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    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1861-04-19 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to Emily Barnard dated April 19, 1861. In this letter he discusses his impressions of Lansing, Michigan, the recruitment of troupes, and the euphoria surrounding the beginning of the war.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Lansing (Mich.); enlistment; morale
    • Detroit - Department of Public Works street cleaners on Cass Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1901-1910 of Detroit Department of Public Works street cleaners and their wagons standing on Cass Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Dept. of Public Works; Cass Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); restaurants; street cleaners; children; men; people; carriages and coaches; bars; street scenes; sanitation workers;
    • 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;...
    • Grand Rapids - "Grand Rapids Home Coming and 60th Anniversary Celebration"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1910 celebrating Grand Rapids, Michigan's sixtieth anniversary. The postcard shows an image of a parade, as well as images of the Elks' Temple and the D. A. Blodgett Home for Children.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); D. A. Blodgett Home for Children (Grand Rapids, Mich.); fraternal buildings; parades; orphanages; buildings; postcards
    • Lansing - "Lansing's Future Oldsmobile Owners"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1907-1910 of a group of children - "Lansing's future Oldsmobile owners" - posing in an Oldsmobile vehicle in Lansing, Michigan. Oldsmobile - originally Olds Motor Works - was started in Lansing.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Olds Motor Works; automobiles; children; postcards
    • Detroit - "Fort Street, Detroit"

    • Black and white print of Fort Street, looking towards the Fort Street Presbyterian Church (1855, on right) in Detroit, Michigan. Taken from: General History of the State of Michigan; with Biographical Sketches, Portrait Engravings, and Numerous...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Fort Street Presbyterian Church (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; ; people; children; women; church buildings; sidewalk scenes;
    • MS 70-17: Henry C. Gilbert Collection  1863-10-02 Letter from Henry Gilbert

    • Letter from Henry C. Gilbert to his daughter dated October 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses writing home, camp life, the Battle of Chattanooga, missing his children, and home life.
    • American Civil War; Henry C. Gilbert; Gilbert, Henry C.; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry; 19th Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Battle of Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863; Chattanooga (Tenn.); children;...
    • Union Pier - Poplar Lane

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1915-1925 of families standing on Poplar Lane (later renamed Townline Road) in Union Pier, Michigan.
    • Union Pier (Mich.); Berrien County (Mich.); Townline Road (Union Pier, Mich.); street scenes; people; women; residential neighborhoods; children; automobiles
    • Bay View - "Park Ave., Bay View, Mich."

    • Color photograph from 1905 depicting houses and children at a water pump on Park Avenue and Fairview Avenue in Bay View, Michigan.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Park Avenue (Bay View, Mich.); Fairview Avenue (Bay View, Mich.); street scenes; residential neighborhoods; dwellings; postcards; people; children
    • Grindstone City - Children posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; grindstones; postcards
    • Kalamazoo - Bronson Park and First Presbyterian Church

    • Black and white stereograph of children posing in Bronson Park with the First Presbyterian Church in the background in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Bronson Park (Kalamazoo, Mich.); First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.); parks; church buildings; people; children; stereographs
    • Lansing - Thoman Mill

    • Black and white photograph of workers posing in front of Thoman Mill in Lansing, Michigan. The mill was opened around 1869.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Thoman Mill (Lansing, Mich.); people; children; men; mills; carriages and coaches;
    • Man with child

    • Man with child on lap. On rose colored antique glass, surface scratched; mat oval in good condition; case 1/2 missing; case is paper covered wood in poor condition.
    • Ambrotype; Man; Children


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