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    • Alaska - "Village of Alaska in 1878"

    • Black and white postcard depicting the village of Alaska, Michigan in 1878. Alaska was an unicorporated community within Caledonia Township, established in 1855 as Brownsville, changed a few days later to North Brownsville, and renamed Alaska in...
    • Alaska (Mich.); Caledonia Township (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • 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
    • Alpena - Aerial view of Alpena, Mich.

    • Black and white photograph depicting an aerial view of Alpena, Michigan, with the channel connecting Lake Besser to Thunder Bay in the background. This image is a gift of the Besser Company, which was founded in 1904 in Alpena, pioneering the...
    • Alpena (Mich.); Alpena County (Mich.); aerial views; Besser Company (Mich.); manufacturing; Thunder Bay (Mich.); cityscapes;
    • Antrim - Rail cars hauling lumber

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1895-1905 showing an aerial view of lumber loaded onto railcars in Antrim, Michigan. This lumber was headed for the Antrim Iron Company sawmill.
    • Antrim (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); railroad cars; aerial views; lumber; railroad yards; ; storefronts; street scenes; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Bay City - 1850s Bay City

    • Black and white copy print of a lithograph of Bay City in the early 1850s, showing the Saginaw River in the foreground. Lumber was a major industry in the Saginaw Valley region, and this image shows one of Bay City's saw mills, as well as the...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); aerial views; Saginaw River (Mich.); rivers; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Bay View - "Bird's-Eye View of Bay View, Mich."

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1907 depicting a view a passenger train and Bay View, Michigan, along Little Traverse Bay.
    • Bay View (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Little Traverse Bay (Mich.); ; aerial views; railroads; lakes; cityscapes
    • Belding - "Birds'-Eye View of Belding, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1908 depicting an aerial view of the east end of Main Street and Hanover Street in Belding, Michigan. The building on the left side of the postcard is the Belrockton, originally a dormitory for the girls working in...
    • Belding (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Main Street (Belding, Mich.); Hanover Street (Belding, Mich.); Flat River (Mich.); Belding Bros. & Company (Belding, Mich.); aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • Belding - "View of Belding, Mich."

    • Color postcard circa 1907-1909 depicting an aerial view of Belding, Michigan. This postcard is a colorized version of a 1905 photograph and postcard produced by The Rotograph Company. The factories in this image belong to the Belding Bros. and...
    • Belding (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Belding Bros. & Company (Belding, Mich.); factories; mills; manufacturing; cityscapes; postcards
    • Belding - "View of Belding, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 depicting an aerial view of Belding, Michigan. The factories in this image belong to the Belding Bros. and Company, who operated several silk mills in Belding - manufacturing silk thread, fabrics and sewing and...
    • Belding (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Belding Bros. & Company (Belding, Mich.); factories; mills; manufacturing; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • Bellaire - Aerial view of Bellaire (Mich.), approx. 1900

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1900 of the northern side of the town of Bellaire, Michigan. The white church is the First Methodist Church (now the Community Methodist Church), one of the oldest churches in Antrim County.
    • Bellaire (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); First Methodist Church (Bellaire, Mich.); aerial views; ; cityscapes
    • Benton Harbor - Main Street, looking west

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1912-1922 depicting West Main Street in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The city of St. Joseph can be seen in the distance, along with the St. Joseph River.
    • Benton Harbor (Mich.); Berrien County (Mich.); Main Street (Benton Harbor, Mich.); aerial views; storefronts; street scenes; automobiles; cityscapes
    • Bessemer - View of Bessemer from First Bluff

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1930-1939 of an aerial view of Bessemer, Michigan, taken from First Bluff. The baseball field in the foreground is Massie Field, and a shafthouse and other mining buildings can be seen on the distant bluffs. The...
    • Bessemer (Mich.); Gogebic County (Mich.); Massie Field (Bessemer, Mich.); mining buildings; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • Big Rapids - "Birdseye View of the Office, Mills and Yards of Ward Bros."

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting an aerial view of part of the Ward Bros. factory in Big Rapids, Michigan. Included in this image are the offices, mills, and lumber yards....
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Ward Bros. (Big Rapids, Mich.); factories; manufacturing; mills; aerial views; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Caledonia - View of Caledonia and railroad station

    • Black and white reproduction postcard depicting an image from about 1885 of the town of Caledonia, Michigan and the Caledonia Station and train tracks. Men and children can be seen standing on the railcars in the foreground.
    • Caledonia (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); aerial views; cityscapes; buildings; railroad stations; railroad buildings; railroads; railroad cars; postcards
    • Calumet - View of Calumet from Tamarack Park

    • Black and white photograph of Calumet taken from Tamarack Park, southeast of the town. The tracks and water tank belong to the Mineral Range Railroad. The church spires belong to, from left to right, St. Anne's Church (the French Catholic church),...
    • Calumet (Mich.); Houghton County (Mich.); cityscapes; railroad tracks; railroad water tanks; ; mining buildings

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