...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint Public Library (Flint, Mich.); libraries; buildings; postcards
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • Flint - "The [Flint] River"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint River near Flint, Michigan. Image is part of a multi-image fold-out souvenir postcard.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); rivers; dwellings; postcards
    • MS 57-20: Mrs. Russell Peterson Collection  1862-09-06 Letter from John L. Brooks

    • Letter from John Brooks to his daughter, Mary Jane Brooks, dated September 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses yellow fever, black vomit, his son's recovery from yellow fever, contrabands working in the hospital,
    • American Civil War; John L. Brooks; Brooks, John L.; Brooks, Mary Jane; Mary Jane Brooks; Isobell Brooks; Brooks, Isobell; 90th New York Infantry; Ninetieth New York Infantry; Key West (Fla.); James F. Brooks; Brooks, James F.; yellow fever;...
    • Hayes, Harrison P.

    • Portrait of Harrison P. Hayes 1863. Back of photo indicates it was taken in Saratoga Springs NY in 1863 when 20 years old serving in Second New York Cavalry Company F.
    • Hayes, Harrison P.;Harrison P. Hayes ; American Civil War Military Units, New York
    • 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 - "Michigan School for the Deaf"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 showing one of the buildings of the Michigan School for the Deaf in Flint, Michigan. The school was founded (as the Michigan Asylum for Educating the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind) by act of state legislature in...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Michigan School for the Deaf (Flint, Mich.); schools; buildings; postcards

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