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    • 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;
    • Flint - Downtown Jubilee of Progress, 1936

    • Black and white photograph from September 1936 showing Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan, decorated for the "Downtown Jubilee of Progress" and people gathered on the streets for a parade.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); Downtown Jubilee (Flint, Mich.); Mott Foundation Building (Flint, Mich.); crowds; parades; celebrations; people; street scenes
    • Flint - Downtown Jubilee of Progress, 1936

    • Black and white photograph from September 1936 showing Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan, decorated for the "Downtown Jubilee of Progress" and people gathered on the streets for a parade.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); Downtown Jubilee (Flint, Mich.); Mott Foundation Building (Flint, Mich.); crowds; parades; celebrations; people; street scenes
    • Flint - Saginaw Street, Downtown Jubilee 1936

    • Black and white photograph from September 1936 showing Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan, decorated for the "Downtown Jubilee of Progress."
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); First National Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); street scenes; banks; people; women; automobiles; celebrations; stores; storefronts; Downtown Jubilee (Flint, Mich.)
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, approx. 1953

    • Black and white aerial photograph from approximately 1953 of downtown Detroit, Michigan and the Detroit River, taken from the east. Some of the iconic Detroit skyline skyscrapers visible in this image include: Book Building, Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit - "Grand Circus Park, Downtown Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1936 depicting a view of Grand Circus Park and surrounding buildings, from the center of Grand Circus Park on Woodward Avenue, in Detroit, Michigan. The building on the left is the David Whitney building, built in 1915 by Daniel...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Kales Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Tuller (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert,...
    • Lansing - "Downtown Lansing, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1950-1960 with a street scene on Washington Avenue, looking north in Lansing, Michigan. The tall buildings at the end of the block (at Michigan Avenue) are the Washington Square Building (built in 1922, replacing the...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Washington Square Building (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; stores; automobiles;...
    • Flint - Aerial view from downtown west

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1977 showing the downtown area looking west. Visible in the downtown area are the Genesee Bank Building, the Citizens Bank Building (with the "C.B." sign and globe on the roof), the Mott Foundation Building...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); Citizens Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Genesee Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Mott Foundation Building (Flint, Mich.); First National Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Michigan National Bank...
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, 1949

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1949 of downtown Detroit, Michigan, the Detroit River and the Ambassador Bridge from the east looking west.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Ambassador Bridge (Mich. and Ont.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building...
    • Flint - Aerial view of downtown from the west

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1977 of the Flint, Michigan downtown area, looking from the west. On the opposite bank are the Northbank Center (originally Industrial Savings Bank Building, built 1923) and Hotel Durant (built 1920). On the...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); Hotel Durant (Flint, Mich.); Northbank Center (Flint, Mich.); Genesee Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Citizens Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Genesee Bank (Flint, Mich.); aerial views; banks;...
    • Lansing - Aerial view of downtown and river

    • Black and white aerial photograph of downtown Lansing, Michigan along the Grand River. The view is looking northeast, towards the capitol building.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Grand River; Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); rivers; bridges; skyscrapers; capitol buildings; aerial views; buildings
    • Flint - Aerial view of Flint River at downtown

    • Black and white aerial photograph of Flint, Michigan in 1977. The view is looking from south of the Garland Street bridge northeast along the Flint River. The former Industrial Savings Bank Building (1923), now the Northbank Center, and the Hotel...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); Northbank Center (Flint, Mich.); Hotel Durant (Flint, Mich.); Garland Street (Flint, Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); Harrison Street (Flint, Mich.); aerial views; rivers; bridges;...
    • Alpena - Downtown Second Avenue

    • Black and white photograph of Alpena, Michigan's "main drag" of approximately 1892: North Second Avenue.
    • Alpena (Mich.); Alpena County (Mich.); Second Avenue (Alpena, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; carriages and coaches
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, 1929

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1929 of downtown Detroit, Michigan. The view is southwest from about Randolph and Monroe Streets to the Detroit River.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Old Federal...
    • Detroit - Michigan Avenue leading into downtown

    • Color aerial photograph of Michigan Avenue leading into downtown Detroit, Michigan, taken from the north.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Grinnell Brothers; aerial views; skyscrapers; music stores; rivers; buildings;
    • Flint - Aerial view of downtown and river

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1977 showing just south of the Grand Traverse Street bridge looking northeast over the downtown area. On the left is the Northbank Center, originally the (second) Industrial Savings Bank Building, built in...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); Northbank Center (Flint, Mich.); Citizens Bank Building (Flint, Mich.); Grand Traverse Street (Flint, Mich.); aerial views; bridges; rivers; buildings; banks; winter scenes
    • Lansing - Aeriel view of downtown looking west

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1968 showing a view west of downtown and the Capitol Complex in Lansing, Michigan. The capitol building sits in the center, with state office buildings behind it, and the Boji Tower (originally Olds Tower,...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Boji Tower (Lansing, Mich.); Stevens T. Mason Building (Lansing, Mich.); Richard A. Austin Building (Lansing, Mich.); G. Mennen...
    • Grand Rapids - "Downtown Grand Rapids from the Air"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1945 showing a view of the west side of Grand Rapids, Michigan, including the Wealthy Street bridge (on the left) and the Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (the truss bridge on the right).
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand River; Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Wealthy Street (Grand Rapids, Mich.); aerial views; swing bridges; bridges; railroad bridges; rivers; cityscapes; postcards
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...

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