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    • Detroit - East Warren Avenue looking east near Chrysler Plant

    • Black and white photograph from 1951 showing Warren Avenue E, just north of the Chrysler plant, looking east to Connor Street in Detroit, Michigan. The men walking appear to be automotive workers leaving or going to work at the Chrysler plant.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Warren Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Chrysler Corporation; automobiles; railroad crossings; automotive industry; people; men; automotive industry workers
    • Detroit - "Woodward Avenue, North of Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1912 depicting a scene on Woodward Avenue, looking north in Detroit, Michigan. The white skyscraper on the left is the Ford Building, built in 1909. The skyscraper at the far right is the Majestic Building, built...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; office buildings; stores; streetcars; carriages and coaches; skyscrapers; automotive...
    • Detroit - "Ford Motor Company Fordson Plant [and] Lincoln Motor Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 showing the Ford Motor Company Fordson Plant in the upper frame and the Lincoln Motor Company in the lower frame, in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Motor Company; Lincoln Motor Company (Detroit, Mich.); automotive industry; aerial views; manufacturing; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Packard Motor Car Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 showing the Packard Motor Car Company plant in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Packard Motor Car Company; automotive industry; aerial views; manufacturing; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Cadillac Motor Car Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 depicting the Cadillac Motor Car Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Motor Car Company; automotive industry; manufacturing; aerial views; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Chrysler Corporation, Jefferson Plant"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 showing the old Chrysler Jefferson Plant on Jefferson Avenue on the east side of Detroit, Michigan. The facility was built in 1907 and was originally the headquarters of Chalmers Motor Car Company. It was torn...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Chrysler Corporation; automotive industry; manufacturing; aerial views; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Hudson Motor Car Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Hudson Motor Car Company facilities in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Hudson Motor Car Company; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "General Motors Building"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 showing the large General Motors Building (later known as Cadillac Place) on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1922 by architect Albert Kahn, the building was the second largest building by...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Place (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; office buildings; automotive industry; postcards
    • Detroit - "Fisher Body Co. Plant No. 18"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Fisher Body Company plant no. 18 in Detroit, Michigan. Fisher Body had its start in building carriages, but transitioned into "horseless carriage" building. The company grew to create bodies for many of...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; General Motors Corportation, Fisher Body Division; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "The Studebaker Corporation"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Nos. 1 and 10 and Nos. 3 and 4 plants of the Studebaker Corporation in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit facilities were closed in 1926 and moved to join the other Studebaker plants in South Bend, Indiana....
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Studebaker Corporation; Studebaker-Packard Corporation; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "Main Factory Hupp Motor Car Corporation, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Hupp Motor Car Corporation plant in Detroit, Michigan. Hupp was one of the more successful of smaller automobile manufacturers, and produced cars between 1909 and 1940, most notably the Hupmobile. This...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Hupp Motor Car Corporation; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "Dodge Plant, Hamtramck"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Dodge plant in Hamtramk, Michigan, near Detroit. The Dodge Brothers Company was founded in 1900 and began as a supplier of parts and assembly for other automobile manufacturers. In 1914, they started...
    • Hamtramck (Mich.); Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Dodge Brothers; Chrysler Corporation, Dodge Division; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Detroit - "Business Section, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1920-1930 showing a view of high-rises in Detroit, Michigan, looking north between Woodward Avenue and and Griswold Street. The white building on the left is the Ford Building (1909), with the Penobscot Building addition...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building...
    • Detroit - "Ford Motor Company"

    • Back cover of the circa 1927-1929 souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels," showing the Ford Motor Company factory in Highland Park, near Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Highland Park (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Motor Company; factories; manufacturing; automotive industry; aerial views; buildings; postcards
    • Lansing - "Olds Motor Works, Lansing, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1897-1901 of the Olds Motor Works factory in Lansing, Michigan. Olds Motor Works was started in 1897 by Ransom Eli Olds. He sold the company in 1899 and it would become the Oldsmobile line of General Motors.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Olds Motor Works; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; General Motors Corporation; postcards
    • Lansing - "Reo Motor Car Co. Automobile Works, Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1915-1923 of the Reo Motor Car Company factory in Lansing, Michigan. Founded in 1904 by R. E. Olds, the Reo Motor Car Company produced cars and trucks until 1975.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Reo Motor Car Company (Lansing, Mich.); automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; postcards
    • Detroit -"General Motors Building, Detroit, Michigan"

    • Color postcard from 1938 showing the large General Motors Building (later known as Cadillac Place) on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1922 by architect Albert Kahn, the building was the second largest building by capacity at its...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Place (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; office buildings; automotive industry; postcards
    • Flint - "Offices of Buick Motor Co., Flint, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1914 of the Buick Motor Company (now part of General Motors Corp.) offices in Flint, Michigan.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; automotive industry; office buildings; street scenes; automobiles; postcards
    • Detroit - "Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1915 depicting Woodward Avenue looking north towards Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. The white skyscraper on the left is the Ford Building, built in 1909. In the background on the right is the Majestic Building,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; streetcars; street scenes; stores; storefronts; automobiles; automotive industry;...
    • Detroit - "Woodward Avenue, North of Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1916 depicting Woodward Avenue looking north towards Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. On the far left, the grey skyscraper is the 1916 addition to the Penobscot Building, located on Congress Street. The white...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel...

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